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City of Blackfoot Library Aide - Part Time in Blackfoot, Idaho

This job was posted by https://idahoworks.gov : For more information, please see: https://idahoworks.gov/ada/r/jobs/1428329 The City of Blackfoot is hiring for the following: *Library Aide (Open Positions: 2)**Closes On*: March 11, 2021**Department*: Library*Job Status:* Part-Time*Rate of Pay:* $8.50/HR - $11.00/HR*Status*: Open until filled*Details:* Hours are 3 PM to 7:30 PM two nights/week and every Friday 9 AM to 5:30 PM *Job Description*Position Summary:A Library Aide is a temporary, part-time position that performs repetitive duties and responsibilities which may include general clerical library tasks such as: shelving materials in either alphabetical or numerical order, packing, unpacking, checking in and sorting various materials in a variety of formats, as well as performing basic circulation functions such as checking in and securing library materials. The individual in this position will also need to push carts heavily laden with books, and they will be required to do some heavy lifting. This position will also work closely with other library personnel and patrons and requires evening hours. *Primary Responsibilities** Projects a positive and pleasant attitude to the public and cooperates and maintains and effective relationship with other staff members as part of a team* Shelves library materials* Locates requested items* Organizes books on shelves* Assists staff with checking materials for damage and removing them from the shelves* Processes new materials for circulation* Adheres to library policies and procedures* Performs any other tasks as requested* Performs all duties and work activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices* Performs other duties as required*Experience, Skills & Qualifications*ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Performs a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.COMMUNICATIONS & INTERPERSONAL SKILLS -Ability to follow oral and written instructions;Listen to and comprehend patron requests;Answer telephones and provide information regarding the Library and its services;Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with the public and other employees;*EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE -*Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent;Some previous library experience is preferred or;Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.*TECHNICAL & ACCOUNTING SKILLS -*Basic bookkeeping, cash handling and accounting methods and procedures;Operation of standard office equipment, personal computer and job-related software and hardware;Learn and apply Library policies and procedures;Learn and use new technologies;Keep records and compile reports;*Physical Abilities*Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate effectively on the telephone and in person;Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and read, sort and catalog a variety of books, written documents and materials;Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment, computer equipment and other specialized library equipment;Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, strength and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to sit at a computer for long periods of time, lift up to 20 pounds and maneuver heavy book carts and to work in a library environment.