Position Description

Library Assistant I (Casual)
Department Library Services
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The West Vancouver Memorial Library has immediate openings for casual Library Assistant I positions. This position will perform a variety of clerical and customer service functions in the Collections Department. 

The position will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the public in using self-service checkout machines
  • Checking-in, checking-out,  materials, and retrieving items on paging and holds lists;
  • Sorting, arranging in order and shelving a variety of library materials
  • Assisting with the maintenance and arrangement of library materials;
  • Entering, maintaining, and updating simple files and records; and,
  • Other related duties as required.

Candidates must be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends.

The successful candidates will possess: completion of Grade 12 (or equivalent); strong keyboarding skills and a positive orientation towards technology; the ability to follow direction and perform clerical tasks effectively and accurately; the ability to deal tactfully, courteously and effectively with people of all ages and other employees; excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to perform physical tasks such as turning, lifting, bending and reading fine print. Previous experience working in a busy public library setting would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate will be required to supply an acceptable criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates.


Position Status:

Union (WVMEA) – Casual


Hours of Work:

Hours and days of work may vary


Rate of Pay:

$20.80 to $24.34 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits


Closing Date:

11:59 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2019


To Apply:

Please click the Apply Now button below to apply for this position.


We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


If you have any questions please contact us at careers@westvancouver.ca

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