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Maintenance Specialist

Poplar Creek Public Library seeks an experienced Maintenance Specialist for its full time (37 1/2 hrs.) position. Works under the direction of the Head of Maintenance. Duties include, custodial work, meeting room set up, handling mechanical equipment, outdoor grounds, and other responsibilities as needed. The schedule includes evening (s) and/or weekends.

The salary, with benefits (healthcare; pension) and 2 weeks’ vacation to start, is from $32,000 and dependent on experience. If interested contact Sam Samara, Head of Maintenance, 630-837-6800, x4752. Job applications can be obtained from the Website or from Reception.


In-House Programmer Babies and Toddlers

Do you know all the words to Brown Bear, Brown Bear? Can you rattle off lapjogs without a moment’s hesitation? Do you burst into “If You’re Happy and You Know It” at random times? If so, we’ve got a job for you!

The Children’s Department of the Poplar Creek Public Library is looking for a full-time (37.5 hours) In-House Programmer who will specialize in baby and toddler programming, including LOTS of weekly storytimes and other programs. This is the perfect position for a high-energy, creative, outgoing person who loves interacting with our littlest patrons and their grown-ups. Also, this position: provides outstanding customer service at a busy reference desk, assists with our large events, reads and writes for BOB, and regularly volunteers for other fun projects.

Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9-5, Tuesdays 1:30-9:30, and participation in our weekend rotation. Salary is $28,000 per year. Benefits include vacation and sick time, insurance, and IMRF participation. Our perfect candidate will have college coursework in a relevant field and previous experience working with children, especially in a library setting.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and/or library application to: Head of Children’s Services, 1405 Park, Streamwood, IL 60107; edrennan@poplarcreeklibrary.org