Circulation Assistant I

Work Schedule: 16 hours/week; schedule must be flexible to include mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekend shifts.

Salary: $11.25 per hour. No benefits.

The Fremont Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic person with great customer service skills to join our circulation staff. Duties include material check-in and checkout, patron registration, telephone reception, fee collection, materials shelving, and related activities.

Primary Duties:

  • Greets and directs library patrons.
  • Charges and discharges library materials in accordance with established library policies and procedures.
  • Communicates library policies and procedures to patrons and staff in an accurate and courteous manner.
  • Manages fines and fees in ILS.
  • Issues library cards and maintains library patron records.
  • Performs routine clerical work associated with circulation duties.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all patrons of the library.
  • Ability to communicate well in both oral and written English; Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and related software.
  • Operate a cash register.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other people.

Physical Demands:

  • Requires full range of body motion including standing, sitting, bending, and stooping.
  • Ability to lift and move books.
  • Ability to push and pull book carts.

Apply in person at the Checkout desk or email your resume and 3 references to

No phone calls, please.


Maintenance / Custodian

Work Schedule:  15-18 hours per week, weekday afternoons: 2-6pm

Pay: $11.25/hr.

Primary Duties:

  • General upkeep of building and grounds
  • Reports any building problems to Facilities Supervisor
  • Assists in opening/closing of Library and securing the building
  • Meeting room set ups
  • Outside trash pick up
  • Snow removal from entrance and walkways
  • Bio Clean Crisis Scene Management, cleaning, disinfecting, handling, containment and disposal of any bodily fluid “spills” due to illness and/or accident.


  • High school age or above. Valid driver’s license.
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written.
  • Able to safely and effectively use hand tools.
  • Basic understanding of HVAC systems and controls.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.

Physical Demands:

  • Requires full range of body motion including standing, sitting, bending, walking, stooping, reaching in tight places, shoveling, mowing and climbing vertical and step-ladders.
  • Position involves lifting and carrying up to 70 pounds and the ability to push at least 100 pounds on wheels.
  • Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination when moving library materials or operating automated equipment and power tools.
  • Good vision; correctable to 20/20 and in color.

Stop at the Checkout Desk to fill out an application in person.

Fremont Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer that maintains a drug-free workplace.



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