Red Deer Public Library only accepts resumes for posted positions.
Open positions will be posted below.
Job Title: Library Assistant I (LAI)
Temporary*, Part Time (17.5 hours per week)
Posted: June 14, 2021
Deadline: June 21, 2021 5pm
Hours of Work: Average of 17.5 hours per week at all locations. May have a heavy balance of hours on evenings and weekends.
*This position will begin as soon as a suitable candidate is found and continue through to September 30, 2021 with the possibility of extension.
Wage: $17.23 - $19.15
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org citing Competition #2021-09 by 5 p.m. on June 21, 2021. We thank you for your interest in RDPL but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Perform materials handling duties including (but not limited to):
- Shelving and shelf-reading in compliance with organizational paging standards.
- Ensuring that collections are in excellent physical condition by removing damaged or mislabeled materials from the shelves.
- Actively assisting customers with basic inquiries and directional questions.
- Assisting with basic desk duties, including (but not limited to) discharging items, collecting and processing holds, opening and closing of the desk/branch, assisting staff with community outreach, and answering telephones.
- Assisting with the orientation of new staff.
- Contributing to an efficient, innovative work environment by supporting all members of the team.
- These duties are illustrations of types of work that may be performed. The omission of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
- In-depth knowledge of Red Deer Public Library's policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of and adherence to Occupational Health and Safety requirements.
- Commitment to CFLA-FCAB position statements, especially Intellectual Freedom and Diversity & Inclusion.
- Knowledgeable about Red Deer Public Library, including services and programs offered, the collection (physical and digital), the website, and BiblioCommons (library catalogue).
QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma (or GED) is essential.
- Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail.
- People-oriented, with a personal commitment to providing exceptional customer service.
- Able to learn quickly, with a curious attitude and a commitment to lifelong learning.
- Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
- Comfortable with technology, and able to quickly acquire new skills on a variety of systems.
- Self-motivated, and willing to have fun in a fast-paced, challenging, team environment.
Frequent and prolonged standing, walking, and bending; lifting library materials up to 25 kgs; reaching to place materials on shelves; and pushing and pulling book carts up to 45kg.