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Well known for its friendliness, the Wauconda Area Library serves a fast-growing district of 27,000 residents with a staff of 53 employees, an award-winning building, and state-of-the-art automation and computer services. The Wauconda Area Library, North Suburban Library System's 2005 "Library of the Year," is located in the fast-growing northwest suburbs of Chicago, in western Lake County, just north of Barrington and Lake Zurich. The library district encompasses all or portions of Island Lake, Lakemoor, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, Volo, Wauconda, and unincorporated Lake County.
There are no openings at this time.
Van Driver/Circulation Staff
Under the supervision of the Circulation Services
Supervisor, this employee understands and follows the mission and values of the
Wauconda Area Library. They are responsible for the retrieval and delivery
of library materials from locations within the district and to assist with
various errands as needed. They are responsible for providing exceptional
customer service in a friendly and professional manner and for creating a
positive library environment.
Provide friendly and enthusiastic customer service.
Actively promote a positive library experience.
Demonstrate exceptional problem solving skills,
flexibility and sound judgment.
Safely use the library vehicle to transport library
materials and run errands as needed.
Perform safety check on vehicle before operation -
recognizing and reporting maintenance and vehicle problems.
Maintain excellent condition of vehicle including
refueling, checking fluids, tire pressure and cleanliness.
Understand and follow all traffic laws.
Process materials quickly and efficiently in the
Circulation backroom, including shelving.
Assist in Circulation area with both clerical and
basic patron assistance.
Perform meeting room setup and take down duties.
Perform inside and outside maintenance assistance
including trash collection and snow removal.
Work productively in a fast paced team environment.
Ensure all policies of the Wauconda Area Library are
Ability to work productively with minimal
Ability to productively communicate with all levels
of library staff and management.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage details.
Serve on committees as needed and attend library
meetings as directed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Required
High school graduate and at least two years working
experience in a public service position.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
bi-lingual a plus.
Valid Driver's license and continual proof of
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Excellent driving record including proof of driving
General Requirements for All Library Employees
Commitment and desire to provide excellent service
to library patrons.
Ability to adapt to change.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to develop and maintain positive working
relationships with coworkers.
Comprehend and follow library policies and
Ability to develop an awareness of library-wide
Exercise good judgment at all times.
Assume diligent responsibility for their attendance
Adhere to the established dress code.
Meet physical requirements of specific position
Must be fully mobile.
Must possess manual and finger dexterity and
eye-hand coordination when moving library materials or operating automated
equipment at the library.
Must be physically able to push and lift up to 50
Must be physically able to walk, stand, stoop, bend
Must be physically able to work on your feet and
stand for extended periods.
Hours include early mornings and weekends.
Starting pay $12.50 per hour
Fill out the application or pick one up at the library's Information Desk. No phone calls
please. Applications must be
received by August 19. Please
complete and send to:
Circulation Services Manager
Wauconda Area Library
N. Main Street
Wauconda, IL 60084