Employment Opportunities/Applications

Washington County Public Library; Gray Branch
Library Page – Part Time 10 hours/week

The Washington County Public Library is searching for a qualified applicant for Library Page at the Gray Library.

JOB SUMMARY
Under supervision of the manager and the lead library assistant: this position shelves and organizes library materials, shelf reads assigned areas, prepares facilities for program use, checks the book and AV drops, checks in materials, answers library user inquiries and directs them to other appropriate assistance, acquires knowledge to help users locate material(s), assists with filing and assists in boxing and moving donated books. This position requires an understanding of how the library is organized.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Requires ability to learn the Dewy Decimal System and other library filing systems. 
  • Requires effective communication skills (oral, written and listening).
  • Requires the ability to follow written and oral directions.
  • Requires appropriate interaction with library users and staff (interpersonal skills). 
  • Requires the ability to use office machines effectively. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Projects a positive and pleasant attitude to the public
  • Maintains an effective relationship with other library staff.
  • Shelves library materials.
  • Locates requested items.
  • Puts books in order on shelves.
  • Assists staff with checking and emptying book and AV drops
  • Adheres to library policies and procedures.
  • Performs other tasks as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED). 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some college and/or library experience.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS
Position requires

  • Meets the minimum age requirements under State and Federal regulations.
  • Ability to push and pull library book trucks weighing 50 – 100 lbs.
  • Carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Stand for a long time in one area.
  • Bend, squat and stretch to reach high and low shelves.

To apply, submit an application form – available at the libraries’ service desk or below – and a resume by Sept 7, 2015 to either branch of the Washington County Library. Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Washington County Public Library
Position Vacancy
Library Assistant – Part Time

 

          The Washington County Public Library is searching for a qualified applicant for a part time Library Assistant at the Jonesborough Library.
 
Job Summary
          Provides services to users on resources and information available in the Library. 
 
Knowledge and skills
  • Requires some knowledge of community needs and library practices. 
  • Requires effective communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be able to use office machines effectively.
  • Requires effective computer skills and ability to guide others in use of computers.

 
Responsibilities

  • Assists users in locating materials needed. Participates in collection maintenance/inventory activities.  
  • Provides circulation functions:  checking materials in and out, registering new patrons, maintenance of patron records, etc.
  • Provides interlibrary loan services for patrons. 
  • Prepares and maintains related reports and records. 
  • Provides reference service at the desk, assisting library users in locating information through a variety of print, audiovisual, and electronic resources. 
  • Responds to queries received in person, by phone, and mail.  
  • Maintains stacks, re-shelving returned items, ensuring that all books are shelved in order so that they can easily be retrieved by users.
  • Guides and instructs patrons in the use of electronic resources such as the on-line catalog, web-based periodicals index, public access computers, eBooks, etc.,
  • Provides instructions in use of MS Office products, social media, e-readers, etc.

         
Education
Requires at minimum graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED) and some college.  Those with college degrees and/or library experience preferred.
 
Physical Qualifications
Position requires:

  • walking and standing, occasionally for long periods. 
  • Requires light lifting and carrying of up to 40 pounds. 
  • Requires bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, reaching, frequent turning, and occasional twisting.

 
This position, at the Jonesborough Library is a part time (29-hours or less) per-week position. The position requires evening and weekend hours.
To apply, submit an application form – available at the libraries’ service desk or below – and a resume by Sept 7, 2015 to either branch of the Washington County Library.  Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Washington County Public Library
Position Vacancy
Library Assistant – Full Time

 
          The Washington County Public Library is searching for a qualified applicant for a full time Library Assistant at the Jonesborough Library.
 
Job Summary
          Provides services to users on resources and information available in the Library. 
 
Knowledge and skills

  • Requires some knowledge of community needs and library practices. 
  • Requires effective communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be able to use office machines effectively.
  • Requires effective computer skills and ability to guide others in use of computers.
  • Requires some knowledge of website management and Facebook.

 
Responsibilities

  • Assists users in locating materials needed. Participates in collection maintenance/inventory activities.  
  • Provides circulation functions:  checking materials in and out, registering new patrons, maintenance of patron records, etc.
  • Provides interlibrary loan services for patrons. 
  • Prepares and maintains related reports and records. 
  • Provides reference service at the desk, assisting library users in locating information through a variety of print, audiovisual, and electronic resources. 
  • Responds to queries received in person, by phone, and mail.  
  • Maintains stacks, re-shelving returned items, ensuring that all books are shelved in order so that they can easily be retrieved by users.
  • Guides and instructs patrons in the use of electronic resources such as the on-line catalog, web-based periodicals index, public access computers, eBooks, etc.,
  • Provides instructions in use of MS Office products, social media, e-readers, etc.

         
Education
Requires at minimum graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED) and some college.  Those with college degrees and/or library experience preferred.
 
Physical Qualifications
Position requires:

  • walking and standing, occasionally for long periods. 
  • Requires light lifting and carrying of up to 40 pounds. 
  • Requires bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, reaching, frequent turning, and occasional twisting.

 
This position, at the Jonesborough Library is a full time 40-hours per-week position. The position requires evening and weekend hours.
To apply, submit an application form – available at the libraries’ service desk or below – and a resume by Sept 7, 2015 to either branch of the Washington County Library.  Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Washington County
Planner/Development Administrator
Full-Time Position

Washington County, TN is seeking a Planner/Development Administrator.  This is a full time position with benefits reporting to the County Mayor.  This position will develop, promote and administer plans and policies regarding land use, zoning, public utilities, community facilities, housing and transportation.  Insure orderly and beneficial residential, commercial and industrial development that promotes and enhances the desirability of Washington County. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ten years of professional land use and community planning experience.  Master’s degree in planning or related field and APA certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of land use planning
  • Knowledge of methodology, practices of research, data collection
  • Knowledge in computer hardware and software programs
  • Knowledge and experience in construction processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships with elected/appointed officials or other decision makers
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Group facilitation skills for use with community workshops
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously and effectively meet firm deadlines
  • Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management

Salary Range:  $46,000 - $60,000

Job description is posted below.

Email resume to sgreene@washingtoncountytn.org prior to September 11, 2015
Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.
 
 

 
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