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Library Assistant I, Belmont Public Library (Belmont)

The Belmont Public Library is seeking applications for the position of Library Assistant I. The Library Assistant I performs circulation desk duties, checks materials in and out, renews materials, collects and records fees and fines, issues library cards and enters patron data, answers main desk telephone, retrieves items for paging list (reserve requests), notifies patrons regarding reserved materials availability. Provides patron assistance and responds to questions and concerns. Guides patrons through using the Library self-checkout machines when needed. Sorts, distributes and processes materials from other libraries. Sorts and shelves materials. Strong customer service skills required.

This is a full time 35 hour per week position covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the Service Employees International Union. The starting hourly rate is $19.50 and qualifies for the Town’s comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday leave.


This position requires a High school diploma with one year library experience or equivalent.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$19.50  / hour

Closing Date

February 18th 2024

How to Apply

Resumes, Cover Letters, and the Required Town of Belmont Application accepted at the HR Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or or fax 617-993-2741 by the closing date of February 18, 2024. Please view the full job description on the Town of Belmont Human Resources Jobs Page. The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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