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Collection Services Assistant
- Type:Full Time
- Salary/Pay Rate:$20.67/hour ($42,998/year) - $30.70/hour ($63,851/year)
- Posted Date:08/05/2019
- Deadline to Apply:08/19/2019
|Benefits||Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits|
|Civil Service Status||
This is NOT a Civil Service position
Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) including some evenings and weekends.
Weekend work as required - currently will work one weekend every six weeks. Currently will work every other Thursday evening.
|Tentative Start Date||October, 2019|
Job Summary & Requirements
Under the general direction of the Head of Collection Services, assists in the acquisition, cataloging, processing, and withdrawal of all library materials. Responsible for sorting and receiving library materials and making them shelf ready and processing inter-library loans. Assists in additional procedures to expedite flow of material through the department. Assists in the Circulation area as needed.
Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of related work experience.
Must possess or obtain Public Library Certification – Support Staff Certificate (Iowa State Library) within 2 years of employment.
|Physical/Drug Test||Post offer, pre-employment physical and drug test are required.|
|Steps to Apply||
Steps to Apply:
2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:
b) Cover Letter
c) Supplemental Questionnaire (link provided below)
3. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section.)
Click to open: Supplemental Questionnaire
All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.
|Deadline to Apply||
Monday, August 19, 2019 @ 11:59 p.m.
|Apply Here!||City of West Des Moines Online Application System|
|Application Materials & Related Documents||
You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.
If you are currently employed with or you have been employed with the City in the last three years (in any capacity), do NOT create a new profile. Contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616 for instructions on how to log in.
**If you have applied for a position with the City of West Des Moines since July 2009, please refer to the instruction sheets listed above.**
CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320