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Facilities Generalist II

Douglas County Libraries

DCL Branch Locations

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$24.76 to $29.72 per Hour   Calculate


Castle Rock, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Looking to put your technical and functional skills to work and make a difference in your community? Our Facilities team wants to meet you! Douglas County Libraries is hiring for a Facilities Generalist II position. The Facilities Generalist II performs quality and timely maintenance for all DCL locations. You’ll have responsibility for implementing, scheduling, tracking and performing maintenance at the libraries, as well as making minor facility repairs, preventive and routine equipment maintenance, and grounds improvements and upkeep. 

This position offers competitive pay and comprehensive benefits in a welcoming environment. Let’s talk! 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

60% Commercial Building Maintenance & Upkeep:

  • Implements      a broad knowledge of standard practices and procedures of construction   trades such as plumbing, HVAC (DDC), electrical, carpentry, painting, and  mechanical systems, including materials and tools, and an understanding of   applicable code requirements.
  • Troubleshoot   problems, diagnose situation, identify a course of action, prepare and   complete task, and clean-up work area in a courteous and timely   manner. Leave surrounding area in better condition than before.
  • Serve as a   mentor in training and directing Facilities Generalists.
  • Practice  all safety precautions vital while performing maintenance and when  installing electrical and mechanical equipment. Safely use manual tools and power  equipment common in the construction trades.
  • Conduct commercial   facilities maintenance, repair and replacement, including painting,   patching, minor toilet repair, minor electrical work, lightbulb   replacement, furniture repair, key and locks, door hardware, replacing      carpet tiles, and other duties.
  • Maintain appropriate service and repair records. Ensures that accurate preventative maintenance checklists are kept    current.
  • Maintain orderly   building supplies, equipment parts inventories, chemicals and supplies,and reports reordering needs to the Facilities Supervisor when necessary.
  • Serve as an  expert to repair and maintain library automated material handling  equipment.
  • Operates   and uses required tools and equipment skillfully and safely.
  • Self-direct   and accomplish individual work in a timely and productive manner. Demonstrate effective skills in  cross-trained job functions and duties. Collaborate with a variety of teams at any DCL location.
  • Provides  timely on-call, after-hours facility services.
  • Creates a  positive experience for library patrons by effectively and efficiently      performing job tasks; presents a positive image of the library in  attitude, communications, language, and appearance while performing duties      in public and staff areas.

20% Manual Labor:

  • Working   indoors and outdoors completing large scale tasks in a variety of weather    conditions.
  • Build and   assemble cabinets, shelves, tables, and other types of furniture and   fixtures.
  • Perform manual  labor duties including moving furniture, moving and hauling seasonal  collections, landscape and sprinkler repair, snow removal, and other   duties. Transport equipment,  furniture, and other items between DCL’s facilities as needed.

20% Technical Performance:

  • Maintain      proficient knowledge and use of computers and Microsoft Office Products. Learn new technology that  is introduced in the industry and the organization, as needed.
  • Utilize  appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by industry  safety standards.
  • Practice “Lock-Out Tag-Out” while performing any work on mechanical or electrical  equipment.
  • Engages in the DCL performance feedback system and completes the expectations outlined by your supervisor and  department/division.

Perform other work duties as assigned.


One DCL Commitment:  It is an expectation of each employee that you will exemplify Douglas County Libraries Brand, Culture and Values of welcoming to all, continual growth and authentic relationships. 



  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License, good driving record
  • Two years general maintenance experience
  • High School graduate or equivalent


  • DCL or library facilities experience
  • Commercial construction experience

A combination of experience and education will be considered.

Physical Abilities: Must have a reliable method of transportation between all DCL locations. Vision is 20/40 or better in either eye with or without corrective lenses, and total combined horizontal field of vision, with both eyes, of at least 120 degrees. Must have the physical ability, stamina, mobility and manual dexterity to support a 7-day a week operation. Handle materials and chemicals safely.  Push/pull loads with a force of up to 50 pounds, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, work in confined space and at heights up to 30 feet.  Must have the ability to safely use manual tools and power tools common in construction trades.  

Posted Feb 14, 2023