Security Monitor Part-Time

The Des Plaines Public Library is looking for an active, responsible, observant, service-oriented individual to provide a safe, friendly, and functional environment for patrons and staff. This position requires the ability to exercise sound judgement in difficult situations. Main duties include opening and closing the building, making regular rounds, handling emergency situations, and documenting safety issues.

Minimum qualifications

  • High school degree.

  • Two years experience in security work.

  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License.

  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.


13 hours per week. Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm and every other Sunday from 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm.


This position starts at $15.25 per hour.

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Lauren Wolf

Des Plaines Public Library

1501 Ellinwood Street

Des Plaines, IL 60016

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