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Trenton Veterans Memorial Library: Brought to You by Brownstown, Grosse Ile, Trenton & Woodhaven.

Library Tech

Trenton Veterans Memorial Library is seeking to add a part-time circulation Library Tech – Circulation Services to our team.  We are seeking someone who is personable, positive and committed to providing outstanding customer service to our patrons.

Job Classification:  Part-time

Salary Range:  $10.25 - $10.65 per hour

Hours:  24 hours per week – including mornings, nights and weekends

Deadline:  Until Filled

Duties:  The essential job duties for the Library Tech position include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Work morning, evening and weekend shifts at the library circulation desk as schedule
  • Participate in opening/closing procedures
  • Perform the following Circulation Desk functions:
  • Check-out library materials to patrons
  • Check-In returned library materials from patrons or drop box
  • Prepare materials to return to shelves
  • Handle money and perform cash register functions
  • Learn and communicate library card policy to patrons and visitors
  • Register new patron library cards
  • Renew/Modify/Update existing patron library cards
  • Pull and process items for inter-library loans
  • Direct patrons to appropriate section, department, etc.
  • Answer questions related to policies and procedures
  • Assist patrons with the use of library services, facilities and equipment
  • Process library materials for circulation
  • Additional duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • One or more year(s) of customer service, preferably in a public library
  • Strong knowledge of library practices and operations
  • Proficient in keyboarding, computers, and telephone operation
  • Ability to serve patrons with politeness, courtesy and tact
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally or in writing
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships, and use good judgment, initiative
  • Ability to work under stress, frequent interruptions, and changes in work priorities
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time

 Working Conditions:

  • Work in a busy library setting directly with the public
  • Sustained posture in a standing, seated or walking position for prolonged periods of time
  • Perform bending, lifting, and pushing
  • Perform repetitive hand and arm motions for prolonged periods of time

 To Apply:

 All applicants must submit a City of Trenton Part Time Employment Application.

You may send your application, cover letter, resume to:

Trenton Veterans Memorial Library
Attn.: Library Director  
2790 Westfield Road
Trenton, MI 48183

or email: 

Trenton Veterans Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability.