Library Page I - Part Time

Library, 555 Walnut St, Abilene, Texas, United States of America Req #899
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Librarian II – Branch Manager, this position provides prompt and friendly customer service to all library customers; shelves returned library materials; ensures that items are housed in the correct order, and assists the circulation team with checking circulation materials in and out.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

This position exercises no supervision.

IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Shelves materials accurately and straightens the collection while also having a strong attention to detail.

Shelf-reads the collection while helping to create and maintain displays.

Straightens and maintains attractiveness in the public area for tables and seating.

Checks in and out library materials at the circulation desk as needed.

Directs patrons needing assistance to appropriate staff in a friendly, helpful manner using excellent customer service skills.

Follows routine procedures without direct supervision and reports problems to supervisor.

OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES

Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

Purposes and use of libraries.

Library services and locations within the library.

Skill to:

Use a personal computer.

Operate circulation and public catalog automation system.

Interact tactfully and courteously with the public in a friendly and efficient manner.

Effectively organize and multi-task.

Ability to:

Complete work duties independently, without direct supervision.

Quickly learn and perform routine library functions and procedures accurately.

Operate circulation and public catalog automation system.

Communicate effectively orally with the general public, supervisors and co-workers.

Arrange circulation materials in numerical and alphabetical order.

Follow instructions and learn to use the computerized circulation system.

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.

Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.

Perform as a team member in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.

Experience and Training Guidelines:

For positions with more than one level, all listed requirements at the lower levels are required at the higher levels. Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:

Experience:

At least six months of experience in a customer service position is preferred.

Education/Training:

A high school diploma or GED is required.

License or Certificate:

None required.

Special Requirements:

With or without accommodation, ability to move a loaded cart weighing up to 150 pounds.

Must be able to work evenings and weekends and maintain regular, reliable attendance.

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

With or without accommodation, the “X” indicates the overall strength demand of the position during a typical workday:

    ___    Sedentary – lifting of no more than 10 pounds
    ___    Light – lifting no more than 20 pounds; carrying up to 10 pounds
    _X_    Medium – lifting no more than 50 pounds; carrying up to 25 pounds
    ___    Heavy – lifting no more than 100 pounds; carrying up to 50 pounds
    ___    Very Heavy – team lifting over 100 pounds; carrying more than 50 pounds

Physical Demand Codes:  The following describes whether or not the position is expected to exert the physical demands listed during a typical workday as well as the overall frequency of the task:

Codes for how often:
N     =    No
E    =    Extensive (100 – 70% of the time)
M    =    Moderate (60 – 30% of the time)
I    =    Infrequent (20 – 10% of the time)
A    =    Almost Never (<10% of the time)

Code / Task
_E_    Standing
_I_     Sitting
_E_    Walking
_E_    Lifting
_M      Carrying
_E_    Pushing/Pulling
_M      Overhead Work
_I_      Fine Dexterity
_E       Kneeling
_E_     Crouching
_M_    Crawling
_E        Bending
_E        Twisting
_I_      Climbing
_I_      Balancing
_E       Vision
_M_    Hearing
_M_    Talking
___     Other:  ________________________    

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.65
  • Max Hiring Rate $13.98
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