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Librarian

Company: Escambia County
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

This position is open/continuous. This designation indicates we accept applications for this position all year round and eligible applications are valid for six months.

Home to more than 300,000 residents in northwest Florida, Escambia County is the westernmost and one of the oldest counties in the state. The mission of Escambia County government is to provide efficient, responsive services that enhance our quality of life, meet common needs and promote a safe and healthy community. With nearly 1,800 employees, we pride ourselves on being the perfect climate for everything - building a business, raising a family and enjoying recreational pursuits. Picture perfect white sand beaches and clear, emerald Gulf waters draw millions of vacationers to Escambia each year, especially to Pensacola Beach, named the #4 Top U.S. Beach in 2020 by TripAdvisor.

This is professional and supervisory library work in various phases of library activities and operations.

An employee in this class may serve as a Children's Librarian, Reference Librarian, Audio-Visual Librarian, Circulation Librarian or Cataloger. An employee in this class is responsible for planning, coordinating, assigning, and reviewing the work of subordinate employees. Work is performed within the framework of established library policies and procedures, but the employee has considerable latitude for exercise of judgment and improvisation of methods. Work is evaluated upon completion by the Library.

Examples of Duties:

Answers and researches questions asked by patrons on the telephone or in person

Teaches patrons how to use the card catalog, indexes, microfilm readers, etc.

Conducts story hours for children

Reviews and selects materials

Writes short public announcements for newspapers, radio, and television stations

Catalogs books

Prepares bibliographies and specialized reading lists

Plans, assigns, and reviews work of subordinate employees

Trains and instructs subordinates in the proper procedures

Maintains routine records; prepares reports

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Training and Experience:

Graduation from an American Library Association accredited college with a Master's degree in Library Science

Licenses and Certifications:

Must possess a valid driver's license from state of residence and any license, training or certification required by law or regulation to complete assigned tasks

Supplemental Information: County-wide Employee Responsibilities:

All Escambia County BCC employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Escambia County BCC's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Escambia County BCC employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Emergency Management Responsibilities:

During emergency conditions, the incumbent of this position will automatically be considered an emergency service worker. This employee is subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and is expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, finger and hand dexterity as well as repetitive motions.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Benefits/Compensation Package:

* Medical / Dental / Vision plans
* Prescription coverage
* Employee health clinic
* Employee fitness centers
* Employer-sponsored retirement plan or an investment plan
* Deferred Compensation Plan
* Flexible Spending Account(s)
* Employee Assistance Program
* Annual/Sick Leave or Paid Time Off (PTO)
* Group Life Insurance

Keywords: Escambia County, Pensacola , Librarian, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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