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Palm Beach County Library System is seeking friendly, customer-oriented staff. We are a busy, fully automated, southeastern Florida library system serving a population of 865,541 with a Main Library, 16 branches, and Outreach Services with 450 employees. To apply for open positions, you may:

  • Apply online.
  • Fax your application and résumé to (561) 616-6893.
  • Drop off or mail your application and résumé to: Palm Beach County Human Resources, located at 100 Australian Avenue, Suite 300, West Palm Beach, FL 33406.

The Job Hotline number is 561-616-6900; the main number is 561-616-6888. Office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Email résumés are not accepted. The Library System also hires student employees for weeknight and weekend shifts. To find out about theses job openings, visit your local library. We do not advertise the student positions on the web site. Palm Beach County is a drug-free workplace. Library jobs appear on the main Palm Beach County job site also.

Interested in a library career, but not sure where to start? Librarycareers.org

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  • Position: LIBRARIAN I (Youth Services)
    Deadline: 10/03/2014

    Position: LIBRARIAN I (Youth Services)

    ISSUED: 09/29/2014 CLOSES: 10/03/2014

    Salary: $42,714 Annually

    Department: Library/Branch Public Services/Wellington Branch

    Hours: Ability to lift 30 pounds preferred. Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

    LOCATION: 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington

    JOB ID: 9969

    DESCRIPTION: Plans and conducts children's services that include creative programming, storytelling, reference, collection development and readers' advisory services for babies, toddlers, school-age children and young adults. Oversees the Teen Volunteer program; promotes the library to schools, conducts library tours and represents the library in the community.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association. (ALA)

    OTHER: Ability to lift 30 pounds preferred. Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

    PREFERENCE OF EXPERIENCE: Public library youth services; using the internet. Also desirable: Knowledge of children's literature (must specify on application).

    Download a copy of the Palm Beach County Application for Employment Form