Job: Library Services Technician

General Information
Library Services Technician

Number position available:

$10.79 an hour

Job Category:

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Campus Location:

West Community Library at St. Pete/Gibbs Campus of St. Petersburg College

The St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus is a full-service campus that serves more than 8,000 students in both upper and lower division courses. It also includes the college’s A+ St. Petersburg Collegiate High School, Intercollegiate Athletic Departments, and community partnerships. The West St. Petersburg Community Library is a joint-use partnership facility between the City of St. Petersburg and the College. The incumbent will be able to serve public patrons and students alike. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong commitment to customer service and an outgoing personality that will aid in promoting library resources in the way of marketing and outreach efforts. The ability to thrive in a team environment is highly desirable.


The schedule for the position is as follows: Monday-Thursday – 8:00am-4:30 pm; Friday 7:30 am – 4:00pm Alternating Saturdays 8:30am-5:00. Ability to work flexible schedule as needed.


·         Checks shelves for proper order; checks shelves for missing/lost/claims returned materials; retrieves materials selected for weeding or to fill requests

·         Sorts, arranges and shelves books and other materials

·         Greets and assists the public in the use of library services, including locating materials requested, and advising patrons of library policies and procedures; answers the telephone and provides general library information

·         Assists in controlling and maintaining the status of materials in circulation including charging and discharging, routing, processing send-item list and other automated circulation functions

·         Prepares materials for delivery to other community libraries, as well as member libraries of the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative and libraries located outside Pinellas County.

·         Maintains statistics and prepares periodic reports on standard library functions

·         Operates a cash register to process charges such as overdues, lost or damaged materials, membership fees and merchandise for resale

·         Completes registrations which have been entered in quick registration and verifies for accuracy

·         Assists and instructs library users in the functions of the Online Public Access Catalog

·         Operates standard office and library equipment, including computer, microform, graphic arts and audiovisual equipment in performing assigned duties, including inspection and maintenance of circulating collections, or for in-house performance

·         Performs related work as assigned

Knowledge & Skills:

·         Some knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic

·         Ability to learn library methods, system for developing and maintaining collection materials, customer service delivery practices and readers’ advisory services

·         Ability to learn the use of a cash register, audio-visual equipment, computer or other standard office or library equipment utilized in a modern library system

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library users and fellow employees as necessitated by the work

·         Ability to learn standard library tasks and to adhere to prescribed policies and procedures, as well as routine and special instructions

·         Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing 

Physical Requirements:

  • Positions in this class typically require: stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

  • Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

  • Incumbents may be subjected to dust, poor ventilation, inadequate lighting, and workspace restrictions. 



High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).


Two years library support experience.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.


Job open date:

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
St. Petersburg College - St. Pete/Gibbs Campus

Job Location:
Central Florida

6605 5th Avenue North

St. Petersburg



Institution Information
Institution Name :
St. Petersburg College - St. Pete/Gibbs Campus

6605 5th Avenue North

St. Petersburg



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Paul Vermeren

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