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Parks Canada

Casual Employment Opportunity (AS-02) at Parks Canada

September 14, 2016

Parks Canada National Library is looking for a qualified and motivated individual to join our team for a casual employment opportunity as a library technician/cataloguer.

The position is located at 111 Water St. East, Cornwall, Ontario.

Duties

  • Library circulation (specifically interlibrary loan), acquisitions, resource description, collection management, research services.
  • Cataloguing using Library of Congress Classification system; knowledge of MARC and use of integrated library systems (e.g., Vubis Smart).

Working Environment

Government library

Security Requirements

Reliability status

Mandatory Criteria (resource must have the following)

Education

  • Graduation with a Library Technician Diploma from a recognized college OR Degree or diploma in a field related to the work performed.

Experience

  • Experience in using an integrated library system (e.g., Vubis Smart).
  • Experience with the application of metadata (use of MARC coding).
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experience using Library of Congress Classification System.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of library services and functions (including acquisitions, resource description, interlibrary loans, collection management, reference and research services).
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress Classification System.

Abilities

  • Ability to provide range of information-based reference and documentation services to a specialized clientele;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to plan and organize own work to meet established deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently.

Operational Requirements

  • Stand/sit for prolonged periods;
  • Ability and willingness to bend and lift boxes up to 20 kg.

If interested, send your resume and a cover letter to Paula Clark Mann (paula.clarkmann@canada.ca).

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