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Library Clerk I/II

City of Westminster

College Hill and Irving Street Libraries

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 2nd, 2010


$12.50 to $17.20 per Hour   Calculate


Westminster, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Recruiting for three (3) part-time (20 hours/week) benefited Library Clerk I/II positions. These positions are specialized library clerical work assisting in the operation of the library's circulation desk and assisting with customer service. Positions require working some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Requires willingness to travel to work at both City Library facilities. Hours are flexible, working within these shifts: • Position #1 at College Hill Library, 3705 W. 112th Avenue, daytime shifts, including one to two evenings per week, and Saturday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm • Position #2 at College Hill Library, 3705 W. 112th Avenue, daytime shifts, including one to two evenings per week, and Sunday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm • Position #3 at Irving Street Library, 7392 Irving Street, hours will be Tuesday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, and Friday and Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Position Requirements Required: • Must be 18 years of age or older • Graduation from high school or GED • Cash handling experience • Experience in clerical or general library work Preferred: • Bilingual fluent in English and Spanish and/or Hmong are preferred in some of the Library Clerk positions.

Additional Info & Requirements

1. Perform various routine procedures that assist in general housekeeping chores of the library 2. Assists in training and coaching new staff, shelvers, subs, and volunteers 3. Follow established practices and procedures under supervision; adapts to customer service model as appropriate 4. Assist librarians with special projects 5. Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City’s discretion This position progresses to a Library Clerk II position, which requires a minimum of three years experience as a Library Clerk I and demonstrated proficiency in all duties and responsibilities of the Library Clerk I classification. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina to: • Occasionally sit and stand at one area to perform customer service, book checkout check-in; constantly standing and walking throughout a multi-level public library facility • Frequent crouching, squatting, bending and twisting to shelve books from floor level to above head; Frequent climbing and balancing to use step stools, ladders and climb stairs • Constant light grasp to prep returned and new material/books for checkout and patron use and constant reaching at waist level to return material to proper shelves; frequent firm grasp, pinching/fine motor to prep material/books and reaching overhead to stock books • Constant near acuity to read computer screens, book and shelving labels; frequent hearing to communicate with public, staff and vendors • Frequent lifting of up to forty (40) pounds from ground to waist to move returned books to check in area; Frequent lifting of up to twenty (20) pounds from ground to overhead to return books to stacks and stock supplies and materials; occasional carrying of up to forty (40) pounds 200 feet to move books and material; occasional pushing/pulling of cart of up to 150 pounds throughout multi-level public use library WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoor in a public library setting. This position involves high public contact and mobility through a multi-level public use facility. Required Materials and Equipment Telephone, computer terminals, barcode readers, photocopiers, fax, , book security system equipment, cash registers, credit card machines, self checkout machines, book carts, and step stools. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS • Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver’s license record, education verification • Pre-employment drug screen • Pre-employment physical • Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Experience in clerical or general library work, and cash handling experience.

The Community

Centrally located between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, on the US Highway 36 high-tech corridor, Westminster is a beautiful city designed for an exceptional quality of life. Over 111,000 residents enjoy superb recreation amenities, beautiful neighborhoods, and numerous entertainment and shopping opportunities.

HR Info

Must apply on-line at www.cityofwestminster.us/jobs

Posted Nov 18, 2010