Jobs

Library Page

The library page performs tasks related to the maintenance of materials and shelves.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shelving, reading, and tidying shelves
  • Repairing books including covering and reinforcing new books
  • Library closing duties that include checking for books in the book drop and ensuring the library is neat and tidy before closing
  • Helping with duties related to the circulation desk
  • Other duties as assigned by the Library Manager or designate

Education/Work Experience:

  • Minimum: 16 years of age or older with an interest in libraries, reading, or books.
  • Working knowledge of computers and library procedures is desirable.

Physical Requirements

  • Required to lift, carry, or move library materials weighing 5-10 kg, with occasional lifting of items up to 30 kg.
  • Able to reach a range of shelves between 5 cm and 200 cm above floor level.

Hours of Work:

This is a part-time position that requires evening and weekend work. Hourly rate: $13.60.

Apply by email: spl@prl.ab.ca


Summer Reading Program Coordinator (2 positions) May - August 2018

If you are outgoing, flexible and have a passion for working in libraries with a focus on children's programming, join us this summer! As a Summer Reading Program Coordinator, you will work closely with library staff during May and June to plan and promote our summer program. From July to August you will be hosting daily events for children of all ages.

Requirements:

  • must have completed at least one year of post-secondary and returning to full-time post-secondary studies in fall of 2018
  • able to pass a Criminal Record Check
  • must be available to work days (some evening and weekend shifts may be required)

You:

  • work well independently and take initiative in a team setting
  • can provide excellent services for children and families
  • are comfortable presenting to audiences and hosting children's programs

Wage: $16.00 / hr. | 35 hours per week

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by Friday, March 16 by midnight with a résumé and cover letter to:

Matt Barabash, Library Manager | email: spl@prl.ab.ca


Summer Reading Program Assistant July - August 2018

If you are outgoing, flexible, creative, and have an interest in new technology, join us this summer! The Summer Reading Program Assistant works closely with the SRP Coordinators to deliver programming for children and teens. Anticipated start date: July 2, 2018.

Requirements:

  • experience working with children is preferred. An interest in Library & Information Studies, Education, Early Childhood Development, Music, Art, Drama, or Computer Science would be an asset
  • must be a minimum of 16 years old as of June 30, 2018
  • able to pass a Criminal Record Check
  • must be available to work day shifts, and evening and weekend shifts may be required

You:

  • work independently and take initiative
  • are able to present programs for children of all ages
  • feel competent using new technologies to design and deliver programs
  • work well as part of a team

Wage: $15.00 / hour | 35 hours per week

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by email by midnight on Friday, March 16 with a résumé and cover letter to:

Matt Barabash, Library Manager | email: spl@prl.ab.ca