Job Posting: Temporary Reference Librarian, BIO Library

Job Posting

Reference Librarian (LS 02)

(rate of pay $62,273/per annum, prorated for 90 days)          

37.5 hours weekly, Monday to Friday

Casual employment for 90 working days, approx. mid-June to October 2014

The Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) Library invites applications for one temporary full-time Reference Librarian.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

·       Providing library information services including print and electronic-based reference, research and alerting services

·       Training and assisting clients in the use of library resources

·       Assisting with other library functions and projects as required

Essential Qualifications

·       Education: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent plus minimum 6 months of library experience

·       Competencies: client-focused, initiative, teamwork, good communication skills

Asset Qualifications

·       Experience in a science/technology library or research library

·       Academic background in sciences

·       Proficiency in French (written and spoken) highly desired

Reliability Security clearance is also a requirement.

Cover letters and resumes should be sent 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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Government of Canada

Applications must be received by Wednesday May 28, 2014