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OPEN POSITIONS

Full Time or Part Time:
Part Time
Hours:
20 hrs a week, mostly afternoon, evening, and weekend hours with the occasional day schedule depending on the needs of the library.
Salary:
$13 hr
JOB TITLE: Security Guard Monitor

JOB PURPOSE:

This is a full time position under the direction of the Library Director. Within the frame work of established library policies and procedures the incumbent assists the library staff in maintaining a safe and secure environment for service to the public. Protects and maintains the library's materials and property. Work with staff from other departments as needed to provide quality service to the Library in conformance with Library policies and procedures and professional standards.

QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• High school diploma or GED

• Two (2) years security related experience preferred; but not required

• Ability to read and comprehend, in English, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and written with library patrons. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Appraise potential problem situations quickly and discreetly, and effectively defuse them without disruption of library services

• Supervise and assist the library staff in emergencies;

• Develop a good rapport with library patrons, supervisors, staff, and other law enforcement agencies.

• Remove disruptive patrons from library property.

• Report incidents and problems to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

• Conduct all library business in a professional and cooperative manner

• Assist with the evacuation or movement of the public in emergency situations.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

• Patrol library building and grounds.

• Implement library policies and procedures.

• Answer questions from the public's questions.

• Perform additional duties as assigned by the Library Director.

Here is a link to our job application: NCPL employment application.pdf (ncplibrary.org)

Completed job applications and other application materials may be submitted to Lou Carlile, Library Director either by:

1) Email. louisc@ncplibrary.org

2) Drop off /mail in.

 

DISCLAIMER:

The North Chicago Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, military or veteran status (except dishonorable discharge), disability or any other status protected by law.

This job description describes a general category of jobs.  In order to meet the needs of the Library or its departments, employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of any of those described and duties are subject to change as requirements of the job change.

The omission of a duty does not exclude it from the position if the duty is similar, related or a logical expectation for an individual to perform as part of the job responsibilities or if necessary to assist the Library to provide services to the public under changed or unusual circumstances.

PAY GRADE:

IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3 OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARD ACT THIS POSITION IS NON EXEMPT FROM OVERTIME.