invites applications for the position of:

Librarian - Northwest Regional Library

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Open Date: 03/11/19
Closing Date: 03/18/19 11:59 PM
Department Library District
Job Type Unclassified/Full-Time
Location Surprise, Arizona
Salary $47,736.00 - $68,328.00 Annually


The Librarian performs professional library work in serving the District's adult, teen and youth customers.

This position is with the Northwest Regional Library located at 16089 N. Bullard Ave., Surprise, AZ 85374. This position will provide relevant and engaging programming for all age groups, namely Children, Teen and Adult. The successful candidate will possess excellent technology skills, enthusiasm for technology, along with strong programming and outreach experience.


Minimum education and/or experience:
Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Knowledge of:

Skilled in:

Ability to:

Preferred education and/or experience:

Preference given to candidates with public library experience (paid, internship and/or volunteer experience will all be considered).

Working conditions:

This position works in a library environment. Scheduling is varied, continually dependent on library needs, and often requires evening and weekend availability. Position may be located on a high school campus and involve considerable interaction with student customers. Lifting bins, pushing carts, stooping (to shelve), kneeling (to shelve), walking to assist customers with finding materials, walking to and from staff area to public area, lifting cash drawers from the safe, moving craft and program supplies from various storage areas to site of program in the library and off-site. Lifting floor to waist – 20lbs; Lifting waist to shoulder – 5lbs; Lifting shoulder to overhead – 1lb; Carrying a distance of 50ft – 10lbs; Pushing/pulling a distance of 100ft – 50lbs.



The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.

Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.



301 W Jefferson
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-506-3755 (staffed Mon-Fri, 8am – 5pm MST, excluding holidays)


It is the policy of Maricopa County not to discriminate in employment or the provision of services. Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process to eligible individuals requesting assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.