Henry County Library Job Application


SUPERVISOR: Director and/or Assistant Director

CLASSIFICATION: Full Time 40 hours per week (2080 hours per year); Non-Exempt (Hourly)

BENEFIT PACKAGE: Health Insurance + Missouri LAGERS Retirement Plan; Dental and Vision Insurance. Vacation, holidays, sick leave.

SALARY RANGE: $10.50 an hour

STANDARD WORK HOURS: 7:00 AM-4:00 PM. Subject to change based on library programs and activities.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Performs cleaning and routine maintenance both inside and outside the building plus grounds upkeep and basic automobile maintenance.


· High School Diploma or GED; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability

· Must have knowledge of cleaning practices and the supplies/equipment needed to perform these duties.

· Knowledge of routine “handyman” activities.

· Must have the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully and courteously with co-workers and the general public and be a team player.

· Must have a valid Missouri drivers’ license.

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work without direct instruction.
  • Must be able to keep detailed computerized records of maintenance and repairs.
  • Police record and driving record will be checked.


· Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums public areas, offices, hallways, storage areas, and stairs; cleans carpets; washes windows, polishes furniture, dusts woodwork and other articles.

· Restocks hand soap, deodorizers, paper towel dispensers and toilet paper rolls

· Cleans and sanitizes the restrooms.

· Sets up areas for activities.

· Picks up and empties trash and recycling containers.

· Maintains grounds, including mowing grass, trimming weeds, and landscaping duties.

  • Snow removal at Windsor location (?).

· Checks heating and air conditioning (changes filters on a regular basis).

· Performs minor and routine painting, plumbing, electrical, and other related activities.

· Changes light bulbs as needed.

· Operates and maintains equipment for lawn care, snow removal, etc.

· Knowledge of safe use of hand and power tools.

· Maintains an inventory of housekeeping materials and submits orders to supervisor as needed.

· Runs errands as required.

· Lowers and raises flag according to half mast schedule.

· Loads, unloads, and delivers materials between branches.

  • Performs pest control duties

· Performs special duties as assigned by Director and Assistant Director.


· Must be in good physical condition; holds and grips objects; and is subject to prolonged periods of standing and/or walking.

· Lifts and carries up to 50 pounds, and pushes or pulls up to 100 pounds as required.

· Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, kneel, reach, climb, balance, and sit; required to talk and/or hear; vision and hearing at or correctable to a normal range.


Please send applications to diana.watkins@henrycolib.org or turn in applications at either Henry County Library location.


The Henry County Library adheres to all federal, state, and local laws regarding equal employment opportunity.