City of Farmington
  • 03-Jul-2018 to 01-Oct-2018 (MST)
  • Adult Services
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 9.50
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

No Benefits


JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #106:  LIBRARY REFERENCE TECHNICIAN

NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1-2

DEPARTMENT:  Library / Adult Services

WORK LOCATION:  Library

HIRING RANGE:  $9.50 / Hour

TYPE OF POSITION:  Temporary/Part-Time

HOURS WORKED:  Varied

DAYS WORKED:  Varied Includes weekends, evenings, and holidays.                                                  

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH:  Until Filled

Resumes submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be considered in our job selection process.

SELECTION AND SCREENING TOOLS REQUIRED

  1. There are two WorkKeys tests that take approximately 45 minutes each that must be completed before you will be considered for the position.
  1. Applicants are required to register for the following WorkKeys tests: Workplace Documents and Workplace Observation.
    1. Register online at jobs.state.nm.us
    2. Visit the Farmington Department of Workforce Solutions, 600 West Arrington
    3. For additional information please call Department of Workforce Solutions at (505) 327-6126.
  1. If you fail the test you will need to wait 24 hours before taking the test again. The test cannot be taken more than three (3) times for each job description.
  1. Please bring the printed results for this test to the City of Farmington Human Resources Office, located at 850 Municipal Drive in Farmington, or email to apulte@fmtn.org

 

JOB DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Works under the supervision of the Adult Services Coordinator.

Greets and assists library users at the reference desk and other areas in the library. 

Assists library users with the library online catalog and locating materials.

Assists and instructs library users in placing holds, interlibrary loans, and other requests using the online system.

Provides basic reference assistance, using a variety of formats.

Assists in maintaining display materials.

Assists with processing and preparing materials related to adult services/reference.

Assists in processing interlibrary loan transactions.

Assists with preparation and processing of government documents.

Under the guidance of Librarians, assists with book selection and collection development.

Performs basic duties in other areas of the library or outreach locations as needed. 

Provides back-up assistance with the computer reservation system and public computers.

May serve on various employee committees, as required and assigned.

Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.

Must be available to work a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends, and some holidays.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program which includes:  pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Background check is required.

This position requires participation in and compliance with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety Program.

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years.

High school diploma or equivalent.  Some college desirable.

Familiarity with Dewey Decimal System and arrangement of library materials.

Previous library reference experience preferred.

Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

Ability to perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, etc.

Ability to operate personal computers, including the library's online catalog.

Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public on all age levels and cultural backgrounds, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to perform routine duties as assigned with little supervision.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public.

Ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in work environment. 

Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality, in accordance with library policies and laws.

Ability to learn to operate tools and equipment listed.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal computer and applicable software, online subscription databases, automated library management systems (online catalog, self-check, computer reservations, etc.), online event and program applications, electronic devices (such as eReaders, tablets, smartphones, etc.), online applications and social media tools, copier and fax, sound systems and projectors, telephone, and automobile.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee will routinely push fully-loaded book carts requiring up to 25 pounds of force. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet.

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.

City of Farmington
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