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Working at the Johnson Public Library is a rewarding experience. JPL is located in the heart of Main Street in downtown Hackensack, which means the building is always full of life and activity! Our central location in the county seat of Bergen County makes us the go-to resource for working professionals, young parents, teens, and people from all walks of life.

The Johnson Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. 

Job Openings


Seeking a part-time maintenance assistant to, under the direction of the Head of Maintenance, perform basic janitorial and building upkeep duties. Mornings and rotating Saturdays. Experience in maintenance preferred but will train the right person.

Salary: $18/hour

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Responsibilities: Patrols the grounds and other areas and facilities of the library.  Enforces the Behavior Rules and other policies for the library users. Guards and protects the library against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal or unauthorized entry; does other related duties as required. Not an armed position.  Police are called for any person’s detention or forced expulsion.

Schedule: Schedule is flexible, mostly evening and weekends, between 20 and 30 hours per week.

Requirements: Background check.

Ideal candidate should have had training in dealing effectively with aggressive behavior.

Salary: $22/hour

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