Employment

CURRENT AVAILABLE POSITIONS

 

Librarian (Technical Services), Level I
The Weber County Library is seeking a motivated, energetic Technical Services professional to join our dynamic team. If you are eager to make a difference in an organization committed to lifelong learning, and have a passion for cataloging services and enhancing the discovery of Library materials, please apply.

Position Summary:
As a member of the Library’s management team, under the supervision of the Technical Services manager, this employee performs original and copy cataloging and classification of print and nonprint materials; provides supervision and direction for support staff in the completion of their daily work; supervises the processing and preservation of Library collections; participates in the Library’s collection management process through materials selection and evaluation; transmits all book and material orders to vendor for fulfillment.

Essential Position Duties:
Construct call numbers by implementing current professional cataloging standards, tools, and resources, such as AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21, in addition to local processing conventions. Classify print and nonprint materials using the Dewey Decimal Classification or other mandated system. Create original Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) records and update OCLC records to add to the Library’s online catalog for all formats such as books, periodicals, CD books, DVDs, blu-rays, CDs, toys, and eMedia. Oversee receiving and processing of all materials, including ensuring data integrity of the acquisition module. Contribute to management of Library’s ILS, including record management, public and staff functionality, and software/hardware updates. Contribute to management of the Library’s eMedia and shelf-ready bibliographic records, including demonstrating an understanding of ILS load table functionality. Perform supervisory duties related to daily operations, employees, and activities in the division. Provide feedback/input on employee performance. Develop employee work schedules that comply with federal law, County policy, and the Library’s administrative procedure on scheduling. Develop and present employee training on various topics, including acquisitions and materials conservation. Facilitate the Library’s acquisitions procedures by verifying and transmitting the System’s book and materials orders to vendor; checking cancelled orders list monthly to address nonreceipt of items. Supervise Library’s interlibrary loan services. Train staff to adhere to preservation techniques and mending procedures in order to preserve the Library’s core collections, when items are irreplaceable. Maintain accurate documentation of standing and continuing/open orders. Select, process, and evaluate print and nonprint materials using core collection guides, professional journals, and other industry tools and resources, adhering to the System collection management policies and procedures. Maintain a working knowledge of trends in publishing and literature, educational and developmental needs, and the library profession through webinars, internal training, meetings, conferences, professional literature and organizational memberships.

General Position Qualifications:
Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program with emphasis in cataloging.At least one year’s professional experience working in original and copy cataloging services, resulting in working knowledge of cataloging, processing, and mending of materials in all formats, books, DVDs, CDs, etc. Ability to communicate in more than one language preferred.

Position Requirements:
Excellent customer service skills. Working knowledge of the latest cataloging standards, tools, and resources, such as AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21, or other metadata schemes, and Dewey Decimal Classification, as well as Library processing conventions. Working knowledge of library preservation practices and standards. Familiarity with standard software used in business applications such as Microsoft products, especially Word and Excel. Familiarity with current Web applications such as search engines, email interfaces, social media, and eBook and eAudio applications/commonly used devices. Strong organizational and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks with frequent interruption. Ability to assign, supervise, and evaluate employee work to obtain established results. A commitment to public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patron base. Ability to resolve conflict rather than create it, and implement change rather than block it. Ability to implement Library Board policies and administrative procedures. Understanding of the relationships and responsibilities of Library divisions and buildings. Understanding of Library mission and roles, and the general role of public libraries within a community Understanding of librarianship and its foundational documents, including the Library Bill of Rights, Code of Ethics, and the Freedom to Read Statement.

Physical Demands:
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, talk, hear, crouch, crawl, balance, reach, stoop, and kneel. Must use hands and fingers to operate a computer. The employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally up to fifty pounds. The employee must be able to remove library materials from shelves at a maximum height of six feet and push library carts weighing up to 175 pounds. Must be able to move about the work area, talk clearly with customers, and hear customer responses. Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment and Schedule:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works indoors in an office environment. Occasional public service shifts may be assigned to provide professional coverage. Employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (morning, afternoon, evening, and holiday hours) when the Library is open. All employees will work up to two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their division. Employees will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

 

Associate Manager (Property), Level I
The Weber County Library is seeking committed, energetic individuals to join our talented maintenance team, who help provide a clean, safe library experience for the community. Position may be filled part time or full time.

The Weber County Library is seeking committed, energetic individuals to join our talented maintenance team, who help provide a clean, safe library experience for the community. As a member of the Library’s supervisory team, under the supervision of the branch manager and System property managers, this employee creates a safe, clean, comfortable environment for employees and the public by cleaning and maintaining Library facilities and grounds; maintains building systems and Library equipment; performs seasonal care including snow removal and landscape maintenance.

May be filled part (20-29 hours per week) or full time. $17.59/hr – $27.18/hr based on qualifications. Benefits: State retirement, sick, vacation, and holiday leave. Maintenance employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (early mornings with occasional evening and holiday hours, and when needed for life safety issues associated with inclement weather) when the Library is open. Employees will alternate weekend shifts with other maintenance employees in their division, and will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works both indoors in a library environment, and outdoors on library grounds, year-round. Environment may be hot, cold, noisy and dusty, and near fumes and odors; use of environmentally-friendly, industrial grade cleaning products will be required. Some travel between library buildings will be necessary. This is not a seasonal position. Position may be filled part time or full time. Open until filled.

 

Technical Business Specialist I: Circulation Services
Weber County Library is seeking energetic, friendly individuals who thrive on public service interactions. In this position the successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility, a team mentality, and excellent organizational and communication skills. If this describes you, apply now!

Part time, 20-29 hours per week. $13.25/hr. Benefits: State retirement, sick, vacation, and holiday leave. Library positions require flexibility in working rotating shifts, including evenings and weekends.

As a member of the Library’s program implementation team, under the supervision of the branch manager and circulation manager, this employee provides front-line customer service to patrons at the circulation desk, both in person and over the telephone. This employee issues and renews library cards, processes holds, inspects materials for damage, mends and repairs print and nonprint materials, and handles cash for the payment of fines and fees.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works indoors in a library public service environment. Employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (morning, afternoon, evening, and holiday hours) when the Library is open. All employees will work up to two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their division. Employees will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

 

Associate Manager (Property) I: Materials Transport Driver
Put your safe driving skills to work and make a difference in the community! The Library is seeking a materials transport driver to join our motivated property management team and provide excellent customer service through the daily delivery of Library materials and programming supplies between our five locations. This position will also perform some cleaning and maintenance duties. If you are looking for job stability and a chance to contribute, apply today. This is not a seasonal position. It may be filled full or part-time.

Position Summary:
As a member of the Library’s supervisory team, under the supervision of the branch manager and System property managers, this employee contributes to outstanding public service by delivering Library materials, receipts and deposits, and programming and cleaning supplies between buildings five days per week; and after the day’s deliveries are complete, creating a safe, clean, comfortable environment for employees and the public by cleaning and maintaining Library facilities and grounds. This employee also contributes to the maintenance of building systems and Library equipment; and performs seasonal care including snow removal and landscape maintenance.

Essential Position Duties:
Operate Library materials transport vehicle, loading, transporting, and delivering Library materials, cash deposits, and supplies between buildings prior to opening hours in a safe, accurate, and timely manner. Consistently follow safety practices and all traffic laws both on the road and while loading or unloading vehicle. Plan for traffic, construction, and weather delays to ensure established delivery schedule is consistently adhered to. Ensure shuttle vehicle is clean, fueled, and in good repair, through regular maintenance and safe driving practices. Clean/sanitize all areas of assigned Library building to create a safe environment for patrons and employees, and to ensure full and productive use of facility. Verify assigned building and grounds are safe for public use, addressing snow/ice removal and mitigating safety hazards (electrical, trip/slip/fall). Coordinate seasonal care, performing routine landscaping tasks and monitoring plant life/condition and appearance of grounds. Perform preventive maintenance and repair in connection with plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems. Verify that custodial closets, storage areas, docks, and garages are inventoried, organized, clean, and safe. Supervise and monitor subcontractor/vendor installation and repair work and report issues to Property Manager. Work as part of the System maintenance team to complete projects, such as setup/takedown for the Library booth at the annual County Fair. Preserve safety, appearance, and condition of Library facilities and property.

General Position Qualifications:
Valid Utah driver’s license. Clean driving record. At least one year of previous delivery or transportation experience. Journeyman apprentice-level skills in areas relevant to building cleaning and maintenance; experience cleaning and maintaining the systems and overall functioning of a public building. Landscape maintenance experience preferred. Ability to communicate in more than one language preferred.

Position Requirements:
Strong time management and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Ability to adhere to assigned routes, schedules, safety procedures, and traffic laws. Physical stamina to lift and push heavy items such as crates of Library materials, boxes, and supply bins in and out of Library buildings and transport vehicle. Working knowledge of standard institutional cleaning practices and ability to train work group in the Library’s procedures using approved cleaning products. Understanding of facility operations including but not limited to landscaping, general building use, fire protection, plumbing, mechanical/HVAC, electrical, and generators. Working knowledge of tree, shrub, and lawn care, supported by master gardener certification. Proficient knowledge of proper use and application of basic hand and power tools. Ability to operate and maintain small and medium-sized equipment including snow removal, lawn, and floor care equipment. Understanding of facility operations including but not limited to landscaping, general building use, fire protection, plumbing, mechanical/HVAC, electrical, generators. Ability to adhere to OSHA regulations to ensure workplace safety. Experience using Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Ability to manage projects and employee resources to ensure assigned tasks are completed within established time frame. Ability to work alone or as a team member to accomplish results. Ability to implement Library Board policies and procedures. Understanding of the relationships and responsibilities of Library divisions and buildings. Understanding of Library mission and roles, and the general role of public libraries within a community.

Physical Demands:
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to operate a motor vehicle, as well as walk, stand, sit, crouch, crawl, balance, reach, stoop, and kneel. Must use hands and fingers to operate a computer. The employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally up to seventy-five pounds. The employee will regularly be moving, lifting, carrying, pulling, or pushing heavy objects or materials, as well as climbing ladders and pushing vacuums and floor-cleaning equipment. The employee will be operating snow-removal equipment including snowblowers and small tractors. Must be able to move about the work area, talk clearly with customers, and hear customer responses. Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment and Schedule:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly drives a transport vehicle between Library facilities. The employee works both indoors in a library environment, and outdoors on library grounds, year-round. Environment may be hot, cold, noisy and dusty, and near fumes and odors; use of environmentally-friendly, industrial grade cleaning products will be required. Maintenance employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (early mornings with occasional evening and holiday hours, and when needed for life safety issues associated with inclement weather) when the Library is open. Maintenance employees will alternate weekend shifts with the other maintenance employees in their division, and will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

 

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Additional Information: You may only apply for current open positions. We do not keep applications on file.

Questions or comments send an email to: jobinfo@co.weber.ut.us