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Library Resource Technician I/II - Extra-Help Library Resource Technician I

Company: County of Merced
Location: Merced
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Examples of Duties Benefits Supplemental Questions This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full-time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help employees are not entitled to County benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay is up to $19.13 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: * Operates the library circulation desk. * Discharges books, periodicals, videos, and other library materials. * Processes requests for books, or other materials through the Interlibrary Loan system. * Explains library rules and procedures. * Issues library cards. * Processes returned books. * Searches for lost or misplaced materials. * Assists with special projects or programs. * Maintains records of materials overdue. * Collects fines or fees. * Presents programming, story times, tours, and outreach events. * Assists patrons in locating materials and instructs patrons in the use of library materials, on-line and card catalogs, Internet and other on-line resources and reference materials. * Evaluates the collections and makes recommendations on replacement. * Prepares material for repair of binding. * Plans and promotes special activities and weekly programs such as story time and the summer reading program. * Identifies problems and may take action to correct or refer to superior as needed. * Maintains statistics of daily circulation or other records. * Creates and assembles visual aids; may train and/or direct the work of extra-help or work program participants. * Utilizes the computer to catalog library materials and maintain the community services information file. * Performs copy cataloging of fiction and new editions of books. * Indexes and maintains special collections including telephone books and documents. Minimum Qualifications: Library Resource Technician I Experience: Two (2) years of experience performing technical and clerical work in a Library equivalent to that of a Library Assistant in Merced County OR Three (3) years of responsible clerical experience, which included library clerical and computer applications for library services. (General college course-work may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis) Library Resource Technician II Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to that of a Library Resource Technician I in Merced County. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Essential Functions: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. * Communicate effectively with others in person in writing, and over the telephone. * Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. * Assist patrons in the use of library facilities. * Perform job duties under stressful conditions. * Respond appropriately to situations. * Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. * Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing. * Frequently lift and move with help, objects weighing up to 35 pounds. * Occasionally lift and move with help, objects weighing up to 50 pounds. * Constant good overall vision and reading and close-up work. * Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination. * Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. * Normal dexterity with frequent writing. * Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person. * Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact. * Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: * Modern library/system organization and its objectives, procedures, techniques and services. * Library terminology and standard library practices and techniques. * Books, sources, bibliographies, reference materials and classification systems. * Computer and on-line applications for library services. * Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment. * Filing methods and procedures. Ability to: * Perform a variety of library clerical work associated with the circulation of library materials. * Maintain and update a computerized databases * Develop library collections. * Catalog and classify materials. * Use and maintain on-line cataloging and automated library systems * Establish and maintain effective working relationship with patrons and staff. * Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Keywords: County of Merced, Merced , Library Resource Technician I/II - Extra-Help Library Resource Technician I, Professions , Merced, California

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