LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT I

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Job Description and Duties

The Permanent/Full Time Library Technical Assistant I reports to and is administratively supervised by the Program Assistant. Assists the Librarian in performing a variety of library tasks such as book circulation, book acquisition, catalog classification, physical upkeep of library material, and book inventory. Assists patients and staff in finding library resources. Makes daily contact with large numbers of patients and hospital staff and must decide which of their queries to answer directly and which to refer to the Librarian; and to do other related work, including but not limited to the following duties:
• Delivery of services.
• Assists Librarian in a wide variety of clerical and procedural tasks. 
• Assists Librarian with processing library resources. 

In order to be considered for this job vacancy, you must satisfy one of the following requirements AND meet the minimum qualifications of the classification:
1. BE LIST ELIGIBLE: Successfully complete the competitive State civil service exam pertaining to this classification at www.library.ca.gov/Content/pdf/workWithUs/Lib.Tech.Assist.Bulletin%207-19.pdf , OR
2. BE TRANSFER ELIGIBLE: Have current employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable (employees who wish to be considered based on transfer eligibility must meet the minimum qualifications of the classification per DPA Rule 250), OR
3. BE REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE: Have obtained previous permanent employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable.

*Minimum qualifications will be verified prior to being scheduled for an interview. Please provide proof of minimum qualifications with your application submission, which may include a copy of your unofficial college transcripts (which include the date your degree was conferred, if applicable) .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : EITHER I: Equivalent to completion of the requirements for an Associate of Arts degree in Library Science OR II: Two years of increasingly responsible subprofessional library experience, including work in book acquisition, cataloging, reference, and compilation of bibliographies.

*If it is determined that an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant’s name may be removed from the eligibility list.

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

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
  • LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT I
  • Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement
  • Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-198482 Position #(s): 455-360-1307-001 Working Title: LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT I Classification: LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT I $3,244.00 - $4,060.00 # of Positions: 1 Work Location: San Luis Obispo County Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Facility: DSH - Atascadero

    Department Information

    The Department of State Hospitals – Atascadero is a secure public sector hospital providing inpatient forensic services for mentally ill adult males who are court committed throughout the State of California. Located on the central coast of California, the Department of State Hospitals – Atascadero is in the vicinity of destination locations such as San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles and Morro Bay, with easy access to beautiful beaches, serene natural settings and many historical landmarks. We invite you to join our professional and talented workforce.

    For more information about the Department of State Hospitals – Atascadero, go to www.dsh.ca.gov/atascadero. Department Website: http://www.dsh.ca.gov/

    Special Requirements

    Attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts (which include the date a degree was conferred, if applicable) which prove you meet the minimum qualifications if you are using education to meet them. Please note foreign transcripts must include a verification for US equivalency through an independent company. Your application and attachments should prove you meet the minimum qualifications and outline any desirable qualifications you may meet, as applications will be reviewed and only the most competitive candidates will be offered an interview.

    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: 7/13/2020

    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.

    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:

    Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero Attn: DSH - Atascadero Employment Office P.O. Box 7005 Atascadero, CA 93423-7005

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

    DSH - Atascadero Employment Office 10333 El Camino Real Atascadero, CA 93422 08:00 AM - 04:30 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.
  • Other - You MUST attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts (which include the date a degree was conferred, if applicable) which prove you meet the minimum qualifications if you are using education to meet them. Please note foreign transcripts must include a verification for US equivalency through an independent company. Your application and attachments should prove you meet the minimum qualifications and outline any desirable qualifications you may meet, as applications will be reviewed and only the most competitive candidates will be offered an interview.
  • 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.

    Benefits

    To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package, please visit: http://www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/pages/salary-and-benefits.aspx

    Contact Information

    The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

    Department Website: http://www.dsh.ca.gov/ Hiring Unit Contact:
    DSH-Atascadero Employment Office
    (805) 468-3384
    ashemployment@dsh.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:
    Stephan Saunders
    (805) 468-2007
    stephan.saunders@dsh.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.

    ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

    All interested candidates must submit a Standard State Application Form (STD. 678), with original signature, and indicate Permanent/Full Time Library Technical Assistant I AND 455-360-1307-001 AND JC-198482 in the Examination/Job Title Section AND you MUST attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts (which include the date a degree was conferred, if applicable) which prove you meet the minimum qualifications if you are using education to meet them. Please note foreign transcripts must include a verification for US equivalency through an independent company. Your application and attachments should prove you meet the minimum qualifications and outline any desirable qualifications you may meet, as applications will be reviewed and only the most competitive candidates will be offered an interview.

    *Applications postmarked on the final filing date will be accepted. Scanned, copied or faxed applications will not be accepted.

    *Applications will be screened and only the most competitive will be offered an interview.

    *Any limited-term appointments may transition in to a permanent appointment.

    Additional Information

    Selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal history review utilizing Live Scan fingerprinting.

    This position requires candidates to pass a Medical Evaluation. You will be required to submit to a Medical Evaluation and receive clearance prior to being hired.

    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.


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