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Kenton County Public Library
Kenton County, KY
Job Summary

Kenton County Public Library is seeking a full-time Custodian responsible for cleaning of public and non-public areas of the branch, as well as basic building and grounds maintenance.

Job Description

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Cleans interior of building including but not limited to:
    • Emptying and cleaning waste cans and recycling bins
    • Cleans desks and computer stations in the public area
    • Vacuums carpets & mops hard surfaces
    • Removes marks/graffiti from all surfaces
    • Dust baseboards, window sill, bookcases, TV screens, file cabinets, ledges, locker tops, vents, and light fixtures.
    • Cleans all glass partitions, mirrors and display cases.
    • Cleans water fountains, wood surfaces, and tile floors.
    • Cleans interior and exterior windows as needed.
    • Cleans and disinfects restrooms including urinals, basins, commodes, partitions, stainless steel and chrome fixtures; mop floors
    • Restocks paper towels, toilet paper and soap dispensers.
    • Stock and inventory cleaning and restroom supplies; pick up supplies from vendors.
    • May make deliveries to branch locations.
    • Grounds maintenance when needed:  remove snow/ice from sidewalks; clean parking lot and grounds.
  • Basic maintenance including but not limited to:
    • Replace light bulbs and ballast.
    • Replace filters and batteries as needed.
    • Perform light plumbing repairs including unclogging toilets.
    • Repair drywall.
    • Paint as needed.
    • Minor repairs of equipment, furniture, and shelves.
  • Coordinates and schedules routine building maintenance with branch manager and other custodial staff
  • Responds to facility-related emergency situations, assesses the situation, and secures additional assistance and resources.
  • Provides extra cleaning as necessary for special events.
  • Prepares meetings and conference rooms, arranging tables and chairs as requested.
  • Clean-up and reset at end of meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Custodial experience preferred.
  • Ability to use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; including but not limited to floor cleaners, pressure washers, leaf blowers and snow removal equipment, for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture and grounds.
  • Requires the ability to work any/all hours necessary, including weekends and outside normal working schedules to meet the needs of the Library. May assist at other locations in the library system.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Ability to work well with other staff and outside vendors.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to accurately follow directions and adhere to all safety standards including Blood Borne Pathogen cleaning procedures.
  • Must be able to lift and move boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb and work at heights of up to 20 ft.
  • Must be able to move up to 100 lbs. on a dolly.

Salary:  $14.00/hour, excellent benefits package.

Contact:  If you have the qualifications for this position, apply at

The Kenton County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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