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Currently there are a variety of open positions at Deerfield Public Library. Please watch for more information.

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual that has a passion for getting materials out to our patrons as soon as possible. If you are always on the move, and like to ensure that materials are in the correct location, this is a great opportunity to let your skills shine.

Requirements include the ability to sort materials alphabetically and using the Dewey Decimal System, the ability to work independently, familiarity with computer operation, and the ability to push or pull carts weighing 50+ pounds. Requires the full range of body motion, including standing, sitting, bending, stooping, reaching, and walking for extended periods. Must be 16 years old or older. This is a year round position.

Salary: $ 8.76 per hour

Hours: 15 per week

Days: Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Position A:

Mondays, 9 am- 2 pm

Thursdays, 9 am- 2 pm

Saturdays, 9 am- 2 pm


Position B:

Mondays, 9 am- 2 pm

Tuesdays, 9 am- 2 pm

Saturdays, 9 am- 2 pm


Position C:

Mondays, 12 pm- 5 pm

Wednesdays, 12 pm- 5 pm

Saturdays, 12 pm- 5 pm


To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:

Sayaka Suzuki, Assistant Patron Services Manager/Page Supervisor

Application Deadline: Open until the positions are filled

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