New Job Library Service Assistant 1/2 Osbn03 In Manitoba

Library Service Assistant 1/2 OSBN03
Library Service Assistant 1/2 OSBN03

Library Service Assistant 1/2 OSBN03

Company : City of Winnipeg
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

As part of the library team, you will interact with customers of all ages to help create a positive and welcoming library experience for all. Your primary responsibilities will be assisting customers with memberships and accounts as well as physical library materials.

As the Circulation Assistant, you will:

  • Check in and check out library materials at the public desk and responds to patron questions and concerns in-person and by phone.
  • Register, update, and renew library memberships.
  • Assess, collect, and record fees for patron records.
  • Handle and process requests and Holds for the public.
  • Ensure reports for patron requests are processed and completed on a daily basis.
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of daily cash and bank deposits as assigned.
  • Share responsibility for the physical processing and maintenance of library materials and the handling of items removed from the collection.
  • Ensure materials are sent through the delivery system in a correct and timely manner.
  • Maintain library equipment needed for the work of the section.
  • Ensure materials are sorted on carts for shelving.
  • Shelve materials and maintain shelves in order as assigned.
  • Assist in training circulations staff as assigned.
  • Perform other duties consistent with the classification as assigned.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • High school graduation or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Successful completion of a Library Technician program an asset.
  • Previous work experience with the public an asset.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the public in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to work with other staff as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate library equipment.
  • Keyboarding skills an asset.
  • Ability to handle cash accurately.

Conditions of employment:

  • The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
  • A Police Information Check (Vulnerable Sector) Satisfactory to the employer will be required from the applicant(s) or successful candidates(s), at their expense. To obtain a Police Information Check please visit
  • Must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position (i.e. Must be able to lift boxes and equipment weighing 20-25 pounds, and set up tables and chairs in meeting rooms).


  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented