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Library Assistant II, Waltham Public Library (Waltham)

Enthusiastic individual wanted to work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse, urban community with an excellent collection of print, audio-visual and online resources.

Duties may include:  Answering telephones, checking materials in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance, processing daily deliveries and other general circulation desk duties as assigned.

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 year-round.


Qualifications include:  Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education, 6 months of computer experience, 1 year experience 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. Full description available at Human Resources Department. Applicant selected will be required to submit three written and signed letters of reference within one week of accepting an offer.  Letters may not be dated any older than two years.  Emails are acceptable providing they come directly from the author’s email.

Preferred qualifications: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; familiarity with III Sierra software.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$24.73 per hour, pro-rated paid time off no health or retirement benefits

Closing Date

February 5, 2020

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in one complete pdf file:

·                  Completed City of Waltham employment application 

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·                  Resume

·                  Letter of interest to:

Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451  781-314-3356

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer        Req#2020-74  Posted    1/8/2020


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