Library Aide (8438011)

City Of Daly City, CA Daly City , CA 94016

Posted 2 months ago

San Francisco/Peninsula

Job Type

Temporary

Close Date

Until filled

Salary

$12.79-$0.00 Hourly

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About Daly City

The City of Daly City, "Gateway" to the San Francisco Peninsula, stretches from the Pacific Ocean to San Francisco Bay and is strategically located minutes from downtown San Francisco and SF International Airport. Daly City is one of the most ethnically-diverse cities in the nation and most populous cities in San Mateo County with 105,000+ residents. Daly City has over 500 full time employees to deliver the full range of municipal services.

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Daly City, 94015

Description

Applications will be accepted for this position until the position is filled. The selection process may include a written examination and interview.

This hourly position is not in Civil Service and does not receive benefits.
10-15 hours/week

THE POSITION

Library Aides provide customer service to library visitors. Duties include checking items in and out at the Checkout Desk, opening new library accounts, collecting fines and fees, shelving materials, and assisting library visitors in finding materials and using the computers.

Other tasks may include processing materials, providing storytimes for children, and assisting with other public programs for children, teens and adults. This is an ideal job for someone who is friendly, computer savvy, enjoys working with the public, putting things in order, and is detail-oriented. Bilingual skills are desirable.

DEFINITION

Under supervision, to do library clerical, technical and customer service work, and related assignments as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Check materials in and out, sort materials, open new library accounts, explain library policies and resolve disputes, collect fines and fees, assist library patrons with self-checkout and public-use computers, printers, photocopiers, and scanners, answer routine information questions, complete opening and closing procedures, and perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of: Modern office and record-keeping procedures; use of office equipment and technology; numerical and alphabetical filing; basic mathematical principles.

Ability to:

Provide excellent customer service; apply and explain library policies; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; perform basic troubleshooting and assist patrons with computer use; adapt to changing technology and working conditions; learn the Dewey Decimal Classification System and library procedures; interact positively and cooperate with co-workers; function under demanding time pressure; respond in a positive manner to supervision; and attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis.

Bilingual ability (Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Tagalog) is highly desirable.

Must be physically able to stand for extended periods, walk, bend, kneel, push wheeled carts, lift, reach overhead, go up and down stairs, and use a step stool.

Availability for evening and Saturday shifts is required.

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent

Experience: None

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of: Modern office and record-keeping procedures; use of office equipment and technology; numerical and alphabetical filing; basic mathematical principles.

Ability to:

Provide excellent customer service; apply and explain library policies; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; perform basic troubleshooting and assist patrons with computer use; adapt to changing technology and working conditions; learn the Dewey Decimal Classification System and library procedures; interact positively and cooperate with co-workers; function under demanding time pressure; respond in a positive manner to supervision; and attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis.

Bilingual ability (Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Tagalog) is highly desirable.

Must be physically able to stand for extended periods, walk, bend, kneel, push wheeled carts, lift, reach overhead, go up and down stairs, and use a step stool.

Availability for evening and Saturday shifts is required.

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent

Experience: None

Benefits

This hourly position is not in Civil Service and does not receive benefits.

Special Instructions

Applications will be accepted for this position until the position is filled. The selection process may include a written examination and interview.
10-15 hours/week



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