Library Services Technician

Website Courts Administration Service

Courts Administration Service – Integrated Services – Library Services
Ottawa (Ontario)
$55,567 to $64,597

Closing date: 8 June 2023 – 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply:  Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad

Important messages
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Provides Library Collection Development Services including ordering, receiving, processing, and maintaining print and electronic information resources in order to meet the information and research needs of the members of the Courts and the employees at Courts Administration Service (CAS).

Work environment
Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference? Help support the delivery of justice for all Canadians!

Do you want to contribute in creating tangible results?

Does the following sound like you?
→ I thrive in a dynamic environment
→ I pay attention to detail. Producing high quality work is very important to me
→ I actively listen to and respect the opinions of others

If this is you, we invite you to join an organization that is committed to ensuring an inclusive workplace and respect for all! We strongly encourage you to consider a career at Courts Administration Service (CAS)!

This opportunity will provide many benefits to you, such as:
• Career development and learning opportunities;
• Chance to develop new skills and competencies;
• Gain valuable experience in building relationships across government; and
• Work in an engaging, empowering role.

CAS is part of the core public administration, and its employees benefit from the federal public service pension plan.
CAS has its own compensation services which include direct access to a Compensation Advisor in Ottawa for timely resolution of all pay issues that may arise.

Intent of the process
A pool of pre-qualified or fully qualified candidates may be created to staff similar or identical positions with various tenure, various bilingual linguistic profiles and security requirements within the Courts Administration Service.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

  • Graduation from a recognized post-secondary institution with a certificate, diploma or degree in library and information technology and services or other relevant field including archival studies, information management.
  • Experience working with an integrated library system and the functions: serials, acquisitions, or cataloguing (or related functions).
  • Experience in the maintenance of digital and print collections of a library.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

  • Experience in processing library finances.
  • Experience using a financial management system, such as FreeBalance Accountability.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

  • Bilingual – Imperative (BBB/BBB)
  • Knowledge of the tools and techniques for troubleshooting library technical services
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally.
  • Ability to deal with multiple and conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to research issues, analyze information, and make recommendations.
  • Effective interpersonal relations
  • Judgment
  • Initiative
  • Client service oriented
  • Team player

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • Experience working in a library.
  • Experience working in a legal, judicial or quasi-judicial environment.
  • Experience using the Sydney Integrated Library System.

Conditions of employment

  • Reliability Status security clearance

The Courts Administration Service recognizes that the diversity of its employee population contributes to its strength and integrity. We are committed to achieving employment equity and developing a highly capable workforce that is representative of Canadian Society. We encourage women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups to apply and declare themselves as part of one or more of the Employment Equity groups as selection may be limited to candidates belonging to one or more of the groups.

Other information
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Candidates must clearly demonstrate in the screening/text questions how they meet the criteria. In order to do so, the candidate must provide the information as part of their answer to the pertinent screening/text question, using concrete examples in the provided area. The assessment board cannot and will not make any assumptions about your answer. Note that it is not sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities.

A variety of tools and assessment methods may be used, which may include, but is not limited to written tests, interviews and reference checks. Other sources of information (such as performance agreements, work samples, board member knowledge, etc.) may be used to inform the assessment of the criteria identified on the Statement of Merit Criteria. Any information that you provide throughout this process, including email correspondence, may also form part of the assessment.

Asset qualification(s) may be applied in this selection process.

The Written Communication may be assessed using the candidate’s application, as well as throughout the selection process.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of their education credentials in the form of a diploma or official transcript.

If a qualified candidate has been selected and appointed on an indeterminate basis from the established pool, they will be removed from the pool. If a candidate is selected for a specified period (including term, acting, or assignment/secondment) appointment, they will remain in the pool for future offers.

We will communicate with applicants by e-mail. It is your responsibility to verify your e- mails regularly. Applicants shall ensure that the e-mail address provided is valid and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information
Maya Mendez Palomares – Human Resources Advisor

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