Library Clerk

Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Administrative Services Level 2
Open Competition

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is seeking an individual to join the New Brunswick Public Library Service as Library Clerk at the Fredericton Public Library in Nashwaaksis.

As a member of the library team, the Library Clerk provides loan service through an automated circulation system; provides basic reference service using traditional and electronic resources; provides reader's advisory service and assists in orienting the public in the use of library services; assists patrons in the use of information technology and promotes information literacy; assists in promoting the library and its services; contributes to the planning and presentation of programs for children and adults based on the library's programming schedule; assists in the delegation of tasks to volunteers, summer students and employment program personnel; assists in shipping and receiving materials; and assumes other duties as assigned. The Library Clerk will also assist in the maintenance of collections, the shelving of materials and shelf reading.

As a joint public-school facility, the library serves the public as well as the students and personnel of Nashwaaksis Middle School.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma and at least one (1) year of relevant experience; OR a post-secondary education diploma in a related field such as a library/information study program. Experience using e-mail, the Internet and MS-Word is essential.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

PLEASE NOTE: As of September 7, 2021 any candidate not currently employed in the New Brunswick Public Service will need to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (or a valid medical certificate exempting them from the vaccine) in order to receive a job offer.

The following operational requirement(s) is also required: Daytime, evening and weekend work based on schedules. Maintaining the library collections will involve lifting.

Prior to appointment, the successful candidates will be required to obtain a criminal record check for work with the vulnerable sector.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies: Effective Interactive Communication; Client Service Orientation; Concern for Order; Teamwork and Cooperation.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies: Ability to use Office Technology, Software and Applications; Presentation Skills.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $1,285 to $1,540 bi-weekly.

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at eRecruitment by September 24, 2021 indicating competition number: 21-6239-004. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Post-Secondary Education,
Training and Labour
Human Resource Services
500 Beaverbrook Court, Suite 100,
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: 506-453-8231

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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