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City of Chicopee Library Associate in Chicopee, Massachusetts

City of Chicopee Library Associate Position Title: Library Associate Department: Chicopee Public Library Employment Status Non-Exempt; Full-Time, UFCW Admin Salary: Grade A02, Step 1, \$17.63 per hour Certifications/Licenses: N/A SUMMARY The City of Chicopee\'s Public Library is hiring a Library Associate that performs a variety of library circulation and clerical procedures with a high degree of public contact. Specific duties may vary due to grade and/or location. SOME ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE - Charges, discharges, and renews books, and other library holdings at the public service desk using an automated circulation system. - Receives Incoming calls providing routine information or refers and transfers calls. - Greets visitors at the library. - Assists customers with directional-type questions and refers inquiries to reference services. - Registers patrons for library cards. - Follows prescribed routine in receiving compensation for overdue, damaged, or lost library items. - Assists with opening/closing procedures. - Provides statistics as required. - Sorts materials into bins for Interlibrary loan, as needed. - Sorts materials for re-shelving and re-shelves materials as needed. - Operates a variety of standard office and library machines. - Retrieves and processes materials placed on hold by patrons. - Assists in assuring accurate library shelving by shelf-reading and re-shelving of materials, as needed. - Organizes work according to established procedures. - Performs related work as required. QUALIFICATIONS To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria: - High school diploma: associate or bachelor?s Degree preferred. - Prior Library experience preferred. - Experience using C/W MARS circulation system, preferred. SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Life Insurance, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, Employee Discounts, and more. This is a full-time, 35-hour work week position. The schedule is Monday \| Saturday with varying hours. This role is classified as Grade A02, Step 1, with a minimum starting pay of \$17.63 per hour with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee. HOW TO APPLY If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following: - Go to and apply online by selecting the job and \'Apply Now\' - OR Select \'download application\' on the City?s employment page and deliver it along with your resume to the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013. Questions? Text, Call, or Email: ChicopeeCAREERS P: (413) 594-1584 C: (413) 523-2394