The Port Jervis Free Library is seeking a dependable and friendly person to join our staff.
7-12 hours a week and is year-round. Applicants must be flexible. Nights and weekends are a must.
Typical circulation desk duties include checking in and out library materials; issuing library cards; collecting fines/fees; assisting patrons in person as well as on the phone; shelving library items; and a variety of general clerical duties.
This position requires strong customer service skills; the ability to juggle multiple demands; the ability to operate a computer and keyboard; the ability to speak, write and read English; the ability to express ideas clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing; to be attentive to detail; and to interact tactfully and courteously with patrons and staff. The candidate should also be able to do physical work such as standing, bending, and lifting (up to 30 lbs).
Must be age 16 or older. Does not require a high school diploma. Library experience is preferred.
Interested candidates, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2 employment references no later than August 31, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: PT CLERK POSITION