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

Library Tech

Currently hiring for Library Tech position.

  The Trenton Veterans Memorial Library is seeking to add a part-time circulation Library Tech – Circulation Services to our team.  We are an active public library serving 4 communities:  Brownstown, Grosse Ile, Trenton and Woodhaven.  We are seeking someone who is personable, positive and committed to providing outstanding customer service to our patrons. 

 Job Classification:  Part-time

 Salary:  $10.25 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 scheduled
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 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: