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Air Force Materiel Command Library Technician (Circulation Services) in Robins AFB, Georgia


About the position:

This position will be assigned to the Robins AFB Library at Robins AFB. Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, and reaching; pushing loaded book trucks; and recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. Must be physically able to frequently lift boxes of up to 40 pounds. Must be able to reach up to 72 inches with or without the assistance of a step stool.


Responsible for all technical service operations. Assists in the training of new library aides and technicians on technical service tasks. Independently performs acquisition duties by implementing established procedures for technical services functions. Prepares, verifies, and processes all procurement purchase requests in accordance with AF Library and Information System procurement guidelines, regulations, general library philosophies, and funds procedures for various funding sources as directed by the supervisory librarian. Collects bibliographic data for ordering library materials. Using established procedures, renews subscriptions. Monitors receipt of all items purchased and routinely follows up on outstanding orders. Reports purchasing/delivery discrepancies to senior technician. Recommends titles for possible inclusion in the collection. Performs copy cataloging to meet specific library requirements. Uses automated cataloging resources such as OCLC to obtain and modify catalog records for new library materials in a variety of formats. Downloads cataloging data for materials into the Integrated Library System (ILS) to make the records accessible 10 library users, Ensures catalog records are accurate and current. Maintains name, series, and subject authority control records. Using established procedures, prepares library materials in a variety of formats for use by library customers. Logs in periodicals and checks for missing issues. Assists in the annual inventory of library materials, using established procedures, prepares materials for disposal via excess lists or DRMO and prepares appropriate paperwork. Monitors and maintains stock levels of office and specialized library supplies. Assists in providing ready reference services to library customers. Refers difficult reference questions to the senior technician or librarian. Assists library users with library equipment. Performs routine clerical tasks. Uses varied and advanced functions of computer software to prepare, format, modify, edi1, email and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other documents Assists at 1he circulation desk as needed. Refers unusual or complex problems concerning work processes to the appropriate staff member. If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10970894


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 12/01/2020 Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Qualifying Experience: Must have specialized experience in a library that provided specific knowledge of library rules, policies, and procedures for circula1ion and 1echnical service. Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must have experience or training that demonstrates the ability to perform computer processing. Must have experience in a library that provides the applicant with general knowledge of s1andard library rules, policies, and procedures in technical services. Must have typing experience.


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.

Additional Information

Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service Direct deposit is required Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check A probationary period may be required Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD) Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement. Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.