With apologies for cross-posting.
Part-time clerk position at Capital Health.
Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date.
Competition Number: 7369 Posting Date: 2004/08/31
Position Title: Library Clerk Closing Date: 2004/09/15
Department: Health Sciences Library Location: QEII Victoria General Site

Key Responsibilities:

    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 library experience
  • Medical Terminology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library classification systems and medical databases
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, familiarity with Internet and InMagic/DBTextworks, 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 Part-time (.5) position; 35 hours bi-weekly
  • Monday - Friday; 0830-1200


Salary Range:

    Clerk B:
    $14.3720 - $15.6743 hourly
    $503.02 - $548.60 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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