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Employment

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: LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II (Circulation)
    Deadline: 09/08/2014

    Position: LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II (Circulation) (2 Positions)

    ISSUED: 09/02/2014

    Salary: $14.83 Per Hour

    Department: Library/Branch Public Service/Acreage Branch&Jupiter Branch

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

    LOCATION: 15801 Orange Boulevard, Loxahatchee; 705 Military Trail, Jupiter 9913

    JOB ID: 9913

    DESCRIPTION: Charges and discharges materials to the public; registers borrowers; retrieves library and overdue materials; uses computers for bibliographic searching; resolves inquiries concerning the circulation of materials; advises public of materials to meet reading needs.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification; minimum of two (2) years of college-level course work (must specify 60-semester/90-quarter hours) OR one (1) year of college-level course work (must specify 30-semester/45-quarter hours) AND one (1) year of experience working in a library.

    OTHER: Ability to lift 50 pounds preferred. Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

    PREFERENCE OF EXPERIENCE: Working in library circulation services; providing assistance with library self-service technology; using an automated circulation system (must specify on application).

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

     

  • Position:LIBRARY ASSOCIATE I (Technical Services)
    Deadline: 09/08/2014

    Position: LIBRARY ASSOCIATE I (Technical Services)

    ISSUED: 09/02/2014

    Salary: $13.17 Per Hour

    Department: Library/Technical Services

    Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday

    LOCATION: Annex, 4639 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth

    JOB ID: 9912

    DESCRIPTION: Performs specialized clerical work in the physical and technical processing of books, audio and video library materials. Operates a computer for bibliographic searching and data entering.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification; minimum of six (6) months of experience in library or general clerical work that involves extensive public contact OR 12-semester/18-quarter hours of college-level course work.

    OTHER: Ability to lift 50 pounds preferred. Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

    PREFERENCE OF EXPERIENCE: PREFERENCE FOR ONE (1) YEAR OF EXPERIENCE WITH: A/V materials (i.e., DVD's, books on CD's) in a library/bookstore (must specify on application). Also desirable: Associate's Degree.

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