The Martin County Library is currently accepting applcations for a part-time Library Page.
Library pages are responsible for shelving all library materials upon their return. Additionally, they provide backup assistance to the circulation clerk on shift, when needed. This may include, but is not limited to: checking materials in and out, answering the phone, helping patrons find materials, and general customer service. Assists with children’s library programs on an as needed basis. Responsible for following closing procedures at the end of the day. This position is part time. Schedule includes evenings and Saturdays, in coordination with other library pages.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responsible for shelving all library materials.
- Provides assistance to circulation clerks, including checking materials in and out, answering the phone, helping patrons, and general customer service.
- Assist with children’s programming as needed.
- Responsible for closing procedures at the end of the day.
- Performs other work-related duties as required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties performed by personnel so classified.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
- Ability to operate computers, tablets and mobile devices and other general office equipment. Ability to learn new software programs and web-based systems as necessary.
- Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and have good public relations skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
The position has good working conditions in general, but is a diversified job requiring sustained mental effort related to organizational issues, planning and technical areas.
The individual may encounter moderate emotional strain or tension. There is sustained exposure to sitting and standing. There is continuous exposure to computer keyboards and video screens and moderate exposure to lifting up to 40 pounds.
Continuous: Stand; Bend or stoop; Kneel or squat; Lift or carry less than 10 lbs.;
Frequent: Keyboarding; Repetitive movement; Walk; Work requires high attention to detail; Lift, carry, push, pull 26-60 lbs.
Occasional: Sit; Lift or carry 11-25 lbs.; Exposed to annoying odor; Exposed to sickening odor; Exposure to emotional public; Exposure to offensive language; Work with arms above shoulder.
Intermittent: Some mental effort and stress involved resulting in frustration; Considerable mental effort and stress; Work with frequent deadlines; Lift, carry, push, pull over 60 lbs.; Inability to leave work station for long periods of time; Exposure to threats.
This position is responsible for the use of modern office machines and equipment.
ACCOUNTABILITIES SHARED BY ALL EMPLOYEES
- Implicit in the employer-employee relationship is the right of Martin County to rely upon the presence of the employee during assigned hours of work and the obligation of the employee for timely and regular attendance.
- Develops and maintains a thorough working knowledge of all department and County-wide policies, protocols and procedures, and adheres to the same.
- Develops respectful and cooperative working relationships with co-workers, listens well, and respects viewpoints different than own.
- Informs immediate supervisor of all important matters pertaining to assigned job responsibilities.
- Represents the County in a professional manner to all internal and external contacts when doing the County’s business.
- Complies with all rules and policies in order to maintain a safe work environment.
- Demonstrates high moral principles and professional standards with others through truthfulness and sincerity; makes ethical decisions.
- Provides a high-level of customer satisfaction.
- Maintains confidentiality.
- Competently performs all required job duties.
Martin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.