Librarian 1 - Auxiliary (On-Call) Port Moody , BC


Position Summary:

The Port Moody Public Library is seeking two creative and energetic auxiliary librarians with a passion for customer service. Reporting to the Digital & Information Services Coordinator, the position provides reader’s advisory, reference and tech help services for all ages.


Duties and responsibilities may include: working at the library’s information (reference) desk; providing one on one instruction; assisting with programs; collection merchandizing, maintenance and development; and special project work. Applicants with interest or expertise in providing youth services may also undertake children’s programs such as storytime and class visits.


Auxiliary librarians work on an on-call and as-needed basis. The position may be offered shifts from Monday to Sunday including evenings and holidays. Applicants who only have limited availability may not be considered.


  • Master’s degree in Library & Information Science (MLIS/MLS) from an ALA accredited program.
  • Two years of job related experience, including experience working in a public library setting providing reference and reader’s advisory services.
  • Knowledge of public library collections in all formats. Familiarity with collection development principles.
  • Knowledge of library information technology as it applies to public libraries in general.
  • Ability to instruct/assist the public with using a variety of computer applications and devices (e.g. computers, laptops, tablets), and with accessing library resources such as eBooks.
  • Ability to plan and present library programs for various age groups.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to deal with challenging patrons.
  • Ability to manage projects and to handle multiple and competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and to work collaboratively with others to improve services in a dynamic, collegial team environment.
  • Ability to provide training in one-on-one and group settings.


The salary is $36.94 to $39.74 per hour (2021 rate).

Please note that employment with the Port Moody Public Library is subject to the completion of a satisfactory criminal record search. Interested candidates are asked to submit a covering letter and resume online for Job ID J0922-1575 at by October 9, 2022.

Applicants are advised that it is a condition of employment with the City of Port Moody that a successful candidate who is not already employed by the City provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject only to human rights-based accommodation in applicable circumstance.


$36.94 to $39.74 per hour (2021 rate)

Closes: 9 October, 2022

Port Moody Public Library
Port Moody , BC