Job Title: Circulation Assistant I

Part Time

Hours: 16 hours per week. Mondays 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m., Fridays 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., every other Saturday 8:45-5, and a Sunday rotation.

Salary: $11.00 per hour. No benefits.

The Fremont Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic person with great customer service skills to join our circulation staff. Duties include material check-in and checkout, patron registration, telephone reception, fee collection, materials shelving, and related activities.

Educational requirement: High school diploma or equivalent, basic computer skills, fluent in English both oral and written, customer service experience desirable.

Position Description:  The Circulation Assistant I greets and directs library patrons, charges and discharges library materials in accordance with established library policies and procedures, communicates library policies and procedures to patrons and staff in an accurate and courteous manner; manages fines and fees in ILS; issues library cards and maintains library patron records; performs routine clerical work associated with circulation duties; and performs related duties as required.

Qualifications: Provide excellent customer service to all patrons of the library; communicate well in both oral and written English; Spanish speaking a plus but not required; working knowledge of personal computers and related software; operate a cash register, and maintain effective working relationships with other people. While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is required to speak and hear; sit or stand for extended periods including stooping and bending; lift and move books; push and pull book carts; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Apply in person at the Checkout desk or email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Karen Bolton, Circulation Manager ( No phone calls, please. 

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