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Position: Page Inventory, South East Branches

Competition Number: 2018-EX-EN-52044715-01
Competition posting date: 2018-02-07
Competition closing date: 2018-03-05

Ottawa Public Library, Library Operations, Branch Operations
1 or more Casual Positions
1 or more Part-time Continuous Positions
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Library
Salary: $17.622 to $20.611 per hour (2018 rates of pay)
Location: Various Locations
Various Shifts: days, evenings & weekends

This job inventory will be used to staff Casual and/or Part-Time Continuous positions, that become available now and up to August 31, 2018, in the following geographic locations:

Osgoode, 5630 Main
Greely, 1448 Meadow
Metcalfe, 2782 8th Line
Vernon, 8682 Bank
Greenboro, 363 Lorry-Greenberg
Alta Vista, 2516 Alta Vista
Elmvale Acres, 1910 St. Laurent

Category: Ongoing Inventories
Employment Group: Library

Job Summary

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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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.

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