Youth Services Assistant – Blaine Library

The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) is accepting applications for a full-time Youth Services Assistant (YSA) at the Blaine Library. *This job opportunity does not represent a new position, but rather a replacement position at WCLS.* The YSA delivers library service to children and their families, in libraries, in schools, wherever young people are; promotes reading, curiosity, information literacy, and library use; and supports the Youth Services Team’s system-wide efforts and programs. Requires Associates Degree and one or more years’ relevant experience or equivalent combination, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to speak and understand English, with a strong preference for experience working with children and interest and knowledge of youth literature. 40 regularly scheduled weekly hours, including some evening and weekend shifts. Compensation: This position is compensated at Pay Level 7 on WCLS Salary Structure. Starting range in Pay Level 7: $19.3609-$20.5226 per hour depending on experience. Min wage in Pay level 7: $19.3609 per hour- Max wage in Pay Level 7: $27.1053 per hour; additional $0.30 per hour Bilingual Pay premium available for employees who pass a language assessment in ASL, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, or Ukrainian. Benefits: Excellent benefits including Social Security, pension retirement options, long-term disability insurance, and medical, dental, and optical insurance available for employees and their families;  All full-time employees shall accrue time off with pay in accordance with the accrual schedule, starting with 8 hours of vacation time per month and 8 hours of sick time per month, and 12 paid holidays per year (pro-rated in proportion to actual hours worked when less than 40 hours per week). All employees are eligible to utilize company provided Employee Assistance Program (EAP). WCLS offers voluntary optional benefits to all employees, such as deferred compensation program (DCP), and supplemental benefits through Colonial Life. Apply by 5:00 pm, Monday, February 13, 2023. Learn more about this exciting opportunity and get details on how to apply by clicking on the Job Posting below.

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