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+Employment Opportunities with OPPL

Join our team!!! The Ouachita Parish Public Library is located in the beautiful twin cities of Monroe/West Monroe in northeast Louisiana. The library system consists of 6 branches plus a bookmobile, with a 7th branch in the planning stages. Ouachita Parish Public Library serves a population of 146,985 and is proud to be one of the top libraries in the state.

The library offers liberal benefits, including an excellent retirement system, vacations, sick leave and health insurance. Employees may advance to higher positions according to their abilities, qualifications, education, and special interests based upon the needs of the library. After offered employment at the Ouachita Parish Public Library, the applicant agrees to be tested and to successfully pass a drug screening in order to be added to the payroll. The screening will be done by an independent laboratory with the cost to be covered by the library. Ouachita Parish Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Present library employees are given three days priority in applying for the vacant position before outside applicants will be considered. Library employees may still apply after the designated deadline but priority will not be given.

Applications and resumés may be submitted in person or by mail to the OPPL Administrative Office at the Main Branch, 1800 Stubbs Avenue.. The official form may be obtained by picking one up at the office or by following this Link. Submit the form by clicking the Submit button at the end of the form. For more information call (318) 327-1490 or email (eileenk@oplib.org ). Applications may be returned on line or in person Monday through Friday between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to:       

Ouachita Parish Public Library
Office of Operations Coordinator
1800 Stubbs Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201
Fax: 318-329-4057

Current OPPL Vacancies  -April 13, 2015

 


Library Assistant I – Building & Grounds Aide







 

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Library Assistant I – Building & Grounds Aide
40 hours per week – Beginning hourly rate $9.0390

Answers to:  Operations Coordinator


Nature of Work:
Under general supervision, responsible for maintaining clean and neat facilities, prepares   
          designated areas for programs and activities as directed and may perform minor
           maintenance functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
            Disposal of exterior waste and debris at all branch facilities
            Fill vending machines
            Set-up tables and chairs for specific programs
            Assist in grounds maintenance at all branches
            Keep all departments supplied with copier paper.
            Assist with loading and unloading of freight as needed
            Assist with transport of materials between branches as needed
            Assist with keeping supply closets stocked
            Assist with moving of furniture as needed
            Perform janitorial duties when needed in absence of regular janitor.
            Make trips to courthouse for Business Office
            Dispose of old newspapers
            Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
            Must be able to function as a team with other maintenance and building staff under supervision of Operations Coordinator
            Must have a valid driver's license or obtain license within 30 days of employment
(a driving record check will be performed on all employees driving Library vehicles)
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions
            Needs enough initiative to see things that need to be done without being told

            Basic knowledge of using basic tools for doing small repair/maintenance tasks

Physical Requirements:
            Work is performed both indoors and outdoors and exposure is to a variety of
            weather conditions and temperatures.
            Work requires considerable and strenuous standing, stooping, climbing, walking and
            lifting objects in excess of 74 lbs.
            Work areas are sometimes difficult or dangerous access

Required Qualifications:
            High school diploma or GED
           
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work for this position and are not presented as an exhaustive list of all job duties of the position.

The Ouachita Parish Public Library is an equal opportunity and an At-Will  employer.
A criminal background check and a drug screening are part of the pre-hire process.

FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

 

 

 

 

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