Job Opportunities

Job Posting:  On-Call Circulation Assistant

The Cranbrook Public Library seeks an enthusiastic person who enjoys working with people.  This individual is willing to work any time the library is open, including evenings and weekends, and on short notice.  Duties include checking material in and out, signing up new members, dealing with accounts and helping people find answers to their questions.

Your Skills

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexible, hardworking, personable and eager to learn independently
  • Previous experience working in customer service positions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working on computers, with a keyboarding speed of 35 words per minute
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent

Although previous library experience is valuable, we encourage anyone who is enthusiastic, organised and enjoys working with people to apply.

A complete job description can be found at:

Hours of Work

The number of hours worked varies from week to week.  The maximum is 35 hours per week.

The library offers a competitive salary and a collaborative environment that encourages people to share ideas and work together to help make the library the dynamic heart of our community.

Start Date

27 June 2019

To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter that addresses the above requirements and a résumé to Ursula Brigl, Chief Librarian, by Sunday, 23 June 2019, by mail or in-person to:

Cranbrook Public Library

1212 2nd Street North

Cranbrook, BC V1C 4T6

Or via email in PDF format to

Successful candidates are required to complete a criminal record check application in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act prior to final confirmation of the job offer.