Job Posting – Librarian I, Johnstown Public Library

The Johnstown Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, dynamic, self-motivated individual for the position of Librarian I.  This position reports to the Library Director and is responsible for providing professional library services to staff and patrons as well as innovative programming and extensive community outreach.

Schedule includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours, for a total of 35 hours/week.  Starting rate is $33,000 annually with additional benefits available.

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science;
  • NYS Public Librarian Certificate;
  • Experience and comfort with technology;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise the work of others;
  • Courtesy, positivity, flexibility, and a sense of humor.

Civil Service

The position of Librarian I is a competitive position within the Fulton County Civil Service Department.  Provisional appointment will be made with a Civil Service examination to be held at a later date for permanent appointment.

Residency in Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery or Saratoga counties is required.

Application Process

Employment applications are available online at or in hard copy at the library.  Applications will be considered until January 15, 2018 and can be sent 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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