Library Assistant– Part-Time

Chestermere Public Library is looking for a fun, positive customer service expert to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate library-loving individual who enjoys working with the public in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
Our team members are friendly, versatile people who want to make a difference in their community. Helping people is important to them. While experience in working in a library is an asset, enthusiasm, professionalism, and willingness to go the extra mile are of greater importance to us. We want someone who genuinely loves to work with the public and who will treat everyone who walks through our front door with respect and consideration. We want creative problem-solvers, who are willing to try something new, and understand that sometimes we have to roll up our sleeves to make something spectacular happen.
Reporting to Director, the successful candidate must have the following:

  • Enthusiasm about the role of public libraries and the services that we offer
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Flexibility - available to work day, evening and weekend shifts
  • Knowledge and practical experience with Microsoft Office, Internet, and online databases
  • Able to establish and maintain good working relations with staff and customers
  • Can learn quickly and adapt readily to new procedures and resources
  • Very good oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Able to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Able to exercise independent judgment 


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand/arm movements, lift and carry up to 11.4 kg, able to stand for several hours
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Check/Police Information Check and Standard First Aid

Salary and Hours

  • $15.50 per hour
  • Hours will vary between 3 to 13 hours per week and include weekend and evening shifts

Interested applicants may submit a resume and a detailed cover letter highlighting how your skills and experience meet our requirements by 5:00 pm, Friday, May 11 2018 to:
Debbi Weber, Director
105B Marina Road
Chestermere, AB
T1X 1V7
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.