Sacramento Public Library

On Call Event Duty (19905095)

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Facility Services
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Temporary
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Continuous or until 1000 applicants
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$15.15-$0.00 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

828 I Street Sacramento, 95814

Description

SACRAMENTO PUBLIC LIBRARY
TSAKOPOULOS LIBRARY GALLERIA
EVENT DUTY (ON CALL POSITION) - WEEKEND HOURS (Days and Evenings)
$15.15 per hour

 

The Sacramento Public Library's Tsakopoulos Library Galleria is seeking candidates to fill several on-call Event Duty positions.  This position works as needed, based on events scheduled in the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria.   The Tsakopoulos Library Galleria is attached to the Sacramento Public Library's Central library (downtown) located at 828 I Street in Sacramento.

If you have at least six (6) months of experience overseeing various functions of events for a banquet, conference or other public use facility, we encourage you to apply!

The ideal candidate has excellent customer skills and experience managing events, such as weddings, proms, professional meetings, job fairs, trade shows, etc.  He/she must have the ability to interact tactfully with clients, vendors and prospects; must be able to effectively enforce health, safety and other facility policies and regulations; is adept at Microsoft Office products and is familiar with a variety of audio/visual equipment.  

Notes:
1.The Library does not hire temporary/on-call staff who are members of CalPERS; e.g.    
  currently working for a CalPERS employer, or have contributions or service on account
  that has not been refunded. 
 

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BASIC FUNCTION
Set- up, monitor and break down events in the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
(Functions listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
•Set up furniture, microphones, conference phones; etc.;
•Put out signage;
•Greet clients,
•Connect lap-tops to projectors;
•Coordinate vendor set ups;
•Re-stock paper products in restrooms;
•Ensure vendors and clients are complying with Galleria policies;
•Assist at the end of the events with stacking chairs and putting chair covers on, setting out additional tables & chairs;
•Take notes during the events;
•Ensure caterers clean their areas and remove garbage;
•Secure the Galleria and library at the end of events;
•Respond quickly to emails and send follow-up reports, and
•Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Knowledge of:
1.Basic principles and techniques in overseeing a variety of events,;
 
Ability to:
1.Work cooperatively with others;
2.Work with vendors during event;
3.Operate a variety of audiovisual equipment, identifying event problems and handling them efficiently;
4.Communicate Galleria policies and procedures to existing and prospective clients;
5.Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
6.Ability to work independently;
7.Resolve conflicts with tact and diplomacy;
8.Read, write and communicate in English.

EXPERIENCE
 Six months experience overseeing various event functions for a banquet hall, conference center, or other public use facility. 

EDUCATION
No education required.

Other
The hours will vary between less than 10 to 40 hours in a two week pay period and are not guaranteed. This is limited to on-call assignments that do not exceed 1040 hours per year.

The on call position is scheduled a month at a time but is adjusted accordingly as events are booked and/or cancelled.  The position requires flexibility events begin as early as 7 AM and end as late as midnight. Events are scheduled seven days per week.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position will primarily be an indoor environment.

Physical Abilities:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must be able to:
•Lift heavy objects up to 25 lbs;
•Lift, carry, push and/or pull items with a strength factor of medium work;
•Hear and speak to exchange information in person and on the telephone;
•See to read a variety of materials;
•Possess dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment;
•Stand and walk;
•Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch;
•Sit or stand for extended periods of time;
•Climb a step stool/ladder and reach above shoulders.

 

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate has excellent customer skills and experience managing events, such as weddings, proms, professional meetings, job fairs, trade shows, etc.  He/she must have the ability to interact tactfully with clients, vendors and prospects; must be able to effectively enforce health, safety and other facility policies and regulations; is adept at Microsoft Office products and is familiar with a variety of audio/visual equipment.   
 

Benefits

This is a non-benefitted position.

Special Instructions

Notes:
1.The Library does not hire temporary/on-call staff who are members of CalPERS; e.g.    
  currently working for a CalPERS employer, or have contributions or service on account
  that has not been refunded. 
2.If you are a retired annuitant of CalPERS, you may apply.

 Questions?  humanresources@saclibrary.org

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