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Inventory Team Member

Closes on Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Vaughan Public Libraries
Vaughan, Ontario
Full Time (Contract)
Organization Name
Vaughan Public Libraries
Job Title
Inventory Team Member
Job Type
Full Time (Contract)
Vaughan, Ontario
Posting Date
Application Deadline
Job Start Date (Expected):
Target Audience
  • Current Students
  • Recent Graduates
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
  • 5–10 Years of Experience
  • 10+ Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Information Systems
  • Library – Public
  • Records Management
Job Description
• Verify inventory of library resources in VPL locations using a portable RFID reader or barcode scanners
• Verify missing items
• Delete items missing from inventory from the database


• Get to all Vaughan Public Libraries branches reliably
• Bend, lift and carry items, hold and move the RFID reader, and stand for long periods of time
• Use MS Word, Excel, Notepad, email and attachments
• Follow direction and work independently
• Communicate courteously and effectively with other staff and the public
• File and retrieve items accurately using the Dewey Decimal System

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Application Process
Any other important information?
This is a full-time contract position for 11 weeks.

Applicants for this position must submit an up-to-date resume, accompanied by a covering letter stating the position and recruitment reference #INV-2023. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. Applications should be addressed to: The Recruitment Office, Vaughan Public Libraries, 2191 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, Ontario L6A 4W2.

In order to qualify for permanent employment within any department or service location with the Vaughan Public Library Board, an applicant must not be related to any member of staff of that department or service location.

Vaughan Public Libraries aspires to employ a staff that fully represents the diversity of the community we serve. VPL is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, and we support diversity in our services to the public, our staff complement and in the work environment. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our organization are encouraged to apply. Vaughan Public Libraries is a proud recipient of the Angus Mowat Award of Excellence, awarded by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport for our Belonging Initiative. This celebrated an all-encompassing movement toward diversity, equity and inclusion across the entire organization — in our corporate culture, our operations and our relationship with the community, through services, resources, programming and spaces.

Vaughan Public Libraries is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection process as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact Vaughan Public Libraries is also committed to ensuring that confidentiality is maintained throughout all aspects of the recruitment cycle.