Employment

CDL Class B Driver / Outreach Assistant
for Mobile Library/Bookmobile

Part time, 12 - 19 hours per week

Posting Date: 12/11/2021

The South Brunswick Public Library is seeking a part-time Mobile Branch/Bookmobile Driver/Outreach Assistant to join the Outreach team to bring library materials to scheduled locations around the community. Hours of operation include weekday mornings, weekends, and possibly late afternoon or evening hours. Must have a Class B CDL with airbrake endorsement, a clean driving record with the CDL license and the ability to safely operate and maneuver a large vehicle. In addition to driving the vehicle, the successful candidate will be trained to perform basic library procedures and to provide customer service to library patrons. Under supervision of the Head of Outreach Services, this person represents the library in the community, working as part of a team or independently to provide library services to the general public.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Perform basic library borrowing services according to library procedure including shelving materials and managing material reserves and delivery
  • Operate vehicle in all kinds of weather and climatic conditions.
  • Maintain the vehicle in good working order by performing daily inspections, refueling the vehicle on a regular basis and performing snow removal as necessary.
  • Have familiarity with surrounding areas and/or read, follow and understand driving directions. Effectively manage vehicular emergencies.
  • Lift, push or pull up to 45 lbs. to perform the physical tasks of book transport and delivery.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with all employees and patrons.
  • Recognize and address the diverse nature of the patrons and the community.
  • Work flexible hours which may include early mornings, nights and weekends as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent; some college preferred
  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing job tasks
  • Must be and remain drug and other substance free (continuing random screenings are performed)
  • Must successfully pass a six-month probation period
  • Library background or related customer service experience a plus.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

Salary:

The 2021 salary for this position is $19.07/hour.

To Apply:

This is a union position. Please email resume with job application and cover letter with scheduling availability to Barbara Battles, Head of Outreach Services, .

Job deadline: Until Position is Filled

South Brunswick Public Library - Job Application

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South Brunswick and the South Brunswick Public Library are Equal Opportunity Employers.