Mobile Library



Galway County Council is establishing a panel for the position of Mobile Library Driver/Assistant from which permanent and/ or temporary vacancies may be filled.

The position of Mobile Library Driver/Assistant involves a range of both driving duties and duties of a clerical nature to include the following:

  • Driving the Mobile Library Vehicle.
  • Report any mechanical problems immediately. Attend to the driving, care, maintenance and cleaning of library vehicle.
  • Keeping the mobile library vehicle clean and tidy at all times.
  • Driving vehicle(s) assigned to him/her with due care.
  • Ensuring that vehicle(s) has appropriate tax, insurance, NCT and other cover.
  • Deliveries and pickups from all branch libraries and service points on a regular basis.
  • Deliveries and pickups at centres as required.
  • The orderly shelving of books in the vehicle and stores.
  • The stocking/removal of books in/from Headquarters, branches or schools under the supervision of the appropriate officer.
  • Assist with all incoming and outgoing library deliveries and pickups including book stock, and equipment.
  • The covering, labelling and repairing of books as required.
  • Assist with the issue and discharge of book stock items on delivery vehicle.
  • Supervision and assistance of children/adults using the mobile library unit during book selection.
  • Perform special and routine day-to-day errands to include deliveries and pickups in library vehicle when required.
  • When the mobile library unit is not in use the Driver/Assistant will be assigned general duties such as arranging and checking books, servicing books, simple repairs to books, caretaking duties.
  • Assist with stock reorganisation, moving and assembling of shelving as required.
  • Assist with set up of equipment for library events, if required.
  • Drive in accordance with the Rules of the Road.
  • Must adhere to Galway County Council’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures ensuring a safe environment for staff and customers.
  • Use and wear all PPE allocated as part of the role
  • Keep up to date with current training and driver qualifications
  • Such other duties as may be assigned by Galway County Council from time to time.

Organization Local Government Jobs Ireland
Industry Web Development / Design
Occupational Category Mobile Library
Job Location Galway,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2022-09-22 5:26 pm
Expires on Expired