Jobs @ ZBPL


The Zion-Benton Public Library District seeks an energetic self-starter who enjoys physically active work, finding patterns, putting order to chaos, tidying up, searching for hard to find items, and helping people.

The person in this position is a team player who:

  • Contributes to a welcoming environment for library users.
  • Sorts returned items by type and classification on sorting room shelves and on book trucks.
  • Determines priority for shelving according to established guidelines.
  • Re-shelves sorted materials to their proper places.
  • Looks for and retrieves items as requested.
  • Picks up stray items left on tables, stack-end carts, and ends of shelves and returns them to the sorting room before closing.
  • Shelf-reads as assigned.
  • Contributes to the appearance of the library by picking up scrap paper, pencils, etc.
  • Brings damaged items to the attention of circulation staff.
  • Responds to simple directional questions from patrons.
  • Shifts collections as directed.
  • May assist with delivery to Traveling Library patrons.
  • Uses existing and learns new and emerging technologies.
  • Attends and participates in staff, department, and other job-related meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English. Spanish language abilities preferred.
  • Alpha-numeric recognition skills.
  • Ability to use basic office equipment, including a computer, tablet, or similar device.
  • Well-developed oral communication skills.

This is a part time 8-12 hours/week, non-exempt position. Schedule requires day, evening, and/or weekend hours and may include off site work. Starts at $10.00 per hour depending on qualifications.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume by Friday, February 10th to Paula Pavelski at with Shelver in the subject line.

Click here for the full Shelving Assistant job description in PDF format.

Maintenance & Security Supervisor

Download the full job description here.

Full Time – Exempt
Hours to include days, evenings and weekends
Salary:  $47,500

Deadline to apply: January 27, 2017

Please email cover letter and resume to  Please include Maintenance and Security Supervisor in the subject line.