City of Waltham Waltham Public Library in Waltham, Massachusetts

Library Assistant II-Circulation PT (2)

Waltham Public Library

City of Waltham

Job Responsibilities: Answering telephones, checking materials in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance, assisting patrons to locate materials and other general circulation desk duties as assigned. Full description available through the Human Resources Dept.

Qualifications: Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education, 6 months of computer experience, 1 year working with the public, or any equivalent combination. Strong interest in working with the general public, ability to perform under pressure, ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public in a tactful and courteous manner, good problem solving and computer skills. Superior customer service abilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI), and a background check.

Preferred: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese preferred. Familiarity with III Sierra software preferred.

Rate of pay: $23.31 hr, pro-rated time off No health or retirement benefits

Hours: 19 hours per week Weekly schedule to include a morning and afternoon and a minimum of two evenings/week, plus a minimum of two Saturdays and one Sunday per month including July & August.

Deadline to apply: August 4, 2017

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in one complete pdf:

  • a completed City of Waltham application

  • cover letter and resume

  • three written letters of professional reference to:

    Mary Gullotti

City of Waltham

Human Resources Department

119 School Street

Waltham, MA 02451


Fax 781-314-3358

Req 2018-03