Job DescriptionNATURE OF WORK This is specialized library clerical work assisting in the operation of the library's circulation desk. Position requires working some evenings and weekends, and requires willingness to travel to work at all City library facilities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Assists customers at the library's circulation desk and checkout stations; checks library materials in and out, and retrieves materials placed on reserve by patrons. Performs routine circulation tasks including check in and check out, issuing library cards, processing overdue materials, balancing the cash register, processing holds, and telephone renewals, and other tasks necessary to insure the efficient operation of circulation of library materials. Answers general questions about library services, programs, and materials. Collects fines for overdue books and other materials. Separates returned books by general type; checks for lost or misplaced books. Collates books prior to shelving; shelves books according to library procedures. Performs clerical duties related to the care and circulation of materials MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED Telephone, computer terminals, photocopiers, bar code readers, book security system equipment, cash registers, self checkout machines, and credit card machines. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES This is a public library environment with one-on-one contact with library patrons. This work involves standing at circulation desk, climbing step stools to reach six-foot high shelves, and bending on hands and knees to shelve lower level books. This is a public library environment including one-on-one contact with library patrons. This position involves bending, stooping, reaching, lifting, repetitive movements with hands, arms and shoulders, standing, walking and sitting. Must be able to climb stairs and reach high and low shelves to retrieve books and other materials and equipment. Must be able to scan library books, retrieve them from the floor, shelves, and countertops on a regular basis. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and transport boxes of books, materials, audiovisual equipment, and other equipment to various locations. Must have the ability to push a cart of up to 150 pounds.
Additional Info & RequirementsWork may involve performance of various routine procedures that assists in general housekeeping duties of the library. Work follows established practices and procedures and is subject to supervision. Assists librarians with special projects. Performs related work as required.Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment physical and a substance screen prior to employment. Background investigations to include a credit check, may be done prior to employment.
The CommunityCentrally located between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, at the base of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, Westminster is known nationally for its exceptional quality of life. Westminster is the product of thoughtful planning, high-quality development and extensive citizen involvement. More than 109,671 residents enjoy superb recreation amenities, affordable and beautiful neighborhoods, exceptional schools, numerous entertainment opportunities and first-class shopping areas. Westminster was recognized as one of the most livable communities in the USA! (CNN Money) The climate is dry, with only 15 inches of rain annually, mild temperatures throughout the year and plenty of sunshine. Westminster is a full-service city, employing 1,000 individuals, with a police force of 270 and fire department of 141.
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.