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Job Posting: Library Clerk – Customer Services (Casual)

 

The Grande Prairie Public Library is seeking an individual with strong customer service skills and an interest in serving the public. 

This position will cover the Customer Service Desk when staff are on vacation and may develop into permanent part time hours.

Position

Under the supervision of the Head of Customer Services, the Library Clerk carries out a number of responsibilities aimed at ensuring library customers have a positive experience when visiting the Customer Services Desk.  The successful candidate will be responsible for registering new library members, checking material in and out, receiving payments for late fees and damaged replacement costs, answering basic library-related questions, directing customers to the Information Desk when required, as well as performing a number of other similar responsibilities.

This position includes evening and weekend shifts.

Qualifications and Working Conditions

  • High school diploma required
  • Previous library experience preferred
  • Above average keyboarding skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Works in a front-line public service environment and as such, deals with constant interruptions by person or phone
  • Stands for extensive periods of time
  • Periods of continuous computer work
  • Required to bend and reach repetitively to retrieve materials
  • Required to lift and push heavy objects

 

The Grande Prairie Public Library serves the City of Grande Prairie (pop. 68,500) and is the Resource Centre for the Peace Library System.  For more information about the Grande Prairie Public Library, please see our website at www.gppl.ca. For information about the growing city of Grande Prairie, please go to www.cityofgp.com.

Review of applications will begin May 23, 2017.  If you are interested, please mail or e-mail your letter of application along with a detailed resume to:

                Grande Prairie Public Library

                101, 9839-103 Ave.

                Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6M7

                Email: hwillner@gppl.ca

ATTN:  Heather Willner

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

 

Job Posting: Senior Page

The Grande Prairie Public Library invites applications for the permanent part-time position of Senior Page.

Position

Under the direction of the Page & Scheduling Coordinator, the Senior Page position has additional responsibilities in the Customer Services department. The successful applicant will perform basic customer service duties accurately to maintain efficient operations in this department such as checking in materials and shelving interlibrary loan items. They will also provide assistance to customers at the Customer Services desk as well as assisting the Interlibrary Loan department.

The Senior Page will work varying evening and weekend shifts as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to perform physically demanding work such as pushing carts and lifting heavy packages/objects
  • Stands for extensive periods of time
  • Required to bend and reach repetitively to reach/shelve materials
  • Works occasionally in a front-line public service environment and as such, deals with constant interruptions by person or phone
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills

 

The Grande Prairie Public Library serves the City of Grande Prairie (pop. 68,500) and is the Resource Centre for the Peace Library System.  For more information about the Grande Prairie Public Library, please see our website at www.gppl.ca. For information about the growing city of Grande Prairie, please go to www.cityofgp.com.

 

Review of applications will begin May 23, 2017.  Candidates are invited to mail or e-mail their letter of application along with a detailed resume to:

 

                Grande Prairie Public Library

                101, 9839-103 Ave.

                Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6M7

                Email: spower@gppl.ca

ATTN: Salena Power

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Inquiries regarding employment at GPPL may be directed to info@gppl.ca