From time to time the library has various job opportunities available. Current vacancies, if any, and the process for applying, are listed below. The Public Libraries of Saginaw is dedicated to hiring diverse, excellent applicants for each and every position and would like to encourage all qualified applicants to apply.
Employment applications are available at all branches of the Public Libraries of Saginaw, or you may click here for an application available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. You’ll have to print it and fill it out, then take it in to any Public Libraries of Saginaw branch. Applications are kept on file for six months for review in the event of a vacancy.
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Facilities Manager for Buildings & Grounds
Application Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2015
Facilities Manager: Under the supervision of the Library Director will be responsible for ensuring general upkeep and maintenance of all Public Libraries of Saginaw facilities. The employee will also work closely with Department Heads and other administrative staff. Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: performing all necessary tasks to maintain and safeguard all library facilities; assisting in the oversight of cleaning contract; coordinating services with outside contractors for snow removal, grounds maintenance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, emergency and safety services, etc.; identifying building and grounds upkeep and improvement needs and taking all necessary steps to plan and carry out actions to meet those needs including preparing and monitoring budgets. Extensive knowledge of equipment operation for carpentry, plumbing, and electrical operations, HVAC oversight and maintenance (particularly boilers and chillers) is imperative. Position requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the area of facilities maintenance. Must have adequate, reliable transportation and valid driver’s license, be capable of lifting heavy objects and willing to be on-call. Excellent wages and benefits provided.
Submit a cover letter, resume and library application (available at any branch library or the library website at www.saginawlibrary.org) no later than Monday, August 10, 2015. Send to: Human Resources Manager, Public Libraries of Saginaw, 505 Janes Ave., Saginaw, Michigan, 48607. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Shelving Page- Part-Time -Hours Varied
Application Deadline: Until vacancy is filled
Shelving Page: The Public Libraries of Saginaw is accepting applications for the position of shelving page.
Duties and responsibilities: Main duties include shelving books and other materials; keeping bookshelves in order; and other duties as assigned.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Minimum educational requirements are: high school diploma/equivalent or currently attending high school. Must be flexible and adaptable. Must possess the ability to work well with staff and patrons. Good verbal communication skills are important. Must be able to stoop, bend, reach, and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work days, evenings, and weekends.
Hourly rate: $8.15 per hour or the current minimum wage. There are no benefits for this position. Send signed application and cover letter to: Public Libraries of Saginaw Human Resources Department, 505 Janes Ave., Saginaw, Michigan, 48607
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Technology Page – Part-time – Hours Varied
TECHNOLOGY PAGE: The Public Libraries of Saginaw is accepting applications for technology pages to provide patrons with basic computer assistance and to provide routine printer and PC maintenance under supervision.
Duties and responsibilities: Assisting patrons with computer basics including such processes as setting margins, double spacing, pagination, etc.; instructing patrons on basic use of online databases; assisting patrons with Internet searches; providing routine maintenance for printers and other hardware including cleaning computers and printers, stocking printers, copy machines, and microfilm reader/printers with paper, replacing cartridges and ribbons, assisting patrons with printer problems; and other duties as assigned.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Computer knowledge including skill in Windows 7, Windows XP and Vista operating systems, Microsoft Office 2007 applications including Outlook Email, and extensive Internet experience. Mechanical and mathematical aptitude required. Familiarity with inkjet, laser and bubble jet printers. The ability to work well with staff and patrons and good verbal communication skills are essential. Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.
Minimum education and experience: Computer experience required. Minimum high school graduate/equivalent or current high school student.
Hourly rate: $8.15 per hour or the current minimum wage. There are no benefits for this position. Send cover letter, resume and signed application to: Human Resources Manager, Public Libraries of Saginaw, 505 Janes St., Saginaw, Michigan, 48607
An Equal Opportunity Employer