Job DescriptionThis is a specialized library clerical position responsible for developing the library collection. The Library Clerk is responsible for receiving materials, checking invoices, and processing and distributing completed materials. May include some evening and weekend work. Opens boxes and checks invoices for materials received. Performs the initial processing of materials and distributes them for review and cataloging. After the items are cataloged, performs the final processing and records statistics; Enters data relating to the library’s periodical subscriptions in the automated catalog. Train and plan work for volunteers and temporary staff. Mending and binding of library materials is required. Performs other related duties as required.
Additional Info & RequirementsSuccessful candidates will be required to complete a pre-placement physical and a substance screen prior to employment. Background investigations may be done prior to employment.Knowledge of basic library procedures, methods and techniques is required. Ability to perform library clerical tasks. Position requires concentration, patience and precision. Accuracy and attention to detail are critical factors for success in this position. This position progresses to a Library Clerk II position. That requires a minimum of 3 years experience as a Library Clerk I and demonstrated proficiency in all duties and responsibilities of the Library Clerk I classification. Employees at the Library Clerk II level must demonstrate the following skills and abilities: extensive knowledge of the Library technical services operations and City operations; excellent organizational skills; knowledge of Library automation systems and specifically bibliographic records; proficiency in record keeping and basic clerical tasks; and ability to work closely with technical services and other library and City staff. Physical requirements range from medium to heavy exertion in processing and moving materials, books and supplies. Work involves standing, stooping, reaching and dexterity. Requires sufficient physical strength to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Uses typewriters, computer terminals, telephones and other automated equipment or electronic devices. Employs a variety of tools in processing materials.
The CommunityWestminster (Population: 108,710) is a city located in both Adams County, Colorado and Jefferson County, Colorado and is a suburb of the city of Denver. In July, 2006, it was ranked as the #24 best place to live in the USA (CNN Money). Great schools, low crime, good jobs in a high-tech economy and a fantastic outdoor life make Westminster No. 25. Situated 5,000 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, the city offers restaurants, night life and culture, plus natural attractions like nearby Standley Lake provides the city with both water and recreation. The interconnected trail system winding through the City's open space is a special point of pride. Westminster features more than 63 miles of off-road trails, making it a leader in offering easy access to some of the richest recreational opportunities in the Denver metro area. The City of Westminster took off in the '90s as companies moved from high-priced California.
A City application is required for all positions and is due by midnight on the closing date. Any required supplemental documents must be received by 5:00 pm on the Friday after the closing date. Applications are available online at www.ci.westminster.co.us or at City Hall, 4800 West 92nd Avenue, Westminster, CO 80031.