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Organization Overview

The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.
 
Title Librarian I
Job ID 13-14
Job Status Auxiliary
Employment Group CUPE 825 (Inside)
# of Vacancies 1
Posting Period February 22 - February 28, 2013
Position Overview
The Port Moody Public Library is seeking an energetic, customer-oriented librarian to provide reference, reader's advisory and programming services for both youth and adults.
Responsibilities
Duties for this position include organizing and delivering a variety of children's programs; working at the library's Information (reference) desk; participating in material selection and collection maintenance; creating booklists and handouts to support children's services and literacy; and conducting outreach services to school and community groups.  The position reports to the Head of Youth Services.
 
Requirements
Hours of work are:  Mondays (9 am - 5pm); Thursdays (1:30 - 9:00pm); and Saturdays (9:45am - 5:15pm).  These hours may change due to operational requirements.  This is a temporary assignment commencing March 11, 2013 until approximately October 2013 with the possibility of extension.
 
Please note that employment with the Port Moody Public Library is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory criminal records search. Please submit your online application @ www.portmoody.ca/jobs by the posting close date.
 
Basic Qualifications
  • Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program (MLIS / MLS) including specialized course work in the area of children's and teen services and programs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum two years of job related experience
  • Ability to plan, promote and present library programs for children and teens
  • Knowledge of public library collections (in particular children's and teen literature), collection development and maintenance
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of automated library systems and e-resources
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills including the ability to deal with challenging patrons
  • Leadership and supervision skills
 
Date Added 2/21/2013
Branch/Location Office Library
City Port Moody
State/Province British Columbia [BC]
Compensation - Hourly $31.92 - $34.35
Compensation & Benefits Overview Plus 12% in lieu of benefits
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