Employment Opportunities

Red Deer Public Library only accepts resumes for posted positions.

Open positions will be posted below.


Current Openings:

Job Posting - Dawe Branch Assistant (Library Assistant III)
Permanent Part-time position

Posted:  Thursday, June 7, 2018
Application deadline: Thursday, June 21, 2018. 

The Dawe Branch of Red Deer Public Library is seeking one permanent part-time Dawe Branch Assistant (LA III) to develop and deliver library services and programs that support the literacy, learning and leisure needs of all ages for the Library.  Reader’s advisory, computer instruction, circulation and reference work are included.

This permanent part-time position will commence on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

This position is for a creative, self-motivated individual who is excited about hitting the ground running and developing a position from the ground up.  This position requires excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and customer service skills.

Candidates must be team players with excellent customer service and communication skills.  Successful experience working with children, teens and adults, both individually and in groups will be an asset. 

Educational requirement is an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution or a minimum of two full years’ post-secondary education, preferably in a library field, with at least two years of experience working in a library, art or education setting.

This permanent part-time position will commence on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

Reporting to Dawe Branch Manager, this position averages 17 hour per week, and includes day, evening and weekend hours. The ability to substitute for vacation and sick leave is a requirement.

Salary begins at $25.78 per hour.  Some benefits apply.

Please submit your letter of application, along with a resume, to jobs@rdpl.org and quote competition #2018-07 before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018. 

An RCMP Vulnerable Sectors Check is required.  Thank you to all candidates for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Posting - Dawe Branch Assistant (Library Assistant III) 
Temporary Part-time position (Leave of absence overage)

Posted:  Thursday, June 7, 2018
Application deadline: Thursday, June 21, 2018. 

The Dawe Branch of Red Deer Public Library is seeking one temporary part-time Dawe Branch Assistant (LA III) to develop and deliver library services and programs that support the literacy, learning and leisure needs of all ages for the Library.  Reader’s advisory, computer instruction, circulation and reference work are included.

This position is for a creative, self-motivated individual who is excited about hitting the ground running and developing a position from the ground up.  This position requires excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and customer service skills.

Candidates must be team players with excellent customer service and communication skills. 

Successful experience working with children, teens and adults, both individually and in groups will be an asset. 

Educational requirement is an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution or a minimum of two full years’ post-secondary education, preferably in a library field, with at least two years of experience working in a library, art or education setting.

This temporary part-time position will commence on Monday, September 10, 2018 and continue through to September 6, 2019.

Reporting to Dawe Branch Manager, this position averages 28 hour per week, and includes day, evening and weekend hours. The ability to substitute for vacation and sick leave is a requirement.

Salary is $25.78 per hour, with 8.6% vacation/statutory compensation.

Please submit your letter of application, along with a resume, to jobs@rdpl.org and quote competition #2018-08 before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018

An RCMP Vulnerable Sectors Check is required.  Thank you to all candidates for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 



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The Friends' Board meets seven or eight times per year at the Downtown Library to plan activities that support Red Deer Public Library. View www.rdpl.org/about/friends for more information about the Friends of the Library.


Pages (Shelvers)

Library pages shelve returned library materials and keep all items in order on the shelves. They also tidy the library by ensuring that all materials left by library users on tables, desks and chairs, etc. are gathered and returned to the proper areas.

Jobs Available

    • This is an ongoing job posting. Jobs are not always available; however, we accept resumes on an ongoing basis and keep resumes for six months.Thank you for your interest, but only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Qualifications

    • 16 years of age or older
    • Ability to understand written and oral instruction in English.
    • Ability to organize materials in numerical and alphabetical order.
    • Attention to detail is essential.
    • Must love organizing.
    • Effective time management skills.
    • Ability to work independently, but also as a part of a team.
    • Physical requirements include ability to push/pull heavy carts, squat and reach above your head.

Schedule

    • Page jobs are year-round part-time positions between 2 and 3 shifts per week.
    • 3 hour shifts in Youth Services and 4 hour shifts in Adult Services.
    • Monday to Thursday shifts are evenings and Friday, Saturday and Sunday shifts are afternoons.
    • Set schedules that are changed in February, July and September.
    • The ability to substitute for vacation and sick hours is a requirement.

Starting Salary

    • $13.60 per hour

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