Employment Opportunities

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The Fort Smith Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.  Completed employment applications may be submitted at any time.  When you apply, please indicate which position or positions you are applying for and specify the specific hours and days of the week that you are available to work.  Email the completed application to jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org.  Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Job Openings

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Open Positions

Youth Services Part-time Library Assistant - Main Library

Application Deadline:

Wed, 3/22/2023


3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
United States

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Youth Services

Brief Job Description:

The Fort Smith Public Library has an opening for a part-time library assistant in Youth Services at the Main Library.  Responsibilities include working at the Youth Services desk, shelving, and assisting library customers.  Must be a team player with an appreciation of individuals of diverse cultures and ages.  Must enjoy interacting with children and teens, and be customer service-oriented, dependable, flexible, computer literate, able to multi-task, and detail-oriented.  High school diploma required; some college preferred.  In addition to weekday hours, applicant must be able to work Thursday evenings 5 – 8 p.m., and one weekend a month (Saturday 10 a.m.  - 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.).   Hours may vary due to department events.  Salary is $12.00/hour.  To apply, please download and fill out an application and email it to jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org.

Part-time custodian - Main Library

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Brief Job Description:

The Fort Smith Public Library has an immediate opening for a part-time custodian at the Main Library. The person will work four hours a day, Monday through Friday either from 6-10 p.m. or 7-11 p.m. Pay is $12/hour. This is an excellent opportunity for someone needing a second job or wanting to work just a few hours a day.

Duties include cleaning and sanitizing of all types including restrooms, floors, and windows; dusting; sweeping; mopping; vacuuming; and emptying trash. Meeting room setup and some loading, unloading, and inside delivery of boxes is also included. Some travel to Fort Smith Public Library branch locations may be required.

The person in this position must be personable, dependable, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently. They should have knowledge of cleaning supplies, procedures, and techniques. Previous custodial experience is a definite plus.

This position requires walking and standing for long periods. Light lifting and the ability to carry up to 50 pounds is also required.

To apply, please download and fill out the application and email it to jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org or bring it by the Main Library, 3201 Rogers, to the attention of Jon Wellnitz. No phone calls, please.

Review of applications will begin Friday, February 25. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.