LIBRARY ASSISTANT
Hillsborough County, FL - Tampa, FL

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Performs clerical library duties.

MAJOR DUTIES

Note : The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

Checks library materials in and out, issues library cards, collects fines, and performs other tasks related to the circulation desk.

Sorts, shelves, distributes, arranges, locates and makes minor repairs to library books and materials.

Responds to inquiries from the general public regarding circulation matters.

Inputs data in computer terminal and prints reports, lists and other documents.

Performs general office duties, such as typing or word processing, filing, receiving and verifying shipments.

Operates and performs minor adjustments to library and office equipment.

Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Working knowledge of basic mathematical functions including counting money.

Working knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.

Skill in keyboarding.

Ability to work effectively with others.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to use a computer terminal to accurately enter data.

Ability to learn and use various classification and filing schemes.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Ability to accurately sort, file, and retrieve material using alphabetical, numerical and chronological systems.

Ability to lift, push or handle library materials weighing up to 20 pounds.

Ability to stand, bend, and kneel.

Willingness to work at other locations.

Ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

One year of clerical experience; and
A passing score on a data entry test at 75 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy; and

A passing score on a written test.

OR

Associate’s of higher degree; and

A passing score on a data entry test at 75 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy; and

A passing score on a written test.

APPOINTING AUTHORITY MAY REQUIRE

Possession of a valid Driver License.

Selection Process

Application Screening (Civil Service Office)
Performance Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
Written Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
Establish List (Civil Service Office)
Department Selection Interviews (Hiring Agency)
Background Investigation (Hiring Agency)
Job Offer (Hiring Agency)

Conclusion

OPEN AND CLOSED RECRUITMENTS : We are running concurrent Closed (Internal) and Open recruitments. Internal candidates on a closed eligibility list must be considered first, prior to a selection being made from the open eligibility list. To be considered for the same classification under Open recruitment, internal candidates must also apply under the open recruitment process.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE : The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

NOTE : Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.

NOTE : Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.

EXAMINATION : Examination may be administered at the time of application, depending on qualifications. Test information is available at the Reception Branch, Hillsborough County Civil Service Office. This information must be obtained in person and it is the applicant's responsibility to obtain it, if desired.

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