Mountainside Public Library is seeking to hire 2 High School students to work 2 1/2 hours per week divided over 2 days.


Job description:  Properly re-shelve library materials.  Assist with the maintenance of the Library collections, including shelf-reading and shifting.  Occasional photocopying and light clerical work. Other duties assigned as needed.


Requirements:  Applicant must be at least 14 years of age, and must provide working papers.  Must be well organized, reliable, and detail oriented.  Must be able to read, understand and communicate clearly in English.  Applicants must be able to learn basic library organization, terminology, and materials.  Must be able to file both alphabetically and numerically.  Must be able to deal tactfully, courteously and effectively with patrons of all ages and with other employees.


Applicant must be able to perform the following actions: bend, reach overhead, lift and carry 10 pounds, push a wheeled cart loaded with Library materials, and, on occasion, work with dusty paper materials.


Starting date: June, 2017. 


Salary:  Paid hourly, New Jersey State minimum.


To apply:  Come in to the Library and complete an application


The Mountainside Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. 




05/22/2017  LVF