Employment at the Chelmsford Library

The Chelmsford Library is a department of the Town of Chelmsford, and is an EEO/AA Employer.  Vacancies for professional librarian positions  are posted  on the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners jobs listings database. All other positions are advertised on the town website and posted within the library.

Current Openings:

Posting Date:  December 11, 2019

Position:          Non-Union Page – Children’s Room

Salary:             $12.75 per hour beginning January 2020

Hours:             6 hours per week

Schedule:        Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – Flexible times 

Duties: Shelving books, magazines, and audio/visual materials at the Chelmsford Public Library’s Main location, primarily in the Children’s Room. Shifting, straightening, and shelf-reading the collection.

Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications:  Ability to sort and shelve library materials in alphabetic and numeric order. Position requires ability to work independently and efficiently, attention to detail, and a friendly and courteous approach to both adult and child library patrons. Must be comfortable in a noisy environment. Position requires lifting, bending, carrying books, and pushing a full cart of library materials.

Familiarity with Dewey Decimal classification system and interest in working in libraries and/or with children are a plus.

Applications: Submit Town of Chelmsford Employment Application to Children’s Desk no later than 12/21/2019. The Town of Chelmsford is an EEO/AA Employer.


Applications and resumes are always accepted, and are kept on file for one year. These should be mailed, faxed or email to:

Administrative Offices
Chelmsford Public Library
25 Boston Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
fax: 978-256-8511

Town employment applications are always available through the Town of Chelmsford’s Personnel Department. Some of the important employment-related Town links are:

Information on specific job descriptions or position openings can be directed to the Administrative Offices at 978-256-5521 x100 or bherrmann@townofchelmsford.us

For additional information on finding a job, check out our Career and Employment Resource Guide.

Information for Chelmsford, Essex, England

Please note that this webpage is for the Chelmsford Library in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA. For employment information in the library in Chelmsford, England, try using the links below: