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    The Whatcom County Library System is accepting applications for three part-time Library Page positions at the Lynden Library. *This job opportunity does not represent new positions, but rather replacement positions at WCLS.* The Page sorts and shelves books and other library materials alpha/numerically; performs shelf reading and reorganizes shelves for correct location of materials and attractive appearance of shelves; performs minor repairs on books and library materials; assists patrons with basic circulation tasks; and other similar duties. Must be 16 years of age or older to apply. Requires the ability to speak and understand English. Twelve regularly scheduled weekly hours plus substitute hours. $10.33 per hour. Apply by Tuesday, March 18th.  Click on the "read more" link for full posting and application instructions.

    POSITION:  Page – Lynden Library (3 positions available)

    DEPARTMENT:  Public Services

    POSTING DATES:  Tuesday, 03/04/14 – Tuesday, 03/18/14

    SALARY:  $10.33/hour (Pay Level 2)

    WORKING HOURS:  12 regular weekly hours, plus additional unscheduled hours up to a total of 1014 hours annually, to substitute for absent staff at all WCLS libraries, including evening and weekend hours.

    Position 1: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday – 5:15 to 9:15 pm.

    Position 2: Tuesday – 1:15 to 5:15 pm, Wednesday – 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, and Friday – 12 noon to 4:00 pm.

    Position 3: Wednesday – 1:15 to 5:15 pm, Friday 12 noon to 4:00 pm and Saturday – 1:15 to 5:15 pm.

    *Please note the position number for which you are applying.

    Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and/or worksite changes depending on library needs.

    LOCATION:  Regular hours at Lynden; substitute hours at Lynden and other libraries

    DUTIES:  Sorts and shelves books and other library materials alpha/numerically; performs shelf reading and reorganizes shelves for correct location of materials and attractive appearance of shelves; performs minor repairs on books and library materials; assists patrons with basic circulation tasks; and other similar duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to gain working knowledge of Whatcom County Library System’s policies and procedures; ability to act as a representative of Whatcom County Library System to the public and uphold intellectual freedom standards; ability to perform alpha/numeric filing accurately; ability to learn and utilize the Dewey Decimal System; ability to check materials in and out on the Horizon circulation system; ability to establish priorities and organize workload; ability to maintain tact, courtesy, confidentiality, and strict discretion in dealing with the public; ability to maintain a pleasant and productive working atmosphere.  Work requires considerable physical effort in the handling of materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking 90%+ of the time.  Requires the ability to speak and understand English.  Must be 16 years of age or older to apply.

    New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.

    APPLICATION:  Submit a completed WCLS Employment Application* along with a Supplemental Questionnaire by 9:00 pm Tuesday, 03/18/14 to:

    Lynden Library
    216 4th Street
    Lynden, WA  98264
    Attn:  Karl Thompson, Assistant Branch Manager

    Call (360) 305-3600 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further information.

    *Résumés and cover letters are optional, unless requested, and will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed WCLS Employment Application.  Application forms are also available at the above address, or at any Whatcom County Library branch.

    JOB BEGINS:  As soon after hiring as possible

    SELECTION:  Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, an oral interview, and a skills test.  Selection of applicants for further consideration and/or possible testing will be determined by the information supplied by the applicants on their applications and accompanying documents. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail on the application to permit WCLS to properly determine the applicant’s qualifications, abilities and attributes as they relate to the listed position. Interviews will be scheduled ONLY with best qualified applicants, based upon applications, résumés and other documents received, and test results.   Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process should contact Human Resources.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!

    The Whatcom County Library System is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation or belief, marital status, veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person.

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