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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1000 Spring St.Paso Robles, CA 93446
Reference Desk
Utilizing databases is just one way to meet patrons' information needs.


If you like working with people and love a challenge, then theReference Desk is the place for you! Duties include using the library catalog, online databases, and Internet resources to find the answers to patrons' questions; and overseeing patron use of the public computers (with minimal troubleshooting).

Requirements for success are:

  • Creativity in researching strategies
  • Ability to learn basic reference materials and computer catalog searching techniques
  • Strong customer service skills and professionalism
  • Good communication skills, both face-to-face and on the telephone
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to use alphabetical and numerical filing systems
  • Ability to learn and use computer programs and a mouse
  • Ability to reach above head and use foot stool
  • Ability to reach lower shelves
  • Attention to detail

Various days and shifts available. Contact Suzanne, 237-3870 or srobitaille@prcity.com for more information.


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Research
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week

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