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Metro Nashville Government Equipment & Supply Clerk-Library in Nashville, Tennessee

Equipment & Supply Clerk-Library

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Equipment & Supply Clerk-Library


$37,925.27 Annually


Nashville, TN

Job Type

Full-Time Civil Service


Public Library

Job Number



4/4/2023 11:59 PM Central

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Position Description

The Equipment & Supply Clerk is a Civil-Service position with the Nashville Public Library. The position performs duties involving entering, tracking, and closing work orders. Reviews supply requests, orders supplies, receives and distributes supplies, and tracks related expenses. Other duties as assigned.

Located in the heart of Music City, The Nashville Public Library boasts 4 million visits annually and maintains a collection of 2 million items, including a one-of-its kind civil rights collection. The Metro Archives, a premier division of the Public Library, is the official record keeper of Nashville’s history, maintaining records of enduring historical value. Nashville Public Library is central to the city's art, history, education and literary culture, earning it the title of Gale-Cengage and the Library Journal's 2017 Library of the Year. The library periodically hosts best-selling authors, and during the summer months offers free lunchtime concerts featuring everything from salsa to soul, to blues to Bach. If this environment is appealing to you, then you might want to consider a job at the public library.

Typical Duties

  • Coordinates with suppliers for quote requests and supplies following Metro procurement guidelines.

  • Reads and interprets work orders.

  • Issues equipment and supplies and assists with estimating supply needs.

  • Receives and stocks inventory.

  • Assists with inventory controls.

  • Assists with coordinating delivery dates with vendors.

  • Maintains accurate records and makes reports.

  • May assist with training employees.

    Work of this classification may require physical exertion such as: frequently lifting objects up to 25 pounds

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Valid Driver License may be required for some positions in this classification.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with Oracle, R12 or similar financial/procurement software

  • Experience working in Microsoft Office

  • Bilingual language skills

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Metro Nashville Government respects the religious beliefs and practices of all employees and will make, on request, an accommodation for such observances when a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on business operations.

Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process should be directed to Human Resources at 615-862-6640.

Full-time, Civil Service positions -

10 Vacation Days per year (increasing after 5 years of service)

1 Sick Day per month

12 Paid Holidays per year

Public Safety - Sworn and Civilian positions -

20 vacation days per year

3 Personal days per year

1 Sick Day per month

12 paid holidays per year

Part-time, Non Civil Service positions - Visit HR and Benefits webpages for more information.

Full-time, Non Civil Service positions - contact hiring department for benefits information

Seasonal/Temporary positions - no benefits offered.


What is the highest level of education you have completed?

  • No diploma

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Associate's Degree


    Briefly describe your experience with clerical or inventory control?


    Do you have working knowledge of Oracle, R12, or similar finance/procurement software systems?

  • Yes

  • No


    Indicate which Microsoft Office products you have experience using in a work environment.

  • Word

  • Excel

  • Access

  • Outlook

  • No Microsoft Office Products experience

  • Other office software


    Are you bilingual?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you are bilingual, use the area below to list the language(s) and the level of communication (Ex. Read and write Spanish; Speak Spanish, limited reading skill)


    I understand this position may require physical exertion such as: frequently lifting objects up to 25 pounds.

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County


Human Resources Department 404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1000 Nashville, Tennessee, 37219


(615) 862-6640




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