Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Tacoma Public Library Receives 309 Applications for 1 Job

The Library Assistant job is closed, but a Library Branch Manager position is still open.

Link to August 24 Tacoma News-Tribune article, "309 people vie for Tacoma library opening".  (via Drudge Retort)

Excerpt: Wanted for hire: Library assistant.

Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent.

Pay range: $15.81 to $19.23 per hour.

Posted for only a week, an entry-level opening for a librarian’s assistant drew 309 job seekers to a crowded meeting hall Monday in South Tacoma, all vying to land a coveted city job with benefits during a difficult economy

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