Performs a variety of circulation and clerical duties to assist the public with library materials and services in a courteous, professional manner. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.
Serves as first point of service for patrons entering the building or calling the library for assistance, referring to other departments as necessary; May encounter irate patrons or handle emergency situations. Assists with training and supervision of part-time library clerks; Serves as In-Charge staff in absence of Clerk III-Library. Charges/Discharges library materials using an integrated library system, including Interlibrary loans, patron holds and Partnership library reserves. Routinely uses software applications, shelving classifications, internet, email, spreadsheets to complete daily tasks, utilizes Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), converts collections on-the-fly as necessary. Inputs and maintains patron data in automated circulation system; Maintains patron records; Issues library cards; Follows Patron Confidentiality Policy. Assists patrons paying for overdue fines and/or lost materials-handles cash, cash register, credit cards and equipment; Counts, reconciles and balances accounts, prepares daily deposits and monthly reports. Reroutes circulations materials to other branches; Routinely loads/unloads bins of library materials weighing up to 25 lbs; Receives, sorts and processes new, existing and/or donated delivery items. Routinely pushes loaded book trucks, searches shelves for missing or requested items, shelves books and other library materials, prepares items for the Hold Shelf. Receives/checks in new periodicals, journals and newspapers, processes and maintains the collections; Weeds older or damaged materials. Attends and participates in staff meetings, Staff Development Day, committee meetings and training sessions. Other duties as assigned. May perform one or more of the following: Orders Supplies; Processes, mends and cleans books and/or AV items; Orders and receives library materials/checks invoices; Creates records, changes holdings using an automated system; Processes mail for the library system; Performs database maintenance. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
High School Diploma/GED. Some College preferred. Two years job related experience. Strong computer skills and communication skills, with the ability to learn library software applications and shelving classifications; ability to interpret policy and problem-solve, and work with frequent interruptions; ability to work well with a diverse public and staff; proficient with Internet, email and Microsoft Office products.
SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 6, $1,148.00 - $1,351.20 biweekly based on qualifications
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position
All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.
Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national
origin, or any other reason protected by law.
To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs