Wednesday, December 3, 2014

City of Woodland, Library Technical Assistant I/II

Library Technical Assistant I/II

Salary: $2,395.07 - $3,213.45 Monthly

Close Date: Dec 5, 2014


To perform a wide variety of paraprofessional technical and clerical library work related to such activities as cataloging, classification, circulation and assisting patrons.

  • Serve at a circulation desk, check books in and out of library; issue library cards;, conduct and oversee inventories and processing of books and other library materials; maintain bibliographic records; and establish and maintain collection files and records.
  • Provide general information to the public pertaining to library services and programs.
  • Operate and maintain various library-related equipment and general office equipment.
  • Perform standard office support work such as answering telephones, ordering supplies, maintaining files and operating computer terminals.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.
  • Work cooperatively with others.

  • Under supervision, conduct various special programs and community outreach activities such as story hours and reading programs.
  • May train and assign routine tasks and provide technical instruction to part-time positions in area of responsibility.
  • Locate books and other materials using indices, catalog guides, and computers.
  • Assist patrons in completing requests for materials not available in the local collection and verify completeness of requests; receive and process inter-library loan requests; maintain inter-library loan services.
  • Prepare displays and exhibits.
  • Post, file, maintain recurring accumulative records; compile data and prepare summary activity reports including circulation statistics, user and loan survey reports and materials collection lists.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Library Technical Assistant I and II: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

  • Library Technical Assistant I: One (1) year of experience performing general clerical or related work in a public library system.
  • Library Technical Assistant II: Two (2) years of technical and clerical library experience performing duties comparable to those of a Library Technical Assistant I for the City of Woodland.

  • Retirement:  CalPERS Retirement System (2% @ 60 Formula for current CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 Formula for new CalPERS members)
  • The City does not participate in social security
  • Deferred Comp:  Choice of deferred compensation plans.
  • Medical:   CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs & PPOs
  • City gives an allowance toward the cost of insurance
  • Dental/Vision:  City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services
  • STD/LTD:  City paid wage protection for short and long term disabilities
  • Life Insurance:  City provides $40,000 life insurance policy
  • Vacation:  6.7 hours per month during first 3 years of service
  • Sick Leave:  8 hours per month
  • Holidays:  12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)
  • Prof. Growth Incentive:  $625/yr for additional education or professional activities


Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, Woodland, CA 95695 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014. Resumes and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.
Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof.
Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to insure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.

Panel interview is tentative scheduled for the week of December 8, 2014.

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