IMPORTANT: Please read through the posting as it contains important information concerning this exam including residency requirements and minimum qualifications. At the end of the posting, you will find a link to the application packet. Completed applications must be printed, signed and mailed in to the Personnel Office by the filing deadline.
Exam Number 11001
About this series: Applications for this title are accepted continuously. This examination is an evaluation of a candidates training and experience that must be submitted online through a computer. Approved applicants will receive instructions for the examination upon approval of their application, and they will have 30 days to complete the online questionnaire. Successful candidates will have their names placed on the eligible list in order of their final score, regardless of the date on which they take the test. A candidate's eligibility for appointment begins within one month after the exam and will remain in effect for 4 years. Candidates already on the list may take the exam again to improve their listed score. The Commission reserves the right to terminate or modify this Continuous Recruitment program at any time.
A nonrefundable application fee of $25.00
is required for each separately numbered examination for which you apply. The required fee(s) must accompany your
application(s). Please make your
personal check or money order payable to Glen Cove Municipal
LOCATION OF POSITION/VACANCY: To fill any current or anticipated, full-time or part-time vacancy in the Glen Cove Library.
STARTING SALARY: $43,363 annually (full-time)
GENERAL RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: Waived for this examination series.
TO REQUEST CONSIDERATION OF PROMOTIONAL EXAM:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Librarianship from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian's professional certificate at time of application and possession of New York State Public Librarian's professional certificate at time of appointment.
Provides reference and reader's advisory services and instruction to library users;
Performs original cataloging and classification and record editing;
Performs collection development by recommending titles for purchase and/or deletion;
Plans and implements library programs for adults and children;
Compiles bibliographies and functions as subject specialist;
Performs on-line database searches, and search training;
Serves as a liaison for library services to community groups or other libraries;
Designs and produces public relations and library instruction materials;
Prepares statistical and/or narrative reports, memoranda and correspondence;
the work of clerical, paraprofessional and
Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses and reading professional material.
SUBJECT OF EXAMINATION:
There will be no written or oral test for this examination. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will receive a rating based upon an evaluation of your training and experience against the duties of the position being tested.
must first complete an examination application and return it to the Personnel
Office in City Hall at
The Training and Experience Questionnaire will be available after 6/1/2011, and approved candidates will be required to complete and submit this questionnaire within 30 days of receiving the directions notice. NOTE: Candidates may be credited with training and experience gained up to the date the Training and Experience Questionnaire was submitted.
This examination will be
prepared and rated in accordance with Section 23(2) of the
CREDIT: Veterans or
disabled veterans who are eligible for additional credit must submit an
application for Veteran’s credit with their application for examination or at
any time between the date of the application for examination and the date of
the establishment of the resulting eligible list. Applications for Veteran’s credits are
available from this office. Effective
January 1, 1998, the State Constitution was amended to permit a candidate
currently in the armed forces to apply for and be conditionally granted Veteran’s
Credits in examinations. Any candidate
who applies for such credit must provide proof of military status to receive
additional credit. No credit may be granted after the establishment of the
list. It is the responsibility of the
candidate to provide appropriate documentary proof indicating that the service
was in time of war as defined in Section 85 of the
OF FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY: In conformance
with section 85-a of the
Applicants may be required to undergo a State and national criminal history background investigation, which will include a fingerprint check, to determine suitability for appointment. Failure to meet the standards for the background investigation may result in disqualification.
APPLICATIONS / GENERAL INFORMATION / INSTRUCTIONS:
Application forms may be obtained from the City of Glen Cove Website:
www.CityofGlenCoveNY.org (Click on employment opportunities.)
OR: From the office of:
The Glen Cove Municipal Civil Service Commission
The office is open weekdays (excluding holidays), between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. OR: by sending a stamped ($.55) self-addressed legal sized envelope with the applicants name and address on it, requesting an application for the position. Applications received/postmarked after the filing deadline will not be accepted.
The applicant should make
certain every question on the application is answered, and that the application
is complete in all respects. All
statements made by the candidates in their application are subject to
verification. Candidates will be
notified of the disposition of their applications. The Glen Cove Municipal
APPLICATION FEE WAIVER: A waiver of application fee will be allowed if you
are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household. In addition, a waiver of application fee will
be allowed if you are determined eligible for
CHANGE OF ADDRESS:
It is the responsibility
of the candidate to notify the Glen Cove Municipal
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer