Library Clerk

York County
Part Time 20 per week $13,780 - $14,839 Per year PA Martin Library, 159 E Market St, York, PA 17401, United States


Responsible for performing paraprofessional responsibilities in the Circulation section of the Library. Performs a variety of clerical tasks in assisting library patrons and maintaining library materials and records including: checking library materials in and out, collecting overdue fines, shelving materials, and providing limited reference assistance to library patrons. Incumbents will work 20 hours per week. Work schedule may include some evenings and weekends. 

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent with some library experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requires attention to detail and the ability to assist patrons in a tactful and courteous manner both in person and on the telephone.

Basic personal computer experience using the Internet and Microsoft Office applications preferred.

Supplemental Information

Must be able to work a continual floating schedule as needed.

Must be able to work nights and weekends when required.

Criminal background check conducted prior to employment.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including computers, typewriters, copiers, calculators, etc.  Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally, and to push library carts frequently.  There is frequent stooping and bending involved.  There is some climbing onto step stools when shelving materials.  Standing is frequent when at the circulation desk.  Gripping is involved when writing with pen or pencil and when using mouse while on the computer.

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