City of Gulfport, Florida
– Specialized technical and clerical support and public contact work, using personal computers and an online cataloging and circulation system. Work requires independent judgment and action within well-established policies and procedures. Work with patrons and maintain a high level of customer service even in difficult situations. Work with computerized circulation software and other library databases and websites. Checks out books and other material, processes new library cards, and maintains records of fines and fees. Maintains orderly flow of returned materials, shelves books, replaces materials and empties the book drop. Assists in the search and recovery of library materials. Performs related work as required. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to work in a team environment and adapt to changes in the library environment. Ability to learn and apply complex automated procedures. Knowledge of the services and operations of Libraries. Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing. Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Requires walking, standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, crawling, bending, stooping and reaching. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by computer keyboarding courses, training or experience. Two (2) years of specific experience with library automation systems. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Background checks, fingerprints, drug screening and physicals will be conducted. Entry $11.490/hour. Position opened until filled. Applications accepted at City Hall 2401 53rd St S. E.O.E. of fax (727) 893-1005.