• City of Huntington Beach, CA
  • Huntington Beach, California
  • May 21, 2019
Temporary Education and Training Library Services Other
  • Salary: $12.00 - $13.00 Hourly

Job Description

Hours worked per week may vary

This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Public and Information Services, Programs and Youth Services, Technology and Collection Management, Outreach and Training Services, and Facilities.
This position will be located at the Central Library.

The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.

This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position.

Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.

Examples of Essential Duties

Sorts and shelves a variety of material, including books, DVD's, CD's, magazines, newspapers and microfilm; checks in material electronically; interacts with the public to answer and refer patron inquiries; provide outstanding customer service while assisting patrons in locating books and materials; assists patrons with using the self-checkout and return stations; pushes heavy carts and book bins; inspects and repairs damaged books and magazines; performs other related duties.
Note: The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.
Education/Experience:  Requires some high school and previous experience or related training.

Ability to: Learn basic library services and functions; follow oral and written instructions; read and file alphanumeric characters; reach above the head, bend and stoop to shelve materials. Lift 25 pounds and push heavy book carts and book bins.

  • An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety.
  • Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.
  • Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview.
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results.
  • Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position.
  • Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.

Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.
Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions


Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.