JOB POSTING: City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco is looking for a full-time bookseller (Updated 1/22)

Jan 7, 2022

This position will have a fixed schedule of 40 hours per week. Responsibilities will include receiving, working the cash register, providing customer service, and shelving. Previous bookstore experience and proficiency in Excel and inventory systems is strongly preferred for this position. We are looking for an extremely organized individual capable of multi-tasking and clear communication. 

While a love of books is a must, candidates should also be comfortable lifting boxes and spending the day on one’s feet. As we are open daily 12pm to 8pm, only candidates with availability evenings until 8pm will be considered. We also require all employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster) against COVID-19 and adhere to City Lights COVID protocols.


If you’re interested, send a resume and cover letter to and in the subject line indicate “Full-time Bookseller.” While we appreciate all of your responses, we won’t be able to reply to all of them as we expect to get quite a few. Thank you! 


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