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BKB is Hiring! 

Blue Kettle Books is always looking for responsible, friendly, thoughtful folks to staff our bookmobile on a part-time, occasional basis. The work involves setting up and taking down merchandise displays, ringing up sales, troubleshooting various on-the-job issues as they arise, keeping the bookmobile tidy and organized, and being super friendly and thoughtful with customers. For driving staff, also involves driving the bookmobile safely to and from vending locations.  Hours vary.  Retail and/or bookselling experience is helpful but not required.  

Pay rate: $18/hour (non-driving staff); $21/hour (staff who can also drive & park the bookmobile)

Minimum Requirements

  • Be willing and able to lift 50 pounds up and down bookmobile steps.

  • Be available weekends and evenings (in addition to daytime hours).

  • Be detail oriented, thoughtful and thorough with book and merchandise display set-up and take-down. 

  • Be able to work independently and autonomously at various bookmobile locations. 

  • Be friendly and helpful toward customers, and excited about books and reading in general. 

  • Be dependable, timely, and responsible. 

  • Be willing and able to learn and operate Square for Retail terminal for ringing up sales. 

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Be able to confidently and safely drive our automatic-shift, 23-foot bookmobile to locations around the Seattle area, and stay to operate the bookmobile during open hours. 

  • Have a clean driving record.

  • Have a love and knowledge of books.

To apply, email and tell us why you're interested in working for Blue Kettle Books, and include a copy of your current resume:

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