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Substitute Library Clerk

at City of Corvallis

Pay: $11.93 to $14.51/hour
$11.93 - $14.51
Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary,Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2484976
Keywords: clerical

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Summary

Provide library services to the community including circulation of materials, assistance in finding materials and information, and the delivery of materials to various locations in Benton CountyThese positions are on-call with no regular schedule and no guarantee of a minimum number of hours per week.

Additional Information
Salary Range: $11.93 - $14.51 Hourly
On-call positions with no set schedule

Please see our website for a complete Position Description including essential functions and requirements.

Please see our Substitute Library Clerk job brochure for additional information regarding this recruitment.

Essential Functions

Substitute Library Clerks may be assigned to one or more of the following functions:
Facilitates the delivery of information to day care centers, senior residences, schools, the homebound and rural communities. Responsible for the daily operations of the Bookmobile Service including all circulation duties associated with a Bookmobile: checks books in and out, collects fines, issues library cards and files documents, takes requests for reserve materials and performs basic reference. Prepares and drives Bookmobile to various Benton County locations.
Branches and Main Library
Performs circulation and basic reference services to customers in Corvallis, Philomath, Alsea and Monroe. Checks books in and out, collects fines, issues library cards and files documents and takes requests for reserve materials.
Provides courier service for library system. Transports library materials and other items to library service points. Sorts, packs, unpacks, loads and unloads materials. Locks and unlocks branch libraries. Assists in circulation routines in extensions and branches as assigned.
Safely operates and drives to assigned locations using library vehicle to deliver materials.
Conforms with all safety rules and performs work is a safe manner.
Delivers excellent customer service to diverse audiences.
Maintains effective work relationships.
Arrives to work, meetings, and other work-related functions on time and maintains regular job attendance.

Qualifications and Skills

Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent.
Two years of previous library and/or clerical experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to work independently within library system policies and procedures with minimal supervision.
Knowledge of computer operations as they apply to the library.
Knowledge of computer hardware and software applications used by the position and the ability to instruct patrons in the use of word processing, spreadsheet and electronic communications, and online databases as required to deliver Library services.
Ability to get along well and maintain effective working relationships with community groups, schools, volunteers, the public and other employees and respond in a timely, respectful, and responsive manner.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Special Requirements
Possession or ability to obtain and maintain a valid Oregon Drivers License.
Ability to effectively manage vehicular emergencies.
Demonstrable commitment to sustainability.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
The individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit an online application. Click the apply link above to create and submit your application.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application; however applicants are encouraged to include a resume.

"The City of Corvallis is Committed to Excellence in Customer Service Through its Employees."
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