Employment & Job Resources

TCPLS Job Openings

Branch Assistant

Location: Meigs, GA

Hours: Up to 19 hours per week; M-Th 1:15-6:00 PM / Plus occasional weekends in Thomasville

Duties include:

  • Responsible for all operations at the Branch.
  • Responsible for picking up and transporting books, other materials and supplies to and from the Main Library to the Branch at least once a week.
  • Create attractive, informative bulletin boards, displays, and decorations.
  • Plan and execute programs for children and adults, especially during Vacation Reading Program.
  • Submit monthly report and deposits to Director.
  • May be asked to assist at another branch library, depending on availability of regular branch staff.
  • Show patrons how to use the library resources, including the computers; teaching ability is necessary.
  • Issue library cards to patrons of all ages.
  • Check materials in and out of the Branch, so materials can be accounted for.
  • Maintain order of the Branch by monitoring patrons’ behavior.
  • Keep shelves and materials neat and ready for use.
  • Keep running lists of books and other materials needed/requested to facilitate ordering these items (budgeting qtr. $, grant $, etc.)
  • Clean library between regular maintenance visits.
  • May need to work alone to open, operate, and close the Branch, in the absence of the Branch Assistant.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be dependable, flexible, and creative.
  • Must have positive attitude, excellent computer skills, and good written & oral communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate good judgment, patience, and courtesy when working with children and adults with differing needs and abilities.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent recommended, some college preferred

To apply, request an application form at the Circulation Desk.

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

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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.