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LIBRARY TECHNICIAL ASSISTANT I - 48007059 (BLIND SERVICES)

Date:  May 5, 2023
Location: 

DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32114 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32124 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32118 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32120


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Requisition No: 801648 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: LIBRARY TECHNICIAL ASSISTANT I - 48007059 (BLIND SERVICES)

Position Number: 48007059 

Salary:  $31,200.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2023 

DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.

ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.

THIS IS A STATE OF FLORIDA CAREER SERVICE (CS) OPPORTUNITY.

*THIS IS AN ANTICIPATED VACANCY*

 

Job Description:

This position is located within the Division of Blind Services, Braille & Talking Book Library.  Under broad general supervision, the Library Technical Assistant I will serve as the Bureau's steward for the Keystone Library Automation Database (KLAS). 

 

Examples of Work:

  • Prepare mailing cards for materials each morning for items requested the prior business day.
  • Prepare mailing labels for large type items and recorded magazines as requested by staff.
  • Handle the check-in process for items that cannot be done without special attention, working with the technical support technicians from Keystone as needed to resolve questions and assure that the database is being used as effectively as possible.
  • Assist with materials and equipment inventory functions as requested by staff, maintaining adequate inventory of consumable supplies and requesting orders when appropriate. 
  • Assist the Collection Inventory Maintainance Librarian with the resolution of mismatched materials.
  • Perform other duties as needed. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of library experience.
  • College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of products.
  • Working knowledge of the Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS). 
  • Ability to understand general working parameters of a library that specializes in blind and visually impaired customers. 
  • Work well under tight time restrictions. 
  • Ability to communicate successfully both orally and in writing. 
  • Knowledge of the procedures for classifying, cataloging and using authority files for library materials.
  • Ability to conduct routine bibliographic searches for print or non-print materials.
  • Ability to maintain book collections.
  • Ability to perform acquisitions processes for print or non-print library materials.
  • Ability to assist users in locating and using materials.
  • Ability to perform basic circulation functions according to established procedures.
  • Ability to maintain assigned card catalog or data base collection(s).
  • Ability to edit bibliographic records for format and spelling.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to operate equipment, such as video display terminals and microfiche readers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

To be considered for a position with the Division of Blind Services:

  • All fields in the candidate profile (application) must be completed in its entirety.
  • All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for. Periods of employment should be entered with the most recent/current listed first
  • Periods of employment should include the supervisor's name and contact information. 
  • Account for and explain any gaps in employment so that the hiring process is not delayed.  Gaps of employment of 3 months or more must be addressed on the application. 
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position. Putting "see resume" does not substitute for completing all sections of the candidate profile.
  • Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable in the candidate profile. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Preference will be given for qualifying veterans, employees in layoff status and qualified candidates based on a review of their overall scores, KSAs, primary and supplemental applications, as well as completion of any required work samples, willingness questionnaires, and behavioral/personality/skills tests, and interview responses, as applicable. References and file reviews from previous employment will be verified to determine suitability.
  • Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
  • Individuals lacking the ability to competently do the job and those who are unable to positively contribute to a productive team environment, need not apply.
  • The successful candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background screening.
  • If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, you must attach the correct supporting documentation to be considered (DD214). 
  • If you are claiming Right to First Interview, you must attach a copy of your official layoff letter when applying to be considered. 

 

The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and

improving employment outcomes.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach