Weber County
  • 14-Jan-2020 (MST)
  • Library
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $11.95
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Retirement, Vacation and Sick Leave


OVERVIEW:

As a member of the Library's program implementation team, under the supervision of the building and circulation managers, this employee conducts circulation transactions, including issuing and entering library cards and accepting fines and fees; inspects returned materials for damage; mends materials; maintains condition of audiovisual items; may sort and shelve library materials as necessary.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work at circulation desk conducting circulation transactions, including issuing and entering library cards and accepting payment of fines and fees, checking materials in and out, and other services

Provide ready reference and directional assistance to the public

Inspect returned materials for damage

Mend/repair materials according to Library procedure

Operate a resurfacing machine

Organize materials according to the Dewey Decimal classification scheme

Instruct patrons in use of basic technology resources, such as printers, scanners, copiers, and public computers

Instruct patrons in use of the Library's automated book return system and self-checkout units

Participate in annual employee safety/security and emergency response training

Preserve safety, appearance, and condition of Library facilities and property

Make and implement decisions appropriate to a formalist system of ethics

ABOUT YOU:

High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Previous library or retail customer service experience

Ability to communicate in more than one language preferred

Excellent customer service skills

Basic knowledge of library classification systems, alphabetization, and arithmetic

Ability to count change and handle money

Familiarity with standard software used in business applications such as Word and Excel

Ability to work with and troubleshoot office machines, such as copiers, scanners, printers, and cash registers

A commitment to public service and the ability to work effectively with a diverse patron base

Knowledge of and ability to implement Library Board policies and procedures

Understanding of the relationships and responsibilities of Library divisions and buildings

Understanding of Library mission and roles, and the general role of public libraries within a community

Understanding of foundational library documents, including the Library Bill of Rights, Code of Ethics, and the Freedom to Read Statement

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, talk, hear, crouch, crawl, balance, reach, stoop, and kneel.  Must use hands and fingers to operate a computer.  The employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally up to fifty pounds.  The employee must be able to remove library materials from shelves at a maximum height of six feet and push library carts weighing up to 175 pounds.  Must be able to move about the work area, talk clearly with customers, and hear customer responses.  Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a library public service environment. 

Employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (morning, afternoon, evening, and holiday hours) when the Library is open.  All employees will work up to two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their division. Employees will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

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