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Library Assistant I

Company: City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:


The City of Rancho Cucamonga is not your average public agency employer. We have evolved from the antiquated civil service government employment of the past. Our driving staff force, known as Team RC, embodies a culture of innovation and collaboration. We believe that our employees are the best representation of our values and we strive to be on the cutting edge of diversity, inclusion, and technology.

When you join Team RC, whether you're front-and-center or behind-the-scenes, you can rest assured that your work makes an impact in the community you serve. Our enthusiasm for public service and our commitment to continuous learning helps Team RC focus on what really matters...service and people.

So, get comfortable, grab a snack, and apply to join Team RC.


This position might be perfect for you if:

* You have a passion for working with, engaging, and inspiring children and families!
* You bring creativity and enthusiasm to storytimes and programs.
* You enjoy working with people of all ages, meeting new people, and building community relationships.
* You are a great listener, and have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* You enjoy working as part of a high-functioning team.
* You are great at multi-tasking, and problem-solving and working in a fast-paced environment is your thing.
* You love sharing the joy of reading!

You'll be responsible for:

* Providing excellent customer service at our service desks and Second Story and Beyond children's museum inside the Biane Library, where you'll help connect families with discovery experiences based on literacy and literary themes.
* Assisting with planning and presenting children's programming may include reading stories, singing songs, and doing hands-on activities.
* Contributing to creating a welcoming, organized, and fun space for children and families.
* Helping to create and maintain safe library and museum spaces utilizing the organization's policies and code of conduct.
* Handling ticket sales and point of sale (POS) transactions.

For more information on this position, please visit the job description here.

Recruitment Schedule:

First round of application reviews will be Thursday, December 8


Education and/or Experience:

Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree in Library Science, six units of college-level technical library courses, one year of library experience or any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge and abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of library work; the use of library indexes, catalogs, and simple reference sources. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public, especially children.


Frequent standing and sitting. Dexterity and coordination to handle files and single pieces of paper; occasional lifting of items weighing up to twenty-five pounds such as files, stacks of paper, references, and other materials. Moving from place to place within the office; some reaching for items above and below desk level. Strength, dexterity, coordination, and vision to use keyboard and video display terminal occasionally.


Generally clean work environment with limited exposure to conditions such as dust, fumes, odors, and noise. Work schedule may include evenings and weekends.



All applicants are required to apply online at www.cityofrc.us/rcjobs. This position is open until filled or until a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met. All statements made on the application are subject to investigation and verification. Resumes may be attached to the completed application form as supplemental information, and will not be accepted in lieu of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates who best match the needs of the City will be invited to compete further in the examination process. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates who best match the needs of the City will be invited to compete further in the examination process. All candidates will be notified of their application status by email throughout the recruitment process. Candidates invited to compete in the examination process, who successfully pass the examination process, will be placed on an eligibility list. The candidate on the eligibility list who most closely meets the requirements of the City may be selected to receive a final offer. The City may conclude that none of the candidates, even those who meet the minimum qualifications, are appropriate for the position. The City may conclude that none of the candidates, even those who meet the minimum qualifications, are appropriate for the position.

Successful candidates shall be required to:

* Pass a reference check and background verification. References will not be contacted until a mutual interest has been established; and

* Pass a post-offer pre-employment medical exam

* To best serve the needs of the community and to help resume programming and services, the City of Rancho Cucamonga has implemented a vaccination policy for new employees.

Effective with recruitments beginning on or after June 15, 2021, newly hired employees will be required to have completed their COVID-19 vaccination(s) in order to start work with the City of Rancho Cucamonga. In order to safeguard the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, program participants, and the public the City has determined that the vaccination of new employees is a business necessity to reduce the direct threat of COVID-19.

If presented with a conditional offer of employment (COE), candidates will be required to furnish documentation to show they have received a COVID-19 vaccine(s) and are fully vaccinated (2 weeks after final dose). Candidates offered a COE and not yet vaccinated will be provided with a location to be vaccinated at no cost. Candidates may request a medical or religious accommodation to the vaccination requirement. Please contact the Human Resources at (909) 774-2436 or email at careers@cityofrc.us for direct requests for accommodation.

If hired, candidate will be required to complete a verification form designated by Immigration and Naturalization Service to certify that they are eligible for employment in the United States of America and furnish proof certifying legal authorization to work in the United States.

The City of Rancho Cucamonga Participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In accordance, the City will provide the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration, with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information regarding E-Verify, the Federal Government's online employment eligibility verification system, please visit www.uscis.gov.


The City of Rancho Cucamonga is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. In addition, the City of Rancho Cucamonga abides by a nepotism policy that may preclude you from being hired if the City employs a relative. The City of Rancho Cucamonga makes reasonable accommodations for disabled persons, considering each situation on an individual basis. Please make direct requests for accommodation to Human Resources. For information on Employee Rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act, please click here. There is a no smoking policy in effect in all City Offices and vehicles. Finally, please note that the provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Human Resources at Careers@CityofRC.us. Applicants may wish to visit the City's official website at www.cityofrc.us for more information.

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Describe your customer service experience in a library, children's museum, or other environments that focuses primarily on serving children and families.


What do you enjoy most about working with the public, and what do you find most challenging?

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Agency City of Rancho Cucamonga

Address 10500 Civic Center Dr.

Rancho Cucamonga, California, 91730

Phone (909) 774-2418

Website http://www.cityofrc.us

Keywords: City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Rancho Cucamonga , Library Assistant I, Other , Rancho Cucamonga, California

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