Job: Library Technician (Senior)

11/21/14 – Library Technician (Senior)
US Naval Station, MWR Library, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Sarah P’s comments:  OK, here is one I have never seen before.  I suspect it is for US citizens only (thought the ad did not specify) and single status but interesting to say the least.

Library Technician Senior, NF-1411-03

Announcement Number:
2014-026
Department:
Library
Location:
Cuba
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
Salary:
$25,000.00 – $36,000.00 Yearly
Areas of Consideration:
Worldwide
Relocation Expenses:
Authorized
Opening Date:
11/18/2014
Closing Date:
12/01/2014
Location: Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Introduction:
This position is located at the Library, which is a part of Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Department, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The best candidate for this position is highly motivated, customer service oriented, can work in a fast -paced environment while meeting multiple deadlines with little to no supervision.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will be responsible for monitoring all circulation and technical service operations, and resolves problems and deviations. Trains new staff in circulation and technical services procedures and processes. Evaluates circulation and technical service policies, procedures, and processes and recommends improvements. Devises and adapts various search strategies within the library’s holding and utilizes online databases and CD-ROM resources to provide reference services to customers. Answers more in-depth or difficult questions that require the use of outside sources. Performs descriptive cataloging which does not involve extensive searching or long descriptions by modifying supervisory librarian in developing the library marketing plan. Develops publicity and marketing materials. Administers library programs, including youth services programs, and prepares and after-action report and evaluation.
May be required to oversee daily functions of the library in the absence of the supervisory librarian. Resolves circulation and technical services problems and deviations. Effectively trains lower grade staff in library circulation and technical service policies and procedures.
Minimum Requirements:
Specific knowledge of library rules, policies, and procedures for circulation and technical service. Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must have computer experience or training in computer applications such as Windows, Word, Excel, Access, and the Internet. Strong typing skills are required; must be able to type 40 words per minute. Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, 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. Successful completion of a National Agency Check is required. Must possess skill in working with peers and with the public.
Evaluation: Candidates will be evaluated on quality and nature of the experience pertinent to the position. Applications must show sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the full range of duties of
Library Technician.
This position may require the incumbent to drive a vehicle around the installation; therefore a valid drivers license is required.
How to Apply:  Electronic submissions of resume, OF 306, and additional documents, as well as any inquiries can be sent to personnel@gtmo-mwr.org. You may also fax your documents to commercial 011-5399-4378.
A current valid passport is required for this position.
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