Security Officer-24 hours - Main Branch

Fort Wayne, IN /
Main Library – Security /
/ On-site
"Enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery"
Do you want to accomplish important things in and for our community? Do you believe that libraries can change lives?  If so, join our team of dedicated, passionate individuals. Excellent customer service is the number one priority for all ACPL positions. At ACPL, we believe that every staff member plays a key role in delivering top quality service to the residents of Allen County. We are seeking individuals who are interested in helping ACPL further our mission of enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery.

A Security Officer at the main library provides a safe and secure environment for customers and staff; processes and delivers incoming and outgoing mail and parcels; receives and relays messages and information within and outside of the library; provides assistance to customers as they check out and return materials.

This is a part-time, 24-hour-per-week position. The schedule will be as follows:

WEEK 1: Sunday    Monday   Tuesday        Wednesday     Thursday       Friday              Saturday
11a-7p      7a-3p        OFF        OFF              OFF            7a-3p                 OFF

WEEK 2: Sunday    Monday     Tuesday    Wednesday    Thursday          Friday              Saturday
OFF          OFF           7a-3p     7a-3p              OFF                  OFF                     7a-3p

These hours are subject to change as needed for special events and holidays.

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    • High School Diploma/GED; AND one (1) year of customer service experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • A valid driver's license.

    • Allen County Public Library will invest in your career by certifying you in the following within six (6) months from your date of employment:
    • Fork Lift Operator certification
    • NARCAN use certification
    • First Aid, CPR and AED training

Compensation and Benefits

    • The compensation for this position starts at $14 per hour and goes up from there based on work experience.
    • Access to a Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Two weeks of vacation accrual
    • One week of pro-rated paid sick leave
    • Pro-rated holiday pay
    • Voluntary Term Life, Critical Illness and Accident insurance options
    • 457b deferred compensation option
    • Free Parking
You will be required to upload a resume to apply for this position.

This job will remain open until filled.

Everyone belongs at the Allen County Public Library. We are on a mission to recognize, cultivate, and celebrate diversity. We offer collections, services, programs, assistance, and spaces that enrich and reflect our community. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive workforce and establishing ourselves as a communal space of respect, safety, and service. All are welcome to pursue lifelong learning and discovery at ACPL regardless of identity, origin, ability, religion, race, culture, socioeconomic status, age, or other differences.

The Allen County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.