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On-Call Library Clerk Classification:Library Clerk I or II

Closing Date: August 18, 2017
Posting Date: August 04, 2017
Employer: Colchester-East Hants Public Library
Contact: Lynda Marsh, Administrator
Address: 754 Prince St., Truro, NS B2N 1G9
Phone: NA
Email: [email protected]
Location:Truro, Nova Scotia
Terms of Employment:Part time, Casual
Other: on-call
Salary:$12.06/hr LCI coverage / $14.54/hr LCII coverage (Step 1 on a 5-step scale)
Start Date:End of August (Application deadline: August 18th, 2017 (at 12:00 noon local time)
Additional Information:Job summary Under the supervision of the Administrator, Adult and Outreach Services, this position is on an On-Call basis to cover illness, vacation, short-term leaves, etc. Hours may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Areas of responsibility vary depending on the position being covered.
Responsibilities:Duties/Tasks •Performs circulation desk duties including registering and updating patron files, lending and receiving materials, answering the telephone and directing calls, collecting fines, and placing holds on items requested by patrons •Assists the public with assorted library equipment; assists with computer bookings and computer usage •Shelves library materials; shelf reads •Trouble shoots equipment such as computers, photocopier, and printer, contacting technical staff when needed •Performs other related tasks as requested Additional Duties/Tasks when filling in at the LCII level •Answers reference and directional questions, referring and/or consulting when necessary •Delivers children’s programming as needed •Responsible for opening and closing department when necessary
Essential Skills:Reading, Working with others, Document use, Oral communication, Numeracy, Continous learning, Writing, Thinking skills, Computer skills
Other: Education, Experience, and Abilities Required •Grade 12 and relevant post-secondary studies OR an acceptable combination of education and experience •Strong computer skills and knowledge of searching the internet. •Strong communication skills •Ability and willingness to work with children •Ability to adapt to changing needs of clientele and procedures •Ability to deal tactfully, patiently and courteously with staff and public •Ability to carry, push, and pull heavy loads •Ability to work daytime, evening, and weekend hours •Thorough knowledge of the community an asset
How to apply:Application Procedure Please submit a detailed résumé with cover letter to: Lynda Marsh, Administrator Colchester-East Hants Public Library 754 Prince St., Truro, NS B2N 1G9 E-mail: [email protected] Application deadline: August 18th, 2017 (at 12 noon local time) We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more about the Colchester-East Hants Public Library, visit our website at

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