Fort Bend County

Law Library Assistant - Part-Time - Law Library - Justice Center

Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/14/2023 10:45 AM)
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $15.00/Hr.
Max Start Salary
USD $15.00/Hr.


Fort Bend County is ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.  We have capitalized on not only the creed of our location, but on the "quality of life" for our families to call home.  Our employees are the key to our success and the heartbeat of our foundation.  The diversity and inclusivity of our community is our strength and at the forefront of a workplace environment welcoming to all.  Live Here! Work Here!



Performs under direct supervision following oral or written instructions.  All work is subject to review for accuracy, correctness and completeness, both during and after execution. Normal supervisor is the department head or branch manager but may be assigned to work under the direction of other staff members.



To assist the professional staff of the law library in providing patrons with assistance in locating materials and information.


  • Assist the full-time staff at the law library's reference desk.
  • Provide answers to reference questions, referring complicated or difficult questions to the full-time staff.
  • Assist patrons in using the public computers to access the public catalog and access the Internet and databases.
  • Help in other areas of the library as required, such as presenting and teaching computer classes and programs.
  • Complete assigned shelf-reading duties (keeping the shelves in order).
  • Complete book and AV processing or other duties as assigned.
  • Attend reference training and other educational programs on a continuing basis, as they are available.
  • Study the databases and law library collection on a regular basis in order to ensure familiarity with all of the library's information resources.


  • Requires High School Diploma or equivalent and two years of college or associate degree in paralegal or legal studies; law library or legal experience preferred (including but not limited to legal clerk, legal assistant, paralegal).
  • Typing and keyboarding skills.
  • Computer skills involving use of the Internet and database searching.
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact easily with staff and public.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, lift library materials up to 10 lbs. 
  • Availability to work evenings and weekend hours is required.

SALARY:  $15.00 per hour, 24 hours per week

CLOSING:  Upon filling position


To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at



All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal and local laws, unless such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit


Fort Bend County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. FBC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation.


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