Title:  Shipper/Receiver

Location:  Chinook Regional Library Headquarters, Swift Current

Start:  As soon as possible

End:  30 September 2019.

Rate of Pay:  Pay Band 4, step 1, $14.46 per hour

Chinook Regional Library Headquarters requires a temporary full-time Shipper/Receiver until September 30, 2019, with a possible extension.  Headquarters is open from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.  No evening or weekend work will be assigned.  Training will be provided. 

Chinook Regional Library Headquarters full-time staff work up to 37.5 hours per week.

Description of Duties: 

  • This position primarily unpacks, sorts and repacks courier bins with library materials for branches.
  • Very careful attention to detail required for this job
  • Prints waybills for courier bins
  • Assists with processing new books, DVDs and CDs, including laminating book covers, stamping and applying stickers to new library materials.
  • Repairs books
  • Assists with weeding and recycling library collections
  • Cleans DVDs and CDs
  • Operates the postage meter
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Grade 12, plus some post-secondary education preferred
  • This job requires lifting courier bins filled with books which weigh up to 18 kg
  • Able to stand for periods of time, able to bend and shelve books
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Familiarity with LEAP/Polaris library circulation system is an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid Saskatchewan driver’s license and a clean Driver’s abstract
  • Criminal record check

How to Apply:  Please send a cover letter and a current resume by email to Kathryn Foley, Director, Chinook Regional Library at kfoley@chinook.lib.sk.ca as soon as possible. 

Closing date:  June 24, 2019 or when the position is filled.