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JOB CODE: 1802

PAY GRADE: 1050

SALARY RANGE: $20,888 - $30,539

LOCATION OF WORK
Library Board of Control

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of superior Library personnel, performs routine manual and clerical work in the parish library system. Work involves shelving and filing books and other library materials, and keeping shelves and files orderly. Employees of this class may assist professional and clerical personnel at the circulation desk in busy periods, and perform other routine library assignments in other library divisions as needed. Work may be performed at any of the City-Parish libraries and is subject to continuous review and close supervision. Performs other work as requested. Note: Employees within this classification are hired on a part-time basis and paid at an hourly rate.

ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Sorts and returns books and magazines to proper locations; shelves books; refills pamphlets. Checks and packs books; opens and closes windows and shades; tidies reading rooms; turns off heat; turns out lights; and locks doors. Assists other library personnel with routine jobs in the library; may help patrons find books; assists patrons with microfilming and copy machines. Reads shelves of assigned section and replaces books in proper order under prescribed system. Keeps magazines in proper order; searches for and locates books and magazines requested by patrons and library personnel. Performs routine clerical work; performs messenger and delivery tasks; may do routine book mending work and art work. Prepares meeting rooms; straightens up work areas. Shows children's films and assists with story-time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with library patrons and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and patrons. Ability to learn and willingness to perform assigned tasks. Ability to understand and willingness to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to push, lift, bend, and reach as needed for shelving, moving heavy boxes of books, tables for programs, etc. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of the tenth school grade.

SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) None.

OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.


NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the job.