Monday, March 24, 2008

L.A. County Library Assistant 1 Employment Opportunity

Ken Lin a librarian and former PCC LT student passed along this job lead from the L.A. County Human Resource department. The County of Los Angeles is seeking a Library Assistant 1 to service patrons at a L.A. County library and at the Department of Health Services.

Sample List of Duties:

Performs general and varied paraprofessional library tasks to assist professional librarians within well-defined standards, in functional areas such as circulation, acquisition, cataloguing and classification, physical upkeep of library and inventory materials.

Registers borrowers and enforces the rules; issues and receives library materials; assists in maintaining library records and preparing reports regarding circulation, registration, book stock, and collection of fines.

Specific Requirements:

Completion of two years in an accredited college, including six units of technical library course work. One year of clerical or technical experience in an organized library will be accepted for each year of college.

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternate method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Salary Information:

For Exam # Y-8326-C at the Department of Health Services the salary range is $2,642.91 - $3,273.27 Monthly with benefits.

For Exam # Q-8326-F at a branch of the County Public Library the salary range is $2,829.00 - $3,599.18 Monthly with benefits.

I've had some access problems with the County HR web site. It seems that there is more than one HR page one web page has the application while the other has the job information.

For a printed description of the two library Assistant positions that are available you can download the .pdf Open Examination List. To download a standard L.A. County job application form visit

You can also call for current open competitive job information in Los Angeles County Departments call the toll-free 24-hour Job Information Hotline at (800) 970-LIST (5478).

The Los Angeles County Employment Information Services Office (EISO) is located at 3333 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90010.

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