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Alameda County Library

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Occupational Handbook - This career guide from the Bureau of Labor Statistics can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Salary.com - Calculate what you are worth to your company, compare salaries, and learn how to negotiate.  

California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association - Find union apprenticeship programs with over 30 trade program descriptions and links to regional contact information.  

The Alameda County Library provides library services to a blend of culturally and ethnically diverse communities through its ten community and neighborhood libraries in the cities of Albany, Dublin, Fremont, Newark, and Union City and the unincorporated communities of Castro Valley and San Lorenzo. Outreach services are provided through our Mobile and Outreach Services, Education and Literacy Services, and Social Justice Services. 

The Library offers a diversity of career path in various fields, including librarianship, customer service, information technology, library administration, finance/accounting, and many more.

As a department of Alameda County, the Library follows civil service procedures for hiring. This means that when a position is announced as open, the County’s Human Resource Services Department solicits applications, screens applicants, and creates the list of eligible candidates for hire. Once an eligible list is created, the Library will conduct hiring interviews.

Current open Library positions are listed on the Alameda County website.

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City Employment - Use CalOps to search for city employment throughout California.

Alameda County - Find current openings, employment procedures, and general employment information.

California State - Search for current state jobs, find employment procedures and learn about career development opportunities.

Federal Government - Explore and apply for current job opportunities, learn about the employment process and explore hiring paths.

East Bay Works - A public workforce development network helping job seekers and employers meet their employment needs.

CareerOneStop - Search online information for career and job help or find a local OneStop agency to assist in job training and job search.

Ohlone College Tri-Cities Career Center - Resources and services for students and community members looking for employment.

Tri-Valley Career Center -  Provides resources for job seekers and employers.