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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: EChapman@trenton-mi.com