The City of Côte Saint-Luc is a dynamic municipality on the island of Montreal with a population of approximately 33 000. The City prides itself on providing the highest level of services to its residents at a reasonable cost. We are looking to hire a Library clerk on call.

Principal function

The work consists of carrying out simple and miscellaneous tasks related to the operation of library activities in the City.

Details of position

  1. Register individuals for membership, prepare material and documentation and proceed with the formalities of lending and returning documents and audio visual equipment.
  2. Group books, magazines, films, discs, etc: arrange them onto shelves; file cards, documents; supervise the reading rooms.
  3. Give to library users clear explanations regarding, for example, rules for membership and lending, provision and use of documents, provision of catalogues, use of premises, etc; refer complicated situations, disputes, complaints to the supervisor.
  4. Host, upon request, activities for adults or children.
  5. Stamp documents and stick on them the ex-libris, jacket and sticker; affix seal of library and inscribe classification number on documents.
  6. Consult catalogues in order to verify if certain documents are registered; indicate on cards requests for documentation.
  7. Proceed with minor documentation repairs and maintenance of audio-visual equipment; sort and prepare printed material for binding.
  8. Receive, occasionally, certain sums of money, following fines for late return of books, collection, etc.
  9. Ensure that inscriptions on timesheets of auxiliary employees are correct.
  10. Compile numerical data for statistical purposes.
  11. Perform writing, typing and photocopying tasks.
  12. Use various office automation equipment, as may be required, to perform certain tasks related to the job, using appropriate programming.
  13. Undertake any other related duties.

N.B. You may be required to submit to a written competency test (English and French).


  • Education High School Diploma
  • Experience Less than 1 year of similar work experience
  • Required: Bilingual (English and French) written and spoken.

Abilities or aptitudes

  • perform simple manual tasks;
  • perform basic writing tasks;
  • well spoken, diplomatic;
  • communicate easily and understand users’ needs.


  • 21 hours/ week
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends.

N.B. You may be required to submit to a written competency test


The City of Côte Saint-Luc is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interests, however, only those candidates selected.