Facilities Maintenance Assistant/Courier

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FUNCTION Under the supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, employees in this position: • Load, deliver, and unload Library System materials on a daily basis, Monday through Friday. • Exercise safety precautions in operating Library System vehicles and in moving equipment and heavy items. • Perform a variety of assigned duties related to the maintenance of Library System buildings, grounds, and vehicular equipment. • Perform work in accord with the Library System’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the performance of job duties. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). • Sorts materials for all Library System locations. Packs materials in tubs to be taken to branch libraries and loads tubs onto Courier van. (E) • Makes deliveries to branch libraries and other locations using Library System vehicle assigned by supervisor. (E) • Inspects tubs upon arrival at branch libraries and ensures that tubs are delivered to proper locations. (E) • Picks up outgoing materials from Library System branches, loads tubs on van, unloads tubs and transports them to the Courier Room at Main Library. (E) • Unpacks tubs and loads/operates automated materials handling and sorting machine. (E) • Uses the automated materials handling (AMH) equipment in the Courier Room to process in-transit items and holds. (E) • Manually sorts materials when automated system is out of service. (E) • Retrieves materials from Main Library Circulation workroom, and transports them to the Courier Room to be sorted. (E) • Assesses Library System vehicle problems that occur and makes repairs or calls for assistance. (E) • Assists with transporting Library System vehicles for scheduled and/or emergency repairs. (E) • Maintains cab and cargo areas of assigned Library System vehicle in a clean and orderly manner including windshield and windows. (E) • Wash and wax exterior of vehicles as assigned. (E) • Maintains inventory of courier supplies and assesses the condition of tubs, and recommends replacements as needed. (E) • Provides input on planning and arranging the schedule of courier routes and stops to best utilize time and minimize mileage. (E) • Sorts, processes, and delivers outgoing and incoming mail and packages as needed. (E) • Performs duties related to the maintenance of Library System building and grounds such as, but not limited to, the tasks listed below. (E) o Changing lamps and air filters. o Painting and sanding drywall. o Spreading pine straw. o Picking up trash. o Cleaning up accidental spills. o Cleaning upholstery. o Assisting Facilities Maintenance Technicians as assigned. • Performs various administrative duties including data entry, making copies, filing, typing, shredding, running errands, etc. (E) • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E) • Follows safe work methods to prevent accidents and injury. (E) • Adheres to the Library System’s Vehicle Use Procedures, drives safely to prevent damage to Library System vehicles, and attends and satisfactorily completes the AAA Driver Improvement Program through the County of Greenville. (E) • Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. E) • Maintains regular and reliable attendance and remains compliant with the Library System’s Attendance Guidelines. (E) • Assists with projects and performs other duties as assigned.

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Start Date: 05/20/2024
Application Deadline: 06/04/2024
Wage Type: Hourly
Wage Range: $16.12 per hour, plus benefits. Position works 37.5 hours per week. Annual salary: approximately $31,429
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Employer Location: Greenville, South Carolina

GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEM

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2024-080

Posting Date: Monday, May 20, 2024 Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Position: Facilities Maintenance Assistant/Courier, Operations/Facilities Maintenance, Hughes Main Library Pay:  $16.12 per hour, plus benefits

          Position works 37.5 hours per week

Annual salary: approximately $31,429

Status: Regular Full-time, Non-Exempt Available: June 2024
Location:  Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South Carolina
Schedule:  Monday – Friday 8:00a-4:00p

FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, employees in this position:

  • Load, deliver, and unload Library System materials on a daily basis, Monday through Friday.
  • Exercise safety precautions in operating Library System vehicles and in moving equipment and heavy items.
  • Perform a variety of assigned duties related to the maintenance of Library System buildings, grounds, and vehicular equipment.
  • Perform work in accord with the Library System’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the performance of job duties.

 

MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate (GED).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have the ability to:

  • frequently lift and carry awkward boxes and packages weighing up to 60 pounds
  • walk, bend, reach, and stoop while carrying awkward boxes and packages weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • reach, grasp and use hands to touch, handle, or feel
  • stand for long periods of time
  • maintain and operate a vehicle safely
  • climb steps and step stools
  • work outdoors in varying weather conditions
  • communicate clearly with others through verbal or written communication
  • tolerate low levels of dust and mold associated with working around paper files, books, and other library materials

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E).

  • Sorts materials for all Library System locations. Packs materials in tubs to be taken to branch libraries and loads tubs onto Courier van. (E)
  • Makes deliveries to branch libraries and other locations using Library System vehicle assigned by supervisor. (E)
  • Inspects tubs upon arrival at branch libraries and ensures that tubs are delivered to proper locations. (E)
  • Picks up outgoing materials from Library System branches, loads tubs on van, unloads tubs and transports them to the Courier Room at Main Library. (E)
  • Unpacks tubs and loads/operates automated materials handling and sorting machine. (E)
  • Uses the automated materials handling (AMH) equipment in the Courier Room to process in-transit items and holds. (E)
  • Manually sorts materials when automated system is out of service. (E)
  • Retrieves materials from Main Library Circulation workroom, and transports them to the Courier Room to be sorted. (E)
  • Assesses Library System vehicle problems that occur and makes repairs or calls for assistance. (E)
  • Assists with transporting Library System vehicles for scheduled and/or emergency repairs. (E)
  • Maintains cab and cargo areas of assigned Library System vehicle in a clean and orderly manner including windshield and windows. (E)
  • Wash and wax exterior of vehicles as assigned. (E)
  • Maintains inventory of courier supplies and assesses the condition of tubs, and recommends replacements as needed. (E)
  • Provides input on planning and arranging the schedule of courier routes and stops to best utilize time and minimize mileage. (E)
  • Sorts, processes, and delivers outgoing and incoming mail and packages as needed. (E)
  • Performs duties related to the maintenance of Library System building and grounds such as, but not limited to, the tasks listed below. (E)
    • Changing lamps and air filters.
    • Painting and sanding drywall.
    • Spreading pine straw.
    • Picking up trash.
    • Cleaning up accidental spills.
    • Cleaning upholstery.
    • Assisting Facilities Maintenance Technicians as assigned.
  • Performs various administrative duties including data entry, making copies, filing, typing, shredding, running errands, etc. (E)
  • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E)
  • Follows safe work methods to prevent accidents and injury. (E)
  • Adheres to the Library System’s Vehicle Use Procedures, drives safely to prevent damage to Library System vehicles, and attends and satisfactorily completes the AAA Driver Improvement Program through the County of Greenville. (E)
  • Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. E)
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance and remains compliant with the Library System’s Attendance Guidelines. (E)
  • Assists with projects and performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS

(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.)

  • Some knowledge of the basic maintenance of buildings, grounds, and vehicular equipment.
  • Ability to operate a vehicle safely and plan driving routes.
  • Ability to work in varying degrees of temperature and weather conditions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Library staff and the public.
  • Ability to carry out assignments independently and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to use a personal computer for basic word processing, data entry, and email.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Ability to communicate concepts, general information, and task-oriented information in oral, written, and electronic forms.
  • Ability to use good judgment and act responsibly in performing job duties.
  • Some basic knowledge of Library functions, policies and procedures.
  • Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.

Greenville County Library System may change assigned work location and schedule of any position depending upon the needs of the system.

 

Visit the Job Openings page on our website at www.greenvillelibrary.org to submit an online employment application and/or for additional information about our application process. Inquiries may be directed to Cindy Quinn at (864) 527-9232 or [email protected].

Current employees must also complete and submit an Internal Job Application Acknowledgement Form, which may be downloaded from StaffWeb.

 GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Skills & Requirements

MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate (GED).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have the ability to:

  • frequently lift and carry awkward boxes and packages weighing up to 60 pounds
  • walk, bend, reach, and stoop while carrying awkward boxes and packages weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • reach, grasp and use hands to touch, handle, or feel
  • stand for long periods of time
  • maintain and operate a vehicle safely
  • climb steps and step stools
  • work outdoors in varying weather conditions
  • communicate clearly with others through verbal or written communication
  • tolerate low levels of dust and mold associated with working around paper files, books, and other library materials

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS

(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.)

  • Some knowledge of the basic maintenance of buildings, grounds, and vehicular equipment.
  • Ability to operate a vehicle safely and plan driving routes.
  • Ability to work in varying degrees of temperature and weather conditions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Library staff and the public.
  • Ability to carry out assignments independently and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to use a personal computer for basic word processing, data entry, and email.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Ability to communicate concepts, general information, and task-oriented information in oral, written, and electronic forms.
  • Ability to use good judgment and act responsibly in performing job duties.
  • Some basic knowledge of Library functions, policies and procedures.
  • Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.

How to Apply

Visit the Job Openings page on our website at www.greenvillelibrary.org to submit an online employment application and/or for additional information about our application process. Inquiries may be directed to Cindy Quinn at (864) 527-9232 or [email protected].

 Current employees must also complete and submit an Internal Job Application Acknowledgement Form, which may be downloaded from StaffWeb.

 GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

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