Job Openings at BAPL

The below position is 20 hours per week and includes rotating weekends and holidays. Starting pay is $17.37 per hour. PA criminal, FBI fingerprint, and PA child abuse clearances are required. Interested candidates must send a resume and three references to Erin Poore,, by Tuesday, August 4th.

Title: Custodian/Driver

Department: Maintenance

Supervisor: Buildings Supervisor


A. Knowledge of modern building cleaning methods, materials, and ability to operate cleaning equipment

B. Mechanical aptitude

C. Ability to perform manual labor, move heavy loads, and climb ladders

D. Possession of valid Pennsylvania driver’s license

Job Summary

The custodian assists the Buildings Supervisor in cleaning, maintenance, general repairs and security at the Main Library, delivers items between the Bethlehem Area Libraries and District Libraries (Hellertown, Nazareth, and Northampton), and carries out some maintenance of library vehicles.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

A. Janitorial duties at both buildings, but mostly at the Main Library

B. Buildings maintenance

C. Buildings security

D. Vehicle maintenance

E. Deliveries to Branch and district libraries

F. Rotation of emptying of book drops at the libraries on holidays and weekends

G. Participation in various events held at the library as driver or assistance with event set up, take down, and maintenance

H. Other duties, as assigned


posted July 14, 2019