Bookmobile/Circulation Clerk

per hour
Part time: 20 hours/week
Monday, April 8, 2013
Monday: 12:30 pm-9:00 pm
Tuesday: 12:30 pm-9:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Job Summary: 
  • Responsible for driving the bookmobile on a regular schedule.
  • Assists library associates in providing library services to customers while on site.
  • Performs general "housekeeping" and maintenance tasks to insure clean, orderly appearance of the bookmobile (inside and outside) such as filling the fuel tank and visual inspection for safety hazards.
  • Notifies Maintenance Department of necessary operational and mechanical issues.
  • Performs regular circulation tasks of processing library materials in the Outreach Services department
  • Gathers items for the jails and outside facilities for pickup, finding and processing pages, ordering supplies, processing Books by Mail.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions: 

(bookmobile, partial week)

  • Operates bookmobile vehicle and conducts scheduled site visits on a weekly basis, includes two evening shifts per week. Will occasionally be required to work weekend hours in order to participate in special events in and outside of the library system.
  • Performs circulation duties using the automated system on wireless laptop systems.
  • Provides readers advisory information with the assistance of the associates.
  • Maintains supplies on bookmobile; ensures all items are on hand for visits
  • Shelves books returned to circulation; maintains bookmobile shelves and performs periodic shelf checks to insure that materials are in good order.
  • Performs general "housekeeping" and maintenance tasks to insure clean, orderly appearance of the bookmobile both inside and outside, such as filling the fuel tank and visual inspection for safety hazards; notifies Maintenance Department of necessary operational and mechanical issues.
  • Prepares monthly reports of statistics for the bookmobile

(circulation clerk, partial week)

  • Processes and returns materials.
  • Processes new large-print materials received by the department; sorts donations to the department.
  • Assists patrons, via telephone and in person, answering questions or assisting them in locating materials.
  • Monitors and replenishes the department's office supplies to ensure that adequate supplies are on hand for the efficient operation of the department.
  • Selects and gathers donated items to jails, group homes, detention centers, and shelters and keeps appropriate records.
  • Maintains files and records; assists supervisor and other staff as needed. 
  • Performs basic daily functions associated with the computer system, such as paging requests.
  • May perform deliveries to YLC locations or homebound customers using Library vehicle.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 


  • Valid Oklahoma Driver's License and clean driving record 
  • Commercial Driver's license will be required. Must obtain CDL within 180 days of employment.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills especially with children
  • ability to perform numeric and alphabetic sorting
  • good driving ability to operate and maneuver a large vehicle
  • knowledge of  books and authors
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Windows Operating systems, Word Processing, and Internet.
Education & Experience: 


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Two years college preferred


  •   Six months to a year of experience in driving a large vehicle similar to the bookmobile is preferred.
Physical & Environmental Conditions: 
  •  Position requires ability to get into bookmobile and physical strength for loading and unloading the bookmobile, lifting boxes of books weighing up to 50 lbs.  Some effort is required to operate and maneuver the large bookmobile.
  •  There are routine discomforts due to extended confinements in a small space and exposure to diesel fumes, moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions.  The job may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances, such as cleaning solutions.
How to apply: 

Tulsa City-County Library
Business Office
400 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103

FAX YOUR RESUME TO: (918) 549-7379

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.