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City of Glendale, CA - Glendale, CA 91206 (City Center area)
$13.00 - $13.75 an hour
The Position


This entry level classification performs routine tasks under close supervision.

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:
Sorts and re-shelves books and other library materials. Checks shelves for proper arrangement of materials. Retrieves materials from storage areas. Checks out library materials to the public. Assists patrons at public service desks.

Clears reading areas of books, magazines and other materials. Places newspapers and magazines back in racks. Helps to mend books and other materials, glues pockets and bar-codes into books and installs strips in book spines.

Cleans, repairs and projects films. Sets up tables and chairs for special functions. Moves minor pieces of furniture and equipment as needed.

Drives van to branch libraries, post office, city hall and related places to deliver and pick up books and materials.

Photocopies materials and maintains files.

Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of the position are performed in a safe, efficient manner.

Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to:
Learn good customer services practices.
Learn various filing systems utilized within the library.
Lift and move light furniture and library equipment.
Reach overhead to reshelf books and other materials.
Read, write, communicate effectively and comprehend directions in English.

Other Characteristics
Willingness to:
Assume responsibility for maintaining a safe working environment.
Perform menial tasks as requested.

No specific requirement.

No specific requirement.

Experience working in a public library is highly desirable.

Valid Class C California driver's license.

An equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training may substitute for the listed minimum requirements.

Selection Process

The examination will consist of an evaluation, a written, and an oral, with the evaluation as a qualifying step, written – pass/fail, and the oral 100%. Candidates must pass the written examination with a minimum score of 70.00% in order to be considered for an oral interview. Due to the large number of applications anticipated, the City of Glendale cannot guarantee that all applicants who pass the written exam will be invited to an oral interview. The City of Glendale reserves the right to modify the above stated examination components and/or weights. Should this be necessary, the candidates will be notified of the specific examination components and weights prior to the administration of any examination. The selected candidate will be subjected to a background check including Livescan fingerprinting. TIME AND PLACE OF THE EXAMINATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED. The City of Glendale conforms with State and Federal obligations to make reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with disabilities. The Human Resources Department asks that it be advised of special needs at least five days prior to the first test part so that a reasonable accommodation may be made. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Glendale requires that all new employees provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.

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