As Canada’s sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area. Enhancing its citizens’ quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: “Leading Today for Tomorrow.”
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources 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. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT MISSISSAUGA LIBRARY SYSTEM
(Erin Meadows Branch - 1 Permanent position) (Malton Branch – temporary up to 9 months)
· A recognized library science or information studies degree. · Excellent interpersonal skills are essential in dealing with the staff and public. · Critical knowledge of electronic information resources and services, Dynix, Internet and CD-Rom Databases. · Office automation skills are essential. · Demonstrated ability in the use of Dynix, Outlook, Power Point and JetForms. Knowledge of Word and Excel is an asset. · Effective oral and written skills in English are required. · Hours of work for full time staff to include two evenings per week and alternate Saturdays. · May require earlier or later shifts than normal. · SUNDAY WORK MAY BE REQUIRED.
· Reporting to the Branch Manager, the successful candidate will provides reference and readers' advisory. · Responsible for selection and maintenance of collections; may participate on selection committees. · Plans and conducts programs, class visits, tours, outreach and displays. May liaise with local schools, community and/or professional agencies. Promotes library services and collections. · In the absence of more senior staff, is responsible for the department or branch. · Participates in supervision, scheduling, training and/or evaluation. · May participate on task teams and special projects. May prepare reports as requested by management. · Maintains an awareness of current trends in library and related fields. · Will work with community centre and school board staff to ensure a coordinated approach to service delivery. · Other duties as assigned.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a bargaining unit position. Salary range: $55,001 - $66,288 All applications must be submitted on-line by March 5, 2013.
A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Act. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please note that once you have submitted your resume an on-line questionnaire will appear on screen and must be completed in order to be considered for this position.