Library Assistant - Permanent Part-time King City , ON


King Township Public Library (KTPL) serves a vibrant community of 27,000 residents through our multi-branch system. The staff and library system enjoy the strong support of the community.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Branch Supervisor, the Library Assistant provides a wide range of front-line service and support duties that promote a welcoming, friendly, and helpful library environment and meet the strategic direction set forth by the KTPL Board. There may be occasional opportunities to assist with additional public service functions, both within the library and in the community. This is a permanent position schedule based on operational needs. We are looking for an individual who is able to work day, evening and weekend shifts between the hours of 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at any of KTPL’s three locations. On occasion, extra hours may be available to fill in for staff. For further details about the position, refer to the Job Description.


  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years experience in a library, public service, or retail environment
  • Familiarity with integrated library systems is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated expertise in customer service
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Fluent in English (verbal, writing, and reading)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and experience with online searching
  • Works as a team player, contributing to the overall success of the library
  • Proof of valid Ontario Driver’s License, up-to-date insurance, and reliable transportation is a must
  • Able to attend staff training and development meetings.
  • Successful candidate must be able to produce a current Vulnerable Sector Check if requested
  • Minimum physical requirements: able to lift 30 pounds, bend, reach, and stretch

Hours of Work: An average of 15-20 scheduled hours a week, including evenings and weekends

Compensation: $ 26.94/hour (2024 rate)

Application Deadline: Thursday, July 25, 2024 by 5 p.m.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to:

We thank all who apply, but ONLY those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the King Township Public Library will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the library staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.



Closes: 25 July, 2024

King Township Public Library
King City , ON