Employment

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Part-Time Library Assistant 2 – Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking a friendly, public service oriented individual to work in
the Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library. Major duties include a full range of automated circulation
desk procedures, shelving materials, assisting patrons with materials selection, responding to library
policy questions and assistance with department record keeping. Past library experience is preferred.
The successful candidate will be comfortable with technology in general, able to learn new software,
able to use Microsoft Office applications and basic office machines. And s/he should be familiar with
various digital devices and library-related apps, including but not limited to e-readers, iPads, and
laptops.
Ability to spend five or more hours daily at a computer screen; stooping, bending, lifting, reaching, stair
climbing, plus ability to lift 25 pound bags/boxes of books and materials. Part-time, 20 hours per week
including one evening and most Saturdays. Library Assistant 2 is in the 107 pay grade, which starts at
$10.29/hr. and requires an associate’s degree or higher. Additional benefits include earned leave, ability
to participate in dental and vision insurance plans, AFLAC, and the Commonwealth of VA 457 deferred
compensation plan.
Applications are available online at www.bplsonline.org. Position open until filled. EOE. The BPLS
maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. A criminal background check, and previous
employer references are required as conditions of pre-employment.

Email applications to Jenifer Golston, Assistant Branch Manager, at jgolston@bpls.org

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