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You can come into the library to pick up a job application from the Customer Service Desk, or you can download and print a copy here.
Bring your completed handwritten application to the library.

All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Library Shelvers

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports To: Facilities Manager
Dept.: Technical Services
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

POSITION HOURS:
Up to 10 hours a week

Salary: $10.00/hr.
The Matteson Area Public Library District (MAPLD) is seeking Library Shelvers to join our team! We currently have two open positions. We are seeking individuals who are organized, detail-oriented, and like helping people. This position is a part-time opportunity with a 10 hour work week. These hours are a mix of days, nights, and Saturdays. Shelvers work to ensure the accurate arrangement of library materials, the timely and efficient return of materials to the shelves, and friendly customer service to all library members. Our team is committed to the library’s vision of inspiring individuals, engaging communities and enriching lives every day.
EOE

Interested candidates can apply by:
mailing their resumes with a cover letter to the attention of Hope Standifer at the library, or via email to:
Hope Standifer
hstandifer@mapld.org


Security Guard

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports To: Customer Service Manager
Dept.: Security
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Assists in the Library’s daily efforts to maintain an atmosphere conductive to reading, quiet study and other purposes deemed appropriate by Library policy. Monitors patron activity in all areas of the library, inside and out. Confers with Library personnel at regular intervals regarding the behavior of Library patrons. Responds to specific requests from Library departments for assistance with behavior problems, security problems, and unattended children. Calls police when appropriate. Performs other tasks as assigned.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to communicate tactfully, firmly and effectively with the public, especially in troublesome situations.
• Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently.
• Good listening and strong observational skills.
• Ability to work well independently.
• Ability to remain calm but purposeful in stressful situations.
• Ability to work successfully with many different personality types.
• Demonstrates sensitivity to public relations issues.
• Ability to project a firm and competent image to the public.
• Friendly, welcoming, and customer service oriented.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must have a valid Blue Card.

POSITION HOURS:
• Part-time, up to 18 hours per week.
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Attentive to details and is able to assess troublesome situations.
• Understands and accurately follows Security and Library policies and procedures.
• Process improvement.

*Core Competencies must be understood and met within the 90 day Probation Period.

Send a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Lisa Fasano
Facilities Manager
lfasano@mapld.org

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