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WANTED: Library Page
Afternoon/Evening/Weekend

JOB SUMMARY

Performs physical work reshelving library books and other materials in proper order on shelves, maintaining stack areas, and retrieving materials from the stacks, storage, and outdoor bookdrops. Answers directional questions for patrons.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position. The listed examples may not include all duties found in this class):

  1. Sort, return, and place materials in their proper place on shelves in adult, children's, and basement storage areasof the library.
  2. Log-off computers and turn off other equipment at closing, and perform duties related to closing the librarybuilding safely and securely.
  3. Read the shelves and keep stack areas neat and orderly; maintain precise order.
  4. Assist patrons in finding materials and books.
  5. Retrieve items requested by patrons.
  6. Retrieve books returned in the book drops.
  7. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other library employees and the general public.
  8. Maintain familiarity with and execute safe work procedures associated with assigned work.
  9. Performs other related duties as required.

  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

Demonstrated ability to read and write basic English. Working knowledge of English, spelling and grammar. General knowledge of computer hardware and software and familiarity with database searching. Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions; ability to follow through assignments accurately; ability to alphabetize and sort materials using a numerical system; ability to perform routine and repetitive work, and stand for long periods of time. Some experience in public contact or public service work. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with department heads, employees, and the public, and to deal with service problems courteously and tactfully.

Must be available from 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm Monday through Wednesday, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm Thursday and Friday, 9am to 5pm on alternating Saturdays, and 12:45pm to 5:15pm on alternating Sundays.

HOW TO APPLY

You have the option of submitting a cover letter with resume and/or cover letter with City of Dover Employment Application for each position being applied for. You may email your materials to jobs@dover.nh.gov or mail to:

EMPLOYMENT
City of Dover
288 Central Avenue
Dover, NH 03820

No faxed application materials accepted.