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Library Assistant

Organization Name: Department of Fisheries and Oceans - IM&TS, Information Management Branch, Library Services
Location: Sidney (British Columbia)
Classification: CR - 05
Salary: $49,387 to $53,466
Closing Date: November 14, 2014 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Reference number: DFO14J-014472-000005
Selection Process Number: 14-DFO-PAC-EA-HRCS-105863
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

Process intent

A pool of qualified candidates will be created as a result of this process. This process may be used to staff similar positions of various tenures across Canada.

Who Can Apply

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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 (BBB/BBB)

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment

In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.


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

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


Experience in the use of various software programs such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)

Experience in searching online bibliographic databases and library catalogues to provide client service.

Experience in using AMICUS - National Library of Canada Union Catalogue.

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

Information to be provided:

You must provide the following information when submitting your application:

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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