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Employment Opportunities with the Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District

Current Openings:

Application for Employment


Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new employees (including U.S. citizens). The Library uses the E-Verify system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA). For more information, view the E-Verify poster in English (pdf) or Español (pdf). For information about the right to work, see the right to work poster in English (pdf) or Español (pdf).

Resumes will be accepted until all positions are filled. Submit resume with references via email to

For additional information, please contact the library via email at


Part-Time Positions Available

Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District has an immediate part-time opening for:

Housekeeping / Setup / Maintenance Technician (Part-time)

Supervisor: Building Administrator
General Description: Works approximately 20 to 25 hours per week based on need.
Typical work hours are 7am to 11 am. (Monday through Friday)
Hours are subject to change based on Library needs. (Occasionally early evening and weekend work are required)

Routine work will consist of:
Building and grounds daily housekeeping assigments and some light maintenance activities..
E.g. dusting, vacuuming, window cleaning, table –chair wipe down, empty trash, clean computer screens and monitors, minor maintenance tasks, event setup, clean up and take down. (Tables, chairs, trash etc.). Work will occasionally consist of outside work during inclement weather. Clearing, cleaning sidewalks, police grounds for debris, window cleaning, placement of garbage in trash bin and other duties as assigned

Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED.
Pay Grade: 2-3
Duties and Responsibilities
Report to work on time
Carry out routine tasks as assigned in a timely and efficient manner
Uses cleaning equipment and materials in a manner suitable for those materials and products.  Daily report deficiencies observed during routine work when identified.
Daily addresses any housekeeping concerns that may arise.
Daily check internal communications (e-mail) - Other tasks as assigned

Adheres to Library Code of Conduct at all times
Ability to independently use computer to clock in and out, read e-mail and review policies procedures as needed. (Must master within 90 days)
Physically capable of standing for long periods of time while preforming housekeeping and maintenance tasks.
Communicates in a timely manner when unforeseen reasons create situations where unable to meet scheduled start and or stop times.

Physical Requirements: Can safely use ladders, lift 50lbs, works outside as needed





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