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Library Page - Access to City Employment (ACE) (3602)

Recruitment: REF3228R

Published: May 22, 2023


Danielle Anderson -
John Weber -
Leorah Dang -

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Department: Access to City Employment
Job class: 3602-Library Page
Salary range: $54,574.00 - $66,248.00
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


The Access to City Employment Program (ACE) seeks to hire qualified individuals with a disability into permanent entry-level jobs outside the normal civil service selection process. To be hired through the ACE Program, individuals must meet the minimum qualifications of the job and provide a Certification of Disability from the California Department of Rehabilitation or a Veterans Preference Letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Role description

Definition: Under immediate supervision, class 3602 Library Page performs simple clerical and light physical tasks in the main and branch libraries.

Distinguishing Features: The 3602 Library Page is distinguished from the 3610 Library Assistant in that the former performs basic library clerical work, whereas the latter performs supplementary clerical work and provides logistical support with library programs and outreach.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties: According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list. Picks up and returns materials to proper departments; sorts materials and returns to proper area; maintains proper order of materials and spaces.  Transports, retrieves, and delivers materials; delivers inter-departmental communications. Performs physical processing of library materials, such as packing books for mailing or discarding; scanning barcodes, security taping, labeling, and covering. Performs circulation duties, such as charges and discharges materials, receives and records fine payments.  Processes applications for patron accounts; answers routine inquiries from patrons.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: requires some knowledge of library systems. Ability and Skill to: serve the public in a courteous and efficient manner; follow directions and cooperate with others, organize work and maintain a tracking system, use a computerized data system, sort and file, communicate clearly and concisely, understand and follow written and oral directions, compose memos and reports, ability to lift boxes/bins weighing up to 30 lbs. and ability to move loaded carts weighing up to 250 lbs.

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications: These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED or High School Proficiency Examination) OR

Experience: Six (6) months (1000 hours) of clerical or customer service experience. License and Certification:

Substitution: Completion of an approved City and County of San Francisco Clerical Administrative training program (as designated on the job announcement) may substitute for the required education or required experience.

What else should I know?

Notes: SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION The ability to lift boxes/bins weighing up to 30 lbs. and ability to move loaded carts weighing up to 250 lbs. will be evaluated during the probationary period. PROMOTIVE LINES To: 3610 Library Assistant ORIGINATION DATE: AMENDED DATE:  05/20/10; 06/24/10; 09/17/18 REASON FOR AMENDMENT: To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills & abilities, and minimum qualifications. Business unit(s):

Conviction History: As a selected candidate 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 selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as: Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code. Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City. If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers: All City and County of San Francisco 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.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.