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Building Services Department Head Featured

  2022-06-22     Twin Falls Public Library     201 4th Avenue E., Twin Falls     $19.30-$20.31 hour     Sign On Bonus: $1000 after successful 90 day evaluation  

The Twin Falls Public Library is now accepting applications for the Building Services Department Head position.

The ideal candidate will take pride in keeping a historical building maintained. Work involves performing and supervising all services in the areas of custodial, HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems, and ground maintenance.

BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDES: Medical and Dental Insurance, Vacation & Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, and Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho-P.E.R.S.I.

 Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning, organizing, coordinating and performing of the operations of the Building Services Department.

  • Assists in the formulation of Library goals, objectives, and policy recommendations regarding all aspects of the maintenance of the entire physical plant, its contents, and all facility systems of the Library.

  • Supervises the implementation of policies and procedures to accomplish Library goals and objectives regarding the building, contents, and all facility systems.

  • Assists in evaluating new processes, and techniques of maintenance and repair of the Library building, furnishings, and equipment; and supervises the adaptation of appropriate maintenance methods for the Library.

  • Works to assure the well-being of Staff as individuals, and team members, to provide the best working and service atmosphere possible; both within the Building Services Department and throughout the Library.

  • Supervises the custodial staff of the entire Library to assure appropriate provision of dusting vacuuming, shampooing, mopping, sweeping, snow removal, window washing, restroom cleaning, trash removal and other cleaning tasks to maintain a pleasant and functional atmosphere for serving the Library’s patrons.

  • Supervises, coordinates, and performs grounds maintenance tasks including all yard work, snow removal, and driveway and parking lot maintenance; whether done by volunteers, staff, or by contractor.

  • Supervises the removal of all refuse and trash from the Library.

  • Assists in establishing standards for the performance and provision of services within the Department; and devises and performs control procedures to assure attainment of those standards.

  • Develops and maintains appropriate schedules, service records, and statistics.

  • Supervises the procurement of all equipment, services, and supplies required for the support services of the Department to the entire Library.

  • Assists in the preparation of annual estimates of budget requirements of the Department; and controls expenditures within the adopted budget.

  • Schedules, supervises, and performs the servicing of all facility systems and equipment, and the preventative maintenance required to maximize the efficiency, useful life, and economy of those systems.

  • Performs periodic systems and energy audits to assure maximum economy and effectiveness in the provision of sewer, waste, electrical, cooling, and heating services.

  • Performs training in the maintenance of the Library’s security systems and techniques.

  • Attends all meetings, training, and in-services as required, and being receptive to professional and personal development.

 Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the basic methods, practices, tools, materials, and work standards related to the maintenance of public buildings and building systems and equipment.

  • Ability to identify defects in electrical and mechanical building equipment and fixtures and to determine necessary repairs.

  • Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and desirable safety precautions of the work.

  • Considerable knowledge of the traits of usage of utility energy, and procedures to maximize the effectiveness and economies of energy in a large public building.

  • Considerable knowledge of contractual arrangements, and procedures associated with the care and maintenance of the Library and its contents.

  • Ability to supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports.

  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with other Staff Members.

  • Ability to work in poor weather conditions. 

Physical Requirements

  • Required to walk, stand, bend, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach with hands and arms, and lift heavy materials. 

  • The employee is regularly required to move or lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds and is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Employee must be able to adapt to changing environmental situations and also must spend time doing repetitive tasks. 

  • Must be able to work effectively from extension ladders as well as at significant heights, including on roofs. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicant must have high school diploma or equivalent and experience in building custodial operations, management, and maintenance work, including  supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Must have a valid Idaho Drivers License and clean driving record.

Please send cover letter, resume, and TFPL application to or at 201 4th Ave E. Twin Falls, ID 83301. For additional information, contact Tara Bartley at 208-733-2964.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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