Friday, December 2, 2016
Solano - Solano County Library - Library Assistant Supervising
Approximate Salary: $51,703.99 - $63,478.20/year
Opening Date: 11/23/2016 8:00:00 AM
Final Filing Date: 12/16/2016 5:00:00 PM
Contact Information: Joy Cadiz (707) 784-3405
Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive
The Library Assistant (Supervising) is responsible for providing first-line supervision over clerical and technical level library work primarily in circulation. The incumbent will have overall responsibility for planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating the work of library support staff. Successful performance of the work requires the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines.
Two current vacancies exist in the Library for full-time regular positions.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited term, or extra help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
Education and/or Experience:
1. High school diploma, GED, or equivalent AND
2. One year as a Library Assistant (Senior) or
3. Three years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library, and one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field (may be inclusive of or distinct from the required clerical and/or technical experience).
Note: One year of clerical and/or technical experience in a public library may be substituted with an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university.
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required.
To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15876
12/16/2016 - Deadline to submit application and required documents.
Week of 1/9/2017 - Tentative week for Oral Board exam for most qualified applicants
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. 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 selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
HOW TO APPLY
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (DD-214, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with a document cover sheet, available on the County's employment website: http://www.jobaps.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the of Human Resources’ office, and are due by the final filing date.
Previously submitted application materials for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.
Any further questions can be directed to the Human Resources Department at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA
DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants substituting one (1) year of experience with an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing date. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts (if required) by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.
How to Submit Your Documents
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person, by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Library Assistant - Supervising) and the recruitment number (16-745020-02). If emailing please include the recruitment name and number in the subject line.
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.
Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history.
1 Below best describes how I meet the experience requirement:
I have at least one year as a Library Assistant (Senior) and a High School diploma, GED, or equivalent
I have three (3) or more years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library providing direct customer service including one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field
I have three (3) or more years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library providing direct customer service including one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field AND a conferred Associate's Degree (or higher)
I have two (2) years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library providing direct customer service including one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field AND am substituting 1 year of experience with a conferred Associate's Degree (or higher)
2 Below best describes my lead or Senior Library Assistant experience:
I have less than one (1) year of lead experience
I have one (1) or more year(s) of lead experience
I have less than one (1) year of Senior Library Assistant experience
I have one (1) or more year(s) of Senior Library Assistant experience
Office Work: Employees in this class will most often be working in an office setting.
Traffic Hazards: Employees in his class may be required to operate a vehicle and thus will be subject to traffic hazards while driving.
Disruptive/Confrontational Human Contacts: employees in this class may be subject to disruptive and confrontational people.
Background Checks: The County may conduct a background check and a reference check on candidates prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include the State of California Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Child Abuse Central Index and criminal checks in any City/County where the applicant has live, worked or attended school.
Independent travel: Employees may be required to travel independently, for example, to assess properties, to attend meetings with other County employees, to attend meetings with community organizations, etc.
Hours of Work: Incumbents may be required to work evenings, Saturdays and Sundays at any library branch or division, as assigned.
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.