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Palm Beach County Library System is seeking friendly, customer-oriented staff. We are a busy, fully automated, southeastern Florida library system serving a population of 865,541 with a Main Library, 16 branches, and Outreach Services with 450 employees. To apply for open positions, you may:

  • Apply online.
  • Fax your application and résumé to (561) 616-6893.
  • Drop off or mail your application and résumé to: Palm Beach County Human Resources, located at 100 Australian Avenue, Suite 300, West Palm Beach, FL 33406.

The Job Hotline number is 561-616-6900; the main number is 561-616-6888. Office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Email résumés are not accepted. The Library System also hires student employees for weeknight and weekend shifts. To find out about theses job openings, visit your local library. We do not advertise the student positions on the web site. Palm Beach County is a drug-free workplace. Library jobs appear on the main Palm Beach County job site also.

Interested in a library career, but not sure where to start?

  • Position: LIBRARIAN IV (Branch Manager)
    Deadline: 04/03/2015

    Position: LIBRARIAN IV (Branch Manager)

    ISSUED: 03/23/2015

    Salary: $54,104 Annually

    Department: Library/Branch Public Service/Glades Road Branch

    Hours: 40 Variable hours/week, including evenings and weekends

    LOCATION: 20701 95th Avenue South, Boca Raton

    JOB ID: 10509

    DESCRIPTION: Plans, supervises and coordinates the work of a large library branch. Interprets and explains library policies and procedures to the public and staff; resolves patron complaints/problems; prepares branch budget recommendations; monitors expenditures; approves/creates programming for children and adults. Trains and directs professional/other Library System personnel; writes performance evaluations; issues counseling forms/disciplinary actions; handles employee complaints/grievances; recommends the hiring, promotion and terminations of staff; performs related work as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association; minimum of three (3) years of professional library experience that includes two (2) years of supervisory or administrative work.

    OTHER: Ability to lift 30 pounds preferred. Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

    PREFERENCE OF EXPERIENCE: Conducting oral presentations/speaking in public; managing a library's major department/branch; training/supervising personnel for three (3) or more years; using automated circulation systems (must specify on application).

    Download a copy of the Palm Beach County Application for Employment Form