Job Opportunities

Circulation Clerk/Programming Coordinator

The Houston Public Library is accepting applications for a Circulation Clerk/ Programming Coordinator


High school diploma

Computer skills, experience working with the public is required


Duties and Responsibilities

-maintains a friendly and welcoming atmosphere in the library

-circulates library materials – performs accurate check in, check out renewal and holds services

-shelves returned items

-maintains collection in proper order by reading and tidying shelves

-performs basic maintenance and repair of books and materials

-processes new materials as required

-Under the direction of the Library Director, develop, promote, coordinate and implement programming for children, youth and adults at the Houston Public Library. Programming will be both on-going and event-based in nature.

-Develop registration and attendance forms

-Maintain and report statistics – complete required reports for funders.

-Purchase necessary supplies and submit receipts to Library Director

-Coordinate with other program service providers to ensure that program duplication is minimized and schedule conflicts are avoided.

-Develop community partnerships where appropriate


Hours of Work

-Variable – average of 12 per week

-holiday/sick time/ educational relief for other staff members may be required

-evening and weekend shifts will be required



Starting wage                                                                        $12.65 – $14.00


To apply: Paper application forms can be picked up and dropped off at the library. Electronic applications can be requested by email at Please quote Circulation Clerk/Programming Coordinator in the subject line. Or mail to:

Houston Public Library

Attn:  Sara Lewis

PO Box 840

Houston, BC V0J 1Z0


Resumes will not be accepted.

Application deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2018. A complete job description is available upon request at the Houston Public Library.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.