CITY OF LARKSPUR
PART-TIME HOURLY WORKER
ASSIGNMENT: LIBRARY AIDE
Up to $23.00 per hour
Maximum of 960 Hours Per Year
The City is not actively hiring part-time staff at this time but encourages prospective candidates to submit an application . Applications will be accepted for this position on a continuous basis with the intent of creating a list of qualified candidates for future hire. Please do not contact the Human Resources Department about the status of your application unless it has been more than 3 months.
This is a part-time hourly, at-will position. Part-Time Hourly employees do not receive benefits, except as required by law.
Applications will be accepted for this position on a continuous basis and will be used to create a list of candidates for future hiring consideration. The next review of applications will occur on March 12. The selection process may include an interview and can begin as soon as vacancies occur. Please do not contact the Human Resources Department about the status of your application unless it has been more than 3 months.
Under direction, part-time hourly workers in this assignment perform basic library clerical, technical and customer service work, and related assignments as required. Employees in this category do not receive any benefits except as required by law.
Library Aide responsibilities include both patron support and basic administrative support services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
The Library Aide reports to supervisor as assigned, and receives guidance from Library staff members. There are no direct reports.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Include but are not limited to the following:)
Under direction, workers in this assignment provide superb customer service support at the Larkspur Library by greeting patrons, checking books in and out, answering basic questions regarding library services and operations over the phone and in person, and other duties as assigned. The Library Aide may also perform various routine and repetitive tasks relating to the maintenance of the library collection. May be asked to assist Circulation staff and assist in a variety of special projects and services as needed.
Knowledge of: Modern office and record-keeping procedures; use of office equipment and technology; numerical and alphabetical filing; basic mathematical principles.
Skill in and Ability to: Communicate and interact effectively and cooperatively with employees and library users of all ages; work under pressure of heavy service demands; be flexible in work scheduling; work as part of a team; remain calm and handle situations with tact and firmness when dealing with difficult situations and difficult people. Must be able to speak, read, write, understand and communicate effectively using the English language.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
This assignment requires sufficient experience and education to demonstrate the knowledge and skills listed and to perform the essential duties as required. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is through possession of a High School Degree or General Education Degree.
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
This assignment requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The employee will occasionally be required to climb, balance or crawl. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to video display terminals. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move or push up to 40 pounds. The employee may be exposed to dust and infectious organisms.
Part-Time Hourly employees do not receive benefits, except as required by law.
All required application materials must be submitted. Required materials include:
- A completed application
- Resume attached in PDF format
- Complete answers to all supplemental questions
The City of Larkspur is not responsible for the failure of Internet forms or e-mail in submitting your application.
Accommodation: Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing email@example.com upon submittal of application.
THE CITY OF LARKSPUR IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER