Position: Page, Central Branches
Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52442692-01
Competition posting date: 2019.03.05
Competition closing date: 2019.03.20
Ottawa Public Library, Library Operations, Branch Operations
1 or more Casual Positions
1 or more Part-time Temporary Positions
1 or more Part-time Continuous Positions
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Library
Salary: $17.974 to $21.023 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
Location: Various locations
Various shifts: days, evenings, & weekends.
Category: Ongoing Inventories
Employment Group: Library
This job inventory will be used to staff Casual, Part-Time Temporary or Part-Time Continuous positions, that
become available now and up to August 31, 2019, in the following geographic locations:
Library, Rideau, 377 Rideau
Library, St. Laurent, 515 Cote
Library, Vanier, 310 Peres Blancs
Library, Rockcliffe Park, 380 Springfield
Library, Main, 120 Metcalfe
Carries out the shelving and retrieval of books and other library materials. Shelf-reads materials. Shifts items,
as required. Assists in non-public circulation duties.
Work is performed within the context of the policies and framework of the Library corporate culture as
embodied in the Mission Statement, Core Values, Customer Experience Guidelines and the Canadian
Library Association position statements on Intellectual Freedom and Diversity and Inclusion, with particular
emphasis on providing customer service excellence.
Education & Experience
Completed Grade 9
No experience necessary.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Various language requirements, locations may require English, French or Bilingual competencies.
French oral, reading, writing required
English oral, reading, writing required
Methods and techniques for sorting and shelving library materials according to alphabetical, Dewey Decimal
or other prescribed sequence and procedures.
Knowledge of customer service techniques and protocols
Working knowledge of applicable occupational health and safety legislation.
General knowledge of Ottawa Public Library policies and procedures related to health and safety.
Competencies & Skills
To sort and organize library holdings in accordance with prescribed system and procedures.
To perform routine manual or clerical tasks and maneuver book carts and lift boxes up to 40 pounds.
Use tact, discretion and confidentiality.
Customer service orientation, including the use of tact, discretion and confidentiality
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process
will be contacted.
The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that
reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the
HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.