City of Chicago LIBRARY CLERK - HOURLY (Circulation) in Chicago, Illinois
LIBRARY CLERK – HOURLY(CIRCULATION)
Chicago Public Library
These positions are open to thegeneral public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of theCity's collective bargaining agreement with American Federation of State,County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)- BARGAINING UNIT1, 3, 4 & 5.
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Chicago Public Library
This position is covered under theCity's collective bargaining agreement with American Federation of State,County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)- BARGAININGUNIT 1, 3, 4 & 5). Only employees in City jobtitles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid on this position.
Number of Positions: 1
DUTIES: Under supervision, charge and discharge library materials, collect fines fees, register and maintain database records. Renew materials and issue new library cards. Update and renew library cards. Respond to directional questions from patrons and assist with locating HOLDS in the Popular Library. Assist patrons using self-checkout machines. May be required to create, update or delete holdings records. Prepare materials to be moved through the library’s delivery system, including sorting materials received at the Harold Washington Library Center. Move bins of library materials throughout the Harold Washington Library Center. Prepare bins to be sent to branches. Operate the materials sorting machine. Retrieve materials from the book drop boxes. Unpack and discharge items received through the library’s delivery system. Attend workshops, meetings and training courses as needed. Perform related duties as assigned.
LOCATION: Harold Washington Library Center- Circulation 400 S. State Street
DAYS OFF: Two days off per week
SHIFT: Will be required to work some Evenings, Saturdays & Sundays
HOURS: 80 hours per month scheduled during normal unit hours
Mon-Thurs 9-9, Fri & Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5
THISPOSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
High school diploma orequivalency certificate (GED) plus six months of clerical library workexperience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Disclaimer -"Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college,university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or hascompleted an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
Education & EmploymentVerification- Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you mustprovide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational andemployment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position forwhich you are applying. If you receivedyour degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompaniedby a Foreign Credential Evaluation. Ifthe City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to youwill be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: To beconsidered for this position you must provide information about youreducational background and your work experience. You must includejob titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are acurrent City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail toprovide this information at the time you submit your application, it will beincomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There arethree ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you maypaste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
NOTE: You mustprovide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or trainingcertificates at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: Physical day today responsibilities for this title may include the ability to lift and carrylibrary materials. Ability to stand forextended or continuous periods of time.Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with one’s body arms orlegs. Ability to climb staircases,ladders and or step stools.
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE : The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering "yes" or "no" to the question on the online application that asks, "Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?" In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation willresult in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
(i) Experience working or volunteering for a public library
(ii.) Microsoft Office applications proficiency
(iii.) Experience in a position performing customer service and cashiering
(iv.) Experience preparing and processing new material for circulation
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based oninformation provided on the application form and documents submitted with theapplication. Applications must besubmitted by the individual applicant.No second party applicants will be accepted.
ResidencyRequirement: All employees of the Cityof Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of theCity of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like torequest a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order toparticipate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago,Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035(TTY). Please be prepared to provideinformation in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
Please note, allpositions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm. Applications for this position will beaccepted until 11:59p.m. on November 22, 2019. No exceptions will be made.
ALL REFERENCES TOPOLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALLAPPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago isan Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of ChicagoDepartment of Human Resources
Lori Lightfoot, Mayor Soo Choi,Commissioner