Library Technician (temporary) - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking a Library Technician for a 2 weeks project at a major Federal library in the Washington, DC area. The Technician will be responsible for the Shelf-reading and Refiling of Materials. This is a 2 weeks project starting ASAP, full-time (40 hours a week; Monday - Friday) no benefits position. 


  • Perform correct sequencing of materials 
  • Refile correct call number order any items found to be out of order.
  • Tasks to be completed require physical stamina and agility and attention to
  • detail, including:
    • Continuous standing, walking, lifting, bending and stooping to retrieve, re-
    • shelve, shift, and update collections or to adjust shelves and move books
    • from one location to another
    • Pushing/pulling fully loaded book trucks weighing up to 300 pounds
    • Loading and unloading wire baskets or carts with books and unbound
    • materials
    • Balancing on step ladders while pulling, moving, or re-shelving materials
    • on the top shelves
    • Sorting materials in general category order and distributing these materials
    • onto sorting shelves for further arranging
    • Arranging materials on book trucks (in item-specific call number order)
    • from the sorting shelves or distribution trucks
    • Shelving materials of various sizes, weight, and quantities
    • Using hand-wheels to access compact shelving ranges if applicable

  • Must have recent Library Technician experience 
  • Experience retrieving and refiling library materials according to the Library of
  • Congress Classification System.
  • Knowledgeable in the correct sequencing of Library of Congress call numbers
  • Experience in refiling a collection in correct call number order any items found to be out of order

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.


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