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Burlingame Library: Teen/Children Librarian

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Topic: Burlingame Library: Teen/Children Librarian
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Subject: Burlingame Library: Teen/Children Librarian
Date Posted: 04/Oct/2019 at 3:10pm
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$5,893.20-$7,880.02 Monthly

The City of Burlingame is seeking a highly energetic full time Teen/Children’s Librarian with a strong public service commitment. Incumbents will provide professional reference services, library service and programming to children and teens, as well as assist patrons in finding materials for recreation and information. The Librarian I classification is an entry-level position; the Library II classification is the experienced, journey-level position requiring a higher level of experience and training. The Librarian I/II can be filled at either level depending upon qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification.)

Education and Experience:

Librarian I: A typical means of gaining appropriate education and experience would be the possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate Library School.

Librarian II: A typical means of gaining appropriate education and experience would be the possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate Library School; experience working at least one year as a Librarian I in a library operation comparable to Burlingame.

Highly Desirable: At least one year professional experience working with children and teens in a library setting. Knowledge of the Peninsula Library System and Millennium system is desirable. Successful public contact experience in a library setting; knowledge of automated systems; basic library reference materials including on-line databases and the Internet; reference interview and research methods; and knowledge of library systems.

Licenses: Possession of a Class C, California Driver’s License for branch or school visits.


    Retirement: CalPERS 2.5% at 55 for Classic members and 2.0% at 62 for New members; Classic members contribute 1.5% of the City’s contribution to CalPERS retirement via payroll deduction on a pre-tax basis
    Health Insurance: Choice of CalPERS Medical plans. City pays up to 92.5% of medical premium of most medical plans
    Dental and Vision for employee and dependents
    Long-Term Disability Insurance plan pays 60% of monthly salary ($3,500 max)
    Term life insurance policy in the amount of $75,000
    Vacation leave of 10 days for the first 4 years and increases with years of service
    Fourteen paid holidays per year (includes 2 floating holidays)
    Sick Leave: 12 days per year
    Deferred Compensation: City contributes $45 per pay period matching contribution to a 457 plan
    Section 125 Flex Benefit: Un-reimbursed Medical and Child Care
    Transportation Incentive Program
    Reduced fee for City Recreation fitness classes

For a more detailed overview of the benefits available for this position, please refer to the AFSCME Administrative Unit MOU
Special Instructions


This recruitment has been extended to Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Please apply as soon as possible.

Interested candidates must submit a completed online employment application. Applications submitted without completed supplemental questions will be considered incomplete and disqualified from this recruitment process. Your responses will be reviewed for appropriate grammar, punctuation, and content.

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