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Maintenance Technician – Facilities Services

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Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library
August 23, 2023
800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Job Type


Maintenance Technician - Facilities Services 
Date Posted: 8/22/23
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for general maintenance of library facilities, including plumbing, electrical, and carpentry work.
  • Assembles new furniture; repairs and refinishes furniture and wooden structures such as book carts, tables, chairs, counters, and benches.
  • Checks lighting, changes bulbs, and makes repairs to ballasts and light switches. Replaces electrical breakers.
  • Checks electrical devices such as outlets and switches to ensure proper function.
  • Installs/replaces floor tiles, carpet and ceiling tiles.
  • Resets boilers and breakers.
  • Repairs/replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators and other plumbing equipment. Opens clogged drains.
  • Paints walls, floors, woodwork, furniture and fixtures using sprayers and brushes.
  • Changes and installs all types of door and window hardware.
  • Repairs compact shelving.
  • Lifts and assembles cubicle furniture.
  • Prepares paperwork associated with work orders and property transfers.
  • Compiles material lists, initiates orders for parts and materials, picks up parts and materials and verifies shipments.
  • Serves as liaison with vendors/contractors to obtain repair/replacement estimates.
  • Assists in agency moves of materials, furniture and equipment.
  • Assists with emergency snow plowing and salting using a truck with a snow plow and spreader.
  • Repairs/replaces brick, drywall, plaster and concrete work.
  • Moves furniture and other office equipment
  • Understands and supports the Library’s mission, vision, culture, and structure, and demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the Library’s policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion efforts of all colleagues and customers regardless of age, cultural background ability, ethnicity, family status, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and veteran status.
  • Interacts with members of diverse ethnic and socio-economic communities, children, staff and management in a respectful and professional manner that reflects the Library’s values.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in all settings, including an orientation toward teamwork, collaboration & building common ground with peers; arriving to work reliably, regularly, and on time; and behavior that is consistent with building a strong organizational culture, while performing work duties.
  • Ability to handle and work proficiently with manual and powered tools and equipment, such as hand tools, electricians and plumber’s tools, saws and drills.
  •  Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  •  Demonstrates on-brand customer service to internal and external customers by consistently fulfilling customer needs and expectations.
  • Handles and responds to concerns, complaints, and difficult situations with patience and tact.
  • Climbs and works from stepladders, extension ladders, scaffolding and lifts up to 40 feet high.
  • Has frequent interaction with internal and external customers.
  • Works in assigned area, including office areas, training rooms, and public floor as necessary.
  • Ability to work flexible and variable hours and on evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions and transitions.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the Library, which may include a physical examination.
  • Must be able to move frequently throughout the work location for the majority of the shift and have the ability to safely, frequently, and independently move and handle a minimum of 60 lbs. to a minimum height of 2 feet and a minimum distance of 5 feet.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an acceptable driving record.
  • Climbs up/down from the cab or bed of a motor vehicle, such as a pickup, cube or flat-bed stake truck.
  • Pushes/pulls fully loaded materials hauling equipment, such as two wheelers, pallet jacks and hand trucks.
  • On-call rotation every 8 weeks.
Job Location
Cincinnati, OH, United States
Position Type
Full Time
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years post high school technical training or two years’ experience in the building trades or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 40 hours per week
  • On-call rotation every 8 weeks
Grade 6:  $20.38 - $28.12
September 1, 2023

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