Thursday, January 08, 2015

Library Clerk (Union Position) - New Fairfield Free Public Library

Library Clerk (Union Position) - New Fairfield Free Public Library. General Duties: Performs all circulation desk duties using computerized system; performs all opening/closing procedures in work area/public areas; notifies patrons about reserved materials; answers phone and routes calls as necessary; performs basic reference work or refers it to librarian in charge; assists patrons in locating materials; obtains mail, sends mail, delivers/picks up interdepartmental mail; empties book drop gives direction to pages. Hours: 21: Monday 9:45-4:45pm, Wednesday 9:45-12:45pm, Friday 12:45-5:15pm, Saturday 9:45-5:15pm. Salary: Starting at $13.26 per hour. Qualifications: High School Diploma; 1 year Clerical or Library experience; Strong customer service skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to learn Dewey Decimal System, automated circulation system and library circulation policies and procedures; ability to create courteous pleasant first impression of library; ability to establish good patron rapport. Please Submit: On-line Application (, Letter of Intent, Resume, Letters of Reference (3). Position to Start: Mid – January 2015. The Town of New Fairfield Board is an equal opportunity employer committed to an Affirmative Action Plan in recruiting, appointing, training, evaluating, and promoting personnel on the basis of merit and qualification, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, natural origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or genetic information or any other applicable lawful discriminatory standards except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification. (Title VI & VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VI & VIII of the Public Health Services Act, Title II of the Education Amendments of 1972, as well as other relevant federal and state laws.) All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug screen and background check prior to commencement of employment. Closing Date: Until Filled.