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#18532 Library Aide - Community Engagement - Halton Hills Public Library

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Barb Elliott

Halton Hills Public Library


9 Church St.
Georgetown , ON



Job Description

Sales / Customer Service

Halton Hills

February 07, 2022

January 25, 2022



Part-time Contract

$17.41 per hour


The Town of Halton Hills proudly acknowledges that we are located on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississauga of the Credit. Halton Hills, located 45 minutes from Toronto, is a unique and vibrant community with over 61,000 people and two well-established Library Branches. HHPL welcomes more than 250,000 visitors annually and more than 400,000 website visitors. We empower our patrons to learn, read, create, innovate and experience at our Library. We strive to remove barriers and to foster an atmosphere of learning, support, understanding and inclusion. We employ over 35 professionally-trained Library staff, who go above and beyond to provide stellar service to our patrons and deliver high-quality programs and relevant events. If this excites you, we’d love to continue the conversation.


Position Summary

The Halton Hills Public Library is seeking an energetic and customer service oriented team player to work as part of the Library’s Community Engagement Team. The incumbent will shelve items, maintain order in the public collection, assist with box office ticket sales, provide assistance at Service Desks (e.g., checking in and out materials) and perform other clerical duties as assigned.

The positions will work at both the Georgetown and Acton Branches and may be required to work weekdays, evenings and weekends.


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 evolve.


Sort and shelve Library material

Shelf-read Library material to ensure correct alphabetical or numerical order

Assist with box office ticket sales

Assist at the service desk

Provide limited assistance to borrowers, demonstrate use of the public access catalogue and self-check machinery and answer directional questions

Empty the book drop and check-in material

Perform general clerical duties




Minimum Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

Ability to follow oral and written directions

Ability to interact pleasantly and courteously with the public and staff, and to promote a harmonious workplace

Ability to communicate well, orally and in writing

Ability to bend and reach upper and lower shelves of the collection stacks

Available to work days, evenings and weekends in both Acton and Georgetown Branches



Equivalent of one year’s experience working in a public service environment with people of all ages

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all age groups in a busy environment with minimum supervision

Computer knowledge

Experience in handling cash/credit sales


Hours:                                     Approx. 12 per week 

Includes days, evenings and weekends in both Acton and Georgetown Branches

Salary:                                     $17.41 per hour

Application Deadline:             January 25, 2022

Start Date:                              February 2022


To Apply:       


Qualified candidates may submit a detailed cover letter and resume in confidence to the Library by 5:00 p.m., January 25, 2022.   Those candidates offered an interview will be required to provide the names and contact information of three references at that time.


Please apply using only one method of application below.


Resumé Submission Portal:  https://form.hhpl.on.ca/Career-Opportunities (preferred)



Barb Elliott, Executive Assistant

Halton Hills Public Library

9 Church Street

Georgetown, Ontario

L7G 2A3


RE: Library Aide, Community Engagement


We thank all those who apply, but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Halton Hills Public Library has implemented a COVID vaccination policy for all employees.  Applicants selected for an interview will be provided with a copy of the policy and any offer of employment will be subject to candidates adhering to the policy.  The Halton Hills Public Library will comply with its Human Right obligation to accommodate, if applicable. The vaccination policy is subject to change.

The Halton Hills Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Library’s Administrative Assistant at 905-873-2681 Ext. 2523 of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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