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Library Departmental Aide (Extra Help) County of Solano California

  • Part-Time
  • California
  • Applications have closed

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The County of Solano is looking for highly talented and motivated individuals for their California offices. If you are interested in the long-term career progression then apply for Library Departmental Aide (Extra Help) in California.

Brief Details

Job: Library Departmental Aide (Extra Help)


Company: County of Solano
Location: California

Job Description

“Unlock the Doors to Your Mind”

Solano County Library is a progressive and innovative library with secure funding and widespread support from the community. The Library serves the community with eight branches and virtual services in five of the seven cities in Solano County with a staff of 111 FTE. With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural resources, and historical significance, Solano County is a growing community with a promising future as a place to live, learn, work and play. There is an abundance of open space to hike, bike, camp, and explore as well as coastal access for sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, and fishing. Residing midway between the Bay Area and the Sacramento metropolitan regions and neighboring the Napa Valley, residents enjoy the leisurely options of taking a ferry to San Francisco, train to downtown Sacramento or riding their bikes through valleys of vineyards and over the hill to Napa.

Solano County Library is guided in its mission to enrich the lives of the people in the County by a Strategic Plan, which is community focused, staff inspired, and outreach oriented. To realize these goals over the next several years, the Library has committed to embracing a spirit of flexibility and experimentation as we examine our current organizational structure and enact changes that will permit us to focus our services in response to community desires. At Solano County Library, we are the people, places, and services that spark curiosity, inspire creativity, and champion learning.

To learn more about the Library please visit: http://www.solanolibrary.com/


A Library Departmental Aide (Extra-help) performs a variety of routine clerical tasks, under close supervision; performs related duties as required.

Some examples of duties that will be performed as a Library Departmental Aide (Extra-help) are processing library materials and placing books and other material on shelves in proper alpha-numeric sequence. Emptying book return bins and sort to book cards, shelving, or delivery bins. Checking in/out books, periodicals and other library material on the automated computer system. Preparing the assigned branch for opening and closure and assist with meeting room set up and program preparation. Assisting and directing walk-in customers, including operation of the self check machines.

This recruitment is intended to fill Library Departmental Aide (Extra-Help) position. Extra-help employees do not have rights to a regular position or continued employment and are excluded from civil service. The hours worked will generally be up to 19-hours per week, but hours cannot exceed more than 999 hours in a fiscal year.


Experience and Education/Training:

No experience required.


Applicants under 18 year of age will be required to secure a work permit before being employed.

To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=7251


Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked.

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12/13/19 – Deadline to submit application and required documents.

01/04/20 – Tentative date for written exam.

Please note, testing will be held on a Saturday.

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES – Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

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