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POSITION TITLE:               Adult/Teen Services Librarian    

DEPARTMENT:                  Library 

REPORTS TO:                     Library Director 

CLASSIFICATION:              Salary; Supervisor Union; 35 Hours per week

SALARY RANGE:                $51,594 - $69,426





JOB SUMMARY: 

Under the supervision of the Library Director, performs responsible and varied administrative and professional library work related to planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the Adult Department and the Teen Space.  Supervises the entire library, including personnel and facilities, in the absence of the Library Director.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Trains and supervises staff and volunteers working in the areas of reference, interlibrary loan, and teen services; makes job assignments and verifies that assignments are carried out properly

·         Assists the Circulation Services Manager and the Cataloger in supervising circulation and technical services staff and volunteers

·         Schedules reference, interlibrary loan, and teen services staff and volunteers

·         Evaluates the work performance of reference, interlibrary loan, and teen services staff and volunteers

·         Assists the Library Director in budgeting for the collections, services, and programs of the Adult Department and the Teen Space

·         Submits to the Library Director purchase order requisitions for Adult Department and Teen Space materials, equipment, and other proposed purchases; verifies and refers to the Library Director for payment invoices for Adult Department and Teen Space orders

·         Selects materials for acquisition and withdrawal from the adult and teen print and non-print collections; supervises the organization, maintenance, preservation, withdrawal, and disposal of materials

·         Provides reference and reader’s advisory guidance to adult and teen patrons 

·         Assists adult and teen patrons in using the online catalog and other electronic tools and resources; assists and instructs patrons in using library services, equipment, and facilities

·         Assists the interlibrary loan aide with the interlibrary loan system, including paperwork and shipments, as needed 

·         Plans and organizes, and supervises programs for adults in order to support community interaction and encourage reading, viewing, and listening of library materials

·         Plans, organizes, implements, and supervisees teen programs and summer reading events in order to support community interaction and encourage reading, viewing, and listening of library materials

·         Arranges programming room: sets up and takes down furniture and prepares electronic equipment for use.

·         Provides library service to the middle and high schools and community through outreach initiatives such as class visits, assigned summer reading assistance, coordinated programming, targeted collection development, etc.

·         Creates bibliographies; user guides; promotional flyers, brochures, and e-mails; and all publicity spotlighting adult and teen collections, services, and programs

·         Develops, organizes, and maintains adult and teen website pages, blogs, and other online media for use in promoting and publicizing adult and teen services

·         Creates displays to enhance the library experience and to promote use of library resources

·         Maintains knowledge of the automated circulation and technical services systems and assists with circulation and technical services tasks, as needed

·         Prepares regular narrative and statistical reports for the Library Director

·         Interprets library policies and procedures to the public in a customer-friendly manner

 

Additional Responsibilities:

·         Identifies reading trends among adult and teen patrons

·         Attends conferences, workshops, and meetings and reads professional literature to stay informed on issues related to adult and teen library services

·         Serves on professional and community committees, as requested, to advance the library and the library profession

·         Performs other duties, as assigned

 

Supervision Exercised:

Supervises the Circulation Services Manager, the Cataloger, and all staff and volunteers assigned to reference, interlibrary loan, and teen services

 

COMPETENCIES AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

·         Thorough knowledge of public library services and programs

·         Possesses a solid general education and is especially familiar with adult and teen literature and resources

·         Committed to excellence in customer service

·         Strong oral and written communications skills

·         Ability to understand and interpret library policies, procedures, and rules

·         Ability to work independently

·         Ability to organize work for efficient use of time

·         Ability to interact courteously and effectively with library staff and volunteers, the library’s business contacts, town employees, and the general public

·         Ability to initiate, organize, and follow through on programs, services, and projects

·         Solid knowledge of current trends and developments in the library profession and in adult and teen library services

·         Thorough knowledge of adult and teen library resources: print, non-print, and electronic

·         Working knowledge of public relations procedures

·         Experience in collection development and programming for adults and teens

·         Ability to represent the library at professional and community meetings

 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution required.   Minimum of 3 years experience working with adult and/or teen library services, resources, and online searching preferred.  Some supervisory experience necessary.    

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

·         Ability to perform duties in an office environment

·         Ability to work in an environment subject to continuous interruptions and background noises

·         Ability to work under stress from deadlines, public contact, and changing priorities, and conditions

·         Ability to operate computers with proficiency using library software, word processing, and the Internet

·         Ability to view a computer monitor and/or operate a keyboard for extended periods of time

·         Ability to move and/or lift materials up to 25 pounds

·         Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crawl, reach, climb, balance, and sit

·         Regularly required to talk and/or hear; use hands to operate objects, tools, and controls; and reach with hands and arms

·         Vision and hearing at or correctable to “normal ranges”

·         Ability to read printed materials and information on computer screens

·         Ability to communicate effectively with individuals in person, over the telephone, and via the printed word

·         Ability to file books, periodicals, files, reports, notebooks, etc. on shelves ranging from 1 to 7 feet from the floor

·         Ability to travel to attend meetings both inside and outside of Monroe

 

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position



POSITION TITLE:          Library Aide    

DEPARTMENT:              Library 

REPORTS TO:               Adult/Teen or Children’s Services Librarian 

CLASSIFICATION:         Hourly; Unaffiliated; Hours Variable

SALARY RANGE:          $15.69 - $20.50 per hour


JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Adult/Teen Services Librarian or the Children’s Services Librarian, performs responsible and varied technical and clerical work for the Circulation Department.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•    Understands and is able to perform all jobs related to lending library materials, registering patrons, receiving and processing reserves and system-level hold requests, collecting and recording fines and fees.

•    Provides reference assistance and readers advisory.

•    Provides basic technology assistance on use of public computers.

•    Assists with Children’s programming, marketing, and display creation as required.

•    Shelves materials and shelf reads collection.

•    Empties outdoor bookdrop.

•    Moves/shifts books and materials collections. 

•    Retrieves materials for patrons from storage.

•    Straightens magazines, displays, furniture, and collections as needed.

•    Operates fax machine, copier, and other technical equipment.

•    Performs other related duties in the Library as assigned.


EDUCATION/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

•    High School Diploma required.

•    Library Technical Assistant degree, other related education or previous experience preferred.

•    Knowledge of public library services and programs preferred.

•    Strong oral and written communications skills.

•    Ability to respond in an effective manner to the concerns of library patrons.

•    Ability to understand and interpret library policies, procedures, and rules.

•    Ability to keep accurate records.

•    Basic computer skills required.

•    Self-motivated team player who enjoys working with public.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

•    Ability to move and/or lift up to 25 pounds and push a loaded book truck weighing up to 300 pounds.

•    Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, bend, kneel, crawl, reach, climb steps and balance.

•    Ability to type at a keyboard and operate office equipment



POSITION TITLE:        Assistant Town Clerk II    

DEPARTMENT:           Office of the Town Clerk

DIRECT REPORT:      Town Clerk    

CLERICAL UNION:     35 hours per week

SALARY RANGE:       $24.74 - $27.83


JOB SUMMARY:  

Assist the Town Clerk in the recording and reporting of land records, vital statistics and in administration of elections. Assume responsibility of office in the absence of Town Clerk. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan and organize work according to established office procedures and State statutes.

Land Records:

    Record documents, calculate fees and conveyance taxes.  

    Maintain daily sheets, submit monthly reports.  

    Manage documents for residents, as well as attorneys and lending institutions.  

    Scan and proof documents for recording purposes.

Vital Statistics:

    Births & Deaths:  record, index, certify and copy as needed.  

    Marriages: process, input, certify, index.  

    Prepare and distribute monthly and yearly reports of vital statistics accordingly.

Elections:

    Distribute, verify and prepare absentee ballot applications.  

    Maintain data and distribute to registrars.


Additional Responsibilities:

    Copy, record and index maps.  

    Manage process and notarize Trade Names.  

    Issue other licenses: hunting, fishing, game, dog licenses and tags, liquor permits.  

    Notarize documents as required.  

    Accept and maintain Veteran information and DD214 forms. 

    Administer Oaths to elected and appointed officials.  

    Post agendas as required for meetings.  

    Attend meetings in the absence of Town Clerk.  

    Maintain and process necessary deposit information.

    Other duties as directed by the Town Clerk.


COMPETENCIES AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

    Interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public and other departments, and supervisors

    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

    Ability to type minimum of 45 wpm and perform calculations

    Detailed oriented and organized

    Meet deadlines on a routine basis


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

    AS Degree in related field, or related experience, certification as Assistant Town Clerk.  

    Minimum of 2 years office experience, including experience working with land records.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger movements, handle or feel objects, or controls; and must be able to lift and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. 


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is generally performed while sitting or standing both in an office environment and outside.  This position does not require heavy lifting on a regular basis; however, when working with the records retention archives, the individual may be required to lift boxes of approximately 15 pounds. Work environment may be subject to changing climate conditions.


License/Certification:

Appointed as Assistant Town Clerk, Section 7-19 and Appointed Assistant Registrar of Vital Statistics, Section 7-38, Connecticut General Statutes.  Certified Connecticut Town Clerk and Notary Public.


POSITION TITLE:              Office Assistant - Part Time
 

DEPARTMENT:                   Department of Public Works
 

DIRECT REPORT:             Director of Public Works

 

NON UNION:                      19.5 hours per week

SALARY RANGE:              $16.50 - $22.50 per hour

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Primary Function:

Performs advanced secretarial and clerical duties for the Department of Public Works. Greets public in person and on the telephone, provides general information, answers questions and directs individuals to appropriate party as necessary.  Performs general secretarial and clerical duties, including typing, copying and filing correspondence, memos, letters, and other responsibilities as designated by supervisor.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews documents to ensure they are complete and accurate
  • Creates new files, enters and updates information into computer
  • Schedules appointments and works as designated
  • Orders and maintains adequate inventory of supplies
  • Performs monthly statistics for public works department and finance
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly building reports, as required
  • Accepts complaints from the general public and takes appropriate corrective action
  • Provide service to the public as part of the department of public works
  • Performs other related duties, as required

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of general office practices
  • General bookkeeping and accounting skills and procedures
  • Knowledgeable about construction industry
  • Effectively assist the public; prepare records, reports and correspondence neatly and professionally
  • Operate a variety of office machines, including copier, fax machine, calculator and computer using standard word processing, spreadsheet and data inquiry software, and type accurately 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public
  • Ability to utilize correct oral and written skills
  • Maintain records and files with precision and accuracy

 

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

High school graduate, or equivalent, plus at least three years of clerical or secretarial experience (construction background desired); or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is generally performed while sitting or standing in a construction style office environment.  Some lifting of small equipment and forms is required.  This position does not require heavy lifting on a regular basis; however, when working with the records retention archives, the individual may be required to lift boxes of approximately 20 pounds. Work environment may be subject to changing climate conditions. 

 

POSITION TITLE:               Assistant Animal Control Officer              

DEPARTMENT:                  Police Department 

REPORTS TO:                     Chief of Police 

CLASSIFICATION:              Hourly; Unaffiliated; Per Diem 

SALARY RANGE:                $16.00 - $21.00 per hour
 

JOB SUMMARY:

Enforces all Connecticut State laws and regulations and ordinances pertaining to animals.  Manages the animal care facility.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBLILITIES:

  • Receives direction from the Animal Control Officer.
  • Receives and responds to complaints regarding domestic animals and wildlife from general public.
  • Enforces all relevant State and Town laws, ordinances and polices.
  • Investigates complaints of vicious, diseased, injured, mistreated or stray animals.
  • Patrols the Town of Monroe for violations concerning animals; captures and removes stray or vicious dogs to the impound facility.
  • Issues summons, tickets, or warnings to violators.
  • Removes injured or dead animals from town roads, in cooperation with the Public Works department.
  • Prepares and follows up on all Incident Reports, written statements and complaints to animals.
  • Assists the preparation of and makes court appearances as necessary in criminal & civil court cases.
  • Maintains permits with appropriate state agencies for handling, transport and care of animals.
  • Maintains records of complaints and related files.
  • Assists police, other town agencies and the public as needed.
  • Performs related tasks as needed.

 

EDUCATION/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have current Connecticut Animal Control Officer Certification or be willing to obtain certification within one year.
  • Excellent communication, administrative and organizational skills.
  • Experience with care and handling of animals preferred.
  • Must Maintain a Valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

 

 

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, bend, drive a vehicle, use hand to finger coordination, handle or feel objects, and reach with hands and arms.  Ability to move about facilities and walk on unpaved, sloped, and uneven terrain. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines and changing priorities/conditions. The employee may need to lift and/or moves up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus and read various documents.