Air Education and Training Command Library Technician (Circulation Services) in Lackland AFB, Texas
About the position:
This position will be assigned to the JBSA Lackland Library. This is a regular full-time category position with guaranteed 35 hrs. per week. Employees appointed to a regular category position are eligible for benefits.
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for all circulation service operations. Assists in the training of new library aids and technicians 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 AFI's and local guidance. Using established procedures, maintains reserve and interlibrary loan services and does follow-up to ensure all requests are accurately fulfilled. Maintains and compiles up-to-date library statistics on circulation, attendance, reference questions, and other 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 Dewey Decimal Classification System and general management of library resources to customers. Explains library rules, regulations, circulation procedures, and entitlements to library users and volunteers. 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 on-line public access catalog and on-line databases such as DIALOG and OCLC FirstSearch to prepare subject bibliographies. Performs routine clerical tasks. Picks up, sorts, and distributes library mail. Uses varied and advanced functions of word processing software to prepare, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other text documents. Receives and transmits electronic mail with attachments. 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. 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 40pounds. Must be able to reach up to 72 inches with or without the assistance of a step stool. If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10911936
Conditions of Employment
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, 09/22/2020 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 I year 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 computer data processing. 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.
Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical. Successful completion of a National Agency Check is required. Must possess skill in dealing with the public.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
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.