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Job Opening – South Brunswick Public Library Maintenance Department

Posted on 5/24/2018


Full Time 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, generally 7am to 3pm some flexibility required

Salary: $36,460 with comprehensive benefits package


The South Brunswick Public Library is seeking a skilled, reliable customer service oriented Maintenance worker to join our team. Under supervision, they will perform tasks such as repairs and cleaning. You will be responsible for applying basic fixes to equipment and building systems and ensure facilities are tidy and functional.

Being reliable with a keen eye for detail is the first step to getting this job. The ideal candidate will have experience and solid technical knowledge. You must also possess manual dexterity and physical stamina.


  • Perform custodial work; this may include but not limited to sweeping, mopping, buffing and vacuuming floors. Dusting, cleaning furniture and shelving. Cleaning, removing trash and replenishing bathroom supplies. Window washing indoors and out
  • Perform minor fixes such as; blocked drains, replace facets, broken door handles/locks, and broken library furniture
  • Performing preventative and corrective maintenance of building, grounds and equipment
  • Install appliances and equipment
  • Conduct maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs, painting, replacing ceiling tiles
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems (e.g. ventilation)
  • Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues
  • Check functionality of safety systems (e.g. fire and smoke alarm)
  • Collaborate with workers and other professionals
  • Operate motor vehicles
  • Set up and break down of meeting rooms
  • Courier service
  • Report to maintenance supervisor for issues


  • Lift, push and pull up to 75lbs and perform other strenuous physical activities
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems
  • Experience using hand and electrical tools
  • Experience using lawn mowers, lawn tractors, leaf blower backpack, snow blowers and shovels
  • Able to climb ladders up to 20 ft. inside and out
  • Perform job safely and follow all safety procedures
  • Learn computer software as it pertains to building maintenance
  • Work with cleaning chemical, vapor, debris, grass, dust and other conditions both indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings
  • Speak, write and communicate in English effectively
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Physical stamina and dexterity
  • Work occasional evenings and weekends as required


  • High School diploma or equivalent technical or trade school
  • Experience in general building maintenance and or repair
  • Possess valid NJ Driver’s License with good driving record
  • Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history and background check


Please email resume with job application and cover letter to Gary Catano, Maintenance Supervisor, (gcatano@sbpl.info) by Monday, June 4, 2018.

Job application can be found here or picked up at the library’s Information Desk.

You may download an application from here at   

Application-Employment. Applications can also be picked up at the South Brunswick Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ, 08852. 



South Brunswick and the South Brunswick Public Library are Equal Opportunity Employers.