San Mateo

Library Assistant I - Passport

Per Diem
San Francisco/Peninsula
4/15/2019 at 5pm or until 50 applicants
$24.45-$0.00 Hourly


55 West 3rd Avenue San Mateo, 94402


Immediate Opening for Per Diem Library Assistant I

Administrative Operations – Passport Services

APPLY BY:  Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm OR the first 50 applications received, whichever occurs first.

THE POSITION:  Come be part of the San Mateo Public Library team. You would be joining an organization whose mission it is to serve the community with a collaborative, innovative, and professional spirit. The San Mateo Public Library is seeking an energetic, motivated, and detail-oriented individual to provide services as a certified passport Acceptance Agent for the Main Library’s U.S. Passport Acceptance Office and to provide general support to the Library Administration Office. Training will be provided.


SALARY:          $24.45 per hour (Step 1). This position is considered part time and offers limited benefits after working a specified number of hours.

SCHEDULE:     15 hours per week

The schedule will consist of two weeknight shifts – Mondays and Tuesdays from 4:00 – 8:30 p.m. and an alternating Friday or Saturday shift of 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


HOW TO APPLY: Submit an online application and resumé at


APPLY BY:  Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm OR the first 50 applications received, whichever occurs first.



  • Review passport applications for completeness and accuracy
  • Verify identification and citizenship documentation
  • Collect fees
  • Respond to public in-person and telephone requests for services and information
  • Perform a wide variety of routine clerical work, including filing, billing, processing correspondence, record keeping



Knowledge of: Office methods and equipment, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs: at minimum Word, Excel; and Outlook; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.


Ability to: Provide good customer service; perform routine clerical work, operate office machines, learn office methods, rules and policies; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; speak and write clearly.


Experience and Education: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be equivalent to completion of 12th grade, including or supplemented by specialized clerical courses. Bilingual skills desirable but not required.


ADA SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work requirement: ability to work in a standard library environment; ability to operate computer keyboard; sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, squat, stoop, reach, twist, lift 50 pounds and push/pull 100 pounds.


FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Please contact Dena Gomez at 650-522-7809


This is a part-time position that offers limited benefits after working a specified number of hours. 

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