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Employment Opportunities at the Northbrook Public Library

09/02/2015 - 4:06pm
Circulation
16 hours per week (weekday, evening & weekend hours)

Applicants must possess the ability to perform various circulation functions:

  • Check in/out books and materials.
  • Interact with patrons concerning circulation of materials, issuance of library cards, collecting fines/fees, etc.
  • Open and close the library during an assigned shift.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls providing routine information, transferring calls and taking messages.
  • Prepare basic circulation reports as pertains to daily work.
  • Sort returned books in alphabetical and numerical order on carts.

Interact with outside agencies including other local libraries.
Direct patron inquiries.
Inspect and redirect materials for cleaning, repair, withdrawal, reordering.
Inspect books for damage and handle appropriately.
Perform other library related activities as required.

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of a secondary education; one year of general work experience including contact with the public.

Basic knowledge of routine library functions and procedures; ability to stand, walk, and/or stoop for long periods of time, ability to lift up to 35 pounds; ability to push/pull loaded carts in excess of 75 pounds; ability to operate a computer terminal using a variety of library software; ability to type, operate cash registers, and other business machinery; ability to handle money responsibly; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons; ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions.

Please submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Laurie Prioletti
HR Manager
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL  60062
lprioletti@northbrook.info

 

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

08/05/2015 - 3:00pm
Maintenance
35 hours per week/Monday - Wednesday 1:30 - 9:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 - 5:00 pm & Sunday 11:30 - 5:00 pm

Maintain building and grounds including light custodial work when needed. Perform routine maintenance on mechanical equipment and assist supervisor where needed. Set up chairs for meeting rooms, deliver books and other materials to nursing homes, libraries and businesses in the area.

Minimum two years experience in general building maintenance and repair. Good working knowledge of power equipment, electrical and plumbing methods and excellent mechanical ability. High school diploma or GED.

Valid driver's license and must be able to perform medium to heavy work.

Please submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Laurie Prioletti
HR Manager
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL  60062
lprioletti@northbrook.info

 

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE