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City of San Antonio Job Application – Public Service Associate

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Public Service Associate


$32,880.64 Annually


TX 78205, TX

Job Type

4A Full-Time



Job Number



9/30/2022 11:59 PM Central

Grant Funded


FLSA Status



Job Summary

Under immediate supervision, is responsible for preparing, delivering, filing, and sorting materials; performs general clerical work. Exercises functional supervision.

Work Location 600 Soledad San Anotnio, TX 78205

Work Schedule Hours vary dependent upon department need

Essential Job Functions

Checks in all library materials returned to the book return area.
Answers telephones, greets and assists internal customer.
Responsible for running holds report.
Checks in all items that have been pulled for router.
Assists in monitoring the unit workflow.
Sort library material and place books in order.
Locates and retrieves items that are being requested but are in line to be shelved.
May perform basic clerical duties
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
One (1) year clerical experience.
Valid Class ‘C’ Texas Driver’s License. (Library employees who are not required to drive are exempt from this requirement)

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to learn the Dewey decimal system.
Knowledge of general office procedures.
Skill in operating basic office equipment; personal computer; and utilizing rudimentary software.

Additional Information

Physical requirements include frequently lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate basic office equipment. Subject to walking, sitting, standing, reaching, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are in an office environment.

Applicant Information

If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

Knowledge of general office procedures.
Knowledge of mailroom procedures and postal regulations.
Knowledge of basic accounting skills.
Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs (including postal and microfilm equipment).
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, management, and the general public.
Ability to learn building codes, policies, and ordinances.
Ability to reference and interpret postal regulations and services.
Ability to follow directions and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the job, with or without accommodations.

Benefits Information

The City of San Antonio (CoSA) strives to provide a competitive compensation and benefit package to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. To accomplish this, CoSA offers subsidized health care benefits for active and retired employees, paid disability benefits, paid life insurance, as well as automatic participation in a pension program which is currently matched two to one.

For more detailed information, please click on the following link to view Benefits offered by the City of San Antonio:


Part-Time, Temporary, and non-City positions are not eligible for CoSA Benefits.
Holiday and Leave benefits for Pre-K 4 SA positions may be different than what is listed at the above link.

Additional Information

The City Of San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. This means that the City does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex (gender), age, disability, national origin, genetic information, or sexual orientation. All individuals are encouraged to apply and compete for jobs with the City of San Antonio.

If you require assistance at any stage of the application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department ( so that accommodations may be made to meet your needs. Our telephone number is 210-207-8705 and our fax number is 210-207-2285.

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