Employment Opportunities




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 in the Circulation Services Department.

The individual in this position:

  • Organizes books to be re-shelved, sorts and shelves library materials, keeping the shelves in Dewey Decimal order
  • Checks in and straightens newspapers
  • Empties book returns, checks in library materials as needed
  • Assists with closing procedures

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

Schedule flexibility is essential.

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 establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the public.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, multitasking and prioritizing workload.
  • Skills in organizational proficiencies and time management.

The 2020 salary range is $12.33 per hour to a maximum of $16.65 per hour achieved through merit increases.

Apply online by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Please include a letter of interest to:

Bruce Gay


Online application is available on the City of Waukesha's website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/waukesha

Full job description available upon request


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.