Materials Handler – NCLS Service Center

The Materials Handler will be responsible for operating the book debinding machine and
recycling discarded books by member libraries and partner agencies associated with the
Development Authority of the North Country (DANC). The Materials Handler will also assist
NCLS delivery staff with sorting and preparing library materials for delivery and may also
perform other back-up delivery and maintenance duties when needed.

Rate: $16.00 per hour, 15 hours per week

General Job Duties
• Physical activities, such as sorting and preparing books for debinding
• Safely operate book debinding machine
• Load and unload bins of discarded and recycled materials into receptacle units
• Load and unload bins of library materials and equipment to/from the van when needed
• Properly sort items
• Function well on a team and assist with a variety of tasks
• Ability to pay close attention to detail
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Valid New York State Driver’s License
• Ability to drive safely in adverse weather conditions
• Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

If you are interested, please fill out employment application (available on and email it to [email protected] with the “Materials Handler” as the subject line.