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Shelving Aide

The Oak Park Public Library’s Main location has openings for energetic and conscientious people to shelve library materials. This position is responsible for the sorting and shelving of materials in a prompt and accurate manner, shelf reading and maintaining the order of the collection, and also involves operating the automated handling machine. To be successful candidates will need to pass a skills test based on the alphabetical and numerical sorting of library materials.

These are 15 hour per week positions at the Grade 2 level with a starting salary of $10.00 per hour. Successful candidates should have flexibility regarding their schedule, but initially weekend and evening hours will be a requirement. The flexibility to adhere to an agreed preset schedule is desirable.

Application forms are available for download at: http://oppl.org/sites/default/files/application.pdf and should be returned with a cover letter and/or a resume to Martyn Churchouse, Assistant Manager at mchurchouse@oppl.org no later than February 11, 2016.






    The Oak Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. The Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    Resumes with a cover letter may be sent to employment@oppl.org. Please indicate the position applied for in the subject line.

    Applications for employment can be returned to any library location. Applications will be retained for six months and are reviewed when the Library has an open position.