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Library Technician

Organization Name: Department of Fisheries and Oceans - Information Management Branch
Location: Dartmouth (Nova Scotia)
Classification: EC - 01
Salary: $48,355 to $56,214
Closing Date: November 14, 2014 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Reference number: DFO14J-014738-000003
Selection Process Number: 14-DFO-MAR-EA-HRCS-HRCS-104972
Vacancies: 1
Employment tenure: You must ensure that you select at least one employment type when submitting your application: Employment tenure

Web site: For further information on the department, please visit Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Who Can Apply

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Citizenship

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Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Statement of Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment

Applicants who meet the following criteria will also be assessed against the Statement of Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment for this position.

Essential Qualifications

Qualifications that are necessary for the work to be performed and that must be met in order for a person to be appointed.

Official Language Proficiency

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Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Education

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Successful completion of two years of post-secondary education in a library technician program, OR an acceptable combination of education and experience (note 1) .

Experience

Experience in providing library services.

Experience in searching online library resources to provide client service in a library environment.

Experience using an integrated library system (ILS).

Experience in provision of training to clients in the use of library resources and equipment.

Experience in the use of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Note 1: Combination refers to a completion of any other post-secondary education and experience of similar work performed in a library environment.

Organizational Needs

Current or future needs that could enhance the way in which the organization operates or fulfills its mandate.

Other Organizational Needs

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration will be given to candidates self-identifying to the following employment equity group: women, aboriginals, visible minorities, people with disabilities.

Operational Requirements

Current or future requirements of the organization for the proper functioning of the work unit or the organization.

Due to service delivery requirements, agreement to work until 4:30 daily and the ability to work 5 days/week will be required.

Conditions of Employment

Requirements that a person must meet or comply with for as long as they occupy the position.

Security and Reliability

Reliability Status security clearance
Ability and willingness to retrieve material from library stacks area on three floors which entails using stairs (no elevator), moving mobile shelving, and using stepstools to access upper shelves.

Information to be provided:

You must provide the following information when submitting your application:


Other Information (Notes)

Every candidate is required to submit a cover letter, which clearly outlines that he/she meets each of the essential screening qualifications (education and experience) as well as a resume which is linked to the information in the cover letter. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that the qualification is met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must provide concrete examples, which illustrate how you meet each qualification.

**Please note that your resume and cover letter may be used to assess your ability to communicate in writing.


Note 1: Combination refers to a completion of any other post-secondary education and experience of similar work performed in a library environment.

As an equal opportunity employer, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is committed to accommodating the needs of persons with disabilities. We therefore encourage persons with disabilities to identify any accommodation needed. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has an Accommodation Policy and will accommodate up to the point of undue hardship for the duration of the selection process, and upon any offer of employment, for the performance of duties in the position.

DFO recognizes and values the important contribution volunteer work offers in developing employees' experience, skills, etc., as well as enriching our organization and communities. Throughout this selection process, you are encouraged to demonstrate how any relevant volunteer work (e.g., working on committees, union activities, employee networks, community work, etc.) has contributed to the development of your experience, skills, personal suitability, etc., as they relate to this position.

A Work Description is available upon request.

Telecommunications device for the deaf : (902) 426-9783

An alternate format of this notice and Statement of Merit Criteria are available upon request.

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The Public Service of Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the organization's representative of your need for accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Written test(s) will be administered.

Interviews will be conducted.

Reference checks will be conducted.

Your résumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Questions regarding travel and relocation.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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2024-02-12