LaGrange Library in Dutchess County, NY is looking for an enthusiastic, customer-service/detail oriented individual to join our team in our beautiful new library located in the center of LaGrangeville.
Responsibilities include answering the phone, serving patrons at the checkout and information desks, assisting library users with reference, reader’s advisory and basic computer functions, shelving, shelf-reading, and small projects as assigned. Online training to become a Passport Agent will be provided and those duties include processing new passports, carefully checking personal documents, and taking passport photos.
This position is 18 hours per week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 2pm-8pm, plus 2 Saturdays per month 9am-2:15pm, with the opportunity to cover other shifts as needed. Salary is $13 per hour with three (3) flex days upon hiring; sick, vacation, and personal days upon one (1) year anniversary.
Requirements: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED, United States Citizenship (mandatory for Passport Agents) customer service experience, basic computer proficiency, the ability to multi-task, and the physical ability to bend, kneel, and lift up to 50 pounds. Must enjoy working with the public, have patience with children, and be able to maintain confidentiality of patron information. Prior library experience is a plus.
Please email a meaningful cover letter, resume, and two (2) references to email@example.com, and indicate “Clerk” in the subject line.
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.