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LIBRARY ASSISTANT III
(HALIFAX)

OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER
PLEASE QUOTE COMPETITION #001861

DUTIES
The Library Assistant is responsible for the MARC cataloguing, original and copy, of library materials including books and periodicals indexing of newspaper clippings and maintaining several databases using library software. Other duties include the production of current awareness services for the MLAs and caucus staff as well as recommending changes for the improvement of existing library databases.

QUALIFICATIONS
Grade XII plus completion of a Library Assistant course plus 4 years related experience or an acceptable equivalent. Experience in MARC cataloguing and DB/Textworks software is required as well as a sound knowledge of standard library cataloguing and classification practices. Experience with DYNIX library software and a working knowledge of French would be an asset. The successful candidate must have strong computer skills, the ability to prioritize tasks, problem solve, and maintain high standards of accuracy as well as the ability to work in a non-partisan political environment.

CLASSIFICATION RANGE   TE 16
SALARY RANGE   $27,147 - $31,609

CLOSING DATE   July 17, 2001

This is a bargaining unit position restricted to current civil service employees represented by NSGEU. External applicants will only be considered if there are no qualified bargaining unit applicants.

Apply to:
Nova Scotia Public Service Commission
Client Services Division
One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
PO Box 943
Halifax NS  B3J 2V9

Fax (902) 424-0611
Tel (902) 424-3966

Applications can also be made through the Public Service Commission Web site, www.gov.ns.ca/psc/. Submissions must be received by mail or delivery by 4:30 pm, or fax or Internet by midnight on the closing date.

WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST, HOWEVER, ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.