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Librarians select, develop, organize and maintain library collections and provide advisory services for users. They are employed in libraries or in a department within a library.
bibliographer, cataloguer – library, cybrarian, librarian, library consultant, library supervisor.
- Recommend acquisition of books, periodicals and audio-visual, interactive media and other materials for inclusion in library collection
- Provide reference services
- Select, classify, catalogue and weed library materials
- Prepare bibliographies, indexes, reading lists, guides and other finding aids
- Develop systems to access library collections
- Perform manual, on-line and interactive media reference searches, make interlibrary loans and perform other functions using Internet and CD-ROM, to assist users in accessing library materials
- Provide specialized programs for children, seniors and other groups
- Conduct library information and orientation training programs and tours
- Perform related administrative duties and supervise library technicians, assistants and clerks.
Outlook & Prospects for Librarians in Campbellton--Miramichi Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- A recovery plan proposal submitted by Les Pêcheries G.E.M. Ltée was accepted by its creditors at a meeting held in Bathurst on April 29. The fish processing company had been placed under bankruptcy protection in Nov. 2012. The company has also recently negotiated a contract with L.A. Trading of Caraquet to supply lobster and is currently processing sea cucumbers, lobster and herring under a contract with Marubeni Corporation, providing work to 160 workers at the plant.
- The Marché de poisson Lanteigne in Baie-du-Petit-Pokemouche was destroyed by fire on Wednesday May 1. The plant had recently reduced its operation. In April, the company announced it would not be processing lobster this Spring. Subsequently, many of the workers have found employment with other fish processing plants within the Acadian Peninsula. At its peak of operation, the plant employed 80 workers. It has not been determined if the owner will rebuild.
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- The provincial and federal governments announced funding in the amount of $775,000 for Heveco, a company that harvests peat moss in Tabusintac NB. The funding will primarily be used to purchase new equipment to improve productivity at the operation.
- Bluedrop Performance Learning Inc., a company offering workplace-based training, plans on creating 22 new jobs at its centre of excellence in Miramichi. Bluedrop currently employs approximately 55 persons.
- MQM Quality Manufacturing of Tracadie-Sheila specializing in steel construction has received $400,000 from the provinces' Northern NB Economic Dev. And Innovation Fund, and a $500,000 interest-free loan from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). The money will be used to purchase a new machine for cutting steel. The expanded production is expected to create 10 additional jobs. According to its president, the company has created 20 new jobs in the last year.
- The town of Tracadie-Sheila is expected to lose laundry services at their local hospital, leading to a loss of 10 jobs. The provincial government announced that it was consolidating these services and is transferring the hospital's laundry services to the Campbellton hospital. The municipal council of Tracadie-Sheila is sending a letter to the minister Claude Landry to voice their concerns about this decision.
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- The snow crab fishing quota for the Acadian Pensinsula (Zone 12) has increased by 22% for 2013 and now stands tentatively at 22,220 tons. Last year the Ichiboshi plant provided approximately 450 workers with 7 to 8 weeks employment to process the snow crab.
- Millennium Marine, a boat building firm in Miramichi has decided to expand operations to Eastport, Maine due partly to a shortage of skilled workers in the Miramichi area. The expansion is expected to create 50 year-round, full-time positions in the Eastport area. Boat hulls and fibreglass components will be manufactured in Maine and shipped back to New Brunswick to be finished.
Week of Apr 01 – Apr 05, 2013
- The development of the Halfmile Mine and Caribou Mine and mill in the Chaleur Region near Bathurst owned by Trevali Mining Corporation will begin shortly. The mine is expected to open in early 2014. The company hopes to benefit from the pool of workers created by the closure of the Xtrata Zinc Brunswick this month. About 500 applications from local miners, mill workers and others are currently being reviewed by the company. About 200 to 250 jobs will open up.
- Xtrata Zinc Brunswick Mine near Bathurst is in the process of shutting down after 50 years of operation and will close by May 10, putting about 1,000 workers out of a job
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