Employment @ TPPL

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Employment Opportunities at the Library
The Library accepts employment applications for posted positions only.

Why work at the Tinley Park Public Library?

The library serves the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills, combined population 63,852, from a beautiful 58,700 sq. ft. facility just a commuter train ride away from the city of Chicago.  We strive to provide excellent, customer-focused service to achieve our mission of providing materials, programs, and services that suit the cultural, educational, informational and recreational needs of our patrons.

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THERE ARE CURRENTLY TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Bookmobile Clerk — Part Time

Job Description:

This part-time position assists with the operations of the Outreach Services Department, under the supervision of the Outreach Services Manager. Requires the ability to drive a 24-ft. long specially equipped vehicle, in a variety of weather, road, and traffic conditions, to neighborhoods, retirement centers, and parks in the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills.

The successful candidate will work with library patrons of all ages and be able to work in the confined space of the Bookmobile. Must have computer skills, a knowledge of popular reading for adults, and the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. The Tinley Park Public Library serves both the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills with a combined population of 63,852 residents.

Job Hours:

Part-time, Mondays 12:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. and
Wednesdays 12:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m.
May include some evenings and weekends.

Requirements:

Must have two years of college. Must have two years’ experience working with the public. Must have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record. Must take a driving test.

Salary:

$13.26/hr.

Applications accepted until Friday, September 5, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

Please submit a letter of interest accompanied by a resume and application to:

Fran Heinemann, Outreach Services Manager
Tinley Park Public Library
7851 Timber Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477
OS_Staffing@tplibrary.org

Employment Application

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Two Positions Available
Shelver — Part Time

Job Description:

This part-time position shelves materials on the Main and Upper Levels, under the co-supervision of the Adult Reference Manager and the Young Adult Librarian. Requires the ability to bend and stoop and to move a cart loaded with up to 100 lbs. of books and other materials.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as with others and will be able to concentrate and pay attention to details. Must be available to work year-round; this is not a seasonal position. Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English. The Tinley Park Public Library serves both the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills with a combined population of 63,852 residents.

Job Hours:

Part-time, Mondays and Thursdays from 5 – 9 p.m., and every other Saturday, 9-5 p.m.

Requirements:

Sixteen years of age with one year of high school education or equivalent.

Salary:

$8.44 per hour.

Applications are available at the Checkout Desk and will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Completed applications may be submitted in person at the Checkout Desk or mailed to:

Robin Lauren, Adult Reference Manager
Tinley Park Public Library
7851 Timber Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477
AR_Staffing@tplibrary.org

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