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Library Assistant, Watertown Free Public Library (Watertown)

The Watertown Free Public Library is looking for a part time Library Assistant. Our busy mid-sized library serves a diverse population with a broad catalog of needs. As a member of circulation staff you will be the first point of contact for many patrons. 

This job might be for you if: 

·         You like people and you get satisfaction from helping them. 

·         You have a firm grasp of what excellent customer service is and you know how to deliver it.

·         You take pride in doing a job well whether it is solving a complicated problem or performing a routine task. 

·         You are confident and friendly with interpersonal interactions. 

·         You are resilient and understand that when working with the general public you can’t take things personally. 

·         You are willing to learn and can adapt to change.

·         You believe in the mission of libraries. You want a job in public service. 

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This is a full time (37 hours) union position. Benefits include healthcare, retirement, paid holidays, and generous sick and vacation time. The work schedule includes some evenings and a weekend rotation. The hourly rate is $21.97 per hour. 


To land this job you need to have a high school diploma or GED. You do not need to have worked in a library before, but you do need strong customer service experience. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time





Closing Date

August 19, 2020

How to Apply

Please email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director, at by Wednesday, August 19.


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