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Branch Assistant - Chemult - Open Until Filled

Klamath County Oregon
Chemult, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Sorts, shelves, and issues and receives library materials by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Assigns and reviews the work of volunteers in a Branch Library, which includes establishing schedules.

02 Recruits and trains volunteers to perform specific tasks in the Branch Library.

03 Keeps abreast of library policies and procedures especially pertaining to the branch libraries.

04 Suggests procedural and program changes for a Branch Library through participation in workshops and direct consultation with other Library Assistants and the Library Department Supervisor.

05 Implements new and continuing programs and displays in the Branch Library for children, teens and adults.

06 Assists patrons in a courteous and friendly manner while helping them locate materials, access information or use library computers and library materials on-line; provides assistance to impaired patrons by locating material suitable to their needs.

07 Prepares and submits new material order requests (including books and audiovisual titles) to the main library.

08 Notifies patrons of reserved, overdue or damaged materials in an efficient and courteous manner.

09 Collects and tallies payments for overdue items, lost & damaged materials, copier and printer usage, etc.; forwards this money to the Circulation Department Supervisor at the main library.

10 Keeps daily library usage statistics; completes monthly branch statistical forms and submits, along with timesheets, to the Library Department Supervisor.

11 Charges and discharges library materials to patrons; prepares and returns library materials to appropriate location; issues Klamath County Library cards to eligible patrons.

12 Actively encourages and nurtures a strong community support or a Friends of the Library group through personal contact and distribution of information.

13 In cooperation with coworkers, keeps building attractive by maintaining bookshelves, desks, furnishings, and displays. Notifies appropriate authority in case of an emergency.

14 Under direction of the supervisor, performs removal of worn or dated materials from the branch collection.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Current Oregon Driver License


The normal work schedule is 19 hours per week while operating a Branch Library; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency


Klamath County enforces a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Successful applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug screening.

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Klamath County Oregon


Chemult, OR
97731 USA


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