Library Shelver Description

Non-bargaining unit part-time employee whose service doesn't exceed 13 hrs/week
Salary is current minimum wage



To support library service

Functional Areas:

  1. *Shelve library materials.
  2. *Retrieve library materials.
  3. *Inspect materials to determine if repair is necessary.
  4. *Empty bookdrops
  5.  Perform related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge Requirements:

  1. Ability to learn basic library organization, terminology, and materials.

Skill Requirements:

  1. † Basic oral and written communication skills.
  2. † Basic keyboarding skills.

Ability Requirements:

  1. † Ability to file alphabetically and numerically.
  2. † Ability to continually reach, bend, stretch, stoop, and lift materials that can weigh up to 10 pounds apiece from a standing position for three to four hours a day.
  3. † Ability, for three to four hours a day, to retrieve and replace materials that can weigh up to 10 lbs apiece on shelves from floor level to seven feet high.
  4. † Ability to repeatedly push and pull shelving carts requiring up to 41 pounds of force for distances of up to 300 feet on a carpeted surface.
  5. † Ability to frequently lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds from one part of the library to another.
  6. † Ability to be available for three or four shifts a week, including working evenings and weekends, as scheduled
  7. † Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  8. † Ability to deal tactfully, courteously and effectively with patrons of all ages and with other employees. 

*Essential functions of the position
†Job requirements necessary on the first day of employment


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