Fort Bend County

Library Clerk II - Missouri City Branch Library

Job Locations US-TX-Missouri City
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/18/2023 1:02 PM)
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $15.00/Hr.
Max Start Salary
USD $17.45/Hr.


Fort Bend County is ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. We have capitalized on not only the creed of our location, but on the "quality of life" for our families to call home. Our employees are the key to our success and the heartbeat of our foundation. The diversity and inclusivity of our community is our strength and at the forefront of a workplace environment welcoming to all. Live Here! Work Here!



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 Library Clerk III.
  • 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 circulation materials to other branches; Routinely loads/unloads bins of library materials weighing up to 25lbs; 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: $15.00 - $17.45 Hourly, 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, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit



To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


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