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Library Clerk (Truro Branch) Classification: Library Clerk I (part-time, term position Sept 1/17 - March 31/18)

Closing Date: August 18, 2017
Posting Date: August 04, 2017
Employer: Colchester-East Hants Public Library
Contact: Cathie Landsburg
Address: 754 Prince St., Truro, NS B2N 1G9
Phone: NA
Email: [email protected]
Location:Truro, Nova Scotia
Terms of Employment:Part time, Term
Other: term position Sept 1/17 - March 31/18
Salary:$12.06 (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: As a member of the library team, the successful candidate will work to provide library services at the new Truro Library. Weekly schedule: Tuesday 5pm - 8pm, Saturday 1pm - 5pm.
Responsibilities:Duties / Tasks: • Shelves library materials, and shelf reads •Performs circulation desk duties, including registering and updating patron files, lending and receiving materials, answering the telephone and directing calls, collecting fines, placing holds on items requested by patrons • Provides assistance to public using library computers • Answers directional questions, referring and/or consulting when necessary • Performs other related tasks as requested
Essential Skills:Reading, Working with others, Document use, Oral communication, 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 •The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions •Good written and oral communication skills •Strong computer skills with willingness to upgrade skills as required •Organizational skills with attention to detail •Ability to deal tactfully, patiently and courteously with staff and public •Knowledge of the community an asset •Ability to carry, push, and pull heavy loads
How to apply:Application Procedure: Please submit a detailed résumé with cover letter to: Cathie Landsburg, Supervisor Colchester-East Hants Public Library 754 Prince St., Truro, NS B2N 1G9 E-mail: [email protected] Application deadline: August 18th, 2017 (at 12:00 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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