The Nova Scotia Legislative Library requires a Library Technician immediately. See below for the requirements:


Nova Scotia Legislative Library



Library Technician  (Casual Position)




Please send your cover letter and resume to the attention of :

Angie Lessard

Nova Scotia Legislative Library

P.O. Box 396

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3J 2P8



Email Angie Lessard:

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




Under the direction of the Systems and Library Technology Manager, and reporting to the Library Assistant III, the Library Technician is responsible for updating and maintaining the Nova Scotia Legislative Library’s Electronic Repository for Nova Scotia Government Publications.  The technician will locate Nova Scotia government publications in electronic format and make decisions about how to preserve them and provide access to them. This position will be responsible for ensuring that all electronic publications found are properly catalogued according to accepted standards in the library’s integrated library system. 

In addition, the technician will ensure that such materials are included in the Nova Scotia Government Annual and Monthly Checklists.   He/she will be responsible for maintaining the checklist publication database and ensuring the Monthly and Annual Checklists are error-free before publication and circulation.  This position will also be responsible for providing assistance indexing newspaper clippings based upon a controlled vocabulary and may be called upon to edit web pages.  Shelving, shelf reading and other tasks related to the operation of the library are occasionally performed.




Grade 12 plus successful completion of a library technician diploma.  Demonstrated competency with databases especially DB/Textworks and MS Access, and proficiency in the use of WordPerfect, Microsoft Office Suite, GroupWise and Internet browsers.    Excellent organizational and customer service skills are important in this position.  The incumbent will also demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Some heavy lifting of books and boxes of materials is required.




Closing Date: February 18, 2008


Notes: This is a temporary, casual position expected to end March 31, 2008.