Materials Handler

City of Lafayette

Lafayette, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Oct 15th, 2020


$14.00 per Hour   Calculate


Lafayette, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Performs work involving processing, handling and shelving of library materials, as well as refreshing displays enabling patrons and staff to find library materials quickly because the materials are in their correct locations.
 Examples Of Essential Duties:
  • Responsible for ensuring the correct order of materials on the shelves by checking for correct Dewey Decimal or alphabetical order, shifting and straightening materials and filling displays as needed.
  • In assigned areas, performs shelf maintenance; monitors condition and appearance of the materials at check-in and during shelf-reading. Communicates to staff librarians the areas of the collection that need to be weeded or need additions.
  • Runs daily requests and expired holds lists; searches for and pulls items on holds shelf and in stacks; processes and shelves holds at check-in.
  • Empties interior and exterior book drop and checks in books; check in library materials daily by retrieving library materials from collection return bins; enters materials return data; checks in and sorts items delivered by courier; shelves magazines and periodicals.
  • Sorts and re-shelves returned library materials daily by arranging materials according to established sequence on book cart and transport materials to appropriate shelves for manual re-shelving.
  • Keeps informed of library and departmental information through departmental procedures.
  • May assist searching for claimed, returned materials; may contact patrons regarding held items; may occasionally assist library patrons with simple questions while out in stacks; may assist in the training of volunteers.
  • Maintain patron confidentiality and perform other duties as assigned.

The Community

Lafayette's panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains inspires our view into the future. We value our heritage, our unique neighborhoods, a vibrant economy, and active lifestyles. We envision a future that mixes small town livability with balanced growth and superior City services.


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Posted Sep 30, 2020