Thursday, December 10, 2009

Library Technician - U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Mid-Pacific Region
Announcement No: BR-MP-2009-382 (STEP-BC)
Position: Library Technician, GS-1411-05
Salary Range: $15.74 per hour
Work Schedule: Flexible Work Hours – minimum of 10 hours per week, not to exceed 180 hours.
Duty Station: Sacramento, CA

Applications will be accepted from December 19 through December 19, 2009/

Eligibility Requirements:
Ø At least 16 years old.
Ø U.S. Citizen
Ø Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school and pursuing a Associate Degree; Baccalaureate Degree: Graduate Degree; Professional Degree; or pursuing a vocational/technical certificate.
Ø You must be taking at least a half-time course load as defined by the school (normally 6 units or more)
Ø Must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher for initial appointment and for the duration of the program.
Ø Must provide a copy of enrolled course schedule for each semester/quarter and upon completion of each semester/quarter must provide grade transcript.

Brief Description of the STEP Program: This program has as its major objective the employment of students, giving them a chance of work in Federal agencies so they can resume or continue their education without interruption caused by financial pressure. Students appointed may work part-time while school is in session and full-time (if needed) when students are on vacation period or whenever the school is officially closed. Students are entitled to annual (vacation) leave and sick leave and are eligible to enroll in health benefits after 1 year.

Brief Description of Duties: Perform original and copy cataloging of technical reports, assign main entries and subject headings, applying AACR2 rules and Library of Congress Subject Headings. Search OCLC bibliographic database in order to determine which reports require original cataloging. Create new bibliographic records in OCLC Connexion. Assign classification numbers according to the Library of Congress Classification System and Cutter rules. Use EOS International to process newly created bibliographic records and/or attach copies to existing records.

Basic Qualifications:
Ø Completion of 4 years of education above high school – OR – 1 year of specialized library experience.
Ø Specialized experience is defined as work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, such as: completion of at least one cataloging course; basic understanding of MARC bibliographic records structure, AACR2 cataloging rules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and Library of Congress Classification System; and good database search skills with attention to detail. Knowledge of OCLC Connexion a plus, but training will be provided if necessary.
Ø Education: One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hour or the equivalent in a college or university in the area of library science.

How to Apply:
Ø Prepare an Application Package that includes the following items:
(1) a Resumé with your name, address, phone number, country of citizenship, social security number, Date of expected graduation date (month/year), current GPA, brief description of paid or volunteer work experience with TO/FROM dates and number of hours worked per week, and references;
(2) Copy of College Transcripts – OR – a list of completed college courses and grades.
(3) If you are claiming veteran’s preference, also submit a copy of your military discharge (DD-214) and if applicable, an SF-15 form, Application for 10-point Veteran’s Preference with the documentation .

Ø Mail to: Bureau of Reclamation, Human Resources Office, Attn: Barbara Christy, 2800 Cottage Way, Room E-1907, Sacramento, CA, 95825 or Email to: or Fax to: 916-978-5563, Attn: Barbara Christy, Subject: BR-MP-2009-382 (STEP-BC).

For additional information please contact the Human Resources Office at 916-978-5471 or

Library Technician I - Davis Joint Unified School District

DAVIS JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT - Human Resources - Opening for the 2009-10 school year.

Library Technician I – .25 FTE, Harper Junior High School, 10 hours/week, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., 10 months, $14.07 - $17.96//hour.

Requires: Two years post-secondary education and one year of experience in a library or instructional setting.

Final filing date: January 4, 2010. Apply online at

Davis Joint Unified School District, 526 B Street, Davis, CA 95616 - (530) 757-5300 x 105
The Davis Joint Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, or mental or physical disability