Renfrew Public Library

Employment Opportunities

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
1 POSITION AVAILABLE
 
POSITION   Student Library Page
STATUS      Part-time unionized position
                     No benefits.
 

POSITION SUMMARY

This is an entry level position requiring attention to detail, the physical ability to stand for long periods of time, the ability to push heavy carts, kneel and reach above head to shelve material on lower and upper shelves, and pick up bins loaded with materials weighing up to 30 pounds.

Eligible candidates must also possess the visual skills required to be able to read printed material and computer screens. Work involves the shelving of books and other materials; maintaining the proper order of shelved materials; and public service support.

The role of student pages is important and contributes to the ongoing daily success of library operations. These positions are best suited for young adults who are reliable self-starters and can commit to regular shifts and punctual attendance.

Orientation and training is provided.

QUALIFICATIONS       

  • age 14 or older as of July 23, 2021
  • currently enrolled in secondary school or home-schooled at secondary level
  • possess a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN) and be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • be able to demonstrate proficiency with the Internet and the ability to provide basic IT instruction
  • have the physical ability to stand for long periods of time, kneel or stretch to reach lower and upper shelves, push heavy carts, and pick up bins loaded with material up to 30 pounds
  • possess the visual skills and acuity to read printed material and computer screens
  • desire to work as part of a team, contributing to the overall success of the library

HOURS OF WORK

  • 2-3 evening shifts per week (6:15 – 8:15 pm)
  • 2-3 Saturday shifts per month (9:00 am – 3:30 pm)
  • Hours may vary and they continue throughout the school year

SUBMIT YOUR RÉSUMÉ AND A COVER LETTER BY Monday, August 2nd @ 4pm TO:

Kelly Thompson, CEO/Chief Librarian at: kthompson@renfrewlibrary.ca

Applications may also be dropped off in person at the library.

 We thank all who apply, but ONLY those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Renfrew Public Library will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the library staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation