Employment & Job Resources

TCPLS Job Openings

Children’s Assistant #2 – Main Branch (Thomasville)

  • Must be dependable, flexible, and creative.
  • Must have positive attitude, good judgment, patience, courtesy, excellent computer skills, good written and oral communication skills, and knowledge of children’s department.
  • Must have reliable transportation


10-20 hours per week; includes nights and weekends.

Immediate Supervisor:

Children’s Manager

  • Enforce and abide by library policies
  • Assist patrons of all ages and abilities find information and resources throughout the library- focusing on the use of the Children’s Area materials.
  • Show patrons how to use the library resources, including the computers.
  • Assist Children’s Manager with programs for children.
  • Maintain and keep current all award books (Newberry, Caldecott, GA Nominees, etc).
  • Help create bulletin boards and displays.
  • Maintain order of children’s area by monitoring children’s behavior.
  • Keep shelves and materials neat and ready for use.
  • Assist at Circulation Desk as needed.
  • Shelve library materials.
  • Maintain assigned area of circulation books.
  • Close library when scheduled.
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply, request an application from the Circulation Desk at the main branch in Thomasville.

Bookkeeping Assistant – Main Branch (Thomasville)

The idea candidate will be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task in an office environment. Excellent organizational skills required.

Previous paid employment in bookkeeping and financial management required.

Typical duties include assisting library director and contracted accountant with:

  • Personnel records and payroll
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Typing correspondence, forms, etc.
  • Invoices, filing and file maintenance
  • Yearly audits
  • State Health Benefits Plan
  • Other duties as assigned

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent, some college preferred.

Immediate Supervisor:

Library Director

Deadline to apply is Friday, July 20, 2018

Resumes may be dropped off in a sealed envelope at the Thomasville Public Library, 201 N. Madison St. during normal business hours or emailed as a Word attachment to trent@tcpls.org

Job Resources

TCPLS is pleased to offer you help in locating your perfect job. From the resources below, you can:

  • Search job openings in our area

  • Check into educational opportunities to improve your skills

  • Find tips for creating resumes, cover letters and more

  • Take interactive career tests and review salary guides

  • Connect with employment agencies

You can also find books and other materials on careers, resume writing, and career paths at the library. Search our stacks online via the PINES online catalog or visit the library in person.

JOB LISTINGS – South Georgia

174 Big Star Dr., Thomasville, GA 31792


  • Labor Finders (employment agency)

2004 Ga. Hwy 122, Suite 9, Thomasville, GA 31792

15068 US 19, Thomasville, GA 31792

LOCAL LARGE EMPLOYERS – Thomas & Grady Counties

Archbold Medical Center is a four-hospital, three nursing-home health system. Locations include: John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital, in Thomasville, Georgia; Brooks County Hospital in Quitman; Grady General Hospital in Cairo; and Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla.

Cleaver-Brooks is a complete boiler room solutions provider.

Flowers Foods Baking Co. of Thomasville, GA

(Positions are filled through Ambassador and New Hire Solutions employment agencies)

Food and food-related products delivery service with 24 broadline and 10 specialty distribution locations.



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Career Improvement & Advancement Resources


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Are you interested on improving your reading skills or know of someone who might be? Contact Samantha Hanchett at 229-225-5252 or samantha@tcpls.org for more information about Adult Literacy.