Employment Opportunities

Rural and City Branch Positions:

Please apply for all positions to:                                                                                         

Ruth Barker                                                                                                                                

Personnel and Community Services Manager

49 Bison Ave

Weyburn, SK.  S4H 0H9

306-848-3102

rbarker@southeastlibrary.ca



Branch Assistant

Grenfell and Wolseley Public Library Branches

Closing date:  September 15th, 2021

Starting Salary:  $14.50/hr

Permanent Part-time - a minimum of two 3-hour shifts per month

 

DESCRIPTION:

Branch Assistants support the branch librarian in the operation of the local library branch.  They perform a variety of clerical tasks requiring knowledge of branch library procedures as established by the regional library headquarters.  They circulate library materials and maintain appropriate records.  They assist patrons in finding resources/information.  They receive direction and training from the branch librarian and work with considerable independence.  Throughout their work, and particularly in serving the public, they are required to exercise judgement based on a knowledge of the organization of the regional library and its policies and procedures.  They report to their branch librarian or designate.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Assist in carrying out circulation and registration procedures.
  • Assist patrons in the use of library resources and equipment.
  • Shelve library materials and maintain orderly shelves and storage areas.
  • Carry out procedures for the regular exchange and transfer of library resources.
  • Supervise the use of the public library computers.
  • Keep all necessary statistics and desk receipts.
  • Supervise the use of the library space, equipment and furnishings.
  • Maintain orderly and safe branch library service.
  • Assist in running programs and promoting the library within scheduled work times on a time availability basis.
  • Fill in for Branch Librarian as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Branch Librarian or designate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Grade XII or equivalent; accuracy in keeping records; good organizational skills; minimum typing ability of 20 wpm with a maximum error rate of 2%; functional literacy skills, interest in using library resources, along with demonstrated oral and written communication skills; good working knowledge of spelling, composition and arithmetic; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain co‑operative working relationships with staff, trustees and the general public; the ability to display judgment and tact when dealing with the general public; ability to operate library equipment and computer equipment; physical fitness allowing the lifting and moving of boxes/bins of library materials (up to 50 pounds); must be bondable.

NOTE:  Library trustees (local and/or regional) are ineligible to hold this position.

 


Branch Assistant

Fort Qu'Appelle Public Library Branch and surrounding area

Closing date:  September 24th, 2021

Starting Salary:  $14.50/hr

Permanent Part-time

 

DESCRIPTION:

Branch Assistants support the branch librarian in the operation of the local library branch.  They perform a variety of clerical tasks requiring knowledge of branch library procedures as established by the regional library headquarters.  They circulate library materials and maintain appropriate records.  They assist patrons in finding resources/information.  They receive direction and training from the branch librarian and work with considerable independence.  Throughout their work, and particularly in serving the public, they are required to exercise judgement based on a knowledge of the organization of the regional library and its policies and procedures.  They report to their branch librarian or designate.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Assist in carrying out circulation and registration procedures.
  • Assist patrons in the use of library resources and equipment.
  • Shelve library materials and maintain orderly shelves and storage areas.
  • Carry out procedures for the regular exchange and transfer of library resources.
  • Supervise the use of the public library computers.
  • Keep all necessary statistics and desk receipts.
  • Supervise the use of the library space, equipment and furnishings.
  • Maintain orderly and safe branch library service.
  • Assist in running programs and promoting the library within scheduled work times on a time availability basis.
  • Fill in for Branch Librarian as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Branch Librarian or designate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Grade XII or equivalent; accuracy in keeping records; good organizational skills; minimum typing ability of 20 wpm with a maximum error rate of 2%; functional literacy skills, interest in using library resources, along with demonstrated oral and written communication skills; good working knowledge of spelling, composition and arithmetic; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain co‑operative working relationships with staff, trustees and the general public; the ability to display judgment and tact when dealing with the general public; ability to operate library equipment and computer equipment; physical fitness allowing the lifting and moving of boxes/bins of library materials (up to 50 pounds); must be bondable.

NOTE:  Library trustees (local and/or regional) are ineligible to hold this position.