Albany Public Library is an urban library serving a population of 95,000 in the Capital Region of New York State and has a publicly funded budget of $6.7 million and a staff of approximately 75 FTE. Albany Public Library’s $29.1 million Branch Improvement Plan will see the opening of five new or renovated, LEED certified branch library facilities by mid-2010.
A) Graduation from a New York State registered or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or a closely related field and four years experience in the construction, operation and/or maintenance of buildings, including experience in estimating construction and building service costs, directing installation or operation of mechanical equipment such as heating, air conditioning, power and light, etc. and three years of supervisory experience over building operations staff; OR
B) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and twelve years of experience in the construction, operation and/or maintenance of buildings including experience as described in A) and three years of supervisory experience as described in A);
C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as described by the limits of A) and B) above.
SPECIAL NOTE: A valid NYS Driver’s License is required at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment.
Additional desired qualifications include experience with the opening and commissioning of new buildings and new building systems; experience with the operation and maintenance of computerized building management systems; knowledge of green building technologies and green practices regarding the maintenance of buildings and grounds; and familiarity with the operations, activities, and organization of public libraries.
The salary for this position is $45,000 and includes an excellent benefit package. This is a provisional Civil Service position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application review will begin on July 24, 2009. To apply send resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three professional references to:
Marjorie Reinhart, Human Resources/Finance Manager
Albany Public Library
161 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12210
Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is committed to increasing diversity within its organization.