TCPLS Job Openings

Circulation Department Assistant

Part-time; 19 hours p/week including nights & weekends

(Starting at $11 p/hr)

The TCPLS Thomasville branch is seeking a warm, friendly individual who is resourceful, dependable, flexible and able to work both independently and as

part of a team.

Responiblities include:

  • Enforcing and abiding by library policies.
  • Participating in the operation of the Circulation desk:
    • Checking materials in and out of the library.
    • Shelving materials in their proper places.
    • Issuing and re-issuing patron library cards.
    • Handling telephone renewals and other requests.
    • Answering directional questions.
    • Assisting patrons with selection of materials.
    • Placing holds, calling patrons, and retrieving hold items.
    • Printing, mailing, and calling for overdue notices.
    • Monitoring behavior of patrons for safety and for library policy.
  • Assisting patrons of all ages and abilities in locating information and physical items within the library.
  • Showing patrons how to use the library resources, including computers.
  • Assisting patrons with the use of the copy machine.
  • Keeping shelves and materials neat and ready for use.
  • Closing library when scheduled.
  • Other duties when assigned.


  • 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 all library departments.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, kneel, squat and lift up to 15 pounds.
  • Must have a working knowledge of using computers.


High school graduate or GED preferred, but not required.

Applications available at the Circulation Desk. Resumes accepted via email to Resumes and applications to be submitted to Joanita Cook, Circulation Manager.