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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: FISCAL SPECIALIST II
    Deadline: 08/28/2015

    Position: FISCAL SPECIALIST II

    ISSUED: 08/24/2015

    Salary: $16.20 to $25.82 Per Hour. Pay Grade 20.

    Department: Library/Finance and Facilities

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

    LOCATION: 3650 Summit Boulevard, WPB

    JOB ID: 10990

    DESCRIPTION: Performs duties related to tracking, monitoring, and reconciling all sources of revenue for the County Library System. Responsible for reviewing documentation for accuracy through the use of cash reports, bank statements and the Library's integrated system (SIRSI); monitors transactions that are posted to appropriate accounts, submits cash receipts in the County's financial system (AMS Advantage). Prepares requests for refund; provides customer service for inquiries related to library billings, refunds and collections. Independently compiles/analyzes revenue data and prepares reports.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification; minimum of two (2) years of experience in bookkeeping or related work.

    OTHER: Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. Must pass an examination to enter the fiscal series.

    PREFERENCE OF EXPERIENCE: Accounts receivable and revenue functions (must specify on application); creating/maintaining reports using Excel (must specify on application); providing customer service in person/over the telephone; using AMS Advantage.

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

     

  • Position: LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II (Circulation) (Part-Time)
    Deadline: 09/04/2015

    Position: LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II (Circulation) (Part-Time)

    ISSUED: 08/31/2015

    Salary: $14.83 Per Hour

    Department: Library/Branch Public Service/Gardens Branch

    Hours: 20 Variable hours/week, including evenings and weekends

    LOCATION: 11303 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens

    JOB ID: 11011

    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 a library circulation section/book store; handling cash; using an automated circulation system (must specify on application). Also desirable: Knowledge of library self-service technology; bilingual (English/ Spanish).

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

     

  • Position: LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II (Circulation) (3 Positions)
    Deadline: 09/04/2015

    Position: LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II (Circulation) (3 Positions)

    ISSUED: 08/31/2015

    Salary: $14.83 Per Hour

    Department: Library/Branch Public Service

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

    LOCATION: 11303 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens; 4020 Lantana Road, Lake Worth

    JOB ID: 11012

    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 a library circulation section/book store; handling cash; using an automated circulation system (must specify on application). Also desirable: Knowledge of library self-service technology; bilingual (English/ Spanish)

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