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JGRLS Employment

Post September 19, 2017 – October 3, 2017

Announcement of Career Ladder Position

Position: Clerk II Youth/Public Service at Ocean Springs Public Library  (click here)

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Post September 13, 2017 – September 29, 2017

Position: Custodian II -- Pascagoula Public Library (click here)

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Post August 30, 2017 – September 20, 2017

Position: Library Page (3 positions) Application: Adobe PDF

Location: Moss Point Library
                East Central Library
                 St. Martin Library
                       
Available: October 1, 2017

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

1.  High School Diploma or GED and 18 years of age.
2.  Must have dependable transportation to and from work.
3.  Must be able to work mornings, evenings, and weekends (Saturday) as scheduled and work up to 16 hours per week.
4.  Must have good communications skills, both orally and written.
5.  Must have good computer skills, and have the ability to learn new computer applications.
6.  Must be able to push carts filled with books, lift boxes of books, bend and stretch to reach high and low shelves while holding books, and other physical tasks as needed.

PERFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1.  Prefer candidates that have a JGRLS library card.
2. Prefer candidates with previous work experience involving providing goods or services to the public.

Wages: Minimum Wage: $7.25/hour

WORK HOURS:  Up to 16 hour/week; including evenings and weekends.

DUTIES:  In conjunction with other library personnel, shelving of materials, mending materials, prepare new items for circulation, staff public service desk; answer phones; assist Library Manager in day-to-day operations as required.

TO APPLY:  Applications can be picked up beginning August 30, 2017 at any of the JGRLS Public Libraries or from the www.jgrls.org/services/employment website. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be completed and submitted to any library by 5:00 p.m. September 20, 2017.  Mandatory skill & knowledge tests will be given by appointment at the Pascagoula Public Library.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Post September 13, 2017 – September 29, 2017

Position: Custodian - Application PDF

Location: Pascagoula Public Library

Salary: $20,083.05

Hours: Four 12-8 Shifts (Monday-Thursday) as well as alternating 8:30-5 Friday and Saturday days

Available: October 1, 2017

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma, or equivalent.
  2. Two years paid full-time custodial work experience.
  3. Knowledge of basic cleaning and maintenance supplies, equipment and techniques.
  4. Ability to lift, push and pull heavy furniture, equipment, moveable walls, etc.
  5. Valid driver’s license.
  6. Eligible for coverage under the Library’s vehicle liability/uninsured motorist insurance policy.

Duties:  Clean entire facility including areas used by staff, storage areas and meeting rooms.  Tasks include sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, waxing & buffing floors, dusting furniture, changing light bulbs; maintaining the exterior of the building and parking areas & basic grounds maintenance, i.e., removing litter, sweeping sidewalks, etc. Perform back-up duties as a delivery driver as needed. 

Deadline: All applications must be completed and submitted to the Pascagoula Public Library by 5:00 p.m. September 29, 2017.  Mandatory knowledge tests will be given by appointment at the Pascagoula Public Library.  An Equal Opportunity Employer

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September 19, 2017 – October 3, 2017

Announcement of Career Ladder Position

Position: Clerk II Youth/Public Service - Application PDF

Location: Ocean Springs Public Library    

Available: October 1, 2017

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  IF YOU DO NOT MEET ALL OF THESE QUALIFICATIONS, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THE POSITION.

  1. High School or GED
  2. Knowledge of classic and contemporary children’s literature.
  3. One year employed by the JGRLS library system or one year paid experience working with children and young adults.
  4. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Ability to navigate the Internet.
  6. Ability to place items in correct alphabetical order and numerical (decimal) sequence
  7. Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

JGRLS is looking for a fun, innovative person who enjoys working with children and teens.  This individual will conduct story time, plan and implement programming events for children and teens, and should have a general interest in children’s and teen’s literature.

SALARY/BENEFITS: $20,000 - $20,500

WORK HOURS:  37.5 hour work week; two evenings a week and every other Saturday.

TO APPLY:

  In-House Candidates: Must meet minimum qualifications to apply.  Submit a formal letter of application to Lori Barnes, Director, at the Jackson-George Regional Library System; 3214 Pascagoula Street, Pascagoula, MS  39567.  The letter should state why you want the position and what your career goals and objectives are.  You must have a letter of recommendation from your supervisor.  Deadline is 4:00 pm, October 3, 2017.

Out-of-House Candidates: Must meet minimum qualifications to apply. Submit a resume and application to the Ocean Springs Public Library, 525 Dewey Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564.  Additional job information can be found at www.jgrls.org/services/employment Deadline is 4:00 pm, October 3, 2017.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 



GENERAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION


-Library Employment Guidelines:
Most jobs follow these general guidelines: Under the direction and supervision of the Branch Manager and or his/her designee, employees holding part-time hourly positions assist other library personnel in completing certain tasks necessary for the efficient and effective access to and use of the library's collections of resources and services.
Work is performed in accordance with Regional Library Board of Trustees' approved policies and procedures and other directives as issued by the Branch Manager and Director.
Employees holding these positions will, through open and continuous channels of communication, complete all job duties and responsibilities accurately and in a timely manner. All employees are expected to possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to complete all assigned duties and responsibilities.

All candidates for open positions must complete:
(1) Application for Employment
(2) Supplemental Application
(3) Various testing - depending on position sought