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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: RAIFORD, FL, US, 32083

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Requisition No: 55455 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70920792 

Salary:  $12.05 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 08/27/2019 


OPS Library Technical Assistant – 70920792

This advertisement is for an OPS position located at New River Correctional Institution in the Library Department.

Salary: $12.05 per hour

Under the direction of Secretary, Mark Inch, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is the 3rd largest state prison system in the country with a budget of 2.4 billion, approximately 97,000 inmates incarcerated and another 167,000 offenders on active community supervision. The DC has 151 facilities and more than 24,000 staff members statewide, making it the State’s largest agency.


  • Processes inmate request pertaining to general and law library services.
  • Opens the library a minimum of 25 hours per week.
  • Picks up and returns request to the mail room.
  • Makes cell-front visits to pick-up and return inmates’ legal documents.
  • Performs photocopying.
  • Supervises activities of inmate aides and clerks.
  • Ensures accuracy of records.
  • Evaluates clerk performance for gain time rview.
  • Initiates appropriate disciplinary action.
  • Documents provision of library services.
  • Collects data and compiles reports for librarian approval.
  • Assigns research duties to inmate clerks.
  • Answers requests and grievances within mandatory time limits.
  • Reviews research aides’ responses to requests.
  • Monitors check out and return of library materials.
  • Monitors interlibrary loan processing.
  • Monitors the use of copy machine.
  • Forwards law library invoices.
  • Forwards change forms.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies.
  • Supervise inmates assigned to the Library as Law Clerks, Law Clerk Trainees, Orderlies, and Clerks.
  • Manage the resources of the library in accordance with the rules and statues in place.


  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Knowledge of the procedures for classifying cataloging and using authority files for library materials.
  • Ability 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 per established procedures.
  • Ability to maintain assigned card catalog or data base collections.
  • 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 establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to monitor and enforce library rules.


  • A high school diploma or its equivalent and either one year of library experience or two years of general clerical 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.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Lake City

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