Full-time position with a focus on excellent customer service to library staff and patrons. Performs the primary task of receiving and unpacking new material for the library system. This position requires strenuous physical labor including repeatedly moving boxes weighing up to fifty (50) pounds, unloading boxes of books onto book carts, and pushing fully loaded book trucks weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, twisting, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and sitting. Other duties may include contacting vendors, editing item records, and processing books.

Requires basic knowledge of modern library organization, materials, procedures, policies, aims and services. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel. Must have the ability to get along well with others in a teamwork environment and to communicate pleasantly and effectively with library staff, vendors, and the general public. Must be detail-oriented and flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain departmental/branch operation. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate with one (1) to two (2) years of experience in a public library or related experience. High aptitude for library work; initiative; resourcefulness; good judgment; orderliness; accuracy; tact; adaptability; excellent customer service skills; and a strong work ethic. Ability to shelve library materials as needed. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, twisting, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and sitting. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Prior library experience helpful but not necessary.

Hiring Salary Range: $ $24,710.40 – $27,830.40 annually depending on qualifications.

Closing date: Open until position is filled.

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