TCPLS Job Openings

Circulation Department Assistant

Part-time; 19 hours p/week including nights & weekends

(Starting at $11 p/hr)

The TCPLS Thomasville branch is seeking a warm, friendly individual who is resourceful, dependable, flexible and able to work both independently and as

part of a team.

Responiblities include:

  • Enforcing and abiding by library policies.
  • Participating in the operation of the Circulation desk:
    • Checking materials in and out of the library.
    • Shelving materials in their proper places.
    • Issuing and re-issuing patron library cards.
    • Handling telephone renewals and other requests.
    • Answering directional questions.
    • Assisting patrons with selection of materials.
    • Placing holds, calling patrons, and retrieving hold items.
    • Printing, mailing, and calling for overdue notices.
    • Monitoring behavior of patrons for safety and for library policy.
  • Assisting patrons of all ages and abilities in locating information and physical items within the library.
  • Showing patrons how to use the library resources, including computers.
  • Assisting patrons with the use of the copy machine.
  • Keeping shelves and materials neat and ready for use.
  • Closing library when scheduled.
  • Other duties when assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be dependable, flexible, and creative.
  • Must have positive attitude, good judgment, patience, courtesy, excellent computer skills, good written and oral communication skills, and knowledge of all library departments.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, kneel, squat and lift up to 15 pounds.
  • Must have a working knowledge of using computers.

Education:

High school graduate or GED preferred, but not required.

Applications available at the Circulation Desk. Resumes accepted via email to circulation@tcpls.org. Resumes and applications to be submitted to Joanita Cook, Circulation Manager.