Twin Falls Public Library


Employment Opportunities

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  • Bookmobile Driver/Outreach Clerk

    The Twin Falls Public Library is currently hiring for the position of Bookmobile Driver/Outreach Clerk. This is a permanent, part-time position at 19 hours per week. Wage starts at $10.52 per hour.  

    Summary:

    The Bookmobile Driver/Outreach Clerk works under the supervision of the Outreach Services Department Head, within the framework of established policies and procedures.  Work involves driving the Bookmobile to various locations, assisting with outreach services in the community, meeting the public as patrons of the library, interpreting services, policies, rules, and fees, and providing informational services to children, parents and other patrons on an as needed basis.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Drive the Bookmobile to specified locations on a predetermined schedule
    • Assist in the planning and coordinating of all activities associated with the Bookmobile
    • Assist in the planning and coordinating of all activities concerning outreach (library services and programs) to the community
    • Perform clerical tasks related to the procedures of Circulation
    • Maintain statistics and other records required for reporting functions
    • Perform directional and informational services as required to aid patrons using the Library or Bookmobile
    • Interpret services, policies, rules, and fees to all patrons
    • Perform other duties as required or assigned
    • Respect the confidentiality of library users and records

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Safely operate library vehicle
    • Commitment to patron satisfaction
    • Passion for excellence with respect to treating and caring for patrons
    • Lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs to perform the physical tasks of book transport and delivery
    • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing
    • Possess a strong work ethic and team player mentality
    • Has a pleasant, patient and friendly attitude
    • Strong decision-making skills and analytical abilities
    • Strong detail orientation and communication/listening skills
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including Saturday

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Must have a valid Idaho driver's license
    • Must have a clean driving record
    • Must be and remain drug and other substance free
    • High School graduate or equivalent; combination of higher education and/or experience in related fields to provide the necessary expertise.

    Applications are available at http://twinfallspubliclibrary.org or may be picked up at the library.  Completed applications may be submitted via email to kvolle@twinfallspubliclibrary.org, or via standard mail at the address:

    Twin Falls Public Library
    Attn: Katie Volle
    201 4th Ave E
    Twin Falls, ID 83301

    Desired Start Date: ASAP

    For more information regarding the position, please call 733-2964 ext 511

     



Volunteering at TFPL

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Twin Falls Public Library. Volunteers’ time and talents help the Library maintain the quality of materials and services provided to the local community. To learn more about current Volunteer opportunities please complete the Volunteer application form and return it to the Library; applications are kept on file for six months.

Benefits as a Library volunteer:
  • Working in an interesting environment. 
  • Handling a fascinating variety of Library materials
  • Knowledge that you are contributing to your community. 
Volunteer Tasks Include:
  • Preparing new materials
  • Mending materials
  • Withdrawing out-of-date and/or damaged materials
  • Special projects
Please note, in order for an application to be considered, potential volunteers:
  1. Must be over 14 years of age (15+)
  2. Must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 25 hours and/or 1-2 months (at least 2-3 hours per week), unless already cleared with Volunteer coordinator
  3. Must be able to work independently

Potential volunteers will be interviewed and evaluated before any decisions are made.

For more information please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Kathleen Lambert, at 733-2964 ext. 601 or klambert@twinfallspubliclibrary.org.