Employment

The following application can be downloaded and returned to any Harrison County Library System location. Employment applications are always accepted. If no positions are available at this time, we will keep your application on file.

Application forms are available at any library and available for download  (pdf)


Position Available: Circulation Clerk—Clerk I
Open November 21, 2020 until filled

Harrison County Library System
West Biloxi Library
2047 Pass Road
Biloxi, MS 39531
Contact: Sharon Davis, Head Librarian
(228) 436-3095

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, checks library materials in and out, shelves books, answers phones, and assists library users in locating materials and with computers.
Primary Duties:
• Checking library materials in and out
• Shelving library materials
• Helping library users locate materials
• Assisting library users with computers
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public. Physical ability to bend, lift, reach, and carry up to 25lbs. Basic computer and internet skills.
Hours: 17 hours per week, including some nights and Saturdays.
Minimum salary: $8.26 per hour.

Position Available: Children’s Librarian–LAI 
Open November 21, 2020 until filled

Margaret S. Sherry Memorial Library
2141 Popps Ferry Road
Biloxi, MS 39532
Contact:  Tara Morgan, Branch Manager
(228) 388-1633

Under the general supervision of the branch manager, develops, organizes, and implements all aspects of children’s programming. 

Primary Duties: 

  • Design and provide engaging activities that help young people develop their creativity, interests, and talents
  • Plan budget request for regular library materials and Summer Library Program needs 
  • Recommend children’s and young adult materials for purchase and weed as needed
  • Assemble and arrange timely displays
  • Plan, execute, or arrange activities for children (storytime), as well as other programs, both in the library and out  in the community designed to reach the maximum number of area children
  • Keep statistics and records pertaining to youth services and provide reports concerning activities to the Branch Manager

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with children or relevant education related to child development and/or education.  Ability to create and maintain effective relationships with children of all ages, their caregivers, and other professionals who work with children. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.  Physical ability to bend, lift, reach, and carry up to 25lbs. Self-motivated and able to exercise initiative and independent judgement.  Basic computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to travel locally within the Gulf Coast area for community outreach and special projects and programs. 

Hours:  40 hours per week, including some nights and Saturdays.   

Minimum salary:  $9.79 per hour.

Other benefits: Paid annual and sick leave, paid health & dental insurance, participation in state pension plan.

Position Available: Circulation Clerk – Clerk I
Open November 20, 2020 until filled

Biloxi Public Library
580 Howard Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
Contact: Sharon Davis, Head Librarian
(228) 436-3095

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, checks library materials in and out, shelves books, answers phones, and assists library users in locating materials and with computers.

Primary Duties:
• Checking library materials in and out
• Shelving library materials
• Helping library users locate materials
• Assisting library users with computers

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public. Physical ability to bend, lift, reach, and carry up to 25lbs. Basic computer and internet skills.

Hours: 17 hours per week, including some nights and Saturdays.
Minimum salary: $8.26 per hour.

Position Available: Circulation Clerk – Clerk I/Youth Services
Open November 20, 2020 until filled

Woolmarket Library
13034 Kayleigh Cove
Biloxi, MS 39531
Contact: Donna Posey, Branch Manager
(228) 354-9464

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, prepares and conducts weekly storytimes and the Summer Reading Program, checks library materials in and out, shelves books, answers phones, and assists library users in locating materials and with computers.

Primary Duties:
• Designing and providing engaging activities that help young people develop their creativity, interests, and talents
• Checking library materials in and out
• Shelving library materials
• Helping library users locate materials
• Assisting library users with computers

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public. Physical ability to bend, lift, reach, and carry up to 25lbs. Basic computer and internet skills.

Hours: 17 hours per week, including some nights and Saturdays.
Minimum salary: $9.79 per hour.

Browsing & Computers by appointment available at select locations.
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