City of Lynn - Personnel Department
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Posting Date March 28, 2022
Closing Date

Tuesday, April 8, 2022

Department Lynn Public Library
Job Title Part-Time Library Associate
Vavancies One (1) Permanent Part-Time
Union Eligible Lynn Public Library Staff Association
Work Hours Set at discretion of the Chief Librarian

$20.58 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities - A full range of circulation, reference, and children’s desk functions including checking materials in and out; registering new patrons; maintenance of patron records.
- Assisting patrons with the use of equipment available for public use including internet computers.
- Assist patrons with locating materials.
- Provide excellent customer service.
- Work other departments as needed.
- Performs other tasks as required.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, reach overhead, bend down, and push book carts weighing up to 50 lbs. 
Qualifications High school diploma/equivalency required. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and technological skills, possess excellent customer service skills, and be able to solve problems and work independently. Computer competency, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel. Previous library experience, including hands on experience with technology preferred. Ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds required. Bilingual/bicultural candidates strongly encouraged to apply. *City residency required within six months of hire.  

How To Apply

A completed application, can be submitted via:

- Email (personnel@lynnma.gov)
- Regular Post
- The Lynn City Hall Dropbox at the Johnson Street City Hall Entrance
- In-Person at the Personnel Department, Room 307 in Lynn City Hall

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.
Email Subject
Job Title
“Library Associate"
Closing Date

Friday, April 8, 2022

* The Lynn City Council has approved a home rule petition to the Massachusetts Legislature that would amend the Lynn City Charter to remove this residency requirement but affirm preference in hiring for Lynn residents.
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Last Update: March 28, 2022 9:16 AM


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