Job Details

The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, October 25, 2019. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: LIBRARY PAGE, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Title
LIBRARY PAGE
Department/Division
Public Library
Apply Start Date
10/08/2019
Apply End Date
10/25/2019
Type
Part Time
Hours
12-19 Per Week
Wage
$11.00 Hourly
Description

LIBRARY PAGE/CIRCULATION
WORCESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
CITY OF WORCESTER

Join the Worcester Public Library as a Library Page! This is a part-time position, assisting staff in the Circulation Services Division, at the Main Branch location. The incumbent will possess great organizational skills, have a strong sense of attention to detail, and be motivated and excited to work in a busy public library setting. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to consistent, outstanding public service for all patrons; be an enthusiastic self-starter with professional demeanor; possess excellent organizational skills and ability to plan/prioritize work effectively; demonstrate proficiency in current and emerging technologies; have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to be flexible and handle various assignments; to work well independently and as part of a team; to learn and use library technologies; to maintain patron confidentiality; to push book carts and bins loaded with library materials; to reach and retrieve books at high and low shelf heights; to stand/sit for prolonged periods of time; to performing bending, stopping, lifting, pushing, and twisting; & to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds.

Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply.

For a detailed job description please visit: https://mywpl.org/jobs-wpl

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE

  • Prior experience with community public service work and/or data entry experience
  • Ability to successfully pass CORI/SORI
  • Reliable transportation to travel between required locations
  • Applicants must be at least 14 years of age. If under the age of 18, they must be able to obtain a valid Work Permit

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year of community public service work, such as library, book store, or equivalent. Specific courses that have hands-on experience may be substituted for work experience.

SALARY RANGE: $11.00 hourly, 12-19 hours/week

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA’s “Core Competences of Librarianship” http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/careers/corecomp as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009.

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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