Buncombe County Employment  

Job TitleLibrary Substitute
AgencyLibrary Recreation & Culture
Salary Range$9.65/hour
Job LocationBuncombe County Libraries
Closing Date7/23/2014

This job listing closes today (7/23/2014) at midnight!! You must complete your application by midnight for it to be considered.

Job Details

General Statement of Duties
Performs a variety of specialized clerical and technical tasks in support of operations at Buncombe County libraries. Work involves assisting patrons at the circulation desk using the Evergreen circulation system, assisting with questions and/or problems regarding books and resources, and maintaining library materials and records. Also includes searching specialized bibliographic databases, copy cataloging of library materials including books, av materials and electronic resources, and processing library materials. 

Special Requirements
Must be 16 years old or older. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Comfortable with many forms of computer technology, broad knowledge of popular reading. Experience searching library databases and familiarity with MARC format is preferred. Requires a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. 

Minimum Education and Experience
Graduation from high school. Some experience in library work, including processing of materials, would be helpful. 

Additional Information
A successful candidate for this position should be available to work at all Buncombe County library locations during normal hours of operation. A list of libraries and hours is available at www.buncombecounty.org. 

How can I apply for County Employment?

Applications are accepted for posted position vacancies only. You can apply online or pick up a job application at the County Human Resources office.

The full application package contains the Buncombe County application for employment, work history continuation sheet, Buncombe County authorization for release of personal and confidential information and the Buncombe County drug screening through urinalysis applicant consent form.

A college transcript must accompany applications for Social Worker positions. Please attach a copy or have your college send one to:

Buncombe County Human Resources
200 College Street, Suite 403
Asheville, NC 28801

Should you require special assistance to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 828-250-4166.


  • Resumes are not accepted in place of applications and will not be accepted via e-mail. A resume may accompany a completed application for a posted vacancy.
  • Drug screen consent & personal information release documents are required with all applications.
  • To apply for more than one position, you must submit a separate application for each position.
  • Be sure to indicate on the application the specific position for which you are applying.

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