Municipality of Anchorage LIBRARY ASSISTANT I - Girdwood - Range 7 / AMEA in Anchorage, Alaska

Job Title:

LIBRARY ASSISTANT I - Girdwood - Range 7 / AMEA

Closing Date/Time:

Mon. 03/19/18 5:00 PM Alaska Time


$14.26 - $18.17 Hourly

$570.40 - $726.80 Weekly

$2,471.73 - $3,149.47 Monthly

$29,660.80 - $37,793.60 Annually

Job Type:

Regular / Part Time


Scott & Wesley Gerrish Library, 250 Egloff Drive, Girdwood, Alaska



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Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

This position is represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association, he or she must become a member in good standing within thirty-one (31) days of beginning work.


LOCATION OF WORK: Scott and Wesley Gerrish Library, 250 Egloff Drive

Girdwood, Alaska 99587

HOURS OF WORK: Hours vary; Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Position is Regular, Part-time (18 hours per week)

Example of Duties:

Sort and shelve all types of library materials, including books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, and multiple formats of sound recording materials. Shelf-read collection and maintain correct order on the shelves using basic alpha-numeric classification schemes. Put shelving carts in order. Push/pull fully loaded book carts. Check-in and sort returned library materials using library's online system. Empty book drops. Using the library's online system, perform customer service tasks including the charging, discharging and renewing of library materials, registering patrons for library cards and placing requests for materials. Cash management duties include accepting fines and fees and operating a cash register. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and six (6) months of customer service experience (volunteer or paid).

Additional Important Information:

Preference will be given to Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) employees. AMEA employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-AMEA applicants.

The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory completion of a national criminal background investigation (AS 12.62.160) and (AS 12.62.400). Accordingly it will be necessary for the selected applicant to provide certain identification information and be fingerprinted. Fingerprint cards must be dated within 30 days from date requested. The processing fee of $47.00 plus the cost of being fingerprinted (variable) is the responsibility of the selected applicant and must be accomplished before beginning work.

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.


Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once applicants click the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Alaska Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571