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.


Current Openings - Application for Employment - Job Descriptions

Career & Job Search Resources


Current Openings


Position: Courier


Pay Rate/Hours:  $10.14/hour, approximately 8-24 hours a week.


 Responsibilities: Pamunkey Regional Library is looking for qualified candidates to provide delivery service throughout the Pamunkey Regional Library system. The ability to be flexible, well-organized, and self-motivated is essential for this position. Interested candidates must enjoy the variety of working in different PRL branches and departments throughout Goochland, Hanover, King and Queen, and King William counties, as needed. These part-time positions include weekday and Saturday hours. Job responsibilities may include picking up and delivering library materials, supplies, equipment and furniture. The courier assists the manager in the basic upkeep of Library vehicles including fueling, cleaning, and checking oil and fluids. A high school diploma or equivalent and an excellent driving record are required. The ability to lift 30 lbs or more is mandatory.


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To Apply:  Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application, to Library Administration, P.O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or fax to 804-365-6389 or drop off at any of our ten library branches.


Deadline: 5:00 p.m., August 5, 2015. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.



Position: Library Associate


Locations: Ashland Branch Library (approximately 12-16 hours a week) and Goochland Branch Library (approximately 12-14 hours a week)


Pay Rate: $10.54/hour.


Responsibilities: The ability to be flexible and available to work days, evenings, and some Saturdays is necessary. These are part-time positions. These jobs include circulation duties, public service, clerical tasks, and assisting with programming. A high school diploma or equivalent is required; some library or other customer service experience is preferred. Candidate must have a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook.


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To Apply: Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application, to Library Administration, P.O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or email to or fax to 804-365-6389.


Deadline: 5:00 p.m., July 30, 2015. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.



Position: Library Branch Manager I


Location: Hanover Branch Library


Description: The Branch Manager oversees and is responsible for ensuring high quality library service for library users in all operations of a Branch Library. The Branch Manager provides direct service to library users and supervises or delegates supervision of all paid employees and volunteers assigned to the branch. This position is supervised by a Supervising Librarian.


Responsibilities: The Branch Manager is responsible for creating and providing innovative library services and programs; working with the public providing excellent customer service; supervising staff including scheduling, hiring, training and evaluating; maintaining statistics and working with other managers on special projects. The Manager represents the library system in the community and implements library policies. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required as is the ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing library environment.


Salary: The starting salary is $27,813 per year.


Qualifications: Four year college degree is required and a valid VA driver's license. 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. A successful criminal background investigation is required.


To Apply: Send resume, cover letter and completed PRL application  to Linda Gosnell, Pamunkey Regional Library, P. O. Box 119, Hanover VA 23069, or fax these items to 804-365-6389, or e-mail them to with a subject line: "Branch Manager."


Deadline: 12 noon (EDT), August 12, 2015. TDD# 730-6140 EOE/MFH.



Position: Children's Programmer


Locations: Ashland, King & Queen, Montpelier, and Rockville Branch Libraries


Hours & Pay: Approximately 4-6 hours a week. Pay rate: $10.54/hour.


Responsibilities: 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 have 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 fax to 804-537-6389. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.


Deadline: Deadline is 12:00 p.m. (noon), July 30, 2015.


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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

If you are looking for assistance in finding a job or jumpstarting you career, you may find the following resources helpful.

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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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