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1218Fwd: FW: Job Announcement

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  • Daniel Kiely
    May 5, 2014
      > *Job Title:*
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      > Library Assistant - Journey Level
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      > *Closing Date/Time:*
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      > Fri. 05/09/14 5:00 PM Pacific Time
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      > *Salary:*
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      > $17.24 - $22.02 Hourly
      > $1,379.37 - $1,761.51 Biweekly
      > $2,988.63 - $3,816.60 Monthly
      > $35,863.56 - $45,799.20 Annually
      >
      > *Job Type:*
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      > Full Time
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      > *Location:*
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      > Contra Costa County, California
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      > Print Job Information
      > <http://agency.governmentjobs.com/contracosta/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=861888>
      > | Apply
      > <https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/861888/Library%20Assistant%20%20Journey%20Level/Agency/contracosta/apply>
      >
      >
      > *The Position
      > <http://agency.governmentjobs.com/contracosta/default.cfm?action=viewjob&JobID=861888&headerfooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E>**Supplemental
      > Questions
      > <http://agency.governmentjobs.com/contracosta/default.cfm?action=viewjob&JobID=861888&ViewSupp=Yes&headerfooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E>
      > *
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      > **
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      > The County Library is seeking qualified individuals to fill permanent
      > full-time, permanent part-time, permanent intermittent (on-call
      > substitute), and temporary Library Assistant-Journey Level vacancies.
      > The Library operates 26 community Libraries within a 750 square mile
      > area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural patrons
      > with an annual circulation exceeding 7.4 million. Library
      > Assistant-Journey Level responsibilities include, but are not limited
      > to, helping library patrons locate information and use various
      > reference sources; instructing patrons on the use of library
      > resources; assisting at the circulation desk and processing library
      > materials. Other duties include training new employees and student
      > assistants and providing support in other areas of the library.
      > Excellent interpersonal skills are required for these positions in
      > order to effectively and tactfully deal with fellow workers and the
      > public.
      >
      > Library Assistant � Journey Level positions may be assigned to the
      > Sheriff's Department detention library facilities: Martinez Detention
      > Facility, West County Detention Facility in Richmond and the Marsh
      > Creek Detention Facility in Clayton. These positions maintain browsing
      > libraries in the detention facilities which allow inmates to obtain
      > direct library services such as locating specific title, authors, or
      > subject areas. Responsibilities include: sorting, packing and
      > unpacking shipments between library branches; coordinating periodic
      > contests; recording and submitting statistics; preparing book
      > selections, loading into book carts and delivering to inmate housing
      > units. Individuals assigned to the Sheriff's Department must have the
      > ability to establish and maintain interpersonal skills to effectively
      > and tactfully deal and work closely with custody staff and inmates. A
      > permanent job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a
      > thorough Office of the Sheriff's background investigation. The
      > employment list established by this examination may remain in effect
      > for twelve (12) months.
      >
      > * Typical Tasks: *
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      > * Answers general reference and information questions
      > * Assists patrons in selecting and locating specific titles
      > * Instructs patrons in the use of the catalogue
      > * Processes new library materials
      > * Processes interbranch loans
      > * Assists at the circulation desk, including checking books in and
      > out, issuing library cards, and calculating and collecting fines
      > * Assists in planning and presenting library programs
      > * May be responsible for opening and/or closing a branch library
      > according to established schedules
      > * In the Detention Library System, trains and supervises inmate
      > workers; sorts, packs and unpacks shipments between library
      > branches; coordinates periodic contests; records and submits
      > statistics; prepares book selections, loads into book carts and
      > delivers to inmate housing units.
      >
      > * Minimum Qualifications: *
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      > *Education/Experience Options:*Possession of a baccalaureate degree
      > from an accredited college or university;
      > *or*
      > One (1) year full-time or its equivalent of varied technical work
      > experience in a public library *and* possession of either 1) 60
      > semester or 90 quarter unit from an accredited college or university
      > which included 15 semester or 18 quarter units in humanities, social
      > science or natural science, or 2) a Certificate of Library Technology
      > from an accredited college or university;
      > *or*
      > Two (2) years full-time or its equivalent of para-professional
      > experience in a public library which must have included readers
      > advisory and information services and bibliographic searching.
      >
      > *PLEASE NOTE:*
      >
      > ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD CAREFULLY REVIEW THE DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION
      > FOR THIS POSITION AND APPLY ONLY IF THEY CLEARLY MEET THE MINIMUM
      > QUALIFICATIONS STATED ABOVE. To view the typical tasks, knowledge,
      > skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our
      > website
      > <http://agency.governmentjobs.com/contracosta/default.cfm?action=agencyspecs>
      > to see the detailed job description. Applications received without
      > completed supplemental questionnaire and the required official or
      > unofficial college/university transcripts, will not be accepted..
      >
      > * Selection Process: *
      >
      > *1. Application Filing:*Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at
      > Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources
      > <http://www.cccounty.us/hr>, or, a completed Contra Costa County
      > application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be received or
      > postmarked by the closing date/time listed above. *Faxed applications
      > WILL NOT be accepted.* Resumes may not be substituted for the official
      > County application. An application may be obtained by visiting our
      > office at 651 Pine St., 2nd floor, Martinez, CA 94553, or the County
      > Application can be received by visiting our website at the web link
      > listed above. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated
      > with this position, please visit our website
      > <http://agency.governmentjobs.com/contracosta/default.cfm?action=agencyspecs>
      > to see the detailed job description.
      >
      > *2. Application Evaluation:* Depending on the number of applications
      > received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate
      > and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next
      > phase of the examination.
      >
      > *3. Written Exam:* A multiple-choice written test will be administered
      > to all accepted candidates. Candidates will be tested in job-related
      > dimensions such as: Common Library practices, procedures, and
      > terminology, reading and understanding written material, clerical
      > skills/abilities, interpersonal relations and written communication.
      > Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an
      > adjusted score, in order to participate in the oral interviews.
      > *(Weighted 100%)*
      >
      > *AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER*
      >
      > IT IS THE POLICY OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE BECAUSE OF
      > RACE, RELIGIOUS CREED, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, PHYSICAL OR
      > MENTAL DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, MARITAL STATUS, SEX, AGE OR
      > SEXUAL ORIENTATION.
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