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Job Opportunity: Library Page (2 Positions Available)

A library page will learn how the library is organized, and will develop a working knowledge of the library collection and its organization.

HOURS: 11 Hours weekly (2 weekday evenings 5:30-8:30 and every Saturday 9:00-2:00 or 12:00-5:00)

PAY: $9.55 per hour

Sort books and other library materials
Shelve books and other library materials
Keep shelves and materials neat and orderly
Perform regular shelf reading
Other related duties as assigned

Must be at least 15½ years old
Ability to follow written and oral instructions
Ability to shelve items in alphabetical and numerical order
Ability to carry out duties in an independent manner
Possess a friendly and courteous manner

The work includes some physically challenging work such as: lifting, reaching and squatting, walking and standing for extended periods, pushing carts of books and other materials, picking up books, etc. and putting them away on the shelves.

Must be organized and focused.

To Apply:
Please fill out an application in PDF format or WORD DOCUMENT and email to julieg@derrypl.org by July 21, 2017.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY:  Children’s Library Assistant 1

HOURS:  15 hours per week, including mornings, afternoons, and Saturdays in rotation.

Lively Children’s Department is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic team member.  Ideal applicant will love working with children and families, be interested in children’s literature, and be able to work collaboratively with other staff.

DUTIES: Essential job functions include cheerfully answering phones, sharing information about children’s programs, assisting patrons in locating and using library resources and computers, shelving and retrieving materials, as well as assisting in maintaining a clean and organized children’s room.

A successful candidate will have a great attitude, excellent customer service skills and facility with computers.  S/he will also be detail oriented, skilled in alphabetizing and putting materials in correct Dewey Decimal order, and in good physical condition, able to push heavy carts, reach upper and lower shelves, lift, and stand for long periods of time.

Starting salary: $13.39–$14.20 per hour

Download an application in PDF format or WORD DOCUMENT and submit it, along with a cover letter and three references, to Ray Fontaine at rayf@derrypl.org by Friday, July 28th, 2017.