Information Resources Specialist I

Recruitment #072820-MEBA01-200300

Summary Statement

Incumbent will be assigned to our Government Services Section and will work independently as well as part of a team.  Incumbent will spend a considerable amount of time driving throughout the state to meet and interact with municipal and county agency staff.  Responsible for performing presentations in an office and or classroom setting.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Examines, identifies, arranges and classifies books/documents/electronic tapes/media/publications/records according to a pre-determined classification system.
  • Develops item descriptions noting content, format/media, arrangement and relation to provenance/origin.
  • Assists patrons/researchers by explaining the facility's resources, gathering available information/materials and demonstrating equipment operation.
  • Applies conservation and preservation techniques to aged or damaged books/ documents/electronic tapes/records by unfolding, cleaning, repairing tears, removing tape, placing in acid free containers, filming, refilming, media/technological migration.
  • Attends workshops, conferences and seminars to receive training related to the identification, care and maintenance of books/documents/records held by public agencies and accessible to the general public.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Information Resources Specialist I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: 

  1. Knowledge of research which includes systematic study to discover or establish facts.
  2. Knowledge of archives, records management or library services.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.