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The Library of Congress seeks a Binding Technician to join their staff.
The incumbent works under the direction of the Head, Library Binding Section performing item assessment, binding preparation, quality assurance, packing and unpacking moderately heavy shipping containers, and shelf preparation for the Library’s collections.
The Binding Technician performs the routine tasks associated with monograph binding preparation activities under close supervision. These tasks include providing the contract binder with complete bibliographic information, concentrating on routine monographic materials requiring call number only.
The Binding Technician performs the routine tasks associated with quality assurance activities under close supervision. These tasks include conducting quality assurance of completed bound volumes for accurate ILS representation, stamping, style and defects in workmanship; primarily inspecting less complex materials (e.g.: unlettered monographs) and inspecting a smaller number of moderately complex materials (e.g.: lettered monographs) with guidance. Directs problem items to more senior Binding Technicians for review and appropriate action.
The Binding Technician performs routine tasks associated with assessment, shelf preparation, shipping and receiving activities under close supervision. These tasks include in a training capacity packing and unpacking shipping containers. Accurately counts and organizes items for shipping and receiving, and performs security scan on received items. In a training capacity staff sort materials delivered from cataloging and custodial units and conduct labeling tasks by affixing call number labels. Accurately identifies items in need of deacidification through pH testing.
$42,870 – $55,736 per year
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