Job Opening

July 11, 2019.  We are now hiring for a part-time Circulation Clerk, as described below.  Printable job description here.

Please refer to the complete description before responding.
Posting will remain open until the position is filled.

The Vanderhoof Public Library is seeking an outgoing, flexible, service-oriented, and organized individual to fill the part-time position of Circulation Clerk.
Starting wage is $13.85 per hour.

This position is ideal for someone with a keen interest in public libraries, who enjoys a variety of tasks and serving our community.  You must be “tech savvy” and be familiar with using most electronic devices.  You will work in a busy, friendly, professional team environment where your ideas and contributions are valued.

Schedule includes:

  • Tuesday through Thursday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm;
  • some Saturdays from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm; 
  • with a possible addition of Friday afternoons in the near future.


  • Provide exemplary customer service at the front desk.
  • Create and manage patron accounts with accuracy.
  • Circulate library materials, check-in and check-out, including InterLibrary Loans.
  • Maintain the order of the library collection, including shelving materials.
  • Manage inquiries, in person and by telephone.
  • Promote library services and assist patrons with finding library materials.
  • Provide technology support for patrons as needed, e. computer/device related.
  • Manage cash transactions accurately.
  • Perform opening and closing procedures.


  • High school diploma.
  • Experience in direct customer service delivery.
  • Demonstrate strong technology and computer skills including proficiency in MS Word.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail, and time management.
  • Experience with clerical duties including face-to-face and telephone customer service.
  • Physical requirements include frequent sitting, standing, walking and bending; lifting library materials, reaching to place materials on shelves, and pushing/pulling book carts.

Preference will be given to candidates with library experience or training, and flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and days.

Please submit a resume, three references from supervisors, and a cover letter:

Posting will remain open until the position is filled.