Careers at the New Westminster Public Library

There are currently no positions available at the Library.  We accept resumes on an ongoing basis. All applications are kept on file for 6 months and are reviewed when a position becomes available. Interested applicants should ensure that any prior library experience is highlighted in the application. View Job Descriptions

Currently Open Positions:

Temporary Full Time (1Year) Maternity Leave Librarian 1 Child and Youth Services

Current Openings

There are no positions currently available.


Job Title

Closing Date: August 23, 2019

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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
  • Post-secondary coursework in a Library Technician or similar program desirable
  • 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

Application Form

New Westminster Public Library thanks all those who apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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