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Student Page Job Description

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This position involves shelving books and other library materials, shelf-reading and related duties.

Job duties:

  • The ability to organize library materials in alphabetical and/or numerical order.
  • Ability to work in a detail oriented environment, ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with library staff and library customers of all ages.
  • Basic computer skills including e-mail, word processing and simple information searches.
  • General clean up duties inside the library including dusting shelves and emptying garbage.
  • Shutdown procedures prior to library closing time.
  • Other duties as may be assigned on an occasional basis by library staff.


  • The successful candidate will work approximately 15 hours in a two week period including evenings and weekends.
  • For the advertised vacancy, the normal days of work will be Tuesday, Thursday and every other Friday and Saturday.
  • Occasional extra hours may be required when the other student page is unavailable.
  • Must be 14 years of age or older
  • Hours for the student pages are as follows:
    Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. ~ 6:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

    Friday~ 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

    Sat. ~ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Compensation: $13.15/hour (Minimum Wage Students under 18)

Please submit cover letter and resume in person or e-mail by Wednesday, August 21, 2019 to: 

West Perth Public Library
105 St. Andrew St.
Mitchell, ON


Interviews will be scheduled for Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

We thank all applicants.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.