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Talking Book Program

Position Title:


Service Clerk

Work Location:


4400 Shoal Creek, Austin, TX  78757

Working Hours:


M-F; (12 pm - 4 pm) M-F (9am - 1pm) 20 hrs/week PT

Salary Group:



Classification No.


0055/ Clerk II

Job Posting No.



Monthly Salary:


$903.38/month (Part Time 20/hrs)

Deadline for Accepting Applications


1st Review 5pm 09/15/2014; Applications accepted until job offer is made

ate Job Available:



Mailing Address:


P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711

In-Person Contact:


Human Resources Office, 1201 Brazos, Rm. 319



Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives & Library Building

Telephone Number:


(512) 463-5474

Supplemental Data Form (Word 97 document)
Applicant must submit an additional supplemental data sheet from the Texas State Library in order to be considered for the position.


Part-time Service Clerk performs routine clerical tasks supporting circulation and machine operations of the Talking Book Program.  Work involves circulation of books/magazines and playback equipment used by those who cannot read standard print; use of computerized circulation system and barcode scanners; and assistance with daily mail handling.  Circulation and Machine Services operates within a warehouse environment. Working hours are: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm or 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.



Circulate specially formatted books/magazines or playback equipment/accessories.
Perform collections maintenance functions.
Participate in the daily mail handling.
Assist with processing new books/magazines or playback equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Attend work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
Comply with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct.


Graduation from an accredited high school or successful completion of GED certification
Experience (work, school and/or volunteer) using personal computer.

Visual acuity and manual dexterity.
Knowledge of inventory or library control systems.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others.
Ability to learn and effectively apply a variety of oral and written procedures.
Ability to learn and properly use a hand-held remote computer scanner.
Ability to properly lift up to 50 pounds and move heavily loaded mail hampers.
Ability to shelve materials to a height of seven feet.
Ability to handle large volume of work and meet deadlines.


Work experience in a library, bookstore or shipping and receiving operation.


Physical exercise, to demonstrate ability to handle mail and equipment will be administered at time of interview.
In-basket exercise, selecting a standard quota of books, will be administered at time of interview.
Ability to work in an environmentally uncontrolled warehouse with exposure to dust and allergens.
Occasional overtime work, including weekends, evening and holidays may be involved.
Pants and shoes appropriate for a warehouse environment should be worn to interview.


No supervisory responsibilities.
Reports to Operations Supervisor.

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