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Thank you for your interest in The Well~Read Moose 

as a possible place of employment.



We are currently fully staffed with amazing booksellers.

Check back & see if anything changes!


Before you take the time to fill out one of our applications, we would like to provide some information on the bookseller position at our store.


We rarely hire on a seasonal basis – either summer or the holiday season. We have a thorough training process for the bookseller position. We typically look for candidates that can commit to at least two years working with us. Working opening, closing and/or weekend shifts are all required. We require availability between Thanksgiving and Christmas - time off is during that time period is very limited. It's a busy time & it's fun! 

Currently our entry-level pay starts at $12.00 per hour. If training goes well, after the 90 day introductory period, the hourly rate increases to $12.50 per hour. We offer vision insurance, paid time off and many paid holidays. Plus you will have access to advanced reader copies of books and advanced copies of audio books through

As a bookseller, you will be helping customers with their book and gift purchases – and so much more! There is book research, unpacking and receiving merchandise, cleaning the store, updating displays and lots of giftwrapping – long hours on your feet. We enjoy teaching the many aspects of becoming a stellar bookseller! Most of all, you must have a strong desire to serve our customers - and LOVE reading and discussing books.

We are "The Well~Read Moose" - we read a lot!


If, after carefully considering the position as outlined above and working at The Well~Read Moose is still of interest, we encourage you to fill out an employment application and return it to the store. Should a position become available that combines your interests and qualifications with our needs, we will contact you. PLEASE refrain from calling and asking if we have reviewed your application and/or resume. We have TONS of tasks keeping us busy.

Thank you for abiding by that request.


Thank you for considering employment at The Well~Read Moose and for your kind attention to the information outlined above.



Melissa DeMotte

Bookseller Employment
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