Careers

At Boyd County Public Library, we are committed to creating an excellent library for our community, our staff, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and, finally, the nation.  In order to meet this goal, the library has

  • Defined the “Core Values” of the library, the basic elements that form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves, establishing practices we use (or should be using) every day in everything we do.
  • Established “Core Competencies” that set out the basic skills each staff member must have and/or be trained to do and see that all staff are trained, and are continued to be trained.
  • Created a “Strategic Plan” to address the State Standards at the “Exemplary” level and has begun implementing those goals and objectives.

Every job description begins with these “Core Values” and every employee is expected to acknowledge that he or she will work by these cores values at all times while representing The Library.  Click here to read the Library’s Core Values. Below you will find the current job openings.  By clicking on the individual titles you will be able to view the job description.  The library requires that all applicants submit a BCPL application online.

To apply click here.  Resumes and/or additional documents should be file attached to the application.


Full-time Positions

Benefits include:

  • Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Paid flexible spending account ($600 per year toward health care costs)
  • Kentucky State Retirement
  • Kentucky Deferred Compensation option
  • 7 hours paid birthday leave
  • Library Logo shirts at anniversary
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • A nice environment to work in!

Information Specialist

 

35 hours per week: Nights and weekends (Saturday and Sunday)

Salary Range: $9.80 Per hour

General Description: At its basic level, the position involves answering directional and informational questions. On a broader level, the position is responsible for the interpretation of the library’s collection to its users and is directly concerned with assisting users in securing information and utilizing the resources of the library to meet specific needs.

Experience and Training · Preferred: Two years of library experience, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives state library certification at Library Experience level or the ability to obtain within one year. Required: A high school diploma or GED, one year of library experience, related training, and/or education, and two full years of customer service experience. · Knowledge of library procedures preferred.

Special Requirements · Possess a valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle. · Must be able to work nights and weekends, including Saturday and Sundays.

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Circulation Clerk

20 hours per week: Nights and weekends (Saturday and Sunday)

Salary Range: $9.39 Per hour

General Description:  Serves as the “first impression” for the library by greeting the public through direct interaction and by providing general library services in an effort to create lifelong users.

Experience and Training: Preferred: One year of library experience. Required: Be at least 16 years of age AND working toward or have earned a high school diploma or GED.  Proficiency with information management tools such as Windows applications, Microsoft Office, and Internet Explorer required.  Experience with library procedures preferred.

Special Requirements: May need to possess a valid driver’s license.  Must be able to work nights and weekends, including Sundays.

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Custodian

20 hours per week: Nights and weekends (Saturday and Sunday)

Salary Range: $9.03 Per hour

General Description: Performs a variety of basic cleaning duties for the upkeep and maintenance of library facilities that comprises repetitive manual work requiring safe and efficient performance of simple building, cleaning, and maintenance duties.

Experience and Training: Preferred: One year of custodial experience. Required: Be at least 16 years of age AND a high school diploma or GED equivalency. Experience with Windows applications, Microsoft Office, and Internet Explorer preferred.

Special Requirements: Valid driver’s license. Use of personal vehicle. Must be able to work afternoons and weekends, including Sundays.

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