We're Hiring Library Facility Guards!

By Jenn D. RSS Fri, July 28, 2023

Would you like to work for one of the largest urban library systems in America?

The Free Library of Philadelphia circulates more than eight million items to almost 500,000 patrons and conducts thousands of programs for people of all ages every year. We recognize that only a dedicated staff could make these achievements possible. 

We are currently hiring PT Library Facility Guards for custodial and security duties at libraries throughout Philadelphia. These are nine-month temporary positions starting in September or January. Positions are 8–16 hours per week, including most Saturdays. The pay is $18 per hour. You must be a resident of the City of Philadelphia. All offers are contingent upon passing security clearance, drug testing, and the City of Philadelphia's indebtedness check. 

To apply, please view the complete job description on our website and then email your resume to NLSDhiring@freelibrary.org

Candidates with security experience are preferred. Good luck!

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I am interested in the custodial part-time position if possible. Thank you.
Keith Rogers - West Philadelphia
Friday, July 28, 2023

Interested In Library Guard Position
Delquan Hines - Philadelphia
Monday, July 31, 2023

Interested in the oart time Custodian position
Theresa - Roxborough
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

I am interested in the part time Custodial Guard Position
Nuriddeen Muhammad - Philadelphia-East Oak Lane Olney
Wednesday, August 2, 2023

I'm very interested in the position I have open availability Monday-Friday can start work soon ass possible I have some of my clearances already if needed
Naimah troutman - Philadelphia 19140
Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Employment Library Facility Guard
Andrew Morris
Wednesday, August 2, 2023

I am a retired Philadelphia Police Sergeant. Interested in position.
Dennis p Mcgarry - Philadelphia
Thursday, August 3, 2023

Hello I'm interested in the custodial part-time position asap if still available.
Wanda Edwards-Alexander - S.W. Philadelphia ,Pa. or W. Philadelphia, Pa.
Friday, August 4, 2023

senior guard, west philly southphilly only
christy iro
Wednesday, August 9, 2023

i am a nurse assistant interested library facilities guard ,
Christy iroh
Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Good morning, I am interested in the part-time custodial position. I currently work as a custodian in the Philadelphia school district.
Angie - Philadelphia
Thursday, August 10, 2023

I am interested in maintenance or Security
Danny Serrano - Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Monday, August 14, 2023