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Hillsborough County Government

$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Performs entry level professional library duties.


A Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited college or university.


  • 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and procedures of professional library work.
  • Considerable knowledge of library automated systems and personal computers.
  • Considerable knowledge of books, periodicals, and other source materials.
  • Considerable knowledge of reference sources.
  • Working knowledge of Dewey Decimal classification system.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to make effective decisions.
  • Ability to instruct patrons in the use of library materials in all formats.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data.
  • Ability to locate specific information in an online database.
  • Ability to learn and use various classification and filing schemes.
  • Ability to accurately sort, file, and/or 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.
  • 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 one or more of the activities described below.

  • Performs reference and reader's advisory services. Instructs and assists customers in accessing library information.
  • Participates in community relations activities, programming and community outreach.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff.
  • Performs collection development and management activities.
  • Participates in the acquisition and cataloging of library materials.
  • Assumes agency in-charge responsibilities, as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: LIBRANGENM; EST: 10/11/1996; REV: 4/30/2010;