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Placer County Human Resources Department
Librarian - II
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Supplemental Questionnaire

Last Name First Name
 

 

LIBRARIAN II

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE



 

This supplemental questionnaire is the examination for this recruitment.  Based on your responses to this supplemental questionnaire, your job-related training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this supplemental questionnaire will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.  The supplemental questionnaire is the only item used to determine your examination score.

By continuing in this examination process, you are certifying that all information provided in the supplemental questionnaire is true to the best of your knowledge.


 

I have read and understood the above information.


 

EXAMINATION QUESTIONS

Please note that indicating you have no training and/or experience in a specific area will not automatically disqualify you from participating in this recruitment.

INSTRUCTIONS:  For the following multiple-choice items, select the one choice that best corresponds with your relevant training and/or experience


1.

Describe your experience performing professional work in providing reference and advisory service to readers.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
2.

Describe your experience preparing and maintaining records and reports related to area of assignment.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
3.

Describe your experience developing collection by reading, reviewing, and selecting materials.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
4.

Describe your experience reviewing collection to determine additional materials needed and selecting materials for repair or discard.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
5.

Describe your experience identifying various user and community needs and recommending, planning, and presenting appropriate programs.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
6.

Describe your experience assessing patron needs and advising them in making effective use of library resources and services.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
7.

Describe your experience instructing customers in the use of library tools including catalogs, computer databases, and the Internet.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
8.

Describe your experience preparing publicity and coordinating the publication of marketing materials.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
9.

Describe your experience coordinating the dissemination of library program publicity.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
10.

Describe your experience participating in community outreach and special library programs.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
11.

Describe your experience assuming lead responsibilities over technical and clerical library staff.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
12.

Describe your experience assisting with managing the operation of a branch library, including budgetary responsibilities for assigned program.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
13.

Describe your experience responding to difficult complaints and requests for information from customers.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.
14.

Describe your experience building and maintaining positive working relationships with co-workers, other employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task, but would need additional training.
I have performed this task under normal supervision.
I have extensive experience performing this task.
I have extensive experience performing this task and have trained and/or supervised others in the performance of this task.

 

The following question will not be scored but may be used by the hiring authority in determining who to invite to the hiring interviews.


15.

Describe your experience working in a library.  Include in your response the type of work performed, your role and responsibility, and the number of years of experience you have worked in this environment.


 

Thank you for completing the examination portion of the application process.  We encourage applicants to review their responses for accuracy prior to submitting their applications.  Please click “Save and Continue” to move forward to the next tab in the application process.

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