|Technical Assistant - Acquisitions|
POSITION: Technical Assistant III - Acquisitions
DEPARTMENT: Collection Support
POSTING DATES: Tuesday, 04/08/14 to Wednesday, 04/30/14
COMPENSATION: $2,444 per month with excellent benefits including Social Security, retirement, medical, dental and optical insurance; paid vacation and sick leave, EAP, and a fun and innovative work environment that values the contributions of our employees.
UNION: Membership in AFSCME, AFL-CIO Local 1581 required commencing not more than 30 days after employment, according to the terms and conditions described in the current bargaining agreement.
SCHEDULE: 40 regular scheduled weekly hours during regular business hours. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule changes depending on library needs.
LOCATION: Whatcom County Library System, 5205 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, WA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Locates, sources, orders, receives and invoices library materials. Essential functions include:
QUALIFICATIONS: You are extremely attentive to detail and have excellent keyboarding skills and computer experience, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, the Internet, e-mailing systems and other relevant software packages. You value providing exceptional customer service, to both internal and external patrons. High School Diploma and three years or more related experience required; or equivalent technical training, education and/or experience. Ability to gain working knowledge of Whatcom County Library System’s policies and procedures. Requires the ability to speak, understand, and write English clearly and concisely. New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.
APPLICATION: Submit a completed WCLS Application Packet* by 5:00 pm on Wednesday 04/30/14 to:
Mary Kinser, Technical Services Supervisor
* Application packets must include:
JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible.
SELECTION: Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, an oral interview, and a skills test. Selection of applicants for further consideration and/or possible testing will be determined by the information supplied by the applicants on their applications and accompanying documents. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail on the application to permit WCLS to properly determine the applicant’s qualifications, abilities and attributes as they relate to the listed position. Interviews will be scheduled ONLY with best qualified applicants, based upon applications, résumés and other documents received, and test results. Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process should contact Human Resources.