Job Posting – Senior Library Clerk, Johnstown Public Library (revised)

The Johnstown Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, highly-motivated individual for the position of Senior Library Clerk.  This position reports to the Library Director and is responsible for providing direct, friendly library and technical service to patrons of all ages, processing library material, supervision of library pages, and other related activities.

Schedule includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours, averaging 26 hours per week.  Starting rate is $12.00/hr, commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will have: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent AND one year of library clerical experience.
  • Working knowledge of library services and practices as well as business arithmetic;
  • Good knowledge of library filing and shelving rules;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise the work of others;
  • Courtesy, patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor!

Civil Service
The position of Senior Clerk is a competitive position within the Fulton County Civil Service Department.  The successful applicant will be appointed provisionally and must be reachable on the Senior Library Clerk list, from a Civil Service test to be held at a future date. Residence in one of the following counties is required: Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, and Saratoga counties.

Application Process
Employment applications are available online here or in hard copy at the library.  Applications will be considered until September 20, 2017 and can be submitted via email to Erica Wing at or by mail to:

Erica Wing
Johnstown Public Library
38 S Market St
Johnstown, NY 12095

Questions about the position should be directed to Erica Wing at or 518-762-8317 x25.

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