Southwest Public Libraries is seeking a part-time shelver. This position involves 15 hours per week and includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Flexiblity in hours is required. If you are interested in joining our team, see position details below and follow the link to apply. 


Position: Shelver – 15 hrs/wk. This position involves morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.

Salary: Starting salary $8.80/hr moving to $12.50/hr in January 2022


Minimum Qualifications:

High school student or high school diploma or equivalent

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to follow instructions and perform routine duties in a responsible manner
  • Ability to sort and file alphabetically and numerically

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to reach upper and lower shelves while handling items weighing up to ten pounds each
  • Ability to read titles on shelves
  • Ability to push heavy carts
  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time

Essential Functions:

  • Shelves and files library materials in all areas of the library collections; shelf reads and keeps shelves in proper order and neatness; retrieves materials from book drop, open shelves, or storage areas.
  • Assists customers in basic questions and in use of on-line catalog or copier; provides basic assistance in locating materials; refers other queries to Circulation, Youth Services or Reference staff.
  • Assists in maintaining orderly appearance of public service areas, in clearing of book deposit, with inspection and cleaning of materials, with opening and closing routines, and with other circulation tasks as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Click here to apply.

Library Hours

Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mon-Thu      9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri, Sat 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM


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