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Company: City of Boise
Location: Boise
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Library Page Print (/boiseid/job/_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3064044&sharedWindow=0) Apply Library Page Salary $11.17 Hourly Location Library! - Main - Boise, ID Job Type Temporary - Up to 19 Hours Department Cole & Ustick Library Branch Job Number 05373 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions Summary Statement Sorts, shelves and maintains library materials to ensure maximum availability for library patrons. Checks in returned materials and processes courier deliveries. Provides customer service to library patrons. Works with indirect supervision after initial training. This ongoing recruitment is for all Library locations: Main, Bown Crossing, Cole/Ustick, Collister and Hillcrest. Essential Functions Sorts and shelves library materials in Dewey Decimal, alphabetical and/or chronological order. Maintains proper order of materials through frequent shelf-reading and straightening. Shifts books and other materials to avoid overcrowding of shelves. Advises appropriate staff of items in disrepair as well as any other cataloguing issues that arise. (60%) Processes returned materials and courier deliveries; retrieves and processes returned library materials from the book drop. Checks materials for completeness and damage and forwards to appropriate personnel as necessary. Sorts items for hold, transit or shelving. (20%) Provides assistance to patrons by providing information and directions. Assists patrons with the on-line catalog and self-checkout. Refers patrons to appropriate staff for in-depth questions or readers advisory services. (10%) Performs proper library opening and closing procedures. Performs cleanup of library materials and public areas. Assists with designing and maintaining library displays. (10%) Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100% Requirements Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training Working knowledge of basic computer functions and use of the mouse and keyboard. Ability to compare numbers and names quickly and accurately; learn the Dewey Decimal System; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; provide good customer service; follow verbal and written instructions; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance; perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation. Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training Six or more months of experience performing customer service and shelving duties in a public library or similar setting; experience working with and providing information to people of all ages and backgrounds; knowledge of adult and childrens literature; knowledge of library specific software. Special Requirements Applicants must be able to pass: City of Boise background check processes which includes a criminal history check and reference checks in accordance with the City of Boise Hiring Process Regulation Working Conditions The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Efforts While performing the duties of this job the employee is always lifting/carrying up to 35 pounds. Also, the employee is always pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds, occasionally pushing/pulling up to 35 pounds and rarely pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds. The noise level is occasionally moderate. Work includes sensory ability to talk, hear and touch. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach and grasp. Position requires hand/finger dexterity. Working Environment The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, extreme temperatures, with areas of dust, odors, mist and gases or other airborned matter. Work includes protected exposure to infectious bacteria and chemicals. This position works: some weekends and will empty the bookdrop on holiday closures 19-Hour Temporary All temporary part-time employees working less than an average of 19-hours per week are not currently eligible for benefits. 4-Month Temporary All 4-month temporary employees working an average of 40-hours per week will accrue personal leave which can be used during employment. 8-Month Seasonal In addition to accruing personal leave, anyone in an 8-month seasonal position working over an average of 30-hours per week is eligible for medical coverage. 9-Month Temporary In addition to personal leave accrual and medical coverage, a position that is classified as a 9-month temporary is eligible for PERSI retirement benefits. Please visit our website for further details (/)

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