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Hillsborough County Government

Library Assistant (#LIBASTGENE) GENE
$10.64-$16.89 Hourly / $1,844.27-$2,927.60 Monthly / $22,131.20-$35,131.20 Yearly


Performs clerical library duties.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
One year of clerical experience.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below. 


A passing score on multiple-choice test number 11; and
A passing score on a data entry test at 75 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of basic mathematical functions including counting money.
  • Working knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.
  • Skill in keyboarding.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to use a computer terminal to accurately enter data.
  • Ability to learn and use various classification and filing schemes.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to accurately sort, file, and retrieve material using alphabetical, numerical and chronological systems.
  • Ability to lift, push or handle library materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, bend, and kneel.
  • Willingness to work at other locations.
  • Ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Checks library materials in and out, issues library cards, collects fines, and performs other tasks related to the circulation desk.
  • Sorts, shelves, distributes, arranges, locates and makes minor repairs to library books and materials.
  • Responds to inquiries from the general public regarding circulation matters.
  • Inputs data in computer terminal and prints reports, lists and other documents.
  • Performs general office duties, such as typing or word processing, filing, receiving and verifying shipments.
  • Operates and performs minor adjustments to library and office equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: LIBASTGENE; EST: 12/4/1996; REV: 4/30/2010;