Part-Time Assistant Property Specialist I
Under the limited guidance of a Senior, Professional, or Associate staff member, an Assistant Property Specialist I performs the following types of entry level paraprofessional duties: Building, grounds, equipment, and vehicle maintenance; transfer of materials and cash receipts among buildings; and other tasks of an entry level apprentice nature as required by individual library divisions. Assignments in this position category are based upon general proficiencies and special skills such as the ability to drive or operate trucks, tractors, and other equipment, the ability to do preventative maintenance and conduct repairs. Success in this category depends largely upon the ability to learn, adapt, work effectively with others, and assume responsibility. Each employee must annually sign and successfully complete a results oriented performance plan, based upon the specific job duties for the position and upon the individual employee’s performance needs.
Example of Duties:
Under the limited supervision of a Senior, Professional, or Associate staff member, an Assistant Property Specialist II performs all of the appropriate duties of an Assistant Property Specialist I and undertakes intermediate apprentice level duties, and other duties, as needed by the department.
Education and Experience:
Must have all of the general qualifications required of an Assistant Property Specialist I. Must have a general knowledge of all of the services offered by the library system. Must have a full understanding of the library mission, library roles, and the formalist ethical system used for decision making. Must have consistently integrated these philosophies, principles, and documents into the day-to-day routine of their job while helping to integrate other employees into this philosophical framework. Must have consistently played a leadership role in resolving problems rather than creating them, implementing change rather than blocking it, including people and ideas rather than excluding them, completing projects ahead of schedule rather than behind schedule. Must have demonstrated the ability, over a period of at least two years, to obtain above standard performance ratings while working in a minimum of two different Weber County Library divisions, or must have two years relevant experience working in other types of libraries. (Or, an equivalent combination of experience and job related results.)
Must have all of the general qualifications of an Assistant Property Specialist II. Must have the ability to work with the public both in-house and in the community. Must have demonstrated the ability to obtain above standard performance ratings by focusing energy and getting results on system priorities (as defined by the Library Administration) and by focusing energy and getting results on division and individual job goals. (Or, an equivalent combination of experience and job-related results.)
Must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week), flexible hours (morning, afternoon, and evening), and holiday hours when the library is open. All Assistant Specialist staff will work a minimum of two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their divisions. They will also work holiday hours in equal proportion to those of other employees in their division. Assistant Library Staff are not exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. Under the guidelines of the law, they may be required to work extra hours to cover for those employees who may be on vacation, sick leave, etc.
Tools and Equipment Used:
Including but not limited to: small power tools; plumbing and electrical tools; building construction tools; vehicle and equipment maintenance tools; computers; telephone, and FAX machines; tractors, trucks, utility vehicles; lawnmowers, snowblowers, and other small equipment.
While performing this job the employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally up to seventy-five pounds. Must remove parts and supplies from shelves at a maximum height of twelve feet; use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate power tools and equipment and to operate vehicles; must balance on ladders and climb scaffolds, must reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move about the area, talk with customers, and hear customer responses. Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a library public service environment, business office environment, or shop environment. May also work on library grounds, in library equipment rooms, and may occasionally be required to work in library crawl spaces, on roofs, or in similar maintenance environments.