Lethbridge Public Library (LPL) is more than books and buildings.  We are a welcoming, inclusive space that connects and strengthens community through equitable access to learning and leisure.  

People are the heart of what we do.  We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and diverse people who are committed to excellent customer service.  If this sounds like you, we encourage you to review the information below and to view our current employment and volunteer opportunities 

Current openings:

Lethbridge Public Library positions can be found on the City of Lethbridge current job openings page

  • You will receive an email notification from the City of Lethbridge confirming your application has been received.
  • Resumes are reviewed by a selection committee who review qualifications, education, experience, training and skills.
  • The selection committee will short list candidates for interviews.
  • Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted directly.
  • Interviews questions will include general questions about your knowledge and work history and behavior-based questions where we will ask you to respond with a specific example of a situation, its action and the result.
  • References will be verified – a minimum of 2 professional references are required.
  • The candidate who best meets the requirements of the position will be offered the position.
  • Unsuccessful candidates will be informed.
  • The successful candidate will be required to submit a Police Information Check (PIC).
  • Once a posting has closed, the recruitment process takes an average of 4 to 6 weeks.

LPL is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply and self-identify.  If you require support during this process, please contact our Executive Assistant at 403-380-7341 so that accommodation can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential.  Only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

The Lethbridge Public Library uses the City of Lethbridge’s online job posting system. If you apply for any Library job posting, the statement below will apply.

Your personal information is being collected and used under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The information you provide to the City of Lethbridge on this application will be used to assess your suitability as a potential employee and to create metrics and performance measures to evaluate the effectiveness of Human Resources activities and programs. Further information can be found here.

The City of Lethbridge’s online recruitment system is hosted by “Taleo”. Taleo stores the information you provide on its server in Toronto. Information about Taleo is available at www.Taleo.com. If you have any questions about the City of Lethbridge’s online recruitment system or how your personal information is collected or used please contact Human Resources, (403) 320-3911 or humanresources@lethbridge.ca.

Be aware of recruitment fraud attempts impersonating Lethbridge Public Library. There are no fees associated with any job opportunity at the Library. We will not ask you for banking information, payment or electronic transfers during the recruitment process. If you think you are a victim of recruitment fraud, please report it to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre through the online reporting tool or by calling 1-888-495-8501.  

LPL offers a competitive total compensation package to our employees including competitive salary and benefits for permanent employees.

As an employee, you’ll receive:

  • Free and confidential services through the Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Employee recognition program
  • An extensive range of training opportunities
  • Permanent employees may also be eligible for Extended Health and Dental Benefits, Health Spending Account, Life Insurance coverage and participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP)

Eligibility for benefits may vary based upon job status, work location and/or the terms of the collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.

The library is committed to the health and safety of our employees.  We ensure employees are trained in proper work procedures, follow safe working practices and co-operate in creating a safe, healthy and productive work environment.