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Page I - Taneytown*
Location:Taneytown, MD
FT/PT Status:Hourly - No Benefits
Starting Salary:$13.25 per hour
Close Date:February 1, 2023
Schedule and Other Information
$13.25 per hour
Approximately 9-13 hours per week

Must be able to work day, evening and weekend hours including Sundays.

Tentative Schedule:
Monday: 2:30 pm - 7 pm
Wednesday: 2:30 pm - 7 pm
Every 4th Saturday: 10 am - 2pm
Additional hours may be available occasionally

Schedule subject to change based upon needs of the library.

Must be 16 years of age or older to work the evening schedules.

Carroll County Public Library highly encourages applicants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire.

Job summary:
Performs shelving, shelf maintenance, and a variety of other duties related to the organization and retrieval of library materials; works under direct supervision; performs other duties as assigned.

Customer Service Statement:
At Carroll County Public Library, superior customer service is core to everything we do. This position ensures CCPL customers have the best experience possible no matter what channel they choose to contact us or service they require. We take customer service seriously and this position is essential to our success.

Core Values:
The following Core Values guide the work of successful CCPL staff members:
• We are risk-takers and leaders.
• We meet each other with humor and kindness.
• We treat everyone equally and with respect.
• We embrace challenges and learn from mistakes.
• We inspire curiosity.
• We build community.

Essential Functions:
1. Accurately shelves materials in appropriate collection area according to established procedures;
2. Prioritizes and selects carts to be shelved according to branch procedures;
3. Shifts materials as necessary when shelving;
4. Shelf-reads materials while shelving and corrects order as necessary;
5. Shelf-reads assigned area as directed following established schedule;
6. Maintains neat shelves;
7. Merchandise materials according to branch procedures;
8. Locates and processes requested material and routes to appropriate location;
9. Provides information to patrons regarding location of materials, departments, etc.;
10. Performs opening and closing activities including emptying bookdrop, and other duties as directed;
11. Maintains neat library appearance by straightening library departments, checking material for condition, shelving stray material, etc.;
12. May participate in meetings, teams/committees/workgroups, outreach activities and training opportunities, as appropriate;
13 .May act as Passport agent and process passport applications; and
14. Performs other duties as instructed and assigned.

Education and Experience:
1. Ninth grade education;
2. No previous experience required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Working knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system and the basic principles of library organization;
2. Working knowledge of library circulation guidelines and policies;
3. Ability to sort materials in alphabetical or numerical order;
4. Effective communication skills;
5. Commitment to excellent internal and external customer service;
6. Familiar with relevant computer equipment and associated software applications;
7. Keyboarding skills.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Work regularly demands physical effort in the handling of moderately heavy materials, boxes, carts, or equipment. Regularly pushes and pulls carts weighing as much as 120 pounds; walks and stands on a routine basis for long periods of time; frequently required to stoop, bend, and kneel while shelving.
The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, and libraries, e.g., use of safe workplace practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations.

The Carroll County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Library's policy is to treat all employees and applicants equally and without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam Era. This policy is applicable to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and promotions. Carroll County Public Library is a drug free/smoke free workplace.