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Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date.
Competition Number: 7312 Posting Date: 2004/08/20
Position Title: Library Clerk Closing Date: 2004/09/03
Department: Health Sciences Library  Location: QEII Camp Hill Site


Key Responsibilities:
This is a corrected reposting.
Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Library Services, or delegate, the Library Clerk performs a variety of clerical functions associated with the efficient operations of a Health Science Library. In a team environment, this position provides assistance and support to the Library Assistants and to the Library Manager. The Library Clerk is responsible to ensure that the library is in good working order - that material is shelved and that equipment is working properly.


Grade XII plus one year related library experience
Medical Terminology
Demonstrated knowledge of library classification systems and medical databases
Basic computer skills (word processing, familiarity with Internet, InMagic/DBTextworks and Docline)
Typing 35wpm
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Customer service courses an asset
Ability to be tactful and helpful
Co-ordination, organization and decision making abilities must be present
Ability to take initiative, learn and work quickly; adaptable to change
Demonstrated attention to detail to ensure maintenance of data integrity
Ability to function independently and as a member of a team
Must be able to lift/move books weighing up to 20 lbs

Hours Of Work:

Permanent Full-time position; 70 hours bi-weekly
Monday - Friday; 0830-1630

Salary Range:

Clerk B:
$14.3720 - $15.6743 hourly
$1 006.04 - $1 097.20 bi-weekly (approx.)

This is a NSGEU Bargaining Unit Position. Preference will be given to bargaining unit applicants for unionized positions.


Please forward a résumé AND/OR application. The competition number MUST be quoted.
Human Resources, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9
Telephone:(902) 473-5757     Fax: (902) 473-8499     Email: [log in to unmask]

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates being interviewed will be contacted. Interviews are typically held within three weeks of the closing date. Should you not be available within that time period, please indicate on your application or résumé.

Penny Logan
Manager Library Services
Capital Health
1796 Summer St., Room 2212
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7
Fax: 902-473-8651
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