The Scranton Public Library has a Head of Buildings and Grounds position available that it is looking to fill immediately.
Position: Head of Buildings and Grounds
Type: Full Time
Location: Scranton, PA
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: Custodial Staff
FLSA Status: Exempt
Full Time (40hrs)
Works under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the library buildings and grounds as well as library vehicles. Performs routine maintenance tasks, oversees security of all buildings, and supervises custodial staff.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures that grounds are clean and well maintained in all seasons. Performs custodial/grounds cleaning tasks when necessary. Performs and coordinates snow removal when needed. Oversees and coordinates contract labor for landscaping. Grounds are defined as the following buildings in Scranton, PA; the main library at 500 Vine St., the Children’s Library at 502 Vine St., a branch library at 1032 Green Ridge St., and non-public building at 2006 N. Main Ave.
Inspects and maintains. Oversees and contracts with companies and individuals as needed for such maintenance, repair inspections and custodial work. Performs preventive, repair and custodial work when necessary. Keeps files of all warranties, maintenance contracts and scheduled maintenance plans on the buildings and equipment (with the exception of computers and printers).
Supervises a custodial staff of 3 or 4 people. Prepares monthly schedules, ensuring that buildings are adequately covered at all times. Trains staff to perform custodial and general maintenance duties.
Schedules regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency. Schedules repairs as needed. Monitors driver behavior and ensure any vehicle damage is immediately reported. Maintains detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspections.
Maintains knowledge of basic safety measures in a public building. Answer alarms whenever they occur. Coordinates with alarm company and Fire Marshall to plan safety drills as needed for staff and patrons. Contracts and oversees maintenance of the security and fire alarm systems.
Assists staff with resolving issues involving problematic patron behavior.
Orders, receives, stores, and distributes maintenance supplies for buildings. Maintains order and cleanliness in the storage areas.
Processes, keeps and maintains all paperwork and records associated with the execution of above duties.
Assists CEO with the creation of and then maintains an annual budget for maintenance supplies, planned expenditures for basic maintenance of buildings and grounds, and capital improvements.
Performs other miscellaneous duties or tasks as needed.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Please attach resume and three professional references. The Library will be accepting applications until the job is filled.
If you have questions contact Laura Hendricks, Human Resources Manager at email@example.com or 570-348-3000 x 3043.