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JOB OPENING.[guffaw] by Kat Blair
Friday, September 21, 2007, 2:43 pm
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LIBRARY FROG I Class Code:
jump

ALAMEDA COUNTY
Established Date: Sep 21, 2007

SALARY RANGE
Brine shrimp – Bloodworms Trice Weekly
Brine shrimp – Bloodworms Monthly
Brine shrimp – Blood worms Annually

   

 DESCRIPTION: DEFINITION Under close supervision, to do
general swimming and jumping work in a public library, on
a full-time basis; and to do related aquatic work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES Positions in this class are found
in the Newark Library.
They are filled on a full-time basis. Incumbents perform
general swimming and jumping tasks under the
supervision of a Lead Frog or Supervising Fish.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  NOTE: The following are the
duties performed by employees in this classification.
However, employees may perform other related duties
at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification
does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Swimming.

2. Jumping.

3. Eating

4. Looking cute.

5. Entertaining Library visitors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of the following
knowledge and abilities:

• Must be beyond tadpole age by examination closing date.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above
Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an
examination.

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: NOTE: The level and scope
of the following knowledge and abilities are related to
duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of
this specification.

Knowledge of:
  

• Frog behaviors.

Ability to:

• Work courteously and tactfully with co-frogs,
   fish, and the public.
• Learn aquarium procedures.
• Follow non-verbal instructions.
• Swim and jump accurately.
• Eat large amounts of food from bottom of aquarium.
• Stay alive.
 
  

CLASSIFICATION HISTORY: Created: 9/07
KSS:rgm                    CSC Date: 9/21/2007

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3 Comments so far
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I am glad to see that the posting is up for the Library Frog I position. I hope that you receive lots of resumes from interested aquatic life, and that the position is filled quickly.

Comment by Celticangel

I don’t think the library should limit their amphibian staffing to frogs. As a friend of newts, I hope you will consider these plucky little animals. Their careful, dedicated and the whole poison skin issue shouldn’t be a problem since I don’t expect anyone at the library will try to eat them.

Comment by Aqua Lad

At the risk of being accused of usurping a copyrighted saying of the Teen Library Summer Reading Game…You Never Know @ the Library!

Comment by Kat Blair




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