Wednesday , September 27 2023

OPS Careers – Library Technician

Website Ontario Public Service

Job Description:

The Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre is seeking a Library Technician to operate and maintain the library program within the correctional facility that meet the leisure and therapeutic needs of inmates.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist inmates and staff with inquiries, provide information on library services and programs, as well as deliver books to inmate units
  • Promote and align the library program with the goals of the institution
  • Maintain a manual and/or automated circulation system
  • Maintain organization and coordination of facility’s collection of books, take inventory, make purchases for the library, and perform minor book repairs
  • Provide a variety of library services including organizing/maintaining the institution’s collection of books and other reading and reference materials
  • Ensure the safety and security of the library work area
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new library services and reading programs

Job Requirements:

  • You are able to coordinate a library program that meets the leisure and therapeutic needs of inmates
  • You are able to select suitable reading materials that meet individual inmate needs
  • You can effectively plan and manage own work
  • You have experience with circulation, referencing, cataloguing, inter-library loaning, and minor repairs of library materials
  • You have demonstrated experience in operating, maintaining, and providing a variety of library services including knowledge of relevant processes and best practices
  • You can assess inmates’ library/reading needs and develop a library program that is aligned with the rehabilitative goals of the institution
  • You can catalogue and maintain inventory of library materials

Job Details:

Company: Ontario Public Service

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ottawa, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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