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Library Page- Technical Services

Burlington, MA
The Burlington Public Library takes pride in the innovative services, programs and materials that it provides to its community.  Conveniently located 14 miles northwest of Boston and easily accessible from Route 95/128 and Route 3, Burlington is home to 26,000 residents and a robust collection of businesses.  This vibrant community welcomes approximately 150,000 people per day to work, eat, and shop.   Reporting to the Technical Services Librarian, this position supports a department that prides itself on the highest quality of service as it prepares materials to enter the Library’s collection. 

Major duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare all formats of materials for circulation.  Task includes applying spine labels and other labels; stamping materials; applying book covers; attaching other stickers, barcodes, etc.
  • Mend books and magazines
  • Reshelve library materials; pull materials from shelves as needed; keep shelves in good order
  • Other similar tasks as necessary
 
Recommended minimum qualifications include
  • Attention to detail and excellent manual dexterity
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Able to move loaded book carts and reach all shelves to a six-foot level, with stool
  • Excellent customer service skills

This is a part time full-year position, 11.25 hours per week.
Hours are:  Monday 2pm-6pm
Tuesday 6pm-9:15pm and
Friday 3pm-6:15pm

Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.

Pay range starts at $15.38/hr with the opportunity to advance to a max rate of $16.31/hr through bi-annual increases.

Applications received by February 26, 2024 will receive first consideration.  Position will remain open until filled.


Please note: MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board.  Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory CORI results.

 

Methods to apply for this position:
 
Click on the Apply Now button (preferred)
 
  -or-
 
Send letter of interest, resume, and application to:
     Cheralyn Rosati
     Human Resources Coordinator
     Town of Burlington
     29 Center Street
     Burlington, MA  01803
 
The Town of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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