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The duties, responsibilities, and specifications listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement between the Carnegie Library of Homestead (CLoH) and the employee and is subject to change as the needs of CLoH and the requirements of the job change.

How to apply for open positions at CLoH

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to humanresources@carnegieofhomestead.org.

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Job Title: CIRCULATION CLERK
Reports to: Library Director
Job Summary

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service while performing duties such as checking materials in and out, shelving, registering patrons for new cards, collecting fines, assisting with readers’ advisory and reference questions, and providing patrons basic computer help. This is a part-time position, 32 hours per week, primarily daylight, and 1-2 Saturdays per month; excellent benefits including an employer paid medical healthcare plan, 401K and paid holidays and vacation time, and free gym membership. We also offer continuous learning programs. Employee is subject to a criminal background check, FBI and youth clearance-check prior to employment.

Job Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service by being available to serve as point of contact for all visitors and guests
  • Capably represents CLoH by maintaining a professional appearance
  • Checking materials in and out
  • Ordering materials from other libraries
  • Shelving
  • Registering patrons for new cards
  • Assisting with readers’ advisory and reference questions in person and on the phone
  • Providing the public with basic computer help
  • Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public and with other staff.
  • Ability to respond in an effective manner to the concerns of library patrons.
Education and Experience

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of computers, computer applications and office equipment (such as photocopiers and printers) is essential.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions requires the following physical demands: lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling. Generally, the job requires 60% sitting, 20% walking and 20% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes. Employee must be legally authorized to work in the United States and provide proper documentation. Employees are subject to a criminal background check, FBI, and youth clearance-check prior to the start of employment.

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Job Title: HOUSEKEEPING ATTENDANT – TEMP POSITION
Reports to: Facilities Director
Job Summary

TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT –  second-shift housekeeping attendant. Duration of assignment is 2-3 months, with the possibility of permanent hire. This is full-time, 40 hours per week.  Schedule is Mon-Thur: 2pm-10pm, Fri: 12pm-8pm, with an occasional Saturday afternoon.  Duties include cleaning & vacuuming rooms, dusting/polishing furniture and equipment, trash removal, setting up rooms for parties, light maintenance (Ie. replace lightbulbs), and light grounds keeping. Attendant must perform specific duties with minimal supervision.  Employee is subject to a criminal background check, FBI and youth clearance-check prior to employment.

Education and Experience

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  3 years exp in housekeeping/light maintenance preferred.

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EEO Statement

The Carnegie Library of Homestead provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics, in addition to federal law requirements. The Carnegie Library of Homestead complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. The Carnegie Library of Homestead expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Carnegie Library of Homestead’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.