Library Branch Assistant - Arnold

  • Camp Connell, California
  • Mar 08, 2024
Part Time Accounting and Finance Library Services
  • Salary: $16.27 - $19.78 Hourly USD Hourly
  • Salary Top: 19 USD Hourly

Job Description

Position Description

This position will be working at the Arnold Library;

Friday's and Saturday's from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Under direction, to perform paraprofessional library work and general clerical work; and do related duties as required.


This position is considered to be paraprofessional, and is expected to perform duties per established policies and procedures under the close supervision of the County Librarian.

Example of Duties

  • Performs general support work to ensure the continued operation of the county branch libraries.
  • Operates the library circulation desk, including scheduling staff and volunteers.
  • Registering new library users and explaining library policies and procedures.
  • Assists library users in selecting and locating books and materials and providing assistance to answer research questions.
  • Assists in the set-up and maintenance of library exhibits including bulletin boards, exhibition cases and wall displays.
  • Prepares signage, posters, and banners.
  • Receives and accounts for all fees, fines and donations.
  • Shelves books.
  • Works with library users, volunteers and community members regarding library activities.
  • Maintains statistics and prepares reports on a variety of library activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

General library functions; library terminology; common office methodologies.

Ability to:

Learn and perform library clerical work with speed and accuracy; understand and follow oral and written instructions; do routine reference work and assist patrons in the selection and location of library materials; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; properly and effectively perform general public relations work; maintain accurate records.

Education, Training, and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of general clerical experience; demonstrated understanding of library functions is required. Completion of thirty (30) semester units of college course work may be substituted for up to 3 months of the required clerical experience.

Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department Motor Vehicles may be required.

Bargaining Unit 7 - Service Employees International Union Local 1021

For available Health/Dental/Vision insurance please visit the County BENEFITS WEBPAGE. Please note that Extra-hire positions that are benefitted, are only offered our CORE medical plan and are not offered dental or vision.

NEW * Assist-To-Own program to help Couny employees purchase a home.

Program Highlights:
  • Down Payment Assistance, up to 5.5% of the Total Mortgage Loan.
  • Available with purchase of a primary residence.
  • Variety of Mortgage Loan options (FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Loans).
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement to qualify.
  • Flexible guidelines: Minimum FICO 640; Maximum DTI 50%.
  • Flexible income limits, up to moderate income levels; no income limits for FHA and VA.
For more information, vists Calaveras County Assist-to-Own

Boot Allowance: $150 per year and is distributed once a year, in the first full pay period in the month of December.Qualifying Classifications: Registered EH Specialists, EH Techs, OSS Engineers, Fleet Manager, Junior Engineer, Mechanic series, Sheriff's Mechanic, Public Works Inspector, Road Maintenance Worker series, Integrated Waste Worker series, AG Techs, and AG Biologists, and Recycling Program Coordinator I/II, Permit Tech I/II, Engineering Tech I/II assigned to the Rock Creek Landfill facility, and Air Pollution Control Tech.

Uniform Allowance:$600 per calendar year split into monthly payments.Payments will be made monthly on the second pay check.Qualifying classifications: Custodian series, facility maintenance worker series, facilities maintenance engineer.

Extra-hire employees are not eligible for step advances, vacation, seniority rights, holiday pay or other certain employee benefits. They are entitled to 24 hours of sick leave per year and eligilbe for the county's CORE Medical plan but not eligible for dental or vision insurance.

Vacation days:

0 - 3 complete years = 80 hours per year.

After 6 months you can take your first week.

3 - 10 complete years = 120 hours per year

10 years+ = 160 per year

Holidays:13 paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance: $50,000.00 County paid

Sick Leave: 12 days annual sick leave accrual with unlimited accumulation.

Sick leave is accrued at 3.69 hours for each full 80 hours of payroll period.

60 hours of sick leave can be used for immediate family, parent spouse, child or sibling.

Merit: After successfully completing twenty-six (26) pay periods, a 5% merit increase may be granted.Merit increases may be granted annually thereafter to the top step.

Probation Period: New employees remain in a probationary status for 26 pay periods..

Longevity Incentives @ 2.5% for each of the following:
  • 5.5 years (if hired before March 28, 2005)
  • 6 years
  • 10 years
  • 15 years
  • 20 years
  • 25 years

Bi-Lingual pay:$75 per month for specific approved job classifications.

Flexible Spending: Pre-Tax Medical Reimbursement - Max contribution of $2,500 annually

Flexible Spending:Pre-Tax Dependent Care Account - Max contribution of $5,000 annually

Section 125 Plan:Additional insurance is available through the Section 125 plan and may be purchased from a representative during open enrollment or by appointment when they are on-site.


Heart & Stroke Insurance

Cancer Insurance

Accident Insurance

Universal Life Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance




Extra-Hire's will be enrolled into Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) unless you are already a member of CalPERS.

Additional Retirement Plan:

The County offers a 457 Government plan. Employees can contribute u to this deferred compensation plan (Pre or Post Tax options).The County utilizes VALIC.

Participating employees will receive a County paid match of up to $50 a month.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

Camp Connell, California United States View Map