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					                                           CITY OF MONTEREY PARK
                                           Human Resources Department
                             320 W. Newmark Ave. Monterey Park, CA 91754 (626) 307-1334

                                             announces a job opening for

                                 (Open/Competitive, Full-Time Position)
SALARY: $45,912 - $58,740 plus excellent benefits including up to $50/month bilingual/translation skill pay for a
qualified 2nd language. ($47,172-$60,360 effective 7/1/2006)

DEADLINE: March 31, 2006. Completed applications, including any related educational or training documents
must be submitted to the City of Monterey Park Human Resources Department, 320 W. Newmark Ave., Monterey
Park, CA 91754 within the filing period. No Faxes or Postmarks will be accepted.

THE POSITION: Under general direction, performs professional library work relating to technical and reference
services, does selection of library materials and special programs; performs reference and readers advisory service.
The Librarian assists patrons with reference requests by answering questions covering a wide variety of subjects in
person, by fax, E-mail, the Internet or telephone; performs MARC cataloging and Dewey classification; interprets
OPAC information; demonstrates usage of the OPAC and Internet; writes reports and arranges programming; selects
materials to be added to or deleted from collection; conducts tours of Library; makes presentations to the community
about the library; supervises and trains assigned personnel; may conduct storytimes; and performs other related
duties as assigned. This position works rotating shifts including evenings and Saturdays.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of theories, principles and techniques of professional library work; reference
sources including electronic formats; current authors, titles and readership interest levels; methods, rules and
procedures involved in the classification and cataloging of materials, and staff supervision. Skills/Abilities -
Interpret and determine patron needs; locate desired resources; use independent judgment; communicate effectively
orally in one-on-one situations, in front of groups, and in writing; supervise and direct the activities of assigned staff;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different backgrounds, varying degrees of
English expertise and different age groups. Education and Experience - Any combination of experience and
education that has provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the
knowledge, skills and abilities would be possession of a Master's degree in Library Science from an American
Library Association accredited college or university. Public library experience is desirable. Physical Effort - This
position requires stooping, climbing step-ladders, reaching, bending, pushing and lifting up to 10 pounds. License -
Possession of a valid Class “C “ California Drivers License and a satisfactory driving record is required at the time
of appointment and is a condition of continuing employment.

SELECTION PROCESS: The candidates who appear to best meet the City requirements based upon a review of
the submitted applications will be invited to the Oral Board Interview. The Oral Board will evaluate, on a
competitive basis, the work experience, educational background and qualifications of each candidate.

         Oral Interview:           Weighted 100 %         Tentative Date: April 18, 2006
After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must pass a pre-employment medical examination, including a drug/alcohol
screen. Applicants with legal disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact the Personnel Department at
least five (5) days prior to the examination date. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS BULLETIN DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR
OR PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. The City of Monterey Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Following is a summary of the provided benefits. For further information, refer to the unit’s Salary Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding.
    HOLIDAYS: 104 hours of paid holidays per year.                                 Social Security. The City does not participate in the Social
    VACATION: 80 hours of vacation each year plus eight additional                  Security System, except for the mandatory 1.45% Medicare
     hours for each year served beginning with the employee's sixth                  contribution.
     anniversary to a maximum of 200 hours per year.                                EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Regular, full-time
    SICK LEAVE: 80 hours annually. Cash out and reimbursement                       employees are eligible for participation in the Employee Assistance
     options are available with restrictions.                                        Program that provides confidential counseling and consultation
    CASH OUT OF ACCRUED LEAVE: An employee may elect to cash                        services for family, stress, financial and legal issues.
     out up to 40 hours of vacation, sick and/or holiday leave.                     MEDICARE: Employees pay the mandatory 1.45% contribution.
    MEDICAL INSURANCE: The City contributes up to $540.00/mo                       CREDIT UNION: F & A Credit Union is available to employees.
     toward medical insurance for employees, eligible dependents and                AGENCY SHOP: Positions in this collective bargaining unit are
     retirees. Employees have a variety of medical insurance plans to                required to join the Union or pay an equivalent service fee.
     choose from. Those who waive City-paid medical coverage &                      DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Available to all employees who wish
     present proof of insurance in a non-City employee's health insurance            to participate.
     plan will receive $175/mo. cash in lieu.                                       TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Those who pass probation are eligible
    DENTAL INSURANCE: The City contributes up to $30.00/mo toward                   for limited reimbursement for approved courses & books at Cal-State
     dental insurance for the employee & eligible dependents.                        LA University rates.
    VISION INSURANCE: The City provides vision insurance coverage                  DRUG/ALCOHOL FREE WORKPLACE: It is the policy of the City of
     for the employee only.                                                          Monterey Park to maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace.
    LIFE INSURANCE: The City provides a $40,000 life insurance                      Applicants for City employment are expected to comply.
     policy. Additional life insurance is available.                                IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986: In
    LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: The City pays the premium                       compliance with IRCA of 1986, all new employees must verify
     for long-term disability insurance for the employee.                            identity and entitlement to work in the United States by providing
    RETIREMENT: Employees are covered by the Public Employee's                      required documentation.
     Retirement System, 2% @ 55, single highest year. In addition, the
     City pays the 7% member contribution in the employee’s behalf.
THE CITY: The gateway to the San Gabriel Valley, Monterey Park is located six miles east of the Los Angeles Civic Center and encompasses an area of
7.72 square miles with approximately 64,000 residents. Development within the City consists primarily of suburban residential neighborhoods balanced by
commercial facilities. Monterey Park is bordered by the San Bernardino, Long Beach and Pomona freeways, and offers many economic and cultural
advantages. Only a few minutes away are mountains, major sport event facilities and cultural attractions. In the City itself, newcomers may choose from
hillside homes with spectacular views, family homes on pleasant, tree-lined streets and apartments or condominiums. The educational opportunities from
kindergarten to university present some of the best in Los Angeles County. East Los Angeles College is located within the City limits and California State
University at Los Angeles is located on the City's northern boundary. The City contains two hospitals, 14 parks and facilities, baseball diamonds, tennis
courts, gymnasiums, swimming pools and a golf course. City employees can enjoy a variety of authentic culinary delights from the over 100 restaurants in
the City and shopping experiences in the over 75 multi-cultural specialty stores throughout the City.
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              City of Monterey Park
              320 W Newmark Avenue
              Monterey Park, CA 91754-2896