Open Position

Position Title: Security Officer, part-time, Support Services Department

Date posted: October 17, 2017

Our Library is busy! And we are looking for someone to help protect the people, property, and equipment at the library. Apply for this job if you are energetic – love working with all kinds of people—and if you want a job where every day is a challenge, full of variety! On-the-job training will be provided.


Skills: friendly, personable, mentally alert, emotionally stable, demonstrated good judgment, and physically fit in order to cope with emergencies as well as daily duties. Must have basic reading skills and basic computer knowledge.

Hours: 19 hours per week. Hours may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends. The hours of this position can be flexible and will change as departmental needs change.

Required Qualifications: Position requires a High School diploma. Some college preferred. Security or law enforcement background preferred. Must be at least 21 years old, pass a background examination, and have a clear criminal conviction record. Successful applicant needs to be in good health and have good personal habits such as neatness and dependability. Should be trained in first aid, CPR, and AED, or willing to complete training upon hire. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse population.

Salary: $12.54 per hour

Closing: October 29, 2017

To Apply: Submit the job application, resume, and three references to:

Gayle Tucker, HR Manager
Bloomington Public Library
205 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Bloomington Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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