Careers at the New Westminster Public Library

Current Positions:

No current openings.

All position for the City of New Westminster are posted in a central location. Those interested in other opportunities available at the city are encouraged to consult  HERE

Types of Jobs at NWPL:

Ideal librarian candidates would have the following credentials and skills:

  • Undergraduate Degree and an MLS or MLIS from an ALA Accredited University
  • Course work in public library topics preferable
  • Experience in public or other libraries desirable
  • Available to work evenings and weekends, including Sunday
  • Ability to provide service to the public at multiple public service desks
  • Collection development experience, including selection and collection maintenance
  • Program delivery  for adults and children
  • Ability to provide library tours and other public library instruction
  • Cataloging and maintenance of the bibliographic database
  • Other projects and responsibilities specific to Library departments

Ideal Library Assistant candidates have the following credentials and skills:

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Ability to type a minimum of 35 wpm
  • Minimum of one year experience in general customer service, restaurant/café, or technology customer service
  • Help library customers with routine questions by phone and in person
  • Perform routine clerical work as needed
  • This work may be physical and repetitive
  • Available to work days, evenings and weekends, including Sunday

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