Library Clerk I Job at City of Phoenix – 4.2 Phoenix, AZ

The Library Clerk I performs clerical work of limited complexity, which follows well established procedures. These tasks can be readily learned by training on the job and require limited judgment in their execution. Work involves varied tasks, which are normally given closer supervision than those, which are repetitive. Advice is given to employees on unusual work problems, and work is reviewed or checked upon completion. Some positions perform arithmetic or similar checks of the work of other employees for accuracy and assist in training of new employees. These positions complete the final preparation of new materials, such as labeling, initiating the RFID anti-theft technology, and triggering customer holds, before items are distributed to the 17 library locations.


An ideal candidate can communicate effectively with customers in person, through email, or by telephone to answer technical and routine questions with tact and courtesy.

Ability to work independently in an efficient manner.


$15.55 (minimum) – $16.24 (maximum) hourly / $32,344 – $33,779.20 annually


A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days.

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Any combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work.

The City job description can be found here.

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The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service.

Demonstrated ability to be flexible and have a positive attitude.

Spanish proficiency is desired though not required.

Working irregular hours, shifts, weekends, holidays, and evenings may be required.


Recruitment closes December 13, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


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Company: City of Phoenix – 4.2

Company Location:  Phoenix, AZ

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