Part-Time Permanent Library Assistant

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Permanent Library Assistant 


  • Provide excellent service to library patrons 
  • Assist and backup Community Engagement and Programming Library Assistants  
  • Be knowledgeable of library services and technologies 
  • Answer reference questions and provide readers’ advisory 
  • Assist patrons with the use of technology  
  • Assist in implementing library programs for all ages  
  • Shelve and organize library materials 
  • Administrative and technical services such as data entry, maintaining library records, and statistics 
  • Interlibrary loans, overdue procedures, and cash handling 
  • Create and maintain relevant library displays and create promotional materials 
  • Other duties as required


  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience 
  • Programming experience is an asset 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and diverse environment 
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills  
  • Ability to respond flexibly and effectively to a wide variety of public needs and changing circumstances  

Compensation: $19- $20/hour, depending on qualifications. 
This position works weekends. 

If you are interested, please apply to: Sarah McCormack, Library Director  
Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled. 

We thank all candidates for their interest but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. A Criminal Records Check with a check for Vulnerable Sectors will be required for the successful candidate.  

Banff Public Library supports equity employment, offering equal opportunity to all Canadians and permanent residents, encouraging applicants from a diverse range of candidates.