Applicants must possess the ability to:
- Sort, shelve, shift, shelf read and inspect materials.
- Pick up materials from various areas and reshelve.
- Direct patrons to the appropriate service desk.
- Assist with special projects relating to Circulation including pulling holds and packing and unpacking delivery bins, gathering statistical information and other projects as needed.
- Work independently.
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; understanding of the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetical systems and the ability to apply those systems to library materials; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons, ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions.
Must be at least 16 years of age and completed a minimum of two years high school.
Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.