Employment Opportunities


Part-time Position Available: 20-23 hours per week

Waukesha Public Library champions the power of reading and learning to enrich, empower, and engage all in our community. The Library seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented individual to shelve library materials.

THE POSITION: We are looking for a dedicated employee with a welcoming personality to work in the Circulation Services Department, sorting and shelving library materials, checking in and straightening up newspapers, emptying book returns, keeping the shelves in Dewey Decimal order, organizing books to be re-shelved, assisting with closing procedures, and check-in of materials as needed.

Schedule will include mornings, afternoons, evenings until 8:45 p.m., and weekends.

Schedule flexibility is essential.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent or current enrollment in high school and 16 years of age; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills: knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system and the use of standard office equipment; ability to understand and follow detailed directions, work independently, with minimal supervision, multitask and prioritize workload; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the public; and skills in organizational proficiencies and time management.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM? The Waukesha Public Library takes pride in providing its patrons with extraordinary service. The Library offers an excellent work environment and a competitive salary. The 2019 salary range is $12.06 per hour to a maximum of $16.29 per hour achieved through merit increases.

Follow this link to use the online application which is available on the City of Waukesha's website.

In addition to the online application, please attach a letter of interest to Bruce Gay, Library Director.

Deadline to apply: 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019

Miscellaneous Employment Information

Please note that the Library does not maintain a resume file or applicant list and can only accept employment applications when a position has been approved and posted.

The Waukesha Public Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.