P-T Library Technician, Youth Services (Job #2019-40), Somerset County Library System, North Plainfield Memorial Library Branch
Library Technician, Youth Services (Job #2019-40) - North Plainfield Memorial Library branch.

Essential Functions of the Job: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • shelving materials, performing direct patron service at the public service desk;
  • performing off-desk responsibilities; assisting with maintaining and promoting library collection; and
  • performing other library-related tasks as assigned by supervisor or branch manager.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bilingual skills required (English/Spanish);
  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • some college or technical school coursework, one year of related customer service or library experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities; and
  • reliable transportation to attend training, meetings, or other assigned duties at other branches or off-site locations as required.

Physical Demands:
  • Reading materials and providing verbal assistance to library users in English;
  • manual dexterity to handle books, software, and a variety of other media formats; intermittent sitting, standing, and walking;
  • occasional bending, reaching, and stooping;
  • lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 lbs.;
  • pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 100 lbs.;
  • distinguishing sounds at various frequencies and volumes;
  • distance vision sufficient to distinguish people or objects under a variety of light conditions; and
  • vision sufficient to view computer screens and spine labels under a variety of light conditions.

Hourly Rate:$15.87 (negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications); Up to 20 hours per week. Schedule: Since the library is open days and evenings, schedules may vary; including Monday evenings; Saturday and Sunday rotation; some holidays; schedule subject to change with notice.

About SCLSNJ:Somerset County Library System of New Jersey partners with you to connect, to explore, to share and to discover. Our vision is to work together to enrich lives, expand knowledge and strengthen communities. SCLSNJ is comprised of 10 branch locations and 2 reading stations. For more information, visit SCLSNJ.org.Job Notices:Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and SCLSNJ Application to [email protected] The SCLSNJ application can be found on our website - SCLSNJ.org/about/work-at-sclsnj. Please include the job identification number on all application materials (#2019-40).

MLS or Library School Required:


Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Not Applicable (No MLS Required)

Job Focus:
Youth Services