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Position: Part-Time Library Assistant and Story Teller

Accountable to: Library Director

Job Summary: Work involves providing library services to children or adults, reference work, materials review, cataloging, keeping current of new technologies and methods, attending meetings and workshops, and programming. This position requires that the employees have good knowledge, skill, and ability in storytelling, working with teen aged children, and organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and presents story time programs to pre-school aged children.
  • Develops and presents activities for Teen Advisory Board.
  • Catalogs library materials as requested, specifically educational and storytelling kits.
  • Provides basic reference services and reader's services.
  • Creates displays to highlight book collections or services.
  • Responds to telephone and in-person requests for information and research.
  • Participates in the weeding and development of the Library's collections including recordings, audio books, reference and circulating books, videos and electronic and digital resources.
  • Assists in material selection and acquisition through book review reading, book selection meetings and contact with patrons.
  • Writes public information materials regarding library activities.
  • Performs circulation tasks using automated circulation system, such as charging materials, collecting fines, and preparing library cards, as necessary.
  • Performs related work as required.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Successful completion of High School or GED required. College course work or certification in early childhood education is preferred.
  • Library experience and certification is preferred.
  • Teaching experience and certification will be considered for applicants seeking to work in the Children’s Department.
  • Knowledge of current Springville Public Library circulation software is desired.
  

 
EMPLOYMENT NOTICE
CITY OF SPRINGVILLE, ALABAMA

The City of Springville, Alabama is now accepting applications to fill one vacant Full-Time Paramedic /Firefighter  position.

JOB DESCRIPTION

To combat, extinguish and to do work in the prevention of fires; to respond to a variety of emergency calls to protect life and property; to participate in station equipment and apparatus maintenance; to drive apparatus when specifically assigned; and to do related work as required.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

All personnel are required to be of at least (21) twenty-one years of age, have a high school graduation certificate or equivalent, currently possess a Firefighter I certification from the Alabama Fire College or have successfully completed the Candidate Physical Ability Test within the previous 90 days.   In addition, all personnel are required to have a valid State of Alabama Drivers License.  Preference will be given to those candidates who have completed the requirements below, and are familiar with this department’s procedures, apparatus and community.  Applicants must possess the following qualifications to be considered:

  • Valid State of Alabama Drivers License
  • Firefighter I /II Certification or have successfully completed the CPAT within past 90 days.
  • EMT-Paramedic preferred, or currently enrolled in final semester of paramedic training program.

 

DUTIES

Responds to fire and emergency alarms with a company, lays and connects hose, hose nozzles and directs fog and water streams; raises and climbs ladders; uses chemical lines and extinguishers; removes persons from danger and administer aid to injured persons; performs general work in the upkeep of fire station buildings and grounds, and fire apparatus, auxiliary equipment and tools; performs fire prevention inspection duties as part of a company, making business, industrial and home inspections; responds to calls and performs rescue and first-aid work in non-fire emergencies where necessary to save life, prevent harm or preserve property; participates in a continuing program of training and instruction or an individual study of technical material and attendance at a minimum of twenty (20) hours scheduled drills and classes per month;  when specifically assigned and upon demonstration of competence, drives and maintains a variety of fire apparatus, assumes responsibility for the mechanical soundness of the equipment.  Perform public service duties, attend public and private functions as the Department deems necessary, advance personal and professional education, take pride in self and in the uniform worn and maintain a high moral professional standard.


Applications can be obtained online at www.springvillealabama.org or can be picked up at Springville Fire Station #1 located at 200 Walker Drive, Springville, AL 35146.

For those of you who have MS Word you can download the application by clicking here.

 

Completed applications are to be returned to:         Springville Fire & Rescue

                                                                        Attention Chief Richard Harvey

                                                                        P.O. Box 919

                                                                        Springville, AL 35146


Applications will be accepted until December 15th, or until position filled.

The City of Springville, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer