City of Garland, TX

  • TEMP - Circulation Page (Weekends and Weekday Evenings)

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/20/2019 10:14 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Target Hiring Range
    $12.78 to $13.90
    Temporary 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 HOURS: The incumbent is required to work 19 hours per week, during specific hours. The incumbent must be available to work from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturdays, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sundays, and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

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

    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.


    Customer Service
    Interpersonal Skills
    Managing Conflict
    Problem Solving/Analysis

    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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