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Tehama County Public Library

Red Bluff, CA

Extra Help Position

Salary: $15.51 Hourly

This is an Extra Help position, therefore it does not qualify for benefits.

The mission of the Tehama County Library is to maintain and improve the quality of life for all citizens of our community by providing resources that enhance and contribute to individual knowledge, enlightenment, and enjoyment in the most efficient manner possible. We especially recognize our responsibility to serve as an archive for the rich historical resources of our area and as a place for children to discover the joy of reading and the value of libraries. To learn more about the Tehama County Library, click on the links below.

Ideal candidates have a passion for reading and learning as well as have good English, math and computer skills. Additionally, candidates should be detail-oriented with great people skills. Candidates should also have excellent memorization, organization and research skills.

Examples of Duties

Performs circulation duties as required, including checking materials in and out of the library, emptying the book drop, registering new patrons, issuing library cards, and receiving and receipting payments for overdue or lost materials, etc. | Performs various duties involved in library technical services, including preparing and receiving/checking in book shipments, routing books to branch locations, etc. | Assists patrons with routine reference questions and directs patrons to appropriate resources within the library; reserves books and materials for patrons; assists patrons in the use of library equipment and resources. | Performs daily library opening/closing procedures as directed. | Performs other library duties as needed, including but not limited reading shelves to ensure proper filing, shelving library materials, dusting and straightening shelves, etc. | Assists in maintaining periodical displays. | Compiles data for and prepares various records and reports as required. | Assists in maintaining supply and equipment inventory. | Performs general office/administrative duties as necessary, including but not limited to entering data into the computer, typing forms, typing reports and correspondence, processing mail, copying and filing documents, answering the telephone, attending meetings, etc. | Receives and responds to inquiries and complaints from patrons. | Assists with special programs and activities as requested. | Assists in maintaining neat and clean public and work areas. | Performs related work as required.

Education, Experience & Licenses

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade.
  • One (1) year of experience working in a library is desirable.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Requires a valid California driver’s license.

Recruitment Information

How to Apply: Visit and search for the job title to apply online.

The Library is currently recruiting for one (1) extra help position.
In addition, Tehama County is also establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for an Extra Help Library Clerk I, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.
Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.


Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None