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Part-Time Security Monitor

Hours: Approximately 19.5 hours per week 

Salary: Starting at $15 per hour, depending on qualifications 

We are seeking an energetic, punctual individual to fill the position of Part-Time Facilities Monitor. This position is responsible for maintaining a safe, orderly environment for the patrons and staff of the Library. A positive attitude and willingness to work with others are desired. 

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensures the safety and comfort of Library patrons and staff
  • Assists Library staff and management in building and security related matters as needed
  • Writes incident reports and notifies proper authorities when necessary
  • Takes action to deal with potentially disruptive or problematic situations
  • Prepares and sets up rooms for meetings
  • Maintains general awareness of what is happening in the Library
  • Secures the building at opening and closing
  • Performs minor maintenance and cleaning as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exercises appropriate judgment and discretion
  • Professional in appearance and demeanor
  • Must be able to: Lift and move objects weighing up to 20lbs; Sit or stand for extended periods of time; Bend to retrieve items from the floor; Accompany patrons to all public areas of the Library; Push a cart of objects weighing greater than 100 pounds


  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Basic computer skills
  • High School degree
  • Experience in a public service environment preferred
  • Security experience preferred

The Helen M. Plum Memorial Library District is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply

To apply, submit a completed Helen Plum Library job application and resume via email to employment@helenplum.org.

Application Contact: Phil Lucas, Facility and Security Services Manager 


110 West Maple Street
Lombard, IL 60148
United States

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