Open Position

The Washington Public Library currently has an open position.
Please fill out the Application if you are interested. 

Part-time Custodian

Job Description:

Job Title: Custodian
Reports to: Library Director
# of hours per week:  4 1/2 hrs
Wage per hour: $8.00
Statement of duties – Under the supervision of the Library Director
      • Responsible for cleaning the library weekly, which includes
    vacuuming carpet, sweeping & mopping tile entrance & bathroom floors, clean & disinfect public restrooms, restocking bathroom supplies, dusting book shelving, gather all trash together, clean front glass entrance, keep accurate record of hours worked & turn in to Library Director for payroll, water outside & indoor flowers/plants, and other duties as assigned.
            • Maintains & organizes cleaning supplies and submitting requests for purchases of said supplies in a timely fashion to the Library Director.
            • Inform Library Director of any specific maintenance issues in need of attention.
            • Most duties are completed during the library’s closed hours.
    Education:      Required:  High school diploma or equivalent Qualifications:
        • Reliable & able to work independently during the evening or on a weekend.
        • Knowledge of general sanitary & cleaning practices.
        • Able to stand, walk, reach, bend, kneel or squat, as needed.
        • Able to lift 20-30 pounds occasionally.
        • Must be able to use a ladder or step stool safely.
        • Be able to communicate effectively, orally & in writing.

Opening Hours:

Tuesday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday – 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday – Closed
Monday – Closed


116 E. 2nd
Washington, KS  66968-1916
Phone:  (785) 325-2114
Fax: (785) 510-6024

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