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To inquire about employment with Jefferson County Library (JCL), please contact the JCL Branch where you are interested in working.

JCL is committed to equal employment opportunity and shall not discriminate in any of its employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, marital status, national origin or physical disability.

Clerical positions: JCL continually accepts applications for a pool of clerical positions. The starting wage for a Clerk I position is $7.75 per hour. Customer service or library experience preferred. Minimum qualifications for a Clerk are a high school diploma or equivalent. Apply in person at any Jefferson County Library Branch. Click here for branch addresses, phone numbers and directions. 

Click here for job application.  Please fill out application and return to the branch where you would like to apply.  PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat required to view form.

DUE TO BUDGET CONSTRAINTS THE LIBRARY IMPLEMENTED A HIRING FREEZE EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 10, 2010. WHEN ANY VACANCY OCCURS THE POSITION MUST BE REVIEWED TO DETERMINE IF IT IS NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN BASIC SERVICE LEVELS. NO POSITION WILL BE REFILLED UNLESS AUTHORIZED AS NECESSARY BY THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR.

 

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 Northwest Branch - Full Time Reference Senior Clerk 1

-- 34 hours per week; AVAILABILITY NEEDED: Evenings (Monday - Thursday 2:30-9 p.m.);  rotating Fridays (9:30-6)and Saturdays (8:30-5) - @ every third Saturday.

The Reference Senior Clerk 1 assists customers with reference questions, performs basic tech support for computer users, creates programming events for adults, assists with materials selection, is a passport acceptance agent, shelves materials, performs general housekeeping duties as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, plus 60 hours college credit, or 4 years library experience with progressively increasing responsibilities. Strong computer and customer service skills; Ability to coordinate multiple tasks; Ability to function in a busy environment with minimal intervention by supervisor; Excellent telephone manners.

Must pass criminal records check

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to carry 15 lb. loads over 100 feet; to push a loaded book cart (approximately 50 lbs) a distance of 25 feet without stopping; stand for three-hour periods without sitting; use a step stool and to lift 2 lbs. overhead to a height of 7.5 ft. and to bend, stoop, kneel to floor; ability to read 10 pt. type; hear patrons in conversational voice at distance of 4 ft. and on the telephone; speak clearly and audibly to patrons standing at 4 ft. distance; operate a computer keyboard, a touch-key telephone receiver and other office equipment

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Arnold Branch - Part Time Children's Clerk 1

-- 28 hours per week; AVAILABILITY NEEDED: Days, Evenings and Weekends Required!

The Children's Clerk 1 assists with Children's Services, including programming, children's reference, reader's advisory, and other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, customer service skills with children and adults, computer skills, knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System, and self-motivation.

Must pass criminal records check

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to carry 15 lb. loads over 100 feet; to push a loaded book cart (approximately 50 lbs) a distance of 25 feet without stopping; stand for three-hour periods without sitting; use a step stool and to lift 2 lbs. overhead to a height of 7.5 ft. and to bend, stoop, kneel to floor; ability to read 10 pt. type; hear patrons in conversational voice at distance of 4 ft. and on the telephone; speak clearly and audibly to patrons standing at 4 ft. distance; operate a computer keyboard, a touch-key telephone receiver and other office equipment.

Starting Pay - $7.75 per hour

Apply in person at the Arnold Branch, 1701 Missouri State Rd.  Deadline 3/5/15.