Circulation Assistant

Job closes June 2, 2017 at 4 PM
POSITION: Circulation Assistant, Part-time 21 hours a week
LOCATION: Leonardtown Library
HOURS: Monday 9-12, Wednesday 9-5, Thursday 12-8, Friday 1-5, Saturday Rotation
SALARY: $14.99 per hour, enrollment in MD State Retirement System
START DATE: June 19, 2017
  • 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 and procedures.
  • Ability to act as a representative of the Library to the public.
  • Ability to learn 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
Applications and a Job Description for Circulation Assistant can be obtained above or by visiting any of the library branches. Completed application must be submitted, in person, at the Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Applicant must be prepared to spend some time at the library, answering a set of questions on a library computer. Complete application packet must be submitted by 4 PM on June 2, 2017.
St. Mary’s County Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Law requires all applicants to show proof of identity and right to work in U.S.