Help Wanted


The Lake County Library is currently seeking one qualified Janitor to clean our library in Clearlake and one qualified Janitor to clean our library in Lakeport. The full job description, including minimum requirements, is available on the county website by clicking here.

Download an Extra Help Job Application

Applications for the job in Clearlake may be submitted in person at the Redbud Library
14785 Burns Valley Rd, Clearlake TU-SA 10a to 5p except WE 12n to 7p

Applications may be submitted in person at the Lakeport Library
1425 N High Street, Lakeport TU-SA 10a to 5pm, WE 10a to 7p


Applications may be submitted online via email sent to

Please indicate on your application which position you are applying, Lakeport or Clearlake. You can not apply for both. 

Rate of Pay: $12.47/hr

Work Hours: 10 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday as assigned.

Close date: Apply immediately, may close at any time. 

This is an Extra Help (temporary) position that is limited to no more than 900 hours per year.  Incumbents are paid only for hours worked, are not entitled to benefits, and do not have status. This position does not meet the restrictions for extra help positions for public employee retirees (CalPERS) authorized by government code sections 7522.56, 21224, 21227, and 21229. 

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.                                        
Empties, cleans and lines waste receptacles and disposes of trash; 
cleans and disinfects restrooms, including restocking restroom supplies; 
polishes brass fixtures; 
vacuums carpets; sweeps and mops floors; 
strips and waxes floors, as assigned; 
dusts all surfaces; 
cleans windows, as assigned; 
cleans finger marks and stains from counters, doors, trim, and walls

Typical Physical Requirements
Frequently stand and walk for extended periods; stoop, kneel, and crouch to pick up or move objects; physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 lbs. without assistance; physical ability to lift and move heavier objects with assistance; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected vision and hearing to normal range; verbal communication; uses vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers, waxing equipment, and basic cleaning tools, such as mops, buckets, rolling trash buckets, feather dusters, brushes, spray bottles, etc.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Previous work experience in janitorial or custodial work is desirable.
The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of Lake assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a “meet and confer” process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect.