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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:Service Specialist 1: 35 hours a week. Full-Time position.
SALARY RANGE:$12.68 – $17.75 per hour.
NATURE OF WORK:Provides direct assistance and service to library patrons.  Work involves public service functions such as circulating materials using an automated circulation system, shelf maintenance, readers advisory work, and assisting library users.  Must be able to work flexible and varied days/hours depending on scheduling changes. 
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Must be able to communicate effectively, accept direction, follow instructions, and work well with others.   Excellent customer service skills. Ability to learn the general rules and regulations of the library systems.  Ability to make decisions in accordance with library policies and procedures.  Experience with computers and other common office equipment.  Must be able to travel to all the branches of the Allegany County Library System when needed. 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:College Graduate prefered. Two years of experience in related fields or trade. Or a combination of suitable education and experience may be substituted.  Reliable means to travel to varied work locations required.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items and equipment related to successful performance of job.  Evening and weekend work will be required. Significant standing, walking, moving, carrying, bending, reaching and handling, pushing, and pulling. Requires physical agility and strength to bend, reach, lift and carry (up to 25 lbs) over 60% of the time; and extensive use of a computer terminal. Ability to work with limited supervision.  Ability to maintain composure in stressful work situations. Must be able to work flexible and varied days/hours depending on scheduling changes, including weekends. Must be able to travel to all the branches of the Allegany County Library System.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:Friday June 24th, 2022
HOW TO APPLY:Submit a letter of application and resume to Andrea Everett,  Allegany County Library System,  31 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 or email: aeverett@alleganycountylibrary.info

Allegany County Library System is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.