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Page - Library (Non- Civil Service)

at City of Dallas Government

Pay: $27040 to $43137/year
$27040 - $43137
Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1272637
Keywords: library

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Purpose

Reshelf library materials to ensure availability to the public and/or perform other support services incidental to the operation of the library.

Essential Functions

  • Checks in, sensitizes, and reshelves library material (e.g., books, magazines, publications, maps, audio video, telephone directories, etc.) in designated areas to ensure availability of material to the public and other library staff.
  • Sorts returned material by division; boxes material to ensure return to proper location.
  • Files library material alphabetically, chronologically, and numerically in designated area to ensure access to the public.
  • Packs and unpacks materials in book tubs for transport to the proper interagency location.
  • Assists patrons in locating material on the shelves or other areas of the library.
  • Pulls damaged material from the shelves to be repaired or removed from circulation.
  • Carries out special assignments such as assisting with inventory, rearranging materials, making deliveries, copying materials, servicing equipment and making signage materials to support the operation of the library.

Minimum Qualifications

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For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.
Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed.  A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.    

  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Able to work nights and weekends.
  • Must pass written exam.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to file alphabetically, chronologically, and numerically. 
  • Ability to lift and carry material.
  • Ability walk, stoop and reach for extended periods of time.