Library Technician

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Langley AFB, Virginia
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 10, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

About the position:
This position will be assigned at the Bateman Library on Joint Base Langley-Eustis VA - Langley location. This is a Regular Full-Time position and may be subject to night, days, weekends, and Holidays, and on-call work.

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Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all circulation service operations.
  • Assists in training on circulation tasks.
  • Independently performs circulation and registration duties by implementing established procedures for circulation functions.
  • Maintains automated and/or manual circulation files to include all charged-out materials, user database files, registration files, reserves, document delivery, interlibrary loans, lost items, and overdues.
  • Implements established procedures for overdue materials.
  • Makes arrangements with customers for replacement of lost or damaged items, following relevant AFIs and local guidance.
  • Using established procedures, maintains reserve and interlibrary loan services and performs follow-up to ensure all requests are accurately fulfilled. Maintains and compiles library statistics on circulation, attendance, reference questions, and other required and requested data.
  • Provides ready reference services to library customers by locating required information using standard library reference tools, passing more difficult requests to the appropriate staff member.
  • Explains the library classification scheme and general management of library resources to customers.
  • Explains library rules, regulations, circulation procedures, and entitlements to library users.
  • Assists library users with library equipment.
  • Assists the supervisory librarian in developing and implementing programs and the marketing and publicity of library services and events.
  • Prepares displays.
  • Recommends titles for possible inclusion in the collection.
  • Utilizes the Integrated Library System (ILS), online databases, and other Internet resources to prepare subject bibliographies.
  • Performs routine clerical tasks.
  • Picks up, sorts, and distributes library mail.
  • Uses varied and advanced functions of computer software to prepare, format, modify, edit, email and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other documents.
  • Assists with the technical services process as needed.
  • Assists in conducting tours and group orientations.
  • Refers difficult questions/problems concerning work processes to the appropriate staff member.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11073435

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.
  • This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and one every three years thereafter to perform the duties of the position.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 04/08/2021

Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:
Must have specialized experience in a library that provided specific knowledge of library rules, policies, and procedures for circulation and technical service. Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must have experience or training that demonstrates the ability to perform standard computer skills. Must have experience in a library that provides the applicant with general knowledge of standard library rules, policies, and procedures in circulation services. Must have typing experience. Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, and reaching; pushing loaded book trucks; and recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. Must be physically able to frequently lift boxes of up to 40 pounds. Must be able to reach up to 72 inches with or without the assistance of a step stool. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical. Successful completion of a National Agency Check with Inquiries is required. Must possess skill in dealing with the public.

Performance Standards:
Provides prompt and efficient circulation assistance. Effectively assists in training on circulation service procedures. Courteously assists users in circulation and reference transactions. Effectively administers reserve and interlibrary loan services. Accurately updates, corrects, and queries circulation and reference databases. Effectively administers overdue notification system. Accurately maintains library statistics. Effectively provides ready reference services. Promptly and effectively assists in developing and implementing programs. Properly and promptly performs routine clerical tasks. Applying established customer service practices, receives and greets visitors, answers questions and promptly answers telephone calls. Effectively uses computer software including email. Accurately recognizes differences in existing procedures and applications and makes choices from among established alternatives.

Education

Completion of some college or a college degree is desirable.

Additional information

  • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Direct deposit is required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A probationary period may be required
  • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
  • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.


How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and supporting document will be evaluated against the qualifications of the position.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination has been made that you have inflated your responses to meet the position's qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.,) for professional and personal references on your resume.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Required documents may vary based on the eligibility you are claiming (i.e., applying as a Military Spouse Preference - MSP, applying as a veteran, applying as a current federal employees, applying as a displaced employee, etc.,). The below document(s) are required and MUST be submitted with your application by the closing date of this job announcement:

  • Resume


Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support identified the general or specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

Other accepted documents to support a qualification and/or claimed preference/priority eligibility may include:

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Diploma/ GED
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • License
  • Other (1)
  • Other (2)
  • PCS Orders
  • Professional Certification
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • Separation Notice (RIF)
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
  • Transcript


As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and supporting documents which prove your claimed eligibility. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package to include supplemental documents may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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