JOB: Extra-Help, Prepress Support Technician, Sonoma County Library

Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity
Under general supervision from the Community Relations Manager, provides excellent customer service and performs technical printing support to the Graphics department in support of the production of the Library’s marketing and outreach materials. This includes skilled technical work, such as routine layout activities, utilizing a small offset press, printers, scanners, cameras, copy machines and computer software, bindery, and finishing equipment to prepare and produce a wide variety of printed materials. Please attach three (3) digital work samples to your application demonstrating your Illustrator and Photoshop skills.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
Performs production duties for printed materials produced: cutting, folding binding and other required steps to finalize collateral printed materials, such as flyers and posters.
Creates soft and hard copy proofs for internal proofing and then as needed corrects, pre-flights and outputs files for offset and digital presses.
Operates digital duplicator to produce routine high-volume precision work to produce a wide variety of one color materials, such as in-house forms, applications, and promotional materials, stationary, and business cards.

Operation of offset duplicating machines, copier, bindery and finishing equipment such as collators, and folding machines.
Pre-press production and printing processes and technology.
Basic digital design and layout concepts, processes, and procedures, for reproduction, and layout.
Basic computer operation and software in both Microsoft and Apple technologies.

Experience: Two (2) years of recent experience in basic layout and the operation of a digital production copier, offset machine and/or bindery in a reprographic or printing production centered environment.
Special Requirements: Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: physical effort and manual dexterity in the operation and maintenance of offset or other related equipment. May be required to perform lifting up to 50 pounds.

SALARY RANGE: $21.20/hour

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Friday, November 22, 2019

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).

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 or as soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3 working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at

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