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Library Clerk - Circulation, Brockton Public Library (Brockton)

Applications for one (1) part-time position for Library Clerk are being accepted.  This is a year round position with morning, afternoon, evening and up to three out of four Saturday work assignments. The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period. Duties include: Assists in providing circulation services; Mends materials, Checks in and displays periodicals; Sorts and distributes mail; Operates audio-visual equipment; Empties sidewalk drop boxes; Sets up displays; Cleans library materials.

Other duties: Assists patrons in using computer resources; Inputs data into the OCLN database; Participates in workshop and training opportunities; Assists patrons in using typical library technologies; Answers the telephone; Shelf reads collection; Substitutes in all circulation departments, including the branches, when necessary; Performs other duties as assigned by designated library supervisor.

Supervision:  Works under the direct supervision of the Library Director.


As a condition of employment the employee must successfully complete and pass a Massachusetts Criminal Record Offender Information (CORI) check.

Ability to follow directions and complete work accurately required.
Ability to meet scheduling requirements of library required.
Ability to carry book bags and boxes weighing 30 – 40 pounds.
Basic working knowledge of computers required.
Ability to relate to patrons and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness.

Full/Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

$13.76 - $17.42  / hour

Salary Notes

In eight (8) steps

Closing Date

How to Apply

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees’ Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward an application to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or via email: open until filled. 


2021-10-25 |  Quick link to this job