Library Page I - Part Time

Library, 555 Walnut St, Abilene, Texas, United States of America Req #441
Thursday, September 8, 2022



Under the direct supervision of the Branch Manager or the Circulation Services Manager, this position provides prompt and friendly customer service to all library customers; shelves returned library materials; ensures that items are housed in the correct order, and assists the circulation team with checking circulation materials in and out.




This position exercises no supervision.




Shelves materials accurately and straightens the collection while also having a strong attention to detail.


Shelf-reads the collection while helping to create and maintain displays.


Straightens and maintains attractiveness in the public area for tables and seating.


Checks in and out library materials at the circulation desk as needed.


Directs patrons needing assistance to appropriate staff in a friendly, helpful manner using excellent customer service skills.


Follows routine procedures without direct supervision and reports problems to supervisor.




Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.




Knowledge of:


           Purposes and use of libraries.


           Library services and locations within the library.


Skill to:


           Use a personal computer.


           Operate circulation and public catalog automation system.


Interact tactfully and courteously with the public in a friendly and efficient manner.


           Effectively organize and multi-task.


Ability to:


           Complete work duties independently, without direct supervision.


           Quickly learn and perform routine library functions and procedures accurately.


           Operate circulation and public catalog automation system.


Communicate effectively orally with the general public, supervisors and co-workers.


           Arrange circulation materials in numerical and alphabetical order.


           Follow instructions and learn to use the computerized circulation system.


           Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.


           Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.


Experience and Training Guidelines:


Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:




           At least six months of experience in a customer service position is preferred.




           A high school diploma or GED is required.


           License or Certificate:


None required.


Special Requirements:


           Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:


Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, and climb.


With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 50 pounds.


With or without accommodation, ability to move a loaded cart weighing up to 150 pounds.


Must be able to work evenings and weekends and maintain regular, reliable attendance.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $9.16
  • Max Hiring Rate $11.23
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  • Library, 555 Walnut St, Abilene, Texas, United States of America