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Librarian- Instruction & Research – Citrus County Board of County Commissioners – Lecanto, FL

This position is professional library work responsible for the instruction, research and customer service in a public library.

The work schedule for the position will be varied hours Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm; 40 hours per week. Must be available to work some evenings and Saturdays.

The primary work location is at the Central Ridge Library, must be willing to work at various branch locations when needed.

Salary Disclosure:
Starting Rate : $17.27 per hour plus benefit and retirement options
Salary range: $17.27 to $24.92 per hour
Pay Grade:110

Check out our Summary of Benefits at the bottom of this posting:

  • You can accrue up to 168 hours of time off with vacation leave and paid holidays in your first year. As well as earning up to 96 hours of sick leave.
  • All Benefit Eligible employees can receive:

    • FREE Basic Medical Insurance- Tobacco Free employees
    • FREE Dental Insurance, $20,000 of Basic Term Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability and much more!
    • Retirement / Pension Plan- As of 7/01/2020 an increase was approved in the retirement rates in accordance with legislation adopted by the State of Florida. All FRS members (except those in DROP) contribute 3% on a pre-tax basis into the retirement system. The retirement rates contributed by the Employer has increased for Regular Employees from 8.47% to 10% of annual gross salary. For example, an employee with a gross annual salary of $25,000: Employee contributes $750 and Employer $2,500 towards your future retirement benefit.

      • The Pension Plan pays a set lifetime monthly retirement benefit. You can be eligible for a monthly Pension at retirement age after 8 years of service (visit for more details.

Summary of Benefits:

Citrus County Board of County Commissioners provides a comprehensive benefit package. Employees are eligible to participate in the County’s insurance plans if they are working a minimum of 30 hours per week in a benefit-eligible position. Coverage will become effective the first of the month following a 30 day waiting period. For example, an employee hired on April 10, the effective date of coverage will be on June 1.

Medical Insurance- Base Plan (Provider: Florida Blue)

  • Employee Premium is $0.00 with Tobacco Affidavit
  • Employee Premium is $50.00 monthly without Tobacco Affidavit
  • Dependent coverage is available with bi-weekly premiums

Employee Health & Wellness Center

  • Employee Premium is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance
  • Dependent coverage is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

  • Employee Premium is $0.00
  • Dependent coverage is available with bi-weekly premiums

Vision Insurance

  • Employee Premium is $5.66 monthly
  • Dependent coverage is available with monthly premiums

Basic Term Life and AD&D Insurance $20,000

  • Employee Premium is $0.00
  • Dependent coverage is available for Life Insurance with bi-weekly premiums

Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Premium is $0.00

Life Assistance Program

  • Employee Premium is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance
  • Dependent coverage is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance

Florida Retirement System

  • Employee contributes 3% of gross salary per pay-period
  • Employer contributes 10% of gross salary as of 7/1/2020
  • With the Pension Plan Trust Fund option, you can be eligible for a monthly Pension at retirement age after 8 years of service (visit for more details). The plan pays a set lifetime monthly retirement benefit.

Paid Holidays
– no waiting period

  • Employees working 8 hour/5 workdays- 11 paid holiday annually
  • Employees working 10 hour/4 workdays- 8 holidays and 1 personal day* annually
    • Stipulations do apply for personal day

Vacation Leave- accrues each pay-period

  • Less than five (5) years of service: 80 hours annually= Two weeks
  • Five (5) to Ten (10) years of service: 120 hours annually= Three weeks
  • 10 or more years of service: 160 hours annually= Four weeks

Sick Leave-
accrues each pay-period

  • 96 hours annually

Please note that the benefits may not apply to all constitutional offices; please refer to policies for specific information. The County’s Personnel Policies, applicable Union Contracts and/or Certificate of Coverage provides detailed descriptions of all available employee benefit programs and stipulations. To learn more about the County’s benefit program, visit the Human Resources section on our website: or click on the “Benefits” tab to view our “Employee Benefits Highlights” Handbook.

Basis of Rating: Some positions may require a written and/or skills test. Applications will be carefully reviewed to assess each individuals qualifications. Selected persons will be interviewed to determine who will be hired for the job. The kind and length of related work experience, training and education shown on the application will be an important consideration in the screening process.

Must successfully pass an employment reference check, criminal background check, physical examination check. Drug screens will be in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act and/or the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.

Citrus County, Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Citrus County, Florida is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the Citrus County, Florida Board of County Commissioners in advance to allow sufficient time to provide an accommodation.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.

Pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes or the “Public Records Law,” applications, resumes and personnel records are subject to public inspections.

Details regarding the “Public Records Law”/ “The Sunshine Law” / Florida Statutes and the statutory exemptions are available on websites such as the Florida Office of the Attorney General, Florida Senate and Florida Legislature. Additionally, Citrus County Board of County Commissioners Public Information section is located on our website.

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