Goverment Jobs
Published
March 15, 2019
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Category
Job Type

Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This is an entry level position in the Roanoke County Public Library System involving simple and often repetitive work. Responsibilities include shelving and retrieving books and other materials; assisting staff when requested; and performing basic patron-related services. No previous training or special knowledge of library procedures is required. Performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

?Sort and shelve books, periodicals, and other materials.
?Check shelves for correct arrangement of books; replace incorrectly shelved books; shift books as needed to maintain proper spacing or order
?Empty book drops
?Check in returned materials; inspect for damage or missing parts
?Clear tables of books and magazines
?Assist at circulation desk; may circulate books, collect fines, and process new patron applications
?Maintain confidentiality of patron information
?Answer the telephone; relay messages correctly and completely; answer questions appropriate to skill level
?Perform various procedures prior to closing the library, such as turning off lights, checking that all patrons have exited, and clearing tables
?Operate various library equipment, including computers, printers, self-checks, copiers, and projectors
NON ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
?Label and mend books
?Box and unbox donated items
REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

Education
Required:High school diploma or equivalent; or evidence of educational progress appropriate to the applicant's age
Experience
None required
Certifications/ Licenses
None required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Interest in library work
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions
  • Ability to conduct oneself with tact and courtesy
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Good physical condition.
Additional Requirements
Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age. Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results.Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.
SupervisoryResponsibilities
None
OTHER INFORMATION

Benefits are available to full-time positions only.