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Job Opportunity: NMSL Rural Services

BookmobileThe New Mexico State Library is hiring a Library Technician to operate one of our Rural Bookmobiles out of Los Lunas, N.M. Join our enthusiastic team of professionals delivering much-needed library services to New Mexico’s rural population!

Please see information below and apply online at For official posting, click here

Job Title: Library Technician (DCA #4849)

Opening Date/Time:Tue. 09/16/14 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:Tue. 09/30/14 11:59 PM
Salary: $10.19 – $17.73 Hourly // $21,195.20 – $36,878.40 Annually
Job Type:Sponsored Term Funded Position
Location:Los Lunas, New Mexico
Department: Department of Cultural Affairs

Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website: Employment with the State of New Mexico
Purpose of Position:

This position will provide library services to rural and under-served communities and patrons by driving a 35 foot bookmobile to designated rural areas where rural library patrons. This position will select library materials, and obtain current and accurate information via the Rural Bookmobile West program. The incumbent will assist in circulating and re-shelving library materials. This position will be keeping statistics of usage, and recording a log of vehicular maintenance in the library and on the bookmobile. The incumbent will maintain patron files and assists in compiling statistics for monthly and quarterly reports. The Daily bookmobile runs results in work schedules that often exceed 8-10 hours per day. The incumbent will share driving time of the 35 foot bookmobile with co-workers. Two employees are required to travel 3 weeks out of the month providing library services to the western region of New Mexico.This position is a Pay Band 45.


 Classification Description:
Library Technicians-Operational
 Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year of relevant experience.

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

Statutory Requirements:

 Supplemental Information:
Working Conditions:
Overnight travel is required. Bookmobile usually travels three out of four weeks per month. Sitting for long hours during bookmobile trips. Lifting and carrying luggage, laptops and books. Daily requirements of the position require carrying, lifting, bending, kneeling and standing while working with library materials; pushing or pulling book carts up to 40 lbs; occasionally moving shelving or cabinets; and the use of stools or step ladders to reach materials on high shelves. Driving bookmobile vehicle and state vehicle on narrow New Mexico roads, over mountain passes with high elevations, sometimes in adverse weather conditions (wind, rain and snow) in emergencies and usually between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. year round. In the winter months there is evening driving after sunset. This position also requires exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage.

Conditions of Employment:
Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency’s utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:
Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency’s utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

Agency Contact Information:
Angela Soliz, (505) 476-9783 or email: 

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