The City is seeking a responsible person who has outstanding inter-personal skills, exceptional attention to detail, a “can-do” disposition, ability to positively project and interact with youth, and who is willing go the extra mile to provide exceptional service to the public. Employees will work app. 27 hours per week, from 9 am/11 am to 6 pm/8 pm.
JOB CHARACTERISTICS – Under close supervision, performs entry-level library work. Although library procedures are well-established and duties are performed under supervision, work must be done with some independence once experience is gained.
EXAMPLES OF MACHINES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED - Computer, copy machine, printer, video gaming equipment, projector, sound system, TTY phone, general office equipment
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
· Assists the Youth Services Librarian with preparing for and conducting youth programming and day-to-day activities;
· Greets and assists patrons in the youth services area;
· Sets up and takes down materials and equipment needed for programs;
· Distributes various youth event handouts within the library;
· Performs limited clerical duties including typing, filing, record keeping, etc.;
· Maintains order, discipline and safety in assigned areas;
· Answers telephones, screens calls and takes messages as necessary;
· Performs other related duties as required.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS –
· Assists the City in the preparation for and aftermath of a major emergency such as a hurricane or other storm or disaster; other related duties as required.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills –
Ability to work well with others and assist the public cooperatively and courteously; ability to learn the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of a public library; ability to pay attention to detail; ability to carry out assignments with minimum instructions; ability to properly maintain system records; ability to remain at a city work shelter, before, during and after a hurricane or other storm or disaster, if asked.
Physical Demands - Work involves balanced combination of mobile and sedentary duties with sustained periods of flexibility needed for alternate standing/sitting (during story times/events) and other physical activity. Requires bending, reaching, moderate lifting, good finger/hand dexterity and hand/eye coordination, and good eyesight, hearing, and speech.
Salary Range – $10.99 - $15.99/hr; Only applicants with the most job-related qualifications will be selected for interview and further consideration. Applicants should expect a starting rate of $10.99/hr. Additional consideration may be given to applicants with more extensive education, training, or experience. Final candidates will be subject to skills testing, including spelling, grammar, customer service, and typing (minimum 35 CWPM). Final candidates may be required to pass a drug test and are offered a conditional offer of employment contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough criminal history background check.
CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL CLOSED BY THE CITY
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
P.O. Drawer 68 (109-A E Orange Ave)
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Eustis, FL 32727-0068
Florida Drug Free Workplace FAX – 352-483-0492
Veterans Preference Employer E-Mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT: The City of Eustis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, or any other personnel action because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. The City provides Veteran’s Preference per FS 295.07. When a preference-eligible applicant receives notice of a hiring decision and believes that he or she was not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, the applicant may file a written complaint requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Blvd., Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708. Such complaint shall be filed within 60 calendar days from the date that the notice is received by the preference-eligible applicant pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Applicants claiming Veteran’s Preference must complete a City of Eustis application identifying themselves as an eligible veteran and submit FDVA form VP-1, VP-2, or VP-3 along with documentation, as soon as possible (contact HR for forms). The City encourages applications from qualified individuals with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation to the extent provided by law. If accommodation is needed for applicant testing, please inform the City, prior to the testing date.
Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 12:00 midnight on the closing date. The City may close positions that are posted with an “Open” closing date at any time, without prior notice. While we highly recommend that applicants use our online Job Application Builder, we also have printable applications available for download at www.eustis.org. Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. For more information, please visit Human Resources at www.eustis.org or call us at 352-483-5472. Under Fla. Law, all application materials are public record and subject to public scrutiny.
Minimum Qualifications - High School Diploma or recognized equivalent and a demonstrated ability to read and write English. Knowledge of business English, spelling and mathematics, basic computer literacy. Skill to type at least 35 CWPM. Proven ability to meet the physical demands of youth activity programming requirements.
· Prior experience in public library
· Prior experience working with youth (children, teens or both)
· Prior experience in creative endeavors, either personally or professionally
Physical address where the job position is located.
Please apply online at https://jobs.eustis.org/jobdetail.aspx?rtfid=224