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

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.

Current Positions

 Librarian 1 – Youth Services Librarian.

The job description is available here

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library invites applications for the full-time position of Librarian 1 – Youth Services Librarian. The position reports to the Head of Youth Services and is responsible for planning and implementing programs for children and families. Provides in-person reference and research assistance to patrons and participates in collection development and maintenance.

Applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule including evening, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications
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 OR

An equivalent combination or training and experience approved by the Public Librarian’s Certification examination committee of NYS Education department.

Special Requirements
Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application for appointment; possession of certificate at time of appointment
A background check is required prior to appointment.

Civil Service
The position of Librarian I – Youth Services Librarian is a competitive position within the Saratoga County Civil Service Administration.

Application Process
A cover letter and resume must be submitted by January 25, 2019 via email to mtaormina@sals.edu or by mail to:
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Attn: Melinda Taormina, Head of Youth Services
475 Moe Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Questions about the position should be directed to Melinda Taormina mtaormina@sals.edu or Jim Foster, Assistant Director jfoster@sals.edu