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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Library Assistant (#SRLBASGENG) GENG
$11.90-$18.88 Hourly / $2,062.67-$3,272.53 Monthly / $24,752.00-$39,270.40 Yearly


Performs clerical library duties.


An Associate's degree; and
One year of experience as a library assistant; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

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


  • 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 library services, practices and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of library automated systems and personal computers.
  • Working knowledge of the Dewey Decimal classification numbers.
  • Working knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.
  • Working knowledge of basic mathematical functions including counting money.
  • Some knowledge of general library collections.
  • Skill in keyboarding.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a computer terminal to accurately enter data.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • 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.

  • Checks library materials in and out, issues library cards, collects fines, and performs other tasks related to the circulation desk.
  • Responds to inquiries from general public regarding circulation matters.
  • Inputs data into a computer terminal and prints reports, lists and other documents.
  • Prepares and makes bank deposits of daily collections.
  • Schedules and oversees the work of subordinate staff.
  • Gathers, compiles and compares statistical, inventory and monetary reports.
  • Assists in ordering and cataloging library materials.
  • Performs general office duties, such as typing or word processing, filing, receiving and verifying shipments.
  • Operates, troubleshoots and performs minor repairs to library equipment.
  • Sorts, shelves, distributes, arranges, locates, inspects and repairs library materials.
  • Assumes incharge responsibilities of the function or branch, 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: SRLBASGENG; EST: 12/6/1996; REV: 4/30/2010;