Library Jobs

Thank you for your interest in working at the Pamunkey Regional Library!  Below you will find open positions listed as they become available, our application for employment, and job descriptions. See our Careers and Job Searching subject guide for links to job search tools and other helpful information.

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Current Openings


POSITIONS: Library Associates

LOCATION: Montpelier and West Point branch libraries

PAY RATE: $16.22/hour, approximately 11-16 hours a week

RESPONSIBILITIES: Job responsibilities include circulation duties, clerical tasks, assisting users with computers and other library technology and providing information and readers’ advisory services to library users. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule, including days, nights and Saturday shifts.

REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or equivalent required. Relevant previous experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY: Email a PRL application (see below) with the position title in the subject line to prlapplications@pamunkeylibrary.org. All information to be considered must be included in the application. TDD #730-6140

DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 9:00 a.m.



POSITION: Public Services Librarian (Youth)

LOCATION: Ashland Branch Library

SALARY: Starting rate for this full-time, 40 hour per week position is $48,034.39 per year with benefits.

DESCRIPTION: The Public Services Librarian provides service to library users in an assigned customer service area. This position supervises or delegates supervision of all employees and volunteers assigned to the area. The Librarian is an integral part of the branch library management team and the position is supervised by the Branch Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include developing and delivering programs, fostering community partnerships, providing staff training, customer workshops, and promoting library resources within the branch and through outreach. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school. Relevant previous experience preferred. Certification as a professional librarian by the Library of Virginia is required within 6 months of employment. Must have a valid Virginia driver's license or reliable transportation. Must work evening and weekend hours on a regular basis.

HOW TO APPLY: Email a PRL application (see below), resume, and cover letter with the position title in the subject line to prlapplications@pamunkeylibrary.org. TDD #730-6140

DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 9:00 a.m.



POSITION: Courier

LOCATION: Mobile Services Department, Mechanicsville, VA

PAY RATE: Approximately 6-16 hours a week at $15.60/hour.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position requires manual labor, including packing, picking up, and delivering library materials, supplies, equipment, and furniture across the Pamunkey Library region. The courier assists the manager in the basic upkeep of Library vehicles including fueling, cleaning, and checking oil and fluids. Candidates must have morning availability and be able to work a flexible schedule, including Saturdays.

REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred and an excellent driving record of at least three years is required. The ability to lift 50 lbs. or more is required.

HOW TO APPLY: Email a PRL application (see below) with the position title in the subject line to prlapplications@pamunkeylibrary.org. All information to be considered must be included in the application. TDD #730-6140

DEADLINE: Open until filled. Applications received within the previous 12 months for this position do not need to be resubmitted.

Application for Employment


Our application is available in three formats.  Please download and save your preferred format before completing the form. Email your application to the email address listed in the job ad.  Applications cannot be accepted by mail, in our branches, nor by fax.

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