Information Clerk

Deadline: 22 April 2018 - Job Code: 3.4.05

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for an Information Clerk (Maternity Leave Replacement for 1 year and 3 months approximately) in its Information Center/Data Services Department.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Registers physically & electronically all incoming mails including journals and process them as appropriate.
  2. Distributes all journals received electronically by email on a daily basis.
  3. Maintains loan records, including issuance of publications as well as periodic recall of books, pamphlets and journals.
  4. Assists staff, delegates, and authorized visitors with queries and usage of the library equipment.
  5. Records journals returned from circulation; displays and shelves them as appropriate.
  6. Assists Information Assistant with journal collection maintenance, including updating of all manual records of periodical holdings, handling archive storage and selecting journals for binding, shelving, and discarding.
  7. Shelves journals, books and pamphlets returned from loans.
  8. Obtains through Inter-library loans within and outside Austria literature not held in the OPEC Information Center.
  9. Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.


  • Secondary School certificate
  • 2 years of work experience (with a minimum of 1 year in a library)

Skills and Knowledge:

  • MS Office
  • Typing
  • Copyright law (data protection)
  • Communication & interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative and integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English



Commensurate remuneration package i.e. monthly basic salary of (€2,819 x 12 per year) with tax-free benefits and six-week annual leave.


Applicants should kindly complete the “Application Form” which can be downloaded from our website ( and send it to:

Finance & Human Resources Department
Helferstorferstrasse 17
A-1010 Vienna – Austria

Or email:

Online applicants should quote “Job Code 3.4.05” in the “Subject” field. An automatic reply will be sent to confirm the successful submission of the documents.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 22 April 2018. Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.