Who We Are
The application filing period for this recruitment has been extended to Friday, September 29th, 2023 at 5:00pm PT.
The City of Beverly Hills has a long-standing reputation for providing superior customer service to residents, businesses, and visitors. This characteristic, combined with outstanding staff in all departments, has been a hallmark of success for this high performance organization. The municipal government (approximately 1,080 full-time and part-time employees) provides the highest quality safety services, recreational, municipal services, and physical environment.
What We Do
The Community Services Department provides exceptional cultural, educational, recreational, and social services to enhance and maintain a high quality of life and attractive physical environment in the Beverly Hills community. The Library's mission is to provide resources, services, and a place to read, connect, relax, and learn. The Library supports literacy, life-long learning, civic engagement, and cultural awareness. To achieve these goals, the Library provides: access to library materials and guidance in finding quality, trusted information, events for all ages to support life-long learning and early literacy, and school year and summer programs to promote a lifetime love of reading. The Library helps adults and children by offering access to hundreds of thousands of books, audiobooks, e-books and other materials. Thousands of patrons are reached through outreach activities to schools, homebound patrons, Roxbury Book Nook, and community events.
What We're Looking For:
The City of Beverly Hills is seeking an outstanding Librarian II. The position will work in the Adult Reference Department and will be responsible for providing outstanding customer service and high quality reference and readers’ advisory in-person, by phone, and while roaming and moving about the library frequently. The position will also be responsible for providing reference support, some collection development, research, and other duties as assigned. The incumbent must be knowledgeable of Library online resources and databases, able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, adaptable, team oriented, customer focused and tech savvy. This position reports directly to the Librarian III.
Detailed Job Description:
Previous experience working in Adult and Children sections for a public library.
For major duties and requirements including knowledge, skills, & abilities, please see link:
Schedule and Hours:
All work will performed on-site, 5 days a week. This is a non-teleworking
position. Additionally, incumbents will be assigned to work one evening shift per week.
All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position, including detailed responses to all supplemental questions. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application or supplemental application materials.
The selection process will consist of the following components:
Candidates who are successful and placed on the eligibility list for this recruitment, may be used to fill a position of a lower classification.
As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be contacted to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Note: Falsifying one's education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City of Beverly Hills.
Disaster Service Workers: All City of Beverly Hills employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.