Pemberton & District Public Library – Library Assistant

Job Details:

The Pemberton & District Public Library is looking for a detail-oriented, tech-savvy, organized individual to join their team as a Library Asistant.

This is a multi-faceted role ideally suited to those pursuing a career in the library and information profession.  This permanent position provides direct support to the Library Director and Senior Library Assistant to oversee the daily operation of the library.

This position offers a set regular schedule. Shift pattern is negotiable but must include Sundays. Regular scheduled hours of 9:45 am – 5:15/6:15 pm. Minimum of 28 hours per week with potential to increase hours to full-time.

Eligible applicants must have secured accommodation within a commutable distance of the Library.  If you are currently living outside the area, be sure to tell us about your plans to relocate including if you’ve already secured or researched local accommodation and your planned arrival date.

knowledge and Skills

Education and experience

  • Library and Information Technology Diploma or its


  • Previous experience in the library field with a
    willingness to obtain Library and Information Technology Diploma or its

Technical Knowledge
& Specific Skills

  • Understanding of library core values, ethics
    and protection of privacy.
  • Intermediate skills in Sitka Evergreen or
    another ILS.
  • Experience in copy cataloging print and online
  • Intermediate proficiency in using Sharepoint
    and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Familiarity with common classification schemes,
    including DDC, BISAC and LCSH.
  • An understanding
    that digital literacy is a component of library services and are comfortable
    handling technology devices across different platforms.
  • Proficiency with library and office equipment
    such as photocopier, printer, and standard AV equipment.
  • Comprehensive computer and administrative skills
    with the capacity to adapt to new technologies and software.
  • Proficiency in navigating library catalogues
    and performing internet based research.
  • Excellent written and
    verbal communication skills.
  • Criminal record check required every 5 years.
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via email to

Emma Gillis:

Closing Date: Monday May 15th, 2023 at 5pm

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Job Title: Library Assistant

Job Status: Open

Job Type: Full Time

Duty Hours: Various

Regions: Pemberton

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