Library Assistant I/Courier Driver
Macon County Public Library
- Start Date: April 16, 2021
- Starting Salary: $10 - $10.50 per hour
- Employment Type: Part-time
The Macon County Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic candidate to fill the part-time position of Library Assistant I/Courier driver. Macon County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library, a public library system with six member libraries providing service in Jackson, Macon and Swain counties. The ideal candidate for the Library Assistant I will be a team player who can provide library services to meet the needs of the public. If you thrive in a rapidly changing environment while maintaining a friendly and helpful attitude, this may be the job for you.
QUALIFICATIONS required for the Library Assistant I include a High School Diploma or GED. One year of customer service experience is required. One year of library experience is preferred. The successful candidate should have a commitment to quality customer service with excellent communication skills. Strong technology skills and the ability to give attention to detail are a must. A familiarity with current reading trends is needed. Courier driver qualifications include five years of driving experience with a good driving record is required; candidates must be at least 23 years of age. Preference will be given to those with previous library experience and those who can work a flexible schedule.
Responsibilities for the Library Assistant I include checking materials in and out, creating, updating, and maintaining library user records, and collecting fines and fees. The Library Assistant I assists patrons in locating materials and using the library catalog, assists with readers’ advisory service for patrons, shelves library materials and keeping shelves in order. Courier driver duties include driving the library vehicle for weekly courier service within the regional library system. Loading and unloading of materials, boxes, tools, and equipment is part of the courier driver’s responsibilities. All library employees work cooperatively throughout Fontana Regional Library to plan implement, and evaluate long and short-term goals and objectives.
The Library Assistant I/Courier driver is a part-time position of 25 hours per week with evening and weekend work required. Starting salary is $10.00 per hour accompanied by paid leave and retirement benefits. The position is available April 16th .
To apply, please submit the application found at fontanalib.org/employment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For more information and application procedure please contact:
Macon County Public Library
149 Siler Farm Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734
Macon County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties.
Fontana Regional Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law. While the Library is committed to following this principle in every facet of employment, all employees share in the responsibility to promote and foster a favorable work environment.