Job Title: Library Clerk – Full-Time
Location: Manvel Library
Shift: M-S, includes some evening hours
Pay Rate: 13.21
**Must submit resume and cover letter to be considered**
Assists general public with library and reference materials and provides other necessary library functions within established guidelines by performing the following duties.
Example of Duties
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Regular attendance is required
Provides assistance to library patrons including but not limited to:
Checking materials in and out
Accepting requests for library materials
Providing light reference and readers’ advisory service
Answering the telephone and directing calls as necessary
Assisting with computer and printer/copier use
Implements library policy and regulations
Operates on-line automated circulation system (ILS)
Handles procedures for overdue, lost or damaged materials
Counts money and prepares daily reports
Shelves library material as needed
Assists with library programs as needed, including program preparation and presentation
Records daily statistics
Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as requested.
Reconciles ILS-generated reports
Performs other work as needed, including but not limited to special projects and supervisor assignments
This is not a supervisory position.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively to customers and to employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Familiarity with general database concepts and a demonstrated ability through work history or training to learn specific concepts and practices associated with the current ILAS used by the Brazoria County Library System.
Familiarity with contemporary "best practices" of PC use, peripheral equipment and network interfaces.
Working knowledge of Windows 10 and Microsoft Office.
Ability to type at least 30 words per minute with a high degree of accuracy.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None required for this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the non-essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time, walk and sit; have manual dexterity to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25+ pounds and push or pull heavy book carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job takes place within a typical library office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.
SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS/REQUIREMENTS The incumbent in this job must be knowledgeable about and follow the County's safety policies and procedures. Ask supervisor for details.
DRUG/ALCOHOL POLICY Drug/Alcohol Policy applies to this job. Pre-employment drug/alcohol testing is required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Brazoria County is a local government entity that offers competitive salaries with an excellent benefits package, which includes: Government Pension through TCDRS with 7% fixed interest and a county match of 2:1 at retirement; we do not pay into Social Security but instead contribute to a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan as an additional savings for retirement (AUL).Reasonable medical/dental health insurance (Aetna) for employees and dependent coverage rates.Section 125 Cafeteria Plans including- Aflac, Humana and others; free LTD; free Life Insurance coverage 3x annual salary with a cap of $150K; with AD&D.Free employee health clinic, EAP; 14 paid holidays, vacation and sick benefits, free telemedicine services.At retirement, a free paid up $50K Life Insurance policy; a 401h retiree medical reimbursement plan.