All employees of the Library are hired from lists provided by the Mobile County Personnel Board.

We employ approximately 200 workers, including librarians and other professionals, clerical and custodial staff.   Most are full-time employees, and the rest are part-time or supernumerary (substitute) workers.

When we have a vacancy, we request a list of qualified candidates from the Personnel Board.   We interview each one and make a selection when all interviews are completed.

For more details about applying for jobs with the merit system call the Personnel Board directly at (251) 470-7727.
For more details about working at the Library call Mobile Public Library's Human Resources Officer at (251) 208-7107.

  • Currently accepting online
    applications for these positions:

    The Mobile County Personnel Board has announced an examination for OFFICE ASSISTANT I (FT/PT/Supernumerary) currently continuous.

    You may access the online job announcement and apply at the Mobile County Personnel Board Job Opportunities page.

    This is routine clerical and office support work, such as typing, filing, records maintenance, cashiering, data entry, customer service, and the performance of basic bookkeeping operations.

    Position description, requirements and qualifications.