1451- Library assistants and clerks

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Library assistants and clerks

Job Description: 

Library assistants and clerks issue and receive library materials, sort and shelve books and provide general library information to users. They also perform clerical functions. Library clerks are employed by libraries or other establishments with library services.

Main Duties: 

Library assistants and clerks perform some or all of the following duties:

Issue and receive library books and other materials
Sort and reshelve books and other library materials
Perform clerical activities such as manual and electronic filing and record payments received
Maintain journal subscriptions
Assist library users in accessing library materials and online resources, and in making interlibrary loans.

Employment Requirements: 

Completion of secondary school is usually required.

Additional Inormation: 

Progression to more senior positions is possible with experience and post-secondary education related to library science.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Librarians (5111)
Library technicians (in 5211 Library and public archive technicians)
Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers (1213)

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Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X