Part-Time Library Circulation Clerk

Chester NY
Posted 9 months ago

The Chester Public Library is seeking a dependable and friendly person to join our Circulation Department.    


10 – 18 hours a week and is year-round.  Applicants must be flexible.  Nights and weekends are a must. 


Typical circulation desk duties include checking in and out library materials; issuing library cards; collecting fines/fees; assisting patrons in person as well as on the phone; shelving library items; and a variety of general clerical duties.   


This position requires strong customer service skills; the ability to juggle multiple demands; the ability to operate a computer and keyboard; the ability to speak, write and read English; the ability to express ideas clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing; to be attentive to detail; and to interact tactfully and courteously with patrons and staff.  The candidate should also be able to do physical work such as standing, bending, and lifting (up to 30 lbs).     


Must be age 18 or older.  Does not require a high school diploma.  One year of office or library experience is preferred.   

To Apply 

No phone calls or drop-ins, please. Interested candidates, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2 employment references  no later than May 26th to with the subject line: PT CLERK POSITION

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