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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?

  • Position: LIBRARIAN I (Reference) (Lantana Road Branch, West Boynton Branch, West Boca Branch)
    Deadline: 11/14/2014

    Position: LIBRARIAN I (Reference) (Lantana Road Branch, West Boynton Branch, West Boca Branch)

    ISSUED: 11/14/2014

    Salary: $42,714 Annually

    Department: Library/Branch Public Services

    Hours: 40 Variable hours/week, including evenings and weekends

    LOCATION: 4020 Lantana Road, Lake Worth; 9451 Jog Road, Boynton Beach; 18685 State Road 7, Boca Raton

    JOB ID: 10067

    DESCRIPTION: Provides reference services to patrons as part of a team; instructs patrons in the use of traditional/electronic reference sources and online public access catalog. Participates in collection maintenance and development; maintains reference and non-fiction collections. Provides readers' advisory services and adult programming; conducts internet and other computer training sessions to the public.

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

    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: Working in a public/academic library reference section; providing bibliographic instruction; presenting programs/instructions to groups; using computer/internet/data-based resources.

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