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  • City of Milwaukee
  • 01/11/20
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • 53207
  • $7.95 / Hourly
  • Part-Time

Library Circulation Aides are employed up to 20 hours per week.

On a part-time basis, under the supervision of the Circulation Manager or Library Circulation Assistant III, Library Circulation Aides perform general clerical duties, including shelving, shelf-reading, shifting library materials, performing limited circulation services at customer service desks, and assisting with opening and closing procedures when assigned.

Essential Functions
Verify, sort, and shelve materials from the returns desk, book drops, sorters, and acquisitions.
Read shelves to maintain proper order; shift and straighten collections as space requires.
Process materials for and from delivery.
Search for and retrieve materials to fill hold requests.
Staff customer service desk; answer the telephone and transfer calls to appropriate staff members; answer inquiries from patrons regarding directions; and answer general information inquiries regarding library events and services.
Check in and check out library materials.
Troubleshoot radio frequency identification tag problems upon check in of materials; conduct self-checks.
Assist patrons with their Library accounts, item searches, and self-service resources, including the computer kiosks and CountyCat access.
Assist with opening and closing routines (i.e., turn various electrical equipment on or off, straighten work area, and change daters.)

Minimum Requirements
1. At least 16 years of age at time of application.
2. Current enrollment as a high school student OR college or technical school student for a minimum of three credits per semester at time of application and throughout employment.
3. Persons employed as Library Circulation Aides must be available to work the schedule of hours required by the Library in order to serve the needs of the public, including evenings and weekends.

Current Salary
The current starting salary (Pay Range 9CN) is $7.95 per hour, and the resident incentive salary range for City of Milwaukee residents is $8.19. Appointees are not eligible for benefits.

Selection Process
This is a continuing examination. The written test will consist of a job-related multiple-choice test weighted 100%. The test will measure the following knowledge, skills, and abilities that are necessary to do the work of a Library Circulation Aide: filing, interpreting job-related material, public relations, and interpersonal skills. Exams are currently scheduled for the months of January and February, 2020.

Qualified applicants will receive an invitation to participate in the written exam. For those who apply on or before Thursday, January 2, 2020, the exam date will be January 16, 2020. For those who apply on or before Friday, February 7, 2020, the exam date will be February 27, 2020. For all applications after that time, the next testing sessions will be held during 2020 as often as required to meet the needs of the City. Test dates are subject to change.

The names of successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list in a rank determined by the final score without reference to the date of the examination. Candidates may take an examination for this position only once every six months.

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