Library Clerk - Hourly

Carson City, NV - Carson City, NV

Part-time
This is a part-time, FLSA non-exempt position with the Carson City Library. Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of library work activities relating to the circulation division.

*** AN ELIGIBILITY LIST IS BEING ESTABLISHED WITH THIS RECRUITMENT. ALL CANDIDATES WHO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE PLACED ON AN ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR THREE (3) MONTHS, AND MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR ANY FUTURE VACANCIES WITHIN THAT TIME PERIOD. ***

Examples of Duties: This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Interact with library users to provide public and access library services.
Perform information and other service desk functions, including opening and closing procedures.
Register new library users; provide information services in assigned departments using standard library procedures.
Assist library users with reader's advisory requests; answering questions regarding library policy, including circulation policies.
Record statistical data and other records as directed; operate standard office machines.
Be familiar with and operate a variety of equipment including public access computers, printers, scanners, computers software programs, and performs related duties as needed.
Work schedule may include mornings (A.M.), evenings (P.M.), Saturdays and Sundays.
Shelving and general upkeep of library materials and facilities.

Typical Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience:
Graduation from High School, GED or equivalent education; AND one (1) year of experience general clerical and customer service duties in a library; OR two (2) years of clerical and customer service experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
  • None.
Required Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:
Library classification system.
Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment.
Correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.

Skill in:
Communicate effectively in both orally and in writing.
Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
Dealing successfully with city staff at various levels, the public, in person and over the telephone.
Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with staff, coworkers, contractors and the public.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Under Immediate Supervision - Incumbents at this level are closely supervised in essentially all aspects of their assigned work with the exception of routine and basic tasks. Work methods are generally prescribed in specific terms. They usually follow an established routine with general assignments, and their work is subject to frequent reviews. A position may involve repetition of a limited number of tasks that after initial training and review warrant only occasional supervisory review. This type of direction is normally reserved for entry and trainee level positions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 25 pounds; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone; Must be able to bend, squat, sit stoop reach and stand for extended periods of time.

Supplemental Information: CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.
Employees may be required to complete Incident Command System training as a condition of continuing employment.
New employees are required to submit to a fingerprint based background investigation which cost the new employee $52.75 and a drug/alcohol screen which costs $36.50. Employment is contingent upon passing the background and the drug/alcohol screen.
Carson City participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered employment with Carson City must complete Section 1 of the Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documentation as soon as possible after the job offer is made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 775.887.2103 or go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at www.ucis.gov.
Carson City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.