|Approximate Salary||$26.12 - $31.75/hour|
|Opening Date||7/17/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Final Filing Date||7/31/2020 5:00:00 PM|
|Contact Information||Jessica Smith (707) 784-6190|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Competitive|
The Librarian (Entry) is the entry-level position of the Librarian series. The Librarian (Entry) provides community-focused library services in a branch setting for adults, teens, or children including programming, collection development and maintenance, outreach and partnerships, customer service, and leadership.
The ideal candidate is comfortable working with the public in a diverse community; seeks to create a welcoming environment in the library; is confident with public speaking and presentations; has familiarity with library services, materials, and trends; has experience working with the age group identified in the position; and is flexible and resilient, able to change service models as the needs of the community change.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited term, or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: POSITION REQUIREMENTS Experience: No experience required. Education/Training: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university is required. SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required for some positions. Some positions allocated to this class may require bilingual skills. Independent travel may be required. To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15870
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Experience: No experience required.
Education/Training: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university is required.
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required for some positions.
Some positions allocated to this class may require bilingual skills.
Independent travel may be required.
To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15870
Based on the information provided in the application documents and answers to the supplemental questions, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral interview, or any combination listed. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process.
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: https://jobapscloud.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office, and are due by the final filing date.
Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.
Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.
A Master's Degree in Library Science is required for this position. Applicants are encouraged to submit either a copy of their degree OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree conferred by the final filing deadline. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the document deadlines above. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DOCUMENTS
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, or by fax to (707) 784-3424 or by email to email@example.com. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Librarian Entry) and the recruitment number (20-342010-01). When submitting documents via email, include the recruitment title and number in the subject field.
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and whether they will continue in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.
Although your answers to the supplemental questions will assist in evaluation your application, the answers to the supplemental questions do not replace your work experience in your application. Please note your responses to these questions should be reflected in your application's work experience.
1. I am applying for a Librarian position in:
___Both Children's and Teen Services
2. If you selected Children’s Services in Question 1, please describe what experience you have working with children ages 0-18 years.
To be eligible, applicants must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A copy of the DD214, showing discharge type, must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date. Applicants who have a service connected disability must submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons.
Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general discharge under honorable conditions shall have five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans (rated at not less than 30% disability) shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.
It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.
APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://webstartadmin/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=6664.
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.
SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER