Library Page - DuPont
Pierce County Library - DuPont, WA

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Library Page DuPont

Pay Grade: $10.42 per hour, FLSA non-exempt, Union represented.

Schedule: Fourteen (14) hours per week on a regular schedule to be determined at time of hire. Must be able to work evenings and weekends, substitute for other staff, and attend meetings.

Application Requirements: In addition to completing the application, please also include a resume. Apply through this site no later than 8 a.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of library support tasks for the Pierce County Library System; processes library materials; assists in organizing and maintaining assigned branch collections; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Relationships:

Reports to an Assistant Branch Supervisor or Community Branch Supervisor; no supervisory responsibility is exercised.

Essential Functions:

Class specifications are intended to provide a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
  • Delivers high-quality, customer-focused services.
  • Sorts and checks in returned library materials; identifies damaged items.
  • Monitors and empties book drops; unloads book bins and/or daily deliveries.
  • Processes rotating library materials and holds.
  • Organizes and shelves materials; performs shelf reading.
  • Picks up discarded materials in public areas and returns to appropriate shelves.
  • Evaluates and performs routine cleaning and mending of collection materials.
  • Receives and unloads materials donated to the Library by customers.
  • Responds to basic customer inquiries and/or refers questions to appropriate personnel.
  • Provides assistance to Senior Branch Assistants, including answering incoming calls.
  • Assists in organizing furniture and preparing materials for meetings and special programs.
  • Demonstrates punctuality and regular and consistent attendance.
  • Brings matters of public concern regarding waste, inefficiency, corruption, discrimination, and safety to the attention of Library Management.
  • Accurately communicates the Library’s policies to members of the public in all job-related contacts.
  • Interprets and explains the Library’s policies and procedures; resolves customers’ concerns and requests.
  • Positively reflects Pierce County Library’s mission, vision, and values to members of the public and to staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Required Knowledge of:
  • Customer service standards and protocols.
  • General office practices and equipment.
  • Computers and Windows-based software.

Required Skill in:
  • Performing a variety of library support functions.
  • Processing, sorting, and shelving library materials.
  • Assisting in maintaining branch collection items.
  • Responding to and/or referring basic library-related inquiries from the public.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Any combination of education and experience which allows successful performance of the job.

Licenses, Certifications, and Special Requirements:
  • Must pass local police and Washington State Adult/Child Abuse records check prior to hire.
  • The ability to work evenings and weekends on a rotating schedule and to adapt to schedule changes on short notice is required.

Working Environment and Physical Requirements:
  • Work is performed in a public library environment.
  • Subject to standing for extended periods of time, walking, bending, reaching, climbing ladders/stepstools, and lifting of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to lift and carry library materials and push/pull loaded carts.

Benefits:
  • Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

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