Employment & Volunteering

Job Title: Facilities Assistant
Department: Administration
Status: Part-Time 25 hours, additional hours as required
Reports To: Facilities Manager


Job Summary: Assists in building and grounds maintenance including but not limited to the structural integrity of the historic complex, security, maintaining a stable building environment for the library and museum collections, orderly set-up of special events, the operation of mechanical and electrical systems and the care and upkeep of exterior grounds.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist Facilities Manager as needed
  • Perform basic carpentry, painting, plumbing and moving tasks
  • Set-up and breakdown of chairs, tables & audio visual equipment for special events and programming
  • Inspect the grounds and buildings on a regular schedule to identify any required maintenance
  • Sweep, sand, salt, and shovel snow from exterior areas where required, including arriving early on snow days
  • Assist cleaning staff with projects as needed
  • Perform other related duties as required


Basic Requirements:

  • “Hands on” building maintenance and/or related experience
  • Ability to be on call during assigned weekends and evenings to respond to security needs
  • Knowledge of and general familiarity with all building systems and respect for the specialized treatment of an historic structure
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend, kneel, stoop, and lift or move heavy equipment
  • Appreciate importance of being a team player, working within a small staff structure


If Interested:
Please email redwood@redwoodlibrary.org

There are no volunteer positions open at this time.

Thank you for your interest.