Website St Petersburg Library System

Location Name: Childs Park Community Library
County: Pinellas
Region: Central Florida
Address: 691 43Rd St. S.
City: St. PetersburgZipcode: 33711
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

This part-time position is responsible for delivering library services and programs in a municipal library setting.  Work requires the application of professional library skills and knowledge acquired through special study and training on a variety of technical and/or professional functions.  Work will include evening and weekend hours providing library services.  Work may also include the supervision, instruction and oversight of a small staff of nonprofessional assistants.  An employee in this class is able to provide excellent library patron services, including lending materials; providing information upon request; presenting library and outreach programs; skillfully equipping patrons and staff with library information; educating and training the public in an automated and technological environment; competently handling community and supervisory contact with considerable patience tach and diplomacy; and utilizing considerable sound judgment, discretion and initiative in developing solutions to problems.


Minimum Qualifications.  Applicants must:

·  Have a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university.

·  Have the ability to travel between library facilities within the same shift, as needed.

Desirable Qualifications.  Preferred applicants:

·     Have demonstrated professional library experience.

·     Have demonstrated library or general supervisory experience.

·     Have experience working in a modern library system.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Beth Lindsay
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 727-892-5003
How to Apply / Instructions:


For purposes of employment, re-employment, promotion, transfer or demotion, the most qualified applicants will be selected to continue in the hiring process.  At this point, any prior criminal records will be verified.  A prior criminal record will not necessarily disqualify a selected applicant from employment.

The City of St. Petersburg is committed to a Drug Free Workplace and compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) drug testing rules.  Applicants may be required to successfully complete pre-employment drug testing and/or medical exams.

How To Apply:

Apply online at - Select Apply for Jobs/Register/View Job Postings.  City employees must use the Current City Employee link or use a City computer to access iRecruitment Employee Candidate. The City of St. Petersburg is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity employment, and encourages individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for posted positions. In accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes, qualified servicemembers/veterans and the spouses/family members of certain servicemembers/veterans receive preference/priority in employment.  Eligible applicants are responsible to apply for Veterans’ Preference at the time of submission of any job application. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply, to interview for positions and to perform the essential job functions.