City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2012-13
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
Pay Grade: A17 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Group: Clerical/Technical (A) Class Code: L024
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05, 6/08, 8/10
The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform responsible paraprofessional duties that require the application of fundamental procedures and techniques of library service. Library Associates are responsible for a section of library operations that typically involves lead supervision of subordinate staff. Assignments may include book selection, cataloging, patron assistance, children's or youth programs, technical, or reference work.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Leads and monitors staff to include scheduling, making work assignments, training, assisting with hiring, and providing input for performance evaluations and discipline;
Responds to requests and questions from assigned staff relating to work assignments
Assists patrons with reference work to provide information regarding research problems using knowledge of the library system;
Oversees materials processing and mending;
Assists with collection development;
Plans and coordinates specialized library programs, school visits, and library tours;
Receives, renews, and discharges books for patron use;
Coordinates youth programs making sure dates and times are scheduled properly;
Works with the public in locating materials, using the Internet and other library equipment;
Purchases materials and/or orders supplies for the library;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
May serve as shift leader in the absence of the supervisor;
May work in one or more sections of the library as needed;
May monitor the supply budget;
May create work orders and makes sure work is completed;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Train and review the work of others;
Library science including cataloging reference sources and methods;
Library policies and procedures for Chandler Public Library;
Mending, processing, and cataloging library materials;
Operation of standard office equipment including a personal computer and job-related software;
Developmental youth programs.
Listen to and comprehend patron requests;
Answer telephones and provide information regarding the library and its services;
Guide and provide lead direction to Library Aides;
Deal with individuals of all age groups;
Operate a computer system used for circulating books and library materials;
Operate library equipment such as laminators, copiers, spiral machine, poster makers, and other specialized library equipment;
Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks;
Operate a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with the public and other employees.
The work is performed under the supervision of an Admin Librarian or other designated supervisor.
High school diploma or GED equivalency; and
At least three (3) years of library experience; and
Valid Arizona Driver's License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
The primary duties of the position are performed in a general office environment at the Library's main facility or a remote branch.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, communicate effectively on the telephone and in person, and to hear sounds within the normal range of conversation;
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and sort and catalog a variety of books, written documents, and text materials;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate specialized library equipment, standard office equipment, and a personal computer;
Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to sit at a computer for long periods of time, lift up to 20 pounds and maneuver heavy book carts, and work in an office and library environment.