Library Delivery Clerk (Appointed)

City of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


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Memphis, TN


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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Delivery and Distribution Manager to drive library vehicles to assigned sites to distribute, pick-up, and sort mail or materials. Loads and unloads the vehicle and sorts materials into bins by destination. Enters data into computer terminal to show location and status of materials routed and to prepare materials for circulation. Processes outgoing mail and affixes postage or consigns to outside agent. Makes delivers to the United States Post Office. Sorts incoming inter-office mail, outside deliveries into mailboxes, and materials belonging to all branch locations such as: books, AV material, inter-departmental and regular mail, Friends donations and discards, newspapers, magazines, bus schedules and many other type hand-outs. Accepts deliveries to the dock area, when needed and places in the appropriate holding areas on the dock. Completes various forms, such as: Friends donation forms, trip reports, statistical logs, etc.  Tracks summer reading materials, bus schedules, tax forms, boxes, etc., and logs new materials received for Acquisitions Department. Serves as back-up for other clerical staff in performing on-line functions, such as discharging materials, routing materials, sorting, etc.

1)         Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Requires the ability to lift and carry packages weighing up to 50 pounds and reaching above head to place mail into bins. Requires traversing through buildings and parking lots, while lifting and carrying packages for long periods of time. Must be able to operate a cube truck and general office equipment such as a telephone, computer terminal, or fax machine.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Operates a City cube truck for long periods of time to travel throughout the city to deliver mail. Will be exposed to changing weather conditions and temperatures.
High school graduate or equivalent and two (2) years of experience performing mail delivery and sorting duties including specific experience operating such as a computer terminal; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Knowledge of dock equipment, pallet jacks, etc. preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of continued employment.

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Dec 6, 2019


  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 32,240
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 47,715.2
  • Pay Basis: Yearly


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