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Desk Assistant

Weymouth Public Libraries

Weymouth, MA

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 27th, 2022


$16.87 per Hour   Calculate


Weymouth, MA




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



Job Description

Hours are:
Mondays 1:00-9:00 PM
Tuesdays through Fridays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Every Third Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Weymouth Public Libraries seeks a motivated, enthusiastic team player with superior customer service skills to join our circulation staff at Tufts Library, the main branch and busiest library in Weymouth.

Acts as a first point of contact for all patrons; assists patrons with general questions about library and in the use of materials, greets visitors of library; answers telephones and directs calls; answers patrons’ inquiries regarding their accounts or reserving museum passes; helps patrons locate library materials or sends them to Information Desk.

Assists persons in registering for library cards including processing such applications; enters and retrieves member and circulation information via the ILS. Provides orientation to new patrons related to services provided by libraries.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: A high school diploma or GED required with a four-year degree preferred.
Experience: Previous work experience within a library setting or in a customer service field is preferred.


Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Benefited union position. For more information see Town of Weymouth HR page at https://www.weymouth.ma.us/human-resources/pages/union-contracts-and-moas-0.

Additional Info & Requirements

All successful applicants must have an official Town of Weymouth job application form on file regardless of the position for which they are applying.

The Community

Weymouth is a town where people of diverse backgrounds and experience live and work side by side. We are committed to the idea that the Town government services should be provided by representatives of all people. We are building a workforce that reflects that commitment and welcome inquiries regarding employment opportunities. The Town of Weymouth is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Town will not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, veteran status, disability (where it does not alter their job, program or activity) or on the basis of other non-merit factors in the hiring and promotion process.


Human Resources / Job Listings

HR Info

The first step in applying for a job with the Town of Weymouth is to fill out a job application, which can be found here: https://www.weymouth.ma.us/sites/g/files/vyhlif4041/f/uploads/employment_application_wreferences_1.pdf. All successful applicants must have an official Town of Weymouth job application form on file regardless of the position for which they are applying.

Applicants interested in applying for a position can send their resume and application either by fax to 781-682-3561, by email to jobs@weymouth.ma.us, or by mail or in person to Human Resources, 182 Green Street, N. Weymouth, MA 02191. Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 781-340-5010

Posted Jan 13, 2022