City of Garland, TX

Circulation Page (Evenings & Saturdays) - Regular Part-Time

US-TX-Garland
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-5123
# of Openings Remaining
1
Department
Library
Min
USD $11.43/Hr.
Mid
USD $13.76/Hr.
Target Hiring Range
$11.43 to $12.59
Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Code Category
Library/Inf. Science

Position Summary

Responsible for facilitating the circulation of materials into, out of, and within the City libraries.  Also, responsible for performing light manual tasks, customer service and clerical duties, as well as assist with shelving books and other materials.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Check in/out library books and materials from book/video drops and inside drops.
  2. Presort and temporarily shelve books/audio visual material.
  3. Load and organize books/materials on carts to be shelved.
  4. Work at Circulation desk providing assistance to patrons in person and over the phone.
  5. Problem resolution in regards to patron records, pending fees, damaged materials according to the Library policies and procedures.
  6. Load bins of books/materials into van and may deliver to other branch locations.
  7. Move materials, furniture, shelving and equipment, as needed.
  8. Ensure the continuous operation of the library circulation by operating personals, computers, and assessing and collecting fines.
  9. May perform various pick-up, delivery jobs and errands in the library van.

 

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • Some experience in a library environment

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of standard library filing systems
  • Basic skill with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
  • Skill to operate a computer keyboard to enter and retrieve information regarding books and materials
  • Skill in cash handling
  • Ability to understand and implement oral and written directions
  • Ability to drive a vehicle

 

Licenses & Certifications

 Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

REQUIRED WORK LOCATIONS: The incumbent must be available to work at any of the four (4) Garland Library locations.

REQUIRED WORK HOURS: The incumbent is required to work 19 hours per week, during specific hours. The incumbent must be available to work from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturdays.

The incumbent works in a typical library environment, but physical labor is required. Occasional outdoor work, and travel between city and library facilities may occur. Primary environment will be in a climate controlled, indoor atmosphere with some exposure to dust and occasional unpleasant conditions. Physical tasks will include lifting, squatting, bending, stooping, reaching overhead and carrying supplies, as needed to accomplish the tasks of the activity on a daily basis. Must be able to reach materials at 90” height shelving or shelving at floor level, lift/carry up to 50 pounds regularly, and push/pull 200 pound wheeled book cart. Must also be able to utilize keyboard and peripherals, handheld mobile devices, and multi-function office phones.

Competencies

Communication
Customer Service
Interpersonal Skills
Managing Conflict
Problem Solving/Analysis
Quality
Teamwork

Minimum Education & Work Experience

Completion of the tenth grade
At least 16 years of age
Some customer service and/or retail experience
Ability to file accurately by alphabet and numbers
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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