City of Farmington
  • 04-Oct-2018 to 18-Oct-2018 (MST)
  • Technical Services
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 8.00
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

No Benefits






TYPE OF POSITION:  Temporary/Part-Time

HIRING RANGE:  $8.00 / Hour



WORK LOCATION:  Farmington Public Library



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

Work Keys Testing Required

  1. Applicants are required to complete two Work Keys tests to be considered for this position. Each test takes approximately 45 minutes.
    • Workplace Documents test
    • Workplace Observation test
  2. To complete the tests:
    • Register online at
    • Visit the Farmington Department of Workforce Solutions, 600 West Arrington to take your tests
    • For additional information, please call Department of Workforce Solutions at (505) 327-6126.
    • If you would like to improve your test score, you will need to wait 24 hours before taking the test again.
    • Test results will be emailed to Ashley Pulte - City of Farmington Human Resources


Works under the general direction of the Technical Services Coordinator; training and instruction may be provided by Library Technicians, as assigned by Technical Services Coordinator.

Supervision of other employees is not a responsibility of this position.

Learns and maintains a working knowledge of the library's integrated library system (ILS) and various library related software, applications and their processes.

Responsible for processing library material through the library's procedure system in order to make them available for patrons, i.e. applying book jackets, adhering barcodes, printing and applying spine labels, etc.

Assists in preparing library materials to be removed from the library's automated system.  Involves scanning barcodes, stamping, sorting and boxing library materials.

Assists in preparing donated materials for the book sale.  Involves sorting and packing donations and library materials.

Receives incoming mail and freight, sorts and distributes mail and packages to appropriate library staff.

Processes periodicals and newspapers, logging them upon arrival.  Arranges and files periodicals and newspapers in the display areas of the library. 

Assists in maintaining library materials, i.e. mending and repairing.

Participates in inventory process at various library sites.  Involves scanning library materials and locating materials that should be in inventory.

Participates and attends staff meetings, trainings, daily shows, programs, and other projects of the library as required and/or assigned.

Maintains good organizational skills and considerable ability to pay attention to detail. 

Assists patrons in a courteous and respectful manner within scope of training; refers patrons to appropriate personnel.

Learns procedures and responsibilities primarily through oral instruction and observation which takes place on the job.  Training is hands-on with repetition and reinforcement.

Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors and to the public.

Attendance is an essential function of this position.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.

Complies with Technical Services department and library procedures and policies, and City guidelines, rules, regulations, procedures and policies.

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 or a logical assignment to the position.


This position is subject to the City of Farmington'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 has the responsibility to participate in and comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety Program. 

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years or state of current residency.

Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent required.

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

Ability to learn and use the library organization systems, including the Dewey Decimal Classification system. 

Ability to learn how to operate the library's integrated library system (ILS) and various library related software.

Working knowledge of basic personal computer operations, and with applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Email and the Internet.

Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public.

Ability to communicate and follow instructions, both oral and written, and follow established routines.

Ability to perform routine duties as assigned with minimal supervision.

Ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.

Ability to type 40 wpm or at a rate sufficient to perform duties of job and enter data accurately.

Must be able to work evenings and/or weekends for special library events.

This position requires a commitment to service excellence; the ability to work well with others in a team and independently; and the ability to remain flexible and positive in a time of continuing change.

Ability to learn to use the tools and equipment listed, including the library's online catalog and automation system and use them effectively to perform assigned duties.


Library integrated library system (ILS) and online catalog.  Personal computer, Microsoft Office products and other applicable software, telephone, fax machine, scanner, and various printers, copy machine, laminating machine, calculator, motor vehicle, and various 3M library machines.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this 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 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 climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


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.


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