Wednesday, July 09, 2008

City of Burbank Library Clerk Position

I realize that this won't leave folks much time to apply for this position but I just found out about this library position at the Burbank Public Library.

LIBRARY CLERK

PART-TIME: HOURS MAY INCLUDE EVENINGS AND/OR WEEKENDS

LAST DATE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2008

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. Applications must be completed, signed and in the City of Burbank's Human Resources Office no later than 5 p.m., on the last date to apply. Postmark dates are not acceptable.

SALARY: $15.32 - $19.13/hr

DEFINITION OF THE POSITION: Under general supervision, to provide basic library services to the public; to perform a variety of clerical tasks; and to do related work as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: Interacts effectively with the public in person and over the telephone, responding to routine procedural and directional inquiries; performs circulation procedures, including checking out books and other library materials to the public; computes fines and assesses charges for overdue and/or lost library materials; makes change, and counts and balances money; assists public in completing various library forms and issues library cards; resolves patron problems and concerns regarding circulating issues; operates computers to input, modify, or retrieve data; prepares new library materials for public use; mends damaged library materials; receives, sorts, and distributes incoming and outgoing correspondence; operates various types of office and library equipment; assists with various library programs; assists in training page, clerical, and volunteer staff; locates and retrieves materials from shelves at various height levels; organizes and maintains filing, indexing, and record keeping systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

EDUCATION/TRAINING: High school graduation or equivalent. Ability to type 35 net words per minute. NOTE: Clerical experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis for a maximum of one year.

LICENSE & CERTIFICATES: Applicants may be required to possess a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License at time of appointment. A typing certificate must accompany City application to be considered.

TYPING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS: TYPING CERTIFICATES MUST BE FROM A GOVERNMENT AGENCY, BUSINESS COLLEGE, TEMPORARY AGENCY, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OR OTHER VERIFIABLE AGENCY AND DATED WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM THE LAST DAY TO APPLY. NET WORDS PER MINUTE MUST BE STATED ON THE CERTIFICATE. ONLINE TYPING CERTIFICATES ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Knowledge of telephone etiquette; basic mathematics; basic alphabetizing and filing; simple decimal numbers. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, staff members, and the public, both in person and on the telephone; work effectively with people of all ages; work in a multicultural environment as a team member; communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; effectively use English spelling and grammar; do effective problem solving; understand and apply library classification systems; operate computer terminals and PCS to input and retrieve data; effectively perform tasks requiring attention to detail; work independently under general supervision; work a flexible schedule; stand for long periods of time; manipulate library materials from shelves at floor level to a height of eight (8) feet; operate library, office, and audio-visual equipment; maintain a safe working environment.

THE COMPETITION FOR THE POSITION: Applications will be reviewed. Admission to competitive examination may be limited to those whose applications show the best combination of qualifications in relation to the requirements and duties of the position. Any part of the examination process may be qualifying only.

THE SELECTION PROCEDURE MAY REQUIRE ANY COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING: A WRITTEN EXAMINATION, A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, OR AN ORAL INTERVIEW. IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY WHICH MAY REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN ANY OF THESE SELECTION PROCEDURES, PLEASE NOTIFY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION IN WRITING BY THE LAST DATE TO APPLY ON THIS BULLETIN.

JOB CODE: 080489B1

Apply in person at: Human Resources Division, 301 East Olive Avenue, Ste. 101, Burbank, CA 91510-6459. Questions? You can reach them at (818)238-5021.

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