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Substitute Library Assistant

Company: City of Tacoma WA
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description PLEASE NOTE: In 2021, t_he salary listed above includes a 3.8 percent temporary reduction._ The Tacoma Public Library is looking for substitutes to cover planned and unplanned absences for Library Assistants throughout the Tacoma Public Library system. Substitutes will be on-call as needed and may work up to 17 hours per week and 320 hours per year. Library Assistants provide customer service at the Circulation desk requiring judgment based on established library policies and procedures. Duties include providing information to patrons, checking out library materials, discharging returned materials, registering patrons for library cards, and performing remittance duties such as taking fines, running cash register totals, and counting receipts. Library Assistants have extensive public contact and must possess excellent customer service skills. Qualifications One (1) or more years of experience performing public library work or related office/clerical or customer service work. Selection Process & Supplemental Information Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their application materials forwarded to the hiring authority for review. Appointment is subject to passing a background check.Wage represented includes a temporary budget reduction. Tacoma Public Library's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate barriers and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.Tacoma Public Library Tacoma Public Library (TPL) has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for more than 125 years. TPL's neighborhood libraries originated with Andrew Carnegie's visionary philanthropy at the turn of the 20th century and are being transformed into true centers of educational innovation and service--and vital community hubs--that continue to provide far more than free books and materials. Learn more about the Tacoma Public Library and the services we provide at and connect with us on facebook, instagram, twitter, and LinkedIn to stay up to date on exciting things happening at the library, and to be notified of other career opportunities with us. Communication from the City of Tacoma:We primarily communicate via email during the application process. Emails from cityoftacoma.org and/or governmentjobs.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk email folders. The online application system requires you to enter a substantial amount of information. Be prepared to spend at least an hour entering information. In order for your application materials to be considered, all information must be submitted by the closing date and time listed on this job announcement. If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the City of Tacoma Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400 before the closing date. Salary: $18.66 Hourly Location: Tacoma, WA Job Type: Non-Classified Department: Library Job Number: 9029-21 Division: Library Closing: 4/21/2021 5:00 PM Pacific Agency: City of Tacoma Address: Human Resources Department 747 Market Street Tacoma, Washington, 98402-3764 Phone: 253-591-5400 Website:

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