Employment Opportunities

LIBRARY DIRECTOR

The Board of Trustees of Marion Carnegie Library is seeking a Library Director.  Marion is located in the southern part of the state of Illinois.  It is the county seat of Williamson County. The population was 17,193 at the 2010 census.  Marion serves as the largest retail trade center in Southern Illinois with its central location along Interstate 57 and Illinois Route 13.  With an annual budget of almost $1 million, a staff of fourteen, and a collection of over 120,000 items, the library is a full-service, technology-rich organization serving a population of over 17,000 residents.  The library is viewed as a valued resource and destination in the community.

Qualifications: MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library program.  Minimum preferred 5 years of progressively responsible public library experience, 3 years in an administrative capacity, 5 years experience with automation technology.

Salary:  $60,000+ (negotiable depending on qualifications and experience), excellent benefit package.

Contact: Interested candidates should provide the following: (1) Letter of interest, (2) Resume, (3) At least three letters of reference.  Send information to George Trammell, President, Marion Carnegie Library Board of Trustees, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, IL  62959.  A detailed job description and other information can be found at www.marioncarnegielibrary.org/library-director

Deadline: September 30, 2020.

                                

            CITY OF MARION

MARION CARNEGIE LIBRARY

              Job Description

 

TITLE: Library Director

PAY CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Library Board of Trustees, City Administrator, Mayor

NATURE OF WORK:

The position of Library Director (LD) is a non-union, administrative position for the City of Marion.  The LD shall be appointed by the Library Board in conjunction with the Mayor and the City Council.  He or she shall receive compensation and benefits as the Mayor and the City Council shall fix from time to time.  The LD has general charge of the library in consultation with the Board of Trustees.  It is the chief duty of the LD to coordinate all operations of the library and to carry out the policies of the Board, both as to their instruction, and intent.  He or she shall oversee and directly supervise the full-time positions of; Coordinator of Adult Services, Coordinator of Children’s Services, Coordinator of Young Adult Services, Coordinator of Library Services, Coordinator of Business Services and Office Assistant. The duties and responsibilities may, at times, require an unbalanced schedule and necessitate early mornings and/or late evenings at the library.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Hire, train, and assign duties of the Coordinator of Adult Services, Coordinator of Young Adult Services, Coordinator of Children Services, Coordinator of Library Services, Coordinator of Business Services and Office Assistant.
  • Certify bills and money expended; maintain petty cash fund.
  • Prepare monthly, annual financial and library progress reports to the Board of Trustees.
  • Prepare an annual library budget.
  • Manage endowment and gift funds.
  • Maintain statistics on library use and prepare annual reports to State Library.
  • Complete Per Capita Aid Grant application, e-rate application, and pursue other similar opportunities for additional funding.
  • Final approval of all disciplinary action with regard to library personnel.
  • Coordinate and approve selection of library materials as well as approve items to be withdrawn.
  • Establish and implement procedures of operation, in consultation with the Board, that ensures policies are enforced, especially those having to do with safety and security.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Authorize expenditures for supplies, equipment, and library materials.
  • Coordinate staff development programs and activities.
  • Coordinate program offerings.
  • Responsible for correspondence and other communications, especially public relations and marketing.
  • Participate in continuing education and professional activities.
  • Serve as the liaison between the library and the city.
  • Work with the members of the Library Board, the staff, local government agencies, the regional library system staff, other librarians, community organizations, and the public in general.
  • All other duties assigned by the city.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent.
  • Preferred minimum requirements:

                    a.)Five years of progressively responsible public library experience.

                    b.)Three years in an administrative capacity.

                    c.)Five years experience with automation technology.

  • Must be able to demonstrate tact, diplomacy, calm and discretion in dealing with employee and public matters.
  • Must be able to operate; personal computer and peripherals, photocopier, fax machine, telephone, and other office related equipment.
  • Must be familiar with social media and other forms of digital communication.
  • Must have valid State of Illinois Driver’s License.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Must complete post-offer of employment requirements such as; drug/alcohol and health screening, background check and residency requirements, per Employee Handbook.

The City of Marion has a Part-Time position at the Street Department. Hours Monday thru Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm. High school diploma, General Maintenance which includes: Mowing, Weed eating, painting, tree trimming, sweeping cleanup, ditch cleaning, power washing.  Must have a Valid Drivers Licenses, Must be able to pass pre-employment screening. 

Apply: In order to be considered for this position, you must complete the City of Marion job application.  Applications are available and should be returned to the Marion City Hall (1102 Tower Square Plaza), or can be found online at cityofmarionil.gov. The job will remain open until a candidate is chosen.

additional questions please contact 618-993-3487 or email street@cityofmarionil.gov

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Marion has a full-time Office Assistant position open at Marion Carnegie Library.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the daily operation of the library. This will include: administrative and office support functions; daily staffing and work assignments for all circulation personnel; general supervision and maintenance of the records of the Senior Aids and Community Service Workers; staffing, daily operations and maintenance of the Coffee Bar; supervision and record keeping for the Security Officer and supervision of maintenance staff.

The schedule is eight hours per day, including 1 night per week and 1 Saturday per month. Candidates must live within a 20 mile radius of the Marion City Hall or move to within that radius in 18 months. They must successfully pass a drug and medical screen, background check and be approved by the Marion City Council.

Qualifications: High School degree, some general college or Liberal Arts courses desirable. Must have three years office experience. Must have working knowledge of computer operations, including word processing and spread sheets. Should have excellent organizational skills, good analytical and problem solving skills, good time-management skills.

Benefits: Salary $15.00 per hour, paid vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

*** To be considered for this position, you must complete the City of Marion job application and include a current resume. Applications are available and should be returned to the Marion City Hall (1102 Tower Square Plaza) or Marion Carnegie Library (206 S. Market Street). The job will remain open until a candidate is chosen.

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Marion has a LIBRARIAN I, full-time position in the Library. Schedule includes two evenings per week and two Saturdays per month. High school diploma, excellent customer service skills, computer & internet proficiency required. $11.00/hr. The City of Marion offers a generous benefit package with retirement, medical insurance and paid holidays. Candidates must live within a 10 mile radius of the Marion City Hall or move to within that radius in 18 months. They must successfully pass a drug and medical screen and be approved by the Marion City Council.

Apply: In order to be considered for this position, you must complete the City of Marion job application. Include a current resume with the application. Applications are available and should be returned to the Marion City Hall (1102 Tower Square Plaza), Marion Carnegie Library (206 S. Market Street) or can be found online at cityofmarionil.gov. The job will remain open until a candidate is chosen.

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Marion Police Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of School Security Officer.

Job Description:

Ability to pass drug screening;
Knowledge of applicable criminal and juvenile laws and school regulations;
Ability to respond to an imminent threat and use deadly force if necessary;
Ability to obtain information through interviews and/or observation to draw logical conclusions;
Ability to deal courteously and fairly with the public, school staff, and students;
Ability to use effective verbal de-escalation techniques prior to physical intervention;
Ability to analyze situations and take quick, effective, and reasonable course of action;
Ability to remember names, faces, and details of incidents;
Ability to exercise good judgment; and
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current or retired officer certified through the ILETSB

Must be retired or resigned with good standing from their previous department

Must pass the state firearm qualification

Possess a valid Driver’s License with good driving record

Be of good moral character and pass an extensive background investigation

Must be physically able to perform the required duties

Interested applicants may apply at www.marionpolicedept.com; or come to the Marion Police Department, 1001 W. DeYoung St., Marion, IL. 62959.

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified Entry Police Officer Applications

 

Effective immediately the Marion Police Department will begin taking applications

  • from currently employed
  • full-time law enforcement officers
  • for consideration of employment on an on-going basis.
  • Applicants will not be required to take an entry level written exam or entry level physical agility exam.
  • Candidates will be required to complete all other phases of the Marion Police Dept. hiring process before an offer of employment.

 

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants seeking qualification appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Full-time certification by the state of employment outside Illinois will also be accepted provided the certification will be accepted and recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary.  United States citizen.
  • Individuals must be at least 23 years old.
  • Education – High School education or equivalent thereof.
  • Experience – Currently employed full-time with a municipal, county or state law enforcement agency with at least two (2) years experience as a full-time sworn, certified law enforcement officer after completion of a probationary period. Candidates with less than two (2) years experience may be considered if the candidate has two (2) years active duty military experience in addition to sworn certified law enforcement officer experience.
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License.
  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements.
  • Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following; a resume; professional licenses; training certificates; documents confirming work experience; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED certificate; transcripts of higher learning; naval or military service board and discharge papers (DD-214); employee evaluations; and other employment related material as requested or required.

Selection Process

 

Each phase of the process is pass/fail and required to proceed to the next step.

  • Interview with the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
  • Interview by Police Chief and Designated City Officials.
  • Character and background investigation and credit check.
  • Post-offer examinations including, but not limited to; psychological evaluation; medical examination; polygraph; and drug screening.
  • All appointments are subject to a probationary period and a 2 year pre-employment contract.

 

Qualified Entry Eligibility List

An initial qualified entry eligibility list will be created from qualified applicants who submit the required application materials. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Placement on any qualified entry eligibility list shall be based upon the relative experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicants.

In the event that prescreening identifies applicants who have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that make those applicants more desirable for the position sought to be filled, the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners may choose to appoint those applicants.

The application packet can be downloaded from here

GROUP AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching aqua aerobics and aqua arthritis, recording participation data and complete incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.   
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group aqua instructor is preferred.
  • Group fitness certification required.
  • First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionilgov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SILVERSNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)       

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching group fitness classes for seniors with specific instruction including any of the following: SilverSneakers Classic, SilverSneakers Cardiofit, SilverSneakers Circuit,, SilverSneakers Yoga, SilverSneakers Stability and SilverSneakers Boom. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, recording participation data and completing incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group instructor is preferred.
  • Specialized SilverSneakers certification(s) required.
  • May enter compensated training agreement with appropriate
  • hire candidate.
  •  First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $15-20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionilgov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Marion Police Department Application
Marion Police Department Testing Packet
Marion Fire Department Testing Packet

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 The City Hall is located in Historic Downtown Marion Illinois Office Hours.

Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
Email: it@cityofmarionil.gov

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