JOB: Library Aide*, Extra-Help, Sonoma County Library

Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity

* Pending classification study
Please see the attached job specification for full details about this position.

This extra-help, non-benefited position will perform basic library work in the area of materials support such as sorting and shelving library materials, and performs other work as required at various branches throughout Sonoma County.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
Sorts, distributes and shelves various types of library materials; maintains shelves in proper order.
Searches for and corrects sorting errors on bookshelves; reads shelves; follows procedures to look for materials on various reports.
Uses a computer to enter and retrieve information relating to checking-in materials, retrieving holds and requests, withdrawing holds and performing similar tasks.
Retrieves materials from shelves according to pull lists and other procedures.
Retrieves materials from book drops.
Keeps newspapers and magazines/periodicals current.
Cleans monitors, screens, keyboards, mice, and other related equipment.
Answers routine requests for information and direction from the public, directing caller or patron to appropriate person as necessary.
Places donations to the Friends of the Library in appropriate location.
Additional tasks include posting items to bulletin board, mending books, re-casing media, straightening reading room.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to the completion of 12th grade; ability to arrange items in numerical and alphabetical order quickly and accurately; ability to perform physically taxing work; deal with the public pleasantly and courteously. Spanish bilingual skills desirable but not required.

SALARY RANGES: $16.34 per hour

CLOSING DATE: We are accepting ONLY the FIRST 50 Applications

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to to apply.
Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered. Incomplete and/or inaccurate applications may result in disqualification from the recruitment process. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.

The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).

Employment offers will be contingent upon a successful pre-employment verification/criminal records clearance. Having a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from employment.

The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future positions as they occur during the active status of the list.

The Sonoma County Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer