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The Town of Essex seeks a qualified applicant for a part time (an average of 6 -8 hours per week), non-benefit eligible position as a Library Assistant at the T.O.H.P. Burnham Library


Job Title:      Library Assistant, Part Time


Department:   T.O.H.P. Burnham Library


Job Summary:  Responsibilities include providing direct service to patrons at the circulation desk, including data entry, patron assistance, and shelving library materials.  Ability to work well with the public and familiarity with a wide range of technology is necessary. Must be physically capable of shelving books, able to lift, bend, kneel and be able to carry or push 50lbs. Flexibility in scheduling to provide coverage for vacationing or absent staff preferred, includes evenings and Saturdays

Qualifications:   Associate Degree or higher preferred. Library experience and working knowledge of Symphony SirsiDynix a plus.


Salary:  Starting salary $19.42-$23.73 commensurate with experience, must pass a CORI & drug test

Closing Date: 
Open until position is filled 


How to Apply:   Send a resume and cover letter to:  Deborah French, Director,

T.O.H.P. Burnham Library, 30 Martin St. Essex, MA 01929 or email:


Posted:  July 1, 2018

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