ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Waits on customers at checkout desk, issuing library cards, checking items in and out, renewing items, and accepting payments for overdue items.
- Places and removes hold on items for patrons.
- Processes overdue notices.
- Updates and maintains patron records.
- Reconciles cash report.
- Shelves video and audiotapes and CD’s.
- Processes requests for interlibrary loans using computerized database, receiving and recording loan items, notifying patrons of arrival, checking items out, and monitoring return.
- Retrieves e-mail requests for items from other libraries, searching for item, notifying requestor, and checking item out to requestor.
- Drives bookmobile to outlying locations.
- Checks vehicle daily and schedules regular and preventive maintenance with Fleet Management.
- Checks materials to patrons; handle patron requests for special materials; issues library cards and updates patron records.
- Coordinates and prints schedule of bookmobile stops.
- Inputs and updates main library records.
- Adds, edits, and deletes item records in the library database.
- Orders supplies.
- Process materials and repairs damaged material.
- Knowledge of the various tastes, wants, and preferences of patron groups.
- Knowledge of manual and automated filing systems.
- Knowledge of automated library systems.
- Knowledge of the physical layout of the library.
- Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System.
- Knowledge of print and electronic information resources.
- Knowledge of the proper methods used to shelve library books, magazines, and periodicals.
- Skill in utilizing computer databases to research, maintain, and update records and files.
- Skill in developing and maintaining effective interpersonal relations.
- Skill in following oral and written instructions.
- Skill in providing customer services to library patrons.
- Skill in safely receiving, retrieving, and reshelving books, resource materials, and audio-visual equipment.
- Skill in the operation of standard office equipment.
- Basic knowledge of MARC (Bibliographic Record Format).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED and six (6) months clerical, customer service, and/or Student/Library Page experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require a valid Florida driver’s license and/or Commercial driver’s license, Type B with air brakes, or ability to obtain within six months from employment.
Last revision date: August 2005