The Saratoga Springs Public Library accepts applications on a continuous basis for all of the positions
listed below. These positions are typically filled on a part-time hourly basis. Applications are reviewed
when an opening occurs. For information on current openings, please contact the Human Resources Manager at
(518) 584-7860 ext. 284.
If you are interested in employment, you may pick up an application at the bulletin board just inside the
entry from the second floor stairwell, or call the Human Resources office at (518) 584-7860 ex. 284 for
Applications are reviewed when an opening becomes available. Please be sure to list which position(s) you
are applying for on the employment application.
If interested you may download, print, and bring in an Employment Application.
- Applicants must possess a Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from a program accredited
by the American Library Association. A New York State Public Librarian's Certificate is also required.
A Civil Service examination may be required.
- Library Clerk
- Responsible for basic library clerical tasks. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or have
one year of clerical experience. A Civil Service examination may be required.
- Library Shelver
- Responsible for returning library materials to the shelves and other related duties. There are no
minimum qualifications for this position.
- Maintenance Mechanic
- Responsible for building maintenance and repair. Applicants must have four years of experience in
general building construction or building maintenance activities involving carpentry, plumbing and
- Building Maintenance Worker
- Applicants must have a high school or general equivalency diploma and 3 years of full-time paid
experience in general building construction, maintenance work, or a closely related field
(additional education may be substituted for minimum work experience).
- Performance of routine cleaning of all areas of the building during evening hours when the library is
closed. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or paid cleaning experience.
- Library Building Monitor
- Performance of security duties throughout the library. A high school diploma or one year of security
experience is required.
The Saratoga Springs Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all
applicable federal and state laws as well as the rules and regulations of the Saratoga Springs Municipal
Civil Service Commission.