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HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford is hiring for a Library Asst.


PAY: $15.00/hr, 15 hours per week

Assists in the daily operations of the Circulation Desk, monitors the borrowing of materials and performs related public service duties as required. Must be available some nights and Saturdays.

Provides courteous public service at the circulation desk by responding promptly to patron requests according to established procedures. Promotes library service to the community by assisting in the planning and implementation of library programs. Makes the library collection accessible by following established circulation and cataloging procedures. This position performs a variety of clerical duties, which include: assistance in opening and closing department; typing and filing; assisting in maintaining appropriate security on ground floor when reporting inappropriate patrons’ behavior to Librarian. May assist in collecting, recording and transferring all monies (cash or checks, in person or by mail) coming in, ordering supplies and calling repair services when necessary.

High school diploma or GED required. Two years of college or appropriate public library experience with an automated library system preferred. Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record preferred. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Must have a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, mandatory by MGL Chapter 6 Sec. 172C.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO.

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  1. Hello, I am very interested in the job and would like to apply.

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