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Current Durham County Library open positions are listed below. To apply for a position, click the “Apply Now” link within the position description. You will be taken to the description on the Durham County website where you can apply online.

New positions are posted every Monday.

For a complete list of all Durham County job openings, see the county’s employment page.

Current Openings


Provide on-call relief and emergency coverage at all Durham County Library locations. Provide excellent customer service utilizing automated systems at all service points, including the circulation, children’s, reference and readers’ advisory desks and computer areas. Will perform a variety of duties such as issuing new library cards, processing reserves, collecting fines and staffing the reader’s advisory desk. May also be asked to shelve books, retrieve books from shelves, empty books drops and check in materials. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Effective oral and written communication skills needed. Previous library experience highly desired. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Must have reliable transportation. Must be available on an “on-call” basis. Some evening and weekend work required.

Two (2) positions available. These are relief positions and are not eligible for benefits.

Requirements: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by courses in typing and office procedures and one year of experience in clerical or general office work.

Contract Type: Part-time

Work Percentage: 52.00

Posting Date: 11/17/2014

Closing Date: 11/21/2014

Salary Range: $12.41/HR – $22.34/HR

Position Number: 40001725


Updated: Monday, November 17, 2014