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Library Assistant

The Oakmont Carnegie Library is looking for a dynamic person to join our Library Staff. This is a customer service-focused role. Our goal at OCL is to insure a positive customer experience for our library users. The position is part-time. The candidate should have a dynamic outgoing personality. The Library Assistant is responsible for assisting with:
  • Circulation
  • Basic reference
  • Collection maintenance
  • Programming/Fundraising
  • Assists patrons in the use of library services, equipment, and facilities
  • Performs other duties as required
Typical Schedule
  • Wednesday 3-8
  • Thursday 10-3
  • Friday 12-4
  • Weekends on rotation
Approximately 18 hours per week, $10.50 per hour
Knowledge and Skills: Familiarity with automated integrated library systems a plus; computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office; previous experience with programming a plus; ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public and with other staff; ability to respond in an effective manner to the concerns of library patrons.
Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant experience working in a library or school. All new hires are subject to drug testing, criminal background and youth clearance checks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and three references to mellorb1@einetwork.net or mail to Beth Mellor, Oakmont Carnegie Library - 700 Allegheny River Boulevard, Oakmont, PA 15139. No phone calls.


The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Oakmont will conduct a testing process for Police Officer applicants. A Physical Agility Test at the Allegheny County Police Academy, 700 W. Ridge., Allison Park, PA 15101 will be the first step in this process for applicants who meet the minimum qualifications. The Commission will notify eligible applicants, in writing, of the date of the Physical Agility Test following its review of the applicants.

Applications for the position may be obtained at the Oakmont Borough Office, 767 5th St., Oakmont, PA 15139, from 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM, M-F, prevailing time, or from the Borough"s website www.oakmontborough.com under “Forms/Police Officer Applications.” Applicants must return the application in person, present a valid Driver"s License, and pay a $40.00 fee for the application.

At the time of application, each applicant must: be at least 21 years of age; possess either a high school diploma or a GED; be Act 120 Certified or have successfully completed Act 120 training and eligible for certification if hired; have completed at least 60 college credits, or at least 2,080 hours of experience as a Police Officer, or completed 2 years of military service with a honorable discharge; be a U.S. citizen, and, be able to perform the essential duties of a Police Officer. Successful candidates must be willing to establish residency within 10 air miles of the Police Department at 769 5th St., Oakmont, PA 15139.

Beginning compensation: $65,111.91 with an excellent benefits package, including health care.

The deadline has been extended, fully completed applications must be received at the Oakmont Borough Office by 4 PM on Mon. April 16, 2018.

School Crossing Guard

Oakmont is accepting applications for School Crossing Guards. Applicants must be able to work morning/afternoon sessions during the school year as needed. The current rate is $28.44 per session. Act 33 Clearance is required. Interested applicants may pick up an application at the Oakmont Borough Office or online at oakmontborough.com. Oakmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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