REPORTS TO: Librarian I
CLASSIFICATION STATUS: Part Time, Non-exempt
SALARY: $14.78 hourly
The position of Information Specialist 1- Programming, performs varied Library work including all membership desk related duties, the successful planning and implementation of events and activities for adults, and the supervision of library volunteers. The person in this position is responsible for providing excellent customer service at all times, whether performing circulation duties at the membership desk or implementing creative programming for adults inside the facility or while presenting online or at off-site locations.
This individual is dedicated to continually improving Library operations and offerings and is responsible for following library polices and procedures, communicating with the public, answering membership and programming related questions, and decision-making regarding how to best assist library members. The Information Specialist I- Programmer is instrumental in creating and cultivating an excellent Library experience for all by offering the highest standards of circulation service and programs. This position has responsibility for several specialized tasks and performs other duties as needed.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the major tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Specific tasks on a day to day basis will reflect the overall areas of expertise for this position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and routine keyboard operations. The job risks exposure to no significant environmental hazards. The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception. Ability to stand and sit for periods longer than 30 minutes but not to exceed four hours consecutively. Ability to climb stairs and ladders occasionally. Ability to occasionally lift, carry and put away parcels weighing up to 25pounds.
Ability to hear, speak and understand conversations in English in various tones of voice. Adept at listening to and understanding others from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Ability to see, read, and comprehend letters, numbers, words, characters or symbols, which are both large and small. Ability to print draw letters, numbers, words, characters and symbols which are legible and understood by others. Ability to learn complex tasks and remember how to complete tasks without assistance once trained.
Administrative and other work is performed under typical office conditions and in every room of the Library where operations are conducted. The noise level in the work environment is usually (moderate but may be noisy in open locations and programming areas.) By the very nature of public libraries, it is very busy, with shifting demands from the varied public. Ability to deal with stress related to routine deadlines and occupational problems, which demand immediate attention. Necessity to multi-task successfully. Ability to accept decisions made by others that may be in opposition of own views.
Applications can be emailed to email@example.com , faxed to 727-853-1043 or sent/dropped off to 5919 Main St., New Port Richey, FL 34652. DFWP/EOE
The City of New Port Richey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of New Port Richey provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
TRAINING, CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:
AA degree, with related course work; or equivalent combination of education, customer service, and library experience.
Must be able to work nights and weekends. Weekly work schedule may vary due to demand staffing. Meet FEMA requirement for NIMS certification. Possess a valid Florida driver’s license. Every New Port Richey employee is required to fill out a Disaster Response Survey and is subject to being required to report to work during a declared disaster.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Please visit our website to download an application https://www.cityofnewportrichey.org/jobs/information-specialist-i-programming/. Applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org , faxed to 727-853-1043, or sent attention Human Resources to City of New Port Richey 5919 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652.