County of Alameda

Library Driver-Clerk (#9310)

Bargaining Unit: SEIU 1021 - Misc Sub/Para Prof (012)
$29.56-$35.00 Hourly / $2,217.00-$2,625.00 BiWeekly /
$4,803.50-$5,687.50 Monthly / $57,642.00-$68,250.00 Yearly

Under supervision, to drive a library delivery van, perform related library clerical duties and to do related work as required.


Incumbents in the class of Library Driver-Clerk drive the Library delivery van throughout the Bay Area. Incumbents sort, load, and unload heavy library materials, bulky supplies, equipment and furniture, as well as perform clerical duties. This class is distinguished from Bookmobile Driver-Clerk in that the latter drives the bookmobile and performs clerical duties with extensive public contact.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Drives a light or medium duty delivery van for pick-up and delivery of library materials, supplies, furniture and equipment to libraries, county agencies/departments and vendors on a regularly scheduled delivery or on a special delivery.

2. Loads and unloads delivery vehicles. Sorts, receives and prepares for shipment of library materials, supplies, mail and equipment.

3. Delivers, moves and positions furniture and other heavy objects as needed.

4. Checks fuel, oil, water and the general mechanical condition of Library fleet vehicles. Schedules vehicles for cleaning and mechanical service.

5. Requisitions general library office supplies using a PC; checks incoming merchandise for accuracy and condition; monitors stock levels and usage.

6. Types or prepares orders/requisitions; performs general office work such as filing and copying; uses standard office equipment, common hand tools, hand dollies and platform trucks.

7. Operates high volume duplicating machines to produce and control the production of memos, forms, art flyers and other copy productions. Types requisitions, files, and maintains central form/art work control system and copier statistics. Operates related equipment such as hole drillers, paper cutters and padding equipment.

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The equivalent of six months full-time as a Library Page or equivalent or higher classification within Alameda County.


The equivalent of one year full-time experience in supply, inventory or clerical experience.

Operation of a commercial passenger motor vehicle or light duty van is desirable.


All candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license and a good driving record.

Special Requirement:

Ability to lift/move heavy packages, books, library materials, up to 75 pounds.

Ability to work under different job conditions.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Geography of Alameda County.
• General office methods and procedures and equipment operation.
• Proper lifting techniques.
• Basic arithmetic.

Ability to:

• Drive safely and skillfully
• Make decisions.
• Problem solve.
• Adjust to changing work situations.
• Demonstrate interpersonal sensitivity.
• Effectively communicate orally.
• Communicate in writing.
• Follow written and oral instructions.
• Coordinate van repair and maintenance services.
• Lift up to 75 lbs.

JE:ke 12/77
Revised: 12/81
IB:nt Update: 2/3/87
JGS:pb Revised: 2/16/89
AE:jc Revised 8/98
Old doc: 0861h
New doc: Jobspecs/9310.doc
JC:pf Rev. 11/8/01 CSC Date: 12/19/01


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees) 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 12 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.


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