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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? Librarycareers.org

  • Position: LIBRARIAN II (Head of Youth Services)
    Deadline: 09/19/2014

    ****Revised/Re-advertised****

    Position: LIBRARIAN II (Head of Youth Services)

    ISSUED: 09/15/2014

    Salary: $45,321 Annually

    Department: Library/Branch Public Service/West Boynton Branch

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

    LOCATION: 9451 Jog Road, Boynton Beach

    JOB ID: 9861

    DESCRIPTION: Plans, provides and supervises the delivery of library services to children, young adults, parents and caregivers. Supervises one professional and two paraprofessional employees; prepares and presents children's story times/other programs for children and teens; provides collection development, reference, readers' advisory services and outreach to local schools and the community; participates in long-range planning and committee work; oversees the Summer Reading Program and the building with regard to the health/safety of staff and patrons as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association; minimum of one (1) year of professional library experience.

    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: Supervising the work of others; in public library reference/collection development; working with children/teens/parents/caregivers; planning programs for children/teens; overseeing a library reading program.

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

    NOTE: It is not necessary to submit another application for this position if you applied 8/11-15/14.