Adult Services/Reference Librarian-Safety Harbor, FL

City of SAFETY HARBOR Florida

The City of Safety Harbor is an Equal Opportunity Employer which makes employment decisions without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, and reasonably accommodates individuals with handicaps, disabilities and bona fide religious beliefs. Applicant selected will be required to pass a Drug Screening and complete a short medical history. New employees must enroll in direct deposit. Veteran’s preference.

ISSUED: August 2, 2013

CLOSING DATE: August 27, 2013


Full Time

SALARY: $36,254 – $58,219/yr. PAY GRADE: 122

Performs professional and supervisory work, under the general direction of the Library Director. Work involves planning, assigning, supervising, training, and reviewing department staff and coordinating with other library departments and personnel.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures, reference assistance, departmental scheduling, collection development and adult programming.

Assists in the following activities: preparation of department service plans, library marketing, trouble-shooting computer issues, working with software applications, online databases, and computer instruction.

Plans and implements programs to enhance the awareness and use of the library and for the enrichment of the community.

Performs other duties as required. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures. Evening and/or weekend hours required.


Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution

Knowledge of the ALA guidelines, current library practices and procedures

3-5 years supervisory experience required; team building/consensus capability essential; must be able to motivate staff and work well with community members, excellent communication skills

Applications may be obtained at City Hall or on the City Website. We provide an interactive application at in the Employment section. You may fill out online, print it out, sign it, and send it to the Personnel Office either by fax (727-726-1566), email, ( or mail. Submit completed application and resume to: Personnel Office, 750 Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL 34695. Do not drop off or mail applications directly to the library.

For questions about this opportunity please contact Lisa Kothe, Library Director, via email: