Jobs at the Library

Employment Opportunities
at the Pamunkey Regional Library


Thank you for your interest in working at the Pamunkey Regional Library!  Below you will find job descriptions, an application for employment, and open positions listed as they become available.  For links to job searching and other local information, please visit our Recommended Web Sites page or our Career and Job Searching Information pathfinder.


Current Openings - Application for Employment - Job Descriptions

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Current Openings


POSITION: Library Assistant


LOCATION: Atlee and Mechanicsville branch libraries.


DESCRIPTION: The Library Assistant is responsible for assisting the library user with library services, the use of the collection and equipment, and for supervising and instructing library staff and volunteers. The Library Assistant performs circulation duties and assists the Branch Manager in other activities that support library services. This position is supervised by the Branch Manager.


RESPONSIBILITIES: The Library Assistant is primarily responsible for directly assisting the library user and supervising and training library staff. Excellent communication and organizational skills are desirable and the ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing library environment.


SALARY: The starting salary for a Library Assistant is $24,093 per year.


QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Library/supervisory experience are preferred plus a minimum of two years of working with the public. This is a full-time benefited position requiring some evening hours and Saturdays plus meetings and workshops. Candidates must have a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook. A successful criminal background investigation is required.


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Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application, to Lisa Morgan, Branch Manager, Atlee Branch Library, 9161 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116 or email to or fax to 804-559-0645.


DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., November 15, 2016. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.



POSITION: Children's Programmer


LOCATION: Atlee Branch Library (8-10 hours a week)


PAY RATE: $10.54/hour.


DESCRIPTION: The Pamunkey Regional Library is looking for someone to bring their creative energy to the above branches in planning and conducting programs for children and teens. Duties of the position include providing storytimes and special programs for children plus attending meetings, workshops, and community events. Candidates should enjoy working with youth, have experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, and a flexible schedule. Work hours may include days, evenings and/or Saturdays. High school graduate or equivalent required; some college preferred.


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TO APPLY: Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application to Pamunkey Regional Library Administrative Office, RE: Children's Programmer, P.O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or email to Linda Gosnell ( or fax to 804-537-6389.


DEADLINE: November 15, 2016. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.


Application for Employment

The application is available in three formats.  Please print and mail to Pamunkey Regional Library, P.O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or fax to 804-365-6389 or contact the branch library with the open position.   If no positions are currently open, your application will be kept on file for 1 (one) year.  If you are unable to access any of these files, please e-mail and an alternate version will be sent to you.


Pamunkey Regional Library Application for Employment (.doc)

Pamunkey Regional Library Application for Employment (.pdf)

Pamunkey Regional Library Application for Employment (.rtf)


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Job Descriptions

These descriptions correspond to each of the position titles currently in use by the Pamunkey Regional Library.  You will need access to Microsoft Word to view the files.  If you have questions about any of the descriptions, please call 804-365-6211 or e-mail

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Career and Job Search Resources

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Branch Libraries


Richard S. Gillis, Jr.
Ashland Branch Library

201 S. Railroad Avenue



Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road



Goochland Branch Library
3075 River Road West



Hanover Branch Library
7527 Library Drive



King & Queen Branch Library
396 Newtown Road



Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place



Lois Wickham Jones
Montpelier Branch Library

17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane



Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
16600 Pouncey Tract Road



Upper King William Branch Library
694-J Sharon Road



West Point Branch Library
721 Main Street



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