Facilities Technician

The Dayton Metro Library is recruiting a full-time Facilities Technician to join our team! This position reports to the Maintenance Manager. The typical schedule for the Facilities Technician is Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Some examples of tasks that may be performed include basic repairs on plumbing and electrical fixtures (as well as library equipment) in addition to repairing drywall and painting. Our Library system has recently completed a facilities’ update project, and the facilities team is needed to keep them looking good! Join our team today!

DML is committed to cultivating inclusive environments and a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. As such, we encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) to apply, in addition to members from other marginalized groups.

Further, we recognize the importance of language diversity on our team as Dayton was the first city in the United States to earn the status of "Certified Welcoming" city. We encourage applications from individuals that are fluent or proficient in any non-English languages commonly used in Montgomery County including Spanish, Mandarin, French, Korean, Vietnamese, Hindi, Urdu, Russian, Tagalog, Kinyarwanda, Arabic, Turkish, Swahili, and American Sign Language (ASL).

Essential Job Duties

  • Performs advanced maintenance and repair of the Library buildings and grounds.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on interior and exterior of all Library buildings using digital building maintenance software.
  • Troubleshoots and makes adjustments to electrical, plumbing, HVAC and advanced modern lighting systems.
  • Assembles, maintains, and repairs library equipment such as furniture, shelving, and book trucks.
  • Assists departments and branches with special facilities projects as needed.
  • Unloads, stores, packages, and delivers facilities supplies and materials to all Library locations.
  • Performs informal audits to support facility health and safety.
  • Monitors chillers, boilers, plumbing systems, electrical, and Building Automation Systems for normal operation. Mades adjusttments as needed.
  • Performs general cleaning, ground maintenance activities, and sets up furniture for programming or events as needed.
  • Contacts contractors and acts as intermediary as needed to obtain estimates and/or oversees work being performed, as directed.
  • May be required to answer emergency calls on nights, weekends, and holidays.
  •  Creates, prioritizes and completes work orders using digital building maintenance software.

Job Qualifications

  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Basic knowledge of facilities maintenance programs including planning and implementing preventative maintenance.
  • Basic knowledge of various skilled trades such as HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems.
  • Ability to use hand tools, power tools, electrical materials, plumbing equipment, painting/patching materials, cleaning supplies.
  • Ability to learn automated system functions used in carrying out job duties. Ability to use word processing and e-mail preferred.
  • Occasional on-call hours required.

Compensation and Benefits: The starting hourly rate for this position is $19.69. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance along with paid time off and OPERS retirement.

Application Process: Please send your cover letter and resume to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org. This position is open until filled.


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