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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


POSITION: Public Services Specialist (Youth)

LOCATION: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

PAY RATE: Approximately 19 hours a week. Pay rate: $18.25/hour.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Job responsibilities include planning and conducting programs for an assigned customer service area, community outreach, assisting users with computers and other library technology, providing information and readers’ advisory services to library users, circulation duties, and clerical tasks. Performs other duties as assigned. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and Saturday shifts.

REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or equivalent required; college degree or coursework preferred. Relevant previous experience required.

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

DEADLINE: Monday, June 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m.



POSITION: Library Associate

LOCATION: Atlee and Mechanicsville 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. Please include all information to be considered in the application. TDD #730-6140

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 27, 2024, 9:00 a.m.



POSITION: Librarian-Collections (Part-time)

LOCATION: Collection Strategy Dept., Mechanicsville, VA

PAY RATE: $23.09/hour; 16 hours per week

DESCRIPTION: Pamunkey Regional Library (“PRL”) is seeking applications for the part-time position of Collections Librarian in its Collection Strategy Department. PRL is a nine-branch library system that serves approximately 154,000 residents in the counties of Goochland, Hanover, King and Queen, and King William. The library has a collection of over 200,000 items and an annual collection budget of over $600,000.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for selecting and recommending a range of material formats to meet the needs and demands of the community. Recommendations will be made using professional resources and library software; by evaluating and responding to requests for materials from internal and external customers; and by analyzing the collection for accuracy, relevancy, and popularity. The position requires frequent use of Microsoft Excel and library reporting software to compile statistics and evaluate the collection. This position is supervised by the Collection Strategy Librarian.

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university and previous library experience are required. Closely related coursework and/or experience preferred.

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: Friday, June 28, 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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