City of Garland, TX Circulation Page (Evenings and Saturdays) - Regular PT in Garland, Texas

Responsible for facilitating the circulation of materials into, out of, and within the City libraries. Also, responsible for performing light manual tasks, customer service and clerical duties, as well as assist with shelving books and other materials.

  • Check in/out library books and materials from book/video drops and inside drops.

  • Presort and temporarily shelve books/audio visual material.

  • Load and organize books/materials on carts to be shelved.

  • Work at Circulation desk providing assistance to patrons in person and over the phone.

  • Problem resolution in regards to patron records, pending fees, damaged materials according to the Library policies and procedures.

  • Load bins of books/materials into van and may deliver to other branch locations.

  • Move materials, furniture, shelving and equipment, as needed.

  • Ensure the continuous operation of the library circulation by operating personals, computers, and assessing and collecting fines.

  • May perform various pick-up, delivery jobs and errands in the library van.

Education/ Experience:

  • Some experience in a library environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of standard library filing systems

  • Basic skill with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)

  • Skill to operate a computer keyboard to enter and retrieve information regarding books and materials

  • Skill in cash handling

  • Ability to understand and implement oral and written directions

  • Ability to drive a vehicle

 Valid Class C Texas driver's license

REQUIRED WORK HOURS: The incumbent is required to work 19 hours per week, during specific hours. The incumbent must be available to work from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturdays.

REQUIRED WORK LOCATIONS: The incumbent must be available to work at any of the four (4) Garland Library locations.

The incumbent works in a typical library environment, but physical labor is required. Occasional outdoor work, and travel between city and library facilities may occur. Primary environment will be in a climate controlled, indoor atmosphere with some exposure to dust and occasional unpleasant conditions. Physical tasks will include lifting, squatting, bending, stooping, reaching overhead and carrying supplies, as needed to accomplish the tasks of the activity on a daily basis. Must be able to reach materials at 90” height shelving or shelving at floor level, lift/carry up to 50 pounds regularly, and push/pull 200 pound wheeled book cart. Must also be able to utilize keyboard and peripherals, handheld mobile devices, and multi-function office phones.

Communication

Customer Service

Interpersonal Skills

Managing Conflict

Problem Solving/Analysis

Quality

Teamwork

Completion of the tenth grade

At least 16 years of age

Some customer service and/or retail experience

Ability to file accurately by alphabet and numbers

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

ID: 2018-5327

Target Hiring Range: $12.50 to $13.90

Job Code Category: Library/Inf. Science

External Company Name: City of Garland, TX

External Company URL: http://www.garlandtx.gov

Street: 625 Austin Street

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions: REQUIRED WORK HOURS: The incumbent is required to work 19 hours per week, during specific hours. The incumbent must be available to work from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturdays.

REQUIRED WORK LOCATIONS: The incumbent must be available to work at any of the four (4) Garland Library locations.

The incumbent works in a typical library environment, but physical labor is required. Occasional outdoor work, and travel between city and library facilities may occur. Primary environment will be in a climate controlled, indoor atmosphere with some exposure to dust and occasional unpleasant conditions. Physical tasks will include lifting, squatting, bending, stooping, reaching overhead and carrying supplies, as needed to accomplish the tasks of the activity on a daily basis. Must be able to reach materials at 90” height shelving or shelving at floor level, lift/carry up to 50 pounds regularly, and push/pull 200 pound wheeled book cart. Must also be able to utilize keyboard and peripherals, handheld mobile devices, and multi-function office phones.

Competencies: Communication Customer Service Interpersonal Skills Managing Conflict Problem Solving/Analysis Quality Teamwork

Minimum Education & Work Experience: Completion of the tenth grade At least 16 years of age Some customer service and/or retail experience Ability to file accurately by alphabet and numbers Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.