Licking County Library Jobs 2021 - Licking County Library is looking for the candidates to fill Van Driver (Courier) Full Time that will be placed in Newark.
Department: Building Services
Reports To: Head of Building Services
Job Classification: Full-Time Staff Member; 37.5 hours/week; Non-Exempt Rate of Pay: $11.03/hour; Fringe Benefit Eligible; OPERS Retirement
Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Head of Building Services, this combined position primarily performs the job of the Van Driver. The Van Driver/Custodian duties include, but are not limited to, van duties including sorting, loading, delivering, and unloading boxes and/or crates of books and other material to library locations throughout the Library System and maintaining the cleanliness, general appearance, and upkeep including minor repairs of the , Emerson R. Miller Branch, and 24/7 Kiosks and lockers. Other System branches, not owned by the library, may require minimal maintenance assistance.
Mission: To serve our community of lifelong learners. The Van Driver/Custodian supports that mission by ensuring that the library facilities and grounds are neat, clean, safe, and inviting to the community and staff while insuring that delivery of material throughout the Library System is in a timely manner.
Personal & Professional Attributes: All employees are expected to exercise sensitivity when working with others, display common sense and good judgment, actively promote the Library to the public, uphold the highest level of confidentiality, honesty and integrity, and represent the Library in a positive and professional manner at all times.
Core Technology Competencies: All employees must have a demonstrated working knowledge of computer operations, standard office equipment (copiers, faxes, etc.) and must be able to perform simple searches on the Library’s online catalog. In addition, all employees must be able to prepare basic documents using a word processing program and have the ability to comprehend and explain to others all Library services including those relating to e-media and e-media devices.
General Requirements: Along with the commitment and desire to provide excellent service to library customers, all employees must have the ability to maintain predictable and regular attendance, work a flexible schedule including daytime, evening and weekend hours, communicate, comprehend and follow Library policy and procedure and develop and maintain positive working relationships with all internal and external customers. All employees must be able to understand library wide operations, satisfactorily perform all of the responsibilities associated with a specific job title and meet the physical requirements of that same job title. All employees must have the ability to alphabetize and perform basic math operations. In addition, all employees must have the ability to work according to the priorities as established by Library Administration and/or the Library Board of Trustees and to adapt to change as necessary.
Minimum Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
One year custodial, grounds keeping, and maintenance experience, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.
Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle to provide own transportation when participating in off-site Library business and when the Library van is not available.
Must be insurable by Library’s auto insurance carrier.
Must successfully pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics:
Ability to perform Van Driver and Custodian duties.
Excellent verbal, written, and telephone skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, staff, and the general public.
Keyboarding, filing, basic math, and alphabetizing skills.
Ability to operate Library computer terminal and other equipment.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously and under pressure.
Ability to work independently and with a team.
Ability to perform detail-oriented duties accurately.
Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
Knowledge of and willingness to follow and enforce Library policies, procedures, and techniques.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information handled.
Ability to recognize and respond to potential dangers to customers and staff.
Ability to temporarily and safely work in hot/cold temperatures while maintaining kiosks and lockers.
Ability to perform the physical activities associated with this job including the strength to lift and move materials weighing more than 50 lbs.
Knowledge of custodial, grounds keeping, and maintenance equipment, tools, and work methods.
Flexibility in scheduling in regards to lunch breaks and length of work day.
Van Driver duties include (but are not limited to): sorting, loading, delivering, and unloading boxes and/or crates of books and other library material to library locations throughout the Library System and other work related stops that may be required such as the Board of Elections.
Drive to all automated libraries/kiosks and retrieve returns, restock browsing materials, manage lockers, evaluate collection, perform routine maintenance, and other relevant tasks to maintain effective operations.
Perform minor repairs to kiosks and lockers and notify immediate supervisor for involved projects.
Cleaning duties include (but are not limited to): cleaning glass and other surfaces including tables, chairs, shelves, walls and other surfaces, dusting, vacuuming, stocking and cleaning restrooms, sanitizing, replenishing paper supplies and soap, setting-up and/or breaking down meeting rooms, replacing light bulbs and/or ballasts, replacing furnace filters, cleaning and spot cleaning carpets and upholstery, sweeping and mopping floors and other hard surfaces, attending to spills, vomit and other incidents that require immediate clean up, and emptying and cleaning trash cans.
Grounds keeping duties include (but are not limited to): removing debris, trimming shrubbery, raking leaves, mowing and trimming, pulling weeds, gathering trash, emptying smoker stations and keeping sidewalks free of snow and ice.
Secure building at closing.
Perform minor repairs to equipment and notify immediate supervisor for involved projects.
Participate in training new hires that are going through the Onboarding Program.
Track and request cleaning and paper supplies.
Assist immediate supervisor with special projects.
All other duties as needed or as assigned.
May unlock library and turn on lights, run errands, gather and deliver items to recycling center.
May attend library continuing education activities or represent Library at conferences and area events.
May represent library at community outreach events such as parades, festivals, etc.
If you feel that you can meet the qualification and up to the challenge, please send directly through :