Job Posting: Library Technical Assistant for Law

CA State Library

JC-124762
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Library Technical Assistant for Law
LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT I

$3,013.00 - $3,772.00

Final Filing Date: 10/24/2018

Job Description and Duties

THIS MAY BE THE JOB FOR YOU!

Located across the street from the State Capitol, the California State Library is a small, dynamic state agency looking for employees who are interested in challenging and rewarding job opportunities. The State Library is home to public reading rooms including Information Services, Government Publications, the Witkin State Law Library, the Braille and Talking Book Library, and the California History Room.  It also plays host to Night at the State Library, annual community events like Juneteenth, the Archives Crawl, Museum Day and exhibits you won't find anywhere else!

Under the supervision of the Supervising Library Technical Assistant II, the Library Technical Assistant I (LTA I) is responsible for answering simple reference and directional questions, circulation services, processing interlibrary loans, and participating in collection maintenance activities for Law.  The LTA I is a member of the information services team that provides services to all State Library patrons.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

The incumbent works up to 40 hours per week in an office setting, with artificial light and temperature control. Daily access to and use of a personal computer and telephone (90%) is essential.  Incumbent retrieves books and other library materials from shelves of various heights and moves book trucks weighing up to 100 pounds.  Incumbent will be operating microform and digital scanners as research requires.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-124762
Position #(s):
175-106-1307-001
Working Title:
Library Technical Assistant for Law
Classification:
LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT I
$3,013.00 - $3,772.00 A  Effective July 1, 2018  $3,134 - $3,923
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Facility:
State Library Services
Work Shift:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

The California State Library is the state's information hub, preserving California's cultural heritage and connecting people, libraries and government to the resources and tools they need to succeed and to build a strong California.  Housed across the street from the State Capitol, we are near public transit including RT buses and light rail, and several shopping and dining establishments.  If it's a challenging position you're looking for, we have the ideal job for you.

Parking information can be found at:
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Department Website: http://www.library.ca.gov

Special Requirements

Applicants must submit a completed State Application (STD 678) clearly indicating the position you are applying for and the basis of your eligibility.  The standard State application is available on the California Department of Human Resources’ web site at https://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/std678.pdf.

Current state employees with a status as a Library Technical Assistant I or lateral transfers in an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current Libary Technical Assistant I employment list for this classification are eligible to apply.

If you are not currently on the Library Technical Assistant I list, you may take the exam hereLibrary Technical Assistant I Exam


 Do not submit the "Equal Employment Opportunity" questionnaire (page 5) with your completed State Application (std. 678). For exam use only.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 10/24/2018

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

CA State Library
Attn: Evita Choquette
Human Resources Services Office
P.O. Box 942837
Sacramento, CA 94237

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Evita Choquette
Human Resources Services Office
900 N Street, First Floor Drop Box
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • School Transcripts
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Speaks courteously and tactfully and writes effectively.
  • Maintains positive relationships with patrons, library staff, volunteers, and student workers.
  • Works effectively with colleagues who have diverse backgrounds, personalities, and approaches to work.
  • Works effectively with patrons who have diverse backgrounds and personalities.
  • Treats all patrons and staff with courtesy and consideration.
  • Listens carefully to patron requests, asking open questions when necessary.

Benefits

The State of California offers its employees generous benefits that include retirement and savings plans, health and dental insurance, and access to long term disability and long term care insurance. You will also earn vacation and sick leave, and may be able to create a flexible schedule that fits the demands of your life.

Additional benefit information can be found on the CalHR website, www.calhr.ca.gov, and the CalPERS website, www.calpers.ca.gov.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website: http://www.library.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Evita Choquette
(916) 654-1854
Evita.choquette@library.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Virginia Perry
(916) 651-8341
virginia.perry@library.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off