GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS Benefits Supplemental Questions
This job is responsible for providing support and assistance to the public service activities of the library. Work is performed under direct supervision. Working hours include nights and weekends.
This posting will close after the receipt of the first 75 qualified applicants or 1 week, whichever comes first.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBLITIES: Main Library:
Sorts and shelves all types of library materials according to correct shelf classification.
Performs shelf-reading as assigned, correcting errors as they are found, and shifts materials as needed.
Answer page calls to retrieve materials for patrons.
Empty book drop according to schedule.
Clear abandoned materials from public areas and straighten tables and chairs, keeping areas neat and orderly.
May be asked to perform light custodial duties.
Other duties and related tasks as assigned
May be required to work overtime or alternate hours for the efficient operation of the library.
Branch Library (In addition to duties above):
Includes Page duties noted above
May work with the public at the desk: checking materials in and out, processing applications for new cards.
May handle cash transactions for overdue fines.
May answer business phone calls.
Assist with the preparation of crafts for children's programming
Basic maintenance of photocopiers, printers and fax machines.
May be required to work overtime or alternate hours for the efficient operation of the branch.
QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE):
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Knowledge of Dewey Decimal system.
Knowledge of computerized library applications and keyboard skills (Branch).
Knowledge of alphabetical and numerical sequencing.
Ability to deal with the public in an efficient and courteous manner.
Ability to take oral and written instruction.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires work that involves walking, standing, stooping most of the time, exerting up to 30 pounds of force on a recurring basis, and routine keyboard operations.
The job risks exposure to normal environmental hazards.
The job requires normal visual acuity, and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.
All City of Lakeland positions are subject to testing (e.g. written, oral, performance, computerized, interview, and/or any combination). Candidates selected for testing will be notified via email or telephone. Please check your e-mail and telephone messages regularly, including "junk" folders. Test times and locations to be announced.
The City of Lakeland is a drug free workplace. This position is considered a mandatory testing position, which is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. All City of Lakeland positions are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing. As a condition of employment, you will be required to pass the pre-employment drug test in accordance with Florida Statute 440.102.
THE CITY OF LAKELAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER AND A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
City Of Lakeland, Civil Service