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Member Service Associate — Community Engagement

Closes on Thursday, October 28, 2021
Clarington Public Library
Bowmanville, ON, Canada
Part Time (Contract)


Organization Name
Clarington Public Library
Job Title
Member Service Associate — Community Engagement
Job Type
Part Time (Contract)

Occasional Part Time (up to a maximum average of thirty-two (32) hours over a two (2) week period)

Bowmanville, ON, Canada
Posting Date
Submission Deadline
Target Audience
  • Recent Graduates
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Library – Public
Job Description

Job Opportunity

Position: Member Service Associate–Community Engagement
Occasional Part Time (up to a maximum average of thirty-two (32) hours over a two (2) week period)

Location: System-wide involving work at all branches

Salary Range:$22.07–$25.69 per hour (2020 Rate)

Date Posted: October 7, 2021

Closing Date: October 28, 2021

Located less than 50 kilometers east of Toronto, along 25 miles of Lake Ontario’s northern shoreline, Clarington is a large community of individual centres which include Bowmanville, Courtice, Newcastle Village and Orono, as well as more than a dozen small villages and hamlets. It is the largest municipality of the Region of Durham, covering an area of 608 sq. km. (222 sq miles). Clarington is one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario with a current population 95,000and growing. For more information about the Clarington Public Library visit our website at


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for delivering excellence in public service to all library members through the provision of charging and discharging physical materials, registering new members, conducting cash transactions, reader’s advisory, technology support, delivery of programs and group visits, completion of interlibrary loans, processing of physical materials, etc. The successful applicant is expected to be available to work any shift(day, evening and weekend) of the Clarington Public Library hours of operation at any branch location of the Clarington Public Library system.


Position Responsibilities:

These responsibilities indicate the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required by the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required and as the nature of library services and the work environment changes.

  • Contributes to providing a welcoming environment for Library members and delivers excellent customer service
  • Delivers Library programs/class/group/outreach visits to members of all ages which focus may include: early literacy development, STEAM integration, digital literacy, and/or continuing education
  • Facilitates information and knowledge discovery through the provision of Library resources; including computer hardware, the Library catalogue, physical materials, and online resources
  • Assists in digital literacy training to the public through use of Library technology resources
  • Performs public service duties that include, but are not limited to:registering library members, checking library materials in and out, registering members for library programs, accurately completing fiscal transactions, processing materials for courier, shelving materials,shelf reading,updating the catalogue,transferring items in floating collections, etc.
  • Maintains the visual standards of the Library, including the planning and implementation of displays, promotions, shelving material, shelf reading, and weeding•Act as in-charge person as required
  • Completes research/statistical compilation and report writing as required
  • Comply with all procedures and requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Library Safety Policies and other applicable legislation or regulations


  • Completion of an accredited Library Technician diploma program with one year of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience to the satisfaction of the Library CEO
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of technological applications including Internet, electronic databases, social media, standard office computing software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public library resources and how to search for information
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service orientation•Ability to balance effectively multiple responsibilities and priorities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment
  • Valid Ontario Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and the use of a motor vehicle
  • A satisfactory, current (within last 90 days), Criminal Records Check (CPIC) with Vulnerable Sector Screening, from a Canadian Police Information Centre is required prior to commencing employment
  • Demonstrated knowledge in early childhood education considered an asset
Application Process
Apply in writing, quoting file number 2021-CPL08AF to:

Nancy Sandercock, Manager of Human Resources
Clarington Public Library, 163 Church Street,Bowmanville, ON L1C 1T7
Telephone: 905-623-7322, Ext. 2704; Fax: 905-623-8608

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Any other important information?
At this time and in accordance with recommendations by Durham Region’s Medical Officer of Health the Clarington Public Library, Museums & Archives has implemented a Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Valid exemptions pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If offered an employment opportunity, and you require accommodation under this policy please contact for additional information.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Ontario Public Libraries Act for the purpose of job selection. The Clarington Public Library is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005(AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process please contact


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