January 4, 2002
Columbus, Ohio xxxxx
Re: Offer Letter - Librarian for the Tacoma Public Library
Based upon your application packet and interview rating, you have been selected for the librarian position at the Tacoma Public Library. xxxxxxxx of the City of Tacoma Human Resources Department has informed me that you have successfully completed the physical examination and that you have verbally accepted the position.
We will need to receive your acceptance in writing no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 18, 2002. If we have not heard from you by that date, it will be determined that you are no longer interested in the position and your name will be withdrawn from the list.
We are offering you a starting wage of $xx.xx per hour (Step 1). You will serve a six-month probationary period with an evaluation completed at the end of each two (2) month period based on your performance. At the conclusion of six months employment and a successful completion of the probationary period, you will be eligible for consideration of a merit step increase.
Your benefit package will include general leave (to be accrued at 8 hours per bi-weekly pay period), 24 hours of floating holiday per year, 12 paid holidays per year, and up to 56 hours of bereavement leave per year. General leave may be used for illness or injury only, not for vacation leave, during the probationary period. Floating holiday hours will be prorated for the year and may be used upon completion of the probationary period. You will be enrolled in the City of Tacoma's Retirement System. You will be able to select one of three medical plans, one of two dental plans and a vision plan. You will be provided group life insurance and long term disability insurance. You will be eligible to purchase additional and/or other insurance programs through the library. Tacoma Public Library is a member of the Social Security System. Further information regarding the plans/benefits offered by the Library will be discussed during your orientation in the Library Administrative Office on your first day of work.
A bargaining unit covers this position, and you will be required to become a member of the AFSCME - Local 120-L Union.
Welcome to the Tacoma Public Library! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me at (253)xxx-xxxx.
Administrative Services Manager