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march, 2022

marPT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE LCD | Part-time Maintenance Worker | Mahon Library 3/18

Event Details

Closing March 4th –  EXTENDED TO 3/18

Part-time Maintenance Worker | Mahon Library | Job Number: PT985-5214
Municipal Libraries | City of Lubbock


Performs a variety of routine repairs, maintenance and grounds keeping work for the Lubbock Public Libraries; including some painting, furniture assembly and general upkeep of the library facilities.

Essential Functions


  • Maintains library grounds daily; removes debris, liter and trash from the grounds and performs routine building maintenance, as needed.
  • Assembles and moves office furniture including library shelving, chairs, desks, tables, bulletin boards, etc.
  • Paints offices, meeting rooms and other public area including minor wall repairs.
  • Dust book shelves, empty and clean waste receptacles; remove marks and scuffs from the walls;
  • Maintains storage areas and break rooms;
  • Cleans and maintains nearby paved and planted areas;
  • Assist with setting up rooms for special events and meetings;
  • Transport library materials, furniture and supplies in City vehicle;
  • May interact with visitors and patrons;
  • Perform related duties as directed.



Completion of High School Diploma or G.E.D and one (1) year of experience performing routine maintenance and grounds keeping work; or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:

Physical Exam Required
Valid TX Driver’s license

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of general building and grounds maintenance practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades involved;
  • Ability to learn by method of on-the-job training including ability to follow instructions;
  • Ability to perform routine and minor repair and maintenance activities of buildings and grounds;
  • Ability to use and maintain maintenance equipment and tools effectively and in a safe manner;
  • Ability to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs or adjustments;
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with little or no supervision.

Ability to:

  • Read, write and comprehend daily instructions;
  • Perform basic, light maintenance and gardening;
  • Follow oral and written instructions;
  • Prioritize tasks based on importance and timeliness.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift up to 75 pounds;
  • Frequently carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally carry up to 50 pounds;
  • Frequently walk and stand during the shift;
  • Occasionally bend and kneel;
  • Frequently climb ladders, stairs, scaffolding, poles and inclined surfaces;
  • Continuously flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially flex at the knees;
  • Occasionally rotate upper body to the right or left while sitting or standing;
  • Frequently reach above, at, or below shoulder height;
  • Frequently push and pull objects.


Month Long Event (march)