Job Posting

Library Assistants

(rate of pay $45189/per annum, prorated for 90 days)           

37.5 hours weekly, Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30

Casual employment for 90 work days only

(May to September 2014)


The Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) Library invites applications for several temporary full-time Library Assistants to assist with amalgamating the Fisheries and Oceans Canada library collections.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

·       Unpacking boxes of library material

·       Shelving items in proper order

·       Checking shelf lists and catalogue records for accuracy

·       Finding and filling gaps in other DFO libraries’ collections

·       Identifying items for digitization

·       Creating inventory lists of surplus material

This job requires some physical effort: 

·       the ability to lift boxes of up to 13 kg. 

·       frequent use of stairs as the library is situated on 3 floors with no elevator access 

·       frequent stretching, bending and use of step stools when placing material on upper or lower shelves

Reliability Security clearance is also a requirement.

Cover letters and resumes should be addressed (preferably via email) to

Marilynn Rudi

A/Regional Librarian

Bedford Institute of Oceanography

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

1 Challenger Drive

Dartmouth NS B2Y 4A2 

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Applications must be received by Friday May 9, 2013. 

Marilynn Rudi

A/Regional Librarian | Bibliothécaire régionale p.int.

Bedford Institute of Oceanography | Institut océanographique de Bedford

1 Challenger Drive, Dartmouth NS B2Y 4A2  | 1, rue Challenger, Dartmouth NS B2Y 4A2

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Telephone | Téléphone (902) 426-3683

Facsimile / Télécopieur (902) 496-1544

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