Employment

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Part-Time Library Assistant 2 – Big Island Library

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking a public service oriented individual to work in the Big Island Library. The ability to work with groups of children and/or young adults and implement children’s programs is required. Major duties include a full range of automated circulation desk procedures, assisting patrons with materials selection, responding to library policy questions, extensive use of library computer equipment and various Microsoft Office applications.

Requirements include the ability to spend five or more hours daily at a computer screen; stooping, bending, lifting, reaching, plus ability to lift 25 pound bags/boxes of books and materials. Part-time, 20 hours per week including Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings. 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.

Send completed applications and/or resume to Dawn Fisher at dfisher@bpls.org.

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