Library Security and Information Attendant

Job position / title
Library Security and Information Attendant
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Description: The City of Bellingham is currently seeking to fill two (2) current vacancies, both are part time at 20 hours/week. Starting wage rate is at Step 1 ($16.38/hr).

Provides security to maintain a safe and inviting atmosphere for all patrons and staff in Library buildings and on surrounding City property. Continuously monitors assigned areas to prevent loitering, trespassing, theft and vandalism. Involves a high degree of public contact. Enforces Library policies as appropriate. Investigates and handles disturbances and, as needed, obtains assistance of law enforcement officers. May perform custodial tasks to ensure cleanliness and safety for Library users.

The ideal candidate will possess strong customer service, problem-solving and communication skills, and works toward creating a positive library experience for patrons of all ages and abilities. The ideal candidate will be proactive in connecting patrons to service points, information and resources, and be an advocate for library services.



•Minimum of one year work experience involving extensive interaction with the public required.
•Public library or retail security experience preferred.
•Customer service or public relations experience preferred.


•Employment contingent upon passing a criminal convictions check, child and adult abuse records check and local background check.
•Washington State driver’s license and good driving record required at time of hire for some positions. Must submit a three-year driving record abstract prior to hire with periodic re-verification as required by City policy.
•First Aid, CPR and AED certification or ability to secure within six months of hire.
•Must be willing and able to work various shifts depending upon the needs of the library, including evenings and weekends.

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Days and hours of employment
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia St, Bellingham, WA 98225
How to apply
Closing Date/Time: 2/4/2019 4:30 PM

How to apply: Applications must be submitted online(