REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES
Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Library Aide, Full Time. Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment for a different location/section within the library system. This position may be assigned to any location/section within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.
The purpose of this position is to provide assistance to customers including processing requests for library materials, collecting fines and fees, identifying the needs of customers and obtaining library materials. The position is also responsible for checking in and out, discharging, shelving, packing and renewing library materials, issuing library cards, processing library materials for addition or removal from the collection, and referring customers in need of professional assistance to librarians.
This announcement will remain active until a sufficient number of applications has been
received and may close at any time.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
No experience required.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, nights, and weekends.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Sorts, shelves, issues, and receives library materials.
Works under close supervision according to set procedures.
Duties And Responsibilities:
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Assists customers with services/equipment, programs and facilities; instructs patrons on how to use reference sources, card catalogs, and automated information systems; locates library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, tape cassettes, Braille volumes, and pictures.
Performs circulation desk duties such as checking library materials in and out, collecting fines or fees, issuing library cards, identifying service needs or locating missing materials, answering routine inquiries and referring patrons in need of professional assistance to librarians.
Maintains records of items received, stored, issued, and returned and files catalog cards according to system used; processes new and donated materials for circulation; processes inter-library loans.
Shelves books and related library materials; packs and unpacks bins of materials arriving and being sent out to other libraries; empties book drop; charges and discharges materials; picks up materials that have been left out.
Weeds damaged materials, prepares weeded materials for sale or recycling including clean up and refilling of sale area; enters weeding lists into website program and obtains proper signatures on each.
Processes monies received, issues receipts, and provides change in order to account for bus fares and passes; balances cash drawer in order to ensure money in drawer matches funds processed.
Creates craft samples and prepares enough materials for the program for which they are intended; manages inventory of craft and office supplies; supervises teen volunteers.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.