Job Application

We look good to do good. That’s why we take care of our facilities. Regular maintenance and capital improvements not only help us look good, but also help us provide safe, clean, welcoming spaces that serve the needs of a changing community and evolving models of library service – join us with a Full-Time position.

The library is open and welcoming to all members of our community, including individuals who may be encountering hardships or challenges that affect their behavior and interactions. Our jobs require someone with the ability to work respectfully and capably with people from all backgrounds and age groups. You must demonstrate a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity and a sense of humor while working with customers, co-workers and community.

In providing customer service, you may encounter situations that require de-escalation or assistance from a supervisor or person-in-charge. Your ability to exercise quick and mature judgement is crucial.

Qualifications Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Comfortable with MS Word, Excel and Gmail
  • Analytical abilities sufficient to analyze, plan, and schedule personnel, supplies, and equipment to complete projects in a timely manner; assist in  repairing specifications for repairs and modifications
  • Previous and progressively skilled and responsible experience in building maintenance

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Ability to successfully maintain focus and positive attitude under varied circumstances, including hectic, noisy and distracting conditions
  • Skilled knowledge in enforcing public safety policies in a positive manner toward all age groups, especially adolescents.


  • Maintains overall order and cleanliness of the Library and grounds, including necessary cleaning tasks
  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on the building, grounds, and equipment
  • Plans and implements maintenance projects for all library building systems, working with outside contractors when necessary
  • Circulates regularly throughout the public areas of the Library to create an atmosphere of safety
  • Works with Library Director on planning and budgeting for the building and grounds operation and library maintenance projects

Starting wage range: $19.01 – $24.75 hourly rate based on experience.

The Howell Carnegie District Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by July 15, 2019 will receive first consideration.

Interested individuals should email a cover letter which specifically addresses the position requirements, a resume and three references with contact information, including email addresses to Interested individuals can also submit an application which are available on the library’s website or at the Circulation Desk.

For more information call Diane McKee at 517-546-0720 x 114.