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    Town of Silver City
    Job Description
    The Town of Silver City is accepting application for the position of Library Clerk.  Responsibilities include:   performing a wide variety of general library work in technical and/or public services, under the direction of the Assistant Director/Programming and Outreach Librarian. Supports the daily operational needs of the library by performing responsible and varied tasks related to circulation, technical services, and programming. Tasks may include managing reserves, managing periodicals, shelf maintenance, assisting in the technical services department, and assisting with and leading library events.  Assists patrons with finding information and using information technology, library services and facilities. Works the public service desks.   Requirements include:  NM Class D driver’s license; high school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred; six months customer service and/or clerical experience, or any relevant combination of education, experience and training.  Experience in a public library preferred.  Ability to work independently and as a team; excellent customer service skills; ability to learn Dewey Decimal System, integrated library system, database searching, and library circulation policies and procedures. Computer skills including working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet searching, e-mail, and data storage devices. Strong oral and written communication skills; flexibility to adapt to a changing environment. Ability to effectively assist all library user groups including adults, teens, and children. Ability to work standing, reaching and bending for up to two hours; ability to lift 50 pounds; ability to pass drug and alcohol tests and have a favorable criminal background check. Completed application with copies of NM Class D driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent must be submitted to the Town of Silver City, Personnel Office, 101 W. Broadway, Silver City, NM or mailed to PO Box 1188, Silver City, NM 88062.  The position is opened until filled  The Town of Silver City’s application, complete job description, and hiring policy are available for review at City Hall or www.townofsilvercity.org.
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