Thursday, June 10, 2010

Library Assistant Open Competitive Exam



TO BE HELD: This exam will be held on-line from September 1 through September 30, 2010.
LAST FILING DATE: Applications must be received no later than Friday, July 30, 2010.
VACANCY: Resulting eligible list to be used to fill vacancies in the Albany Public Library.
SALARY: $15.64/ Hour

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The work involves performance of a paraprofessional or specialized non-librarian duties. This position requires aptitude to operate independently within prescribed responsibilities. The work is performed under the general supervision of a Librarian.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications by the date of the examination. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Forms can be obtained by visiting the:
Civil Service Commission
City Hall Room 301
Albany, New York 12207
Phone: (518) 434-5049

A standard application must be filed for each examination. The applicant should be certain that every question is answered and that the application is complete in all respects, including the title of the examination.


• There will be no written or oral test for this examination. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will receive a rating based upon an evaluation of your training and experience against the duties of the position being tested.
• Candidates must first complete an examination application and return it to the Albany Municipal Civil Service Commission on or before the last filing date of July 30, 2010.
• Approved candidates will be sent a notice containing directions to a website address needed to complete a Training and Experience Questionnaire.
• The Training and Experience Questionnaire will be available on September 1, 2010, and approved candidates will be required to complete and submit this questionnaire between September 1, 2010 and midnight, September 30, 2010. NOTE: Candidates will not be able to claim any credit for training or experience gained after the application filing deadline of July 30, 2010.
• Candidates who fail to submit a questionnaire by midnight, September 30, 2010, will not receive a rating.

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