The Guilderland Public Library hires from the Albany County Civil Service list. For listings of current open positions in Albany County, please visit

Guilderland Public Library is accepting applications for the following positions:

Part-Time Library Page - Continuous Recruitment

Pages perform tasks as needed in order to maintain the orderly appearance and availability of library materials. Schedules vary, but may include morning, afternoon, evening and holiday shifts. Temporary positions do not have benefits, such as insurance, sick leave or vacation leave.
A Page must possess the skills to do the following:
– Sort and file alphabetically and numerically
– Use the library’s computer system
– Read regular-sized print
– Be dependable, punctual and detail-oriented
– Stand, carry, walk, pull, reach, squat and bend for long periods of time
– Lift up to 40 pounds
Duties and responsibilities may include:
– Sort and shelve library materials in alphabetic and numerical order
– Keep shelves in an orderly and accurate condition and shift the collection as needed
– Retrieve materials from book returns
– Maintain the appearance of public areas by reshelving library materials
– Box and unbox library materials and assist library members with book donations
Interested applicants should return: 1. Albany County Application form – 2. Resume, to the Access Services Department.

Part-Time Custodial Worker





GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs routine building cleaning work; does related work as required


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine and repetitive manual work calling for the efficient and economical performance of building cleaning and occasional minor maintenance tasks. Cleaning tasks are performed according to a well-established procedure, and maintenance tasks are performed under direct supervision is received from a custodian or other superior. Supervision over the work of others is not a responsibility of employees in this class.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only):


  • Sweeps and mops floors and stairs;
  • Dusts desks, woodwork, furniture and other equipment;
  • Washes windows, walls, blackboards, sinks and other fixtures;
  • Polishes furniture and metal furnishings;
  • Empties waste baskets, collects and disposes of rubbish;
  • Clears snow and ice from walks;
  • May mow lawns, trim shrubs, rake leaves and perform a variety of other ground-keeping tasks as assigned;
  • Assists in the cleaning of rugs and tile flooring using machines specially designed for cleaning of such surfaces;
  • Delivers packages and messages;
  • Places and removes traffic safety signs;
  • Arranges chairs and tables and other equipment for special use of administration building;
  • Repairs window shades, replaces light bulbs, soap and towels;
  • Paints rooms and equipment and assists in making minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical repairs;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to follow simple oral and written instructions; willingness to perform routine cleaning and other manual tasks; ability to get along well with others; thoroughness; dependability; good physical condition.


Schedule:  20 hours per week, mainly 5:00pm to 10:00 pm and/or weekend rotation

Compensation:  $14.56 per hour


Please include: 1. Application form – 2. Resume – 3. Cover letter – 4. Three references with contact information


Maintenance Dept.

Guilderland Public Library

2228 Western Avenue

Guilderland, NY 12084