Library Technician - Auxiliary (On-Call) Port Moody , BC

Description

Position Summary:

The Port Moody Public Library is seeking two creative and energetic Information Desk Library Technicians with a passion for customer service. Reporting to the Digital & Information Services Coordinator, the position provides reader’s advisory, reference and tech help services for all ages.

The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes.

Responsibilities:

This position is primarily dedicated to providing information desk support providing reference and reader’s advisory services. The position works as part of a team that assists the public in using public Internet computers and the library’s on-line catalogue and the library’s print and online resources. The position will assist with special project work as needed. The position may also assist with collection maintenance and development and with cataloguing and acquisitions tasks. Applicants with interest or expertise in providing youth services may also undertake children’s programs such as Storytime and class visits.

Requirements:

Auxiliary Library Technicians work on an on-call and as-needed basis. The position may be offered shifts from Monday to Sunday including evenings and holidays. Applicants who only have limited availability may not be considered.

Qualifications:

  • A diploma in Library and Information Technology plus a minimum of six months job related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Knowledge of adult and children’s literature and reference resources.
  • Ability to instruct/assist the public with using a variety of computer applications and devices (e.g. computers, laptops, tablets), and with accessing library resources such as eBooks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to deal with challenging patrons.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of automated library systems.
  • Cataloguing expertise with a variety of materials.
  • Ability to provide training in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Ability to handle multiple and competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and to work collaboratively with others to improve services in a dynamic, collegial team environment.

Salary:

The salary is $31.90 to $34.32 per hour (2021 rate)

Please note that employment with the Port Moody Public Library is subject to the completion of a satisfactory criminal records search. Due to criminal records search requirements, applicants must be over 16 years of age. Interested candidates are asked to submit a covering letter and resume online for Job ID J0922-1574 at www.portmoody.ca/jobs by October 9, 2022.

Applicants are advised that it is a condition of employment with the City of Port Moody that a successful candidate who is not already employed by the City provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject only to human rights-based accommodation in applicable circumstances.

Compensation

$31.90 - $34.32 (2021 rate – Level 6)

Closes: 9 October, 2022

Port Moody Public Library
Port Moody , BC