POSITION: Facilities Supervisor (Full Time)

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, M-F, with additional/call-in/overtime hours as necessary.

PAY RANGE: $20-$23/hour ($39,000-$44,850 annually) depending on experience


Under the general supervision of the Director, manage all aspects of Utica Public Library Facilities including use of outside contractors or personnel to provide a clean, safe and properly functioning working environment for patrons and employees of The Library.

SPECIFIC DUTIES (illustrative):

Building Maintenance:

  1. Supervise work performed by outside contractors for cleaning, etc.
  2. Ensure maintenance of floors and library surfaces
  3. Perform minor carpentry, plumbing and electrical repairs
  4. Perform preventative maintenance on the building’s HVAC systems
  5. Perform tasks such as moving furniture and equipment for library employees and public meeting room use
  6. Larger scale cleaning such as washing windows and routine cleaning of interior
  7. Perform projects to maintain the building and physical plant
  8. Inform Director of issues with the building that need attention

Care of Grounds:

  1. Mow and rake lawns
  2. Remove all trash and debris
  3. Ensure snow removal for sidewalks and lots

Safety and Security:

  1. Responsible for maintenance and proper operation of fire and security alarm systems and serve as a point of contact in event of emergency
  2. When opening ensure proper operation of all building systems
  3. When closing, ensure all doors are locked, alarms set and train staff in opening and closing procedures

Use of Outside Contractors:

  1. When appropriate, seek bids from outside contractors and assist with the selection of the contractor
  2. Work with outside contractors to ensure jobs are completed correctly and in a timely manner


  1. Maintain the supplies and equipment inventory
  2. Seek bids for work when appropriate at direction of the Director


  1. Assist with receiving shipments and deliveries
  2. Assist with financial duties such as bank deposits and other errands
  3. Ability to perform physical labor including moving at least 50 pounds alone and work in a variety of physically demanding environments including exposure to extreme temperatures

Other duties as assigned including some evening/weekend hours and overtime/call-in hours at direction of the Director


High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum one year experience with building/grounds care
Prior supervisory experience preferred
Must possess a valid New York State Driver’s License, reliable vehicle and cellphone
Basic computer skills including e-mail, internet operations and word processing
Able to interact successfully with diverse clientele and staff
Work independently with attention to detail and organization
Flexibility and a commitment to quality public library service with co-workers

BENEFITS: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, New York State Retirement, Paid Family Leave, EAP, NYS Mandated Disability Insurance

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and three references via e-mail ONLY to: apply@uticapubliclibrary.org