Employment Opportunities

How to Apply

Fill out an employment application at Circulation or print out a completed application and either bring it with you to the Library or mail it to us. Openings are filled on an as-needed basis, and applications are kept on file for 120 days.

Position Requirements

PositionRequirements
Librarian• Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited library school or registered by the New York State Education Department
• Civil Service examination may be required
Clerk• High school diploma
• One year of clerical experience
• Civil Service examination may be required
Page• Age 15 and older

Note: 

  • We follow Civil Service regulations under supervision of the Saratoga County Personnel Department.
  • No seasonal employment.
  • Minimum hours apply.

Current Positions

Librarian II – Head of Access Services

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library invites applications for the full-time position of Head of Access Services. The position reports to the Assistant Director for Public Service and is responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of new and existing circulation and access services for the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, and for the supervision of the circulation, ILL and paging units. See full job description here.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from a library school that is accredited by the ALA or recognized by the NYS Education Department following acceptable education methods. AND

Two (2) years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing;

Or an equivalent combination of training and experience approved by the Public Librarian’s Certification Examination Committee of NYS Education Department

Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application for appointment; possession of certificate at time of appointment.

Special Requirements

A background check is required prior to appointment.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Civil Service

The position of Librarian II is a competitive classified position within the Saratoga County Civil Services administration, therefore any appointment will be provisional until such time as the Civil Services Examination is administered and an established eligible list is used to make a permanent appointment.  

Application Process

A cover letter and resume must be submitted by via email to jfoster@sals.edu or by mail to: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, attn: Jim Foster, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065

Application review will begin October 1, 2022.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Questions about the position should be directed to Jim Foster, Assistant Director jfoster@sals.edu or 518-371-8622