Employment

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce that is representative of the population we serve.  We welcome applications from talented individuals of all ages and backgrounds.  We are committed to providing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise us if you require accommodations by emailing careers@notlpl.org 

We thank you for your interest however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Student Page Positions

Pages work on a part-time basis, supporting library staff by ensuring timely access to library materials. A Page’s job is to sort and shelve books and other library materials and to shelf read. 

Duties 

  • Sort books and other library materials 

  • Shelve books and other library materials 

  • Shelf read 

  • Packing and unpacking 

  • Ancillary duties including  

    • photocopying of materials 

    • straightening and tidying library shelves, tables, and rooms 

    • processing and repairing library materials including typing, labelling & recovering books 

    • cleaning and garbage disposal 

  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications 

  • Minimum 14 years of age 

  • Understanding and appreciation of the importance of the role of the public library as a community hub 

  • Ability to read English 

  • Ability to discriminate between numbers 

  • Ability to work with fine detail 

  • Ability to follow instructions and to carry out duties in an independent manner 

  • Friendly and courteous manner 

Salary 

  • Under 18 – Student Minimum Wage 

  • Over 18 – General Minimum Wage

Typical Working Hours

  • 1 evening per week, approximately 4pm-8pm

  • Alternating Saturdays and Sundays

  • Occasional additional shifts as required

How to Apply 

To be considered for a position you must meet all the stated qualifications. 

To submit an application for consideration as a Page complete our online form by clicking here