POSITION: Maintenance Technician


Eudora Welty Library
300 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201


Minimum of high school diploma or GED required. Must have three to six months related experience and/or training in general building maintenance; experience including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and carpentry work. Must have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with staff. Must be able to frequently handle materials and equipment in excess of 50 pounds and occasionally lift over 100 pounds. Position requires frequent climbing, stooping, kneeling and bending and standing for extended periods of time. Must hold valid driver’s license, be insurable and have a good driving record.


Under the direction of the Facilities Supervisor, perform general building and lawn maintenance throughout the 15 branches of the Library System. Position must participate in the installation, maintenance and repair of facilities, lawns and landscaping, buildings, Library System vehicles and fixtures. Also must act as backup courier and provide custodial services on a limited basis. Required to keep records on time spent, supplies used and completed work tasks.

HOURS: 40 hours per week. Required to be on call nights and weekends.

COMPENSATION: $17,160 minimum annual salary; excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan.






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