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Sahara West Library
9600 West Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas
United States of America
Library Operations

This is a part-time position (12-hours per week). The hourly range is $10.53 to $16.85 per hour.

DEFINITION: This position performs a variety of library work in the shelving of library materials.

Essential and other important duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

1.      Shelves and/or sorts books, periodicals, and other library materials.

2.      Reads numbers and letters rapidly and accurately in order to sort and file library materials both alphabetically and numerically.

3.     Pushes loaded book carts through stacks.

4.      Maintains orderly appearance of facility by clearing tables of books, periodicals, library materials, and replacing tables, chairs, and other materials periodically.

5.      Performs routine shelf readings to locate and/or ensure proper location library materials.

6.      Process, sort, and shelve “hold” items for patron pickup.

7.      Empties book drops and may empty courier bins.

8.      Sorts various library materials by hand and by using the automated materials handling system for the purpose of ensuring correct check-in and RFID activation.

9.      Refers unusual situations to a superior.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness (D.E.I.), as well as participate in maintaining a respectful and positive work environment. All applicants will be considered for employment without bias. All ethnicities, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veterans or disability status are encouraged and welcomed to apply.


Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age.  Candidates must be able to alphabetize with speed and accuracy; sort decimal numbers in correct order with speed and accuracy; move a loaded book cart; and bend and reach to shelve library materials. PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Tasks may involve frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching, stooping, and some lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (12-20 pounds); pushing loaded, wheeled book carts of very heavy weight (100 - 150 pounds); and/or the operation of office equipment or keyboard, in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe and/or productive operations.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Tasks are performed in adverse environmental conditions.

The award-winning Las Vegas-Clark County Library District serves 1.5 million people over 8,000 square miles through 25 branch libraries and online. The Library District is a vibrant member of the community with committed staff who work to provide information and the opportunity for lifelong learning, cultural awareness, community connection and basic literacy.