1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Library Assistant
      Library Attendant
      Library Clerk

Issues, receives and shelves library items such as books, tapes and films, and maintains associated records.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:
  • issues library items to borrowers and records due dates
  • inspects returned items for damage and makes minor repairs
  • sorts and shelves returned items
  • issues borrowers' identification cards
  • maintains acquisitions records and index system
  • assists in the preparation of promotions and displays
  • reviews overdue items, issues overdue notices to borrowers and receives overdue fines
  • may prepare catalogued items for shelving
  • may answer telephone inquiries or refer to professional staff

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