Darien Library Is Looking for a Full-Time Custodian. The Job Pays at Least $52.5K

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Darien Library seeks a full-time custodian. This individual covers all public and staff spaces, ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and organization. Reporting to the Building Engineer, the Custodian is self-motivated and has the ability to work with a team of outsourced cleaners and Library staff members on a frequent basis.

— an announcement from Darien Library

Duties & Responsibilities

· Sanitization of all public and staff spaces throughout the day.

· Clean, restock, and sanitize all bathrooms hourly while the Library is open.

· Cleaning and maintaining carpets and hard surface floors by vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping floors.

· Place orders for cleaning supplies and stock toilet tissue, hand towels, and hand soap.

· Respond to staff requests for cleaning assistance throughout the day.

· Assist the staff with deliveries and room set ups.

· Must be punctual and committed to maintaining the Library’s standards of excellence.

· Ability to follow specific instructions and take direction.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Approachable and maintains strong working relationships with staff.

· Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills


· High School or GED preferred


· Previous professional cleaning experience required

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· High attention to detail

· Basic computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Outlook

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

· Normal Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday from 3 to 11 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

· Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

· Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.

· Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching.

· Ability to use a snow thrower; shoveling and salting walkways and staircases.

· Exposure to FDA-approved cleaning chemicals.

· Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

· Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters.

Salary & Benefits

Begins at $52,500 and is commensurate with experience. Includes a competitive benefits package that includes pension, health plan, and paid vacation and sick time.

To Apply

To apply, please send your resume to Kiera Parrott at kparrott@darienlibrary.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Darien Library observes and promotes a policy of equal employment opportunity for all. This means that the Darien Library recruits, hires, trains, and promotes all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, political belief, physical disability or any other improper or illegal criteria.

All employment decisions are based on legitimate employment-related criteria such as, skills, abilities, attitude and contribution to the Darien Library so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.

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