Circulation Assistant

POSITION: Circulation Assistant I, Part-time 25 hours a week

CLOSING DATE: December 21, 2017

LOCATION: Lexington Park Library

HOURS: Tuesdays 9 – 5, Wednesdays 12 – 8, alternating Fridays/Saturdays 9 – 5, every Sunday 1 – 5

SALARY: $14.99 per hour, enrollment in MD State Retirement System


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Six (6) months or more of customer service experience.
  • Basic knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and database information retrieval.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of St. Mary’s County Library policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to act as a representative of the library to the public.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of the principles and practices of the Circulation Department.
  • Ability to learn to operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and office and retail equipment.
  • Ability to keep accurate records.
  • Excellent math and language skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good physical strength and stamina: Work requires physical effort in the handling of materials or boxes in non-strenuous work positions up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking of 90%+ of the time.


  • Performs circulation desk procedures; such as, checking materials in and out, check hold lists, conduct financial transactions, answers the phone.
  • Special projects as assigned.

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St. Mary’s County Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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