Overview

Description
The Sioux City Public Library is seeking (2) two Library Pages with an eye for details and a desire to learn more about all the incredible things that the Library offers our community!
Under direct supervision, the Library Page shelves books, DVDs, magazines, and other library materials, organizes, and straightens materials in Library collections, and performs other related duties as required to help staff and patrons access library materials. This position requires the ability to put items in alphabetical order and in numeric order using decimal numbers. Candidates must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and work independently.
This position will be scheduled primarily at the Morningside Branch Library but may be scheduled at other library locations as needed.
Applicants should be available to work 3:45pm to 6:15pm most weekdays and have flexible availability on the weekends. This position may be scheduled up to 10 hours per week. Hours of shifts may vary.
Our employees are required to reside within 10 miles of the City of Sioux City limits in the state of Iowa, Nebraska or South Dakota.
*Candidates must be at least 14 years old with the ability to obtain an Iowa Child Labor Permit if under the age of 16.*
If you are reliable, like to work independently and have a passion for organizing, please join us!
Duties

Shelves books, magazines, newspapers, audio-visual and other library materials.
Straightens materials on library shelves and shelf-reads to assure that materials are in the proper order.
Empties book return bins inside and outside the Library buildings.
Puts microfilm on readers for patrons.
Retrieves items from shelves for patrons and staff.
Identifies items in the collection in need of repair.
Labels and mends books and other materials.
Answers phones.
Assists in the training of other Pages.
Related work as required.
Lifts book delivery boxes and pushes/pulls shelving carts.
Responds to citizens’ questions and concerns in a courteous and timely manner.
Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by management.
Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
Pushes or pulls carts weighing up to 40 pounds.
Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

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QualificationsCognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Job Knowledge: Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions in English. Ability to put items in alphabetic order and in numeric order using decimal numbers.
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.
Requires the ability to work alone in stack areas and as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to diverse citizens from all socioeconomic levels.
Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without ‘giving out’ or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds. Pushes or pulls carts with a force up to 40 pounds
Work Environment: Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact. Work involves emptying book returns located outside Library buildings, on Library grounds, in all seasons.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Candidates must be at least 14 years old with the ability to obtain an Iowa Child Labor Permit if under the age of 16.
Location: Morningside Branch Library,4005 Morningside Ave,Sioux City,IA, Sioux City, IA 51106
Job Type: Temporary
Pay: $7.25 – $9.00 per hour