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Derry Public Library Job Opening

JOB OPPORTUNITY:  Circulation Assistant, Derry Public Library

HOURS:  27.5 hours per week, including two evenings until 8:30, two weekdays including every Friday, and an occasional Saturday.

Busy public library circulation department is looking for an energetic, friendly and unflappable team member.  We are looking for someone who will contribute to a positive and collaborative work environment.  Join us and we can promise there will be no dull moments!

DUTIES:  Direct interaction with patrons, greeting them as they enter the library, checking in/out library materials, accepting payments, shelving and retrieving materials, answering phones, issuing library cards and a myriad of other tasks. Position includes approximately ten hours/week processing and repairing books in our Technical Services Department.

Candidates must have excellent customer service skills and facility with computers. Having a sense of humor is a plus. Previous library experience is preferred.  Candidates must also be detail oriented, have skill in alphabetizing and putting materials in correct Dewey Decimal order, be in good physical condition and able to push heavy carts, reach upper and lower shelves, bend, stoop, lift, and stand for long periods of time.

Starting salary: $12.61 – $13.39 per hour, based on experience

Download an application here and submit it, along with a cover letter and three references, to Julie Gilchrist at julieg@derrypl.org by Friday, April 28, 2017.