The Library of Parliament is a non-partisan organization providing stimulating and rewarding work. We recognize that our employees are our most important asset and, as such, we offer excellent benefits, a minimum of four weeks’ vacation leave, learning opportunities to support professional and career development, competitive salaries, and more!
Our Parliamentary Information and Research Service (PIRS) provides high-quality, substantive and timely information, research and analysis to parliamentary committees, individual senators and members of the House of Commons, and parliamentary associations and delegations.
We are currently looking for candidates to staff the following position: Senior Research Librarian.
The Senior Research Librarians are accountable for providing professional expertise needed to meet the personalized information and reference needs of Parliamentarians, their staff, and other authorized clients of the Library of Parliament (LOP) by providing in depth information using an extensive array of electronic and print information resources. As mentors for teams of Research Librarians, they are responsible for providing daily guidance and subject matter expertise to Librarians in the completion of complex client requests or in resolving issues arising in the provision of information and research services.
Please do not wait for the closing date of this poster to apply as assessments are on an on-going basis.
Senior Research Librarian
Reference, Current Awareness and User Services
Parliamentary Information and Research Service
Anticipatory Staffing for
Determinate / Acting / Assignment / Secondment Positions
(Bilingual staffing – imperative: CCC/CCC)
* This selection process will also be used to establish a pool of prequalified candidates that could be used to staff determinate and indeterminate positions at the Library of Parliament that require similar knowledge or competencies.
** Candidates who have prequalified in the pool for staffing process 16-R-50 and 18-LOP-162 (Senior Reference Librarian, PIRS) do not need to re-apply.
The following knowledge criteria will also be evaluated:
To be considered, candidates must have:
* Extensive experience is defined as three (3) or more years carrying out these functions.
Candidates retained in this selection process will be required to obtain:
Apply no later than 31 December 2019 – 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time).
To apply, please send us your curriculum vitae, along with a covering letter indicating how you meet each of the education and experience requirements of the position. Please quote Staffing Process 19-LOP-156 in your documents and, if you apply by email, in the subject line of your email.
Send us your application:
By email: LOPCareers-CarrieresBDP@parl.gc.ca
By fax: 613-995-9582
By mail: 50 O’Connor Street
Library of Parliament
Human Resources Directorate
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A9
Questions? Contact Human Resources at 613-617-0943 or LOPCareers-CarrieresBDP@parl.gc.ca
We thank all those who apply. Please note that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.