Library Shelver: up to 20 hours/week - $8.80/hour
APPLICATION - Please fill out the application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 5. Must be available to work nights and weekends as needed.
Job Title: Library Shelver
Department: Public Services
Immediate Supervisor: Public Services Supervisor
Responsible for shelving and retrieving material and keeping library materials in proper order. Assists with various duties as assigned.
• High school diploma or equivalent or currently attending high school.
• Demonstrated attention to detail.
• Ability to work independently, follow directions, and complete tasks.
• Familiarity with computers.
• Able to bend, stoop, lift and push for several hours at a time.
• Ability and willingness to meet scheduling requirements, including afternoons, nights and weekends.
• Self motivated, organized, efficient, adaptable, and productive.
Duties of the Position
• Sort and shelve all returned materials according to the Dewey Decimal System.
• Remove damaged materials from circulation for repair.
• Maintain materials in proper order on the shelves and maintain condition of shelves.
• Retrieve requested materials.
• Perform opening and closing tasks as assigned.
• Keep library buildings neat and in good order. This can include dusting, cleaning computers, and sweeping.
• Performs other duties as required.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Ability to operate standard office equipment, daily.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time, occasionally.
Ability to lift and move a minimum of 40 pounds, occasionally.
Ability to push book trucks with materials on them, occasionally.
Ability to perform repeated reaching, bending, climbing and squatting, daily.
Ability to work in a team setting.
Requires availability for extended hours as needed, including nights and weekends.
Requires regular participation and attendance at events and trainings
Requires ability to travel to off‐site locations, occasionally.
Attendance and reliability: Demonstrates reliability by arriving to work, meetings and appointments on time and by completing assignments in expected time frames.
Customer Service: Strives to maintain positive internal and external customer service relationships. Represents the library in an appropriate manner when dealing with staff, managers, vendors, contractors, colleagues, and members of the public.
Diversity: Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their cultural background, status, lifestyle choices, or position.
Teamwork: Exhibits a willingness to work in a team-oriented environment. Demonstrates pleasant communication skills and supports others in the completion of library operations.
Organizational Ethics: Maintains a high level of ethics, integrity, and confidentiality. Follows all library policies and procedures.
Technical Skills: The ability to perform necessary tasks, and provide assistance to patrons, using a variety of technologies.
Safety/Security: Observes safety and security procedures. Promptly reports potentially unsafe conditions. Operates and uses equipment and materials properly. Satisfactory completion of background check.
The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job‐related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Troy-Miami County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Troy-Miami County Public Library’s management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment.
By signing below, I signify that I understand the responsibilities of the position of library shelver, meet the minimum qualification, and am capable of meeting the required duties:
Employee Signature Date