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Substitute - Children’s and Circulation Desks, Waltham Public Library (Waltham)

On a per-diem/on-call basis – to fill in for staff absences, including days, nights and weekends             

Seeking a friendly, adaptive, enthusiastic, service-oriented individuals to help serve a diverse, urban community within a busy library setting. We're looking for someone who is self-motivated, cares about accuracy, and can handle stressful situations with grace and good humor. Customer service experience is highly valued.

Duties include:  Answering telephones, checking materials in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance, assisting patrons to locate materials and other general circulation desk duties as assigned.


Qualifications include:  Excellent customer service skills, ability to perform under pressure, able to work well with other employees & a diverse urban community, good problem solving and computer skills. The employee must be able to stand, stretch and stoop as well as 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.

Experience:  Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education,     6 months of computer experience, 1 year customer service experience working with the public, or any equivalent combination. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$25.68 per hour – no benefits

Closing Date

August 23, 2021

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in ONE complete pdf:

·         Completed City of Waltham employment application ( )

·         Resume and

·         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#2022-03    Posted 7/6/2021


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