Kent Free Library welcomes those interested in employment at the library to fill out an employment application and return it to the library.  Completed applications are kept on file for 90 days.  If in that time a position opens for which an applicant is qualified, the library may be in contact.

The library has the following position open as of 4/7/2022: 

PositionPage (part-time, up to 16 hours per week)

Summary: The library is seeking a friendly, reliable and dedicated person to join our team of Pages in the Borrower Services Department.  The Borrower Services Page performs a variety of tasks for the collection of the library including: sorting and revising carts of library materials, shelving library materials, routine collection maintenance so library materials are tidy and able to be found by employees and patrons, and special projects assigned by the Borrower Services Manager. Pages are expected to act in a professional manner in all interactions with library patrons and coworkers. The successful candidate will demonstrate a positive outlook toward the library and the community while performing job duties.

Qualifications:  Must be at least 16 years of age. Must be able to communicate effectively; pay attention to details; work efficiently; read labels and small print; sort and shelve materials; adhere to established procedures and policies; and perform job responsibilities with accuracy.  In addition, the successful candidate must be able to lift up to 20 pounds, push carts full of library materials, bend, stoop, reach, stretch, push, pull and stand for extended periods of time.

Wage: Starting $10.89 per hour

To Apply:  Please submit an employment application noting the title of the position for which you are applying.  A link to the Employment Application can be found above or they are available at the library’s Information Desk.

No phone calls please.