The City of Port Colborne, located on the south coast of the scenic Niagara region, Niagara’s Port of Call has found the perfect balance – successful industrial and commercial sectors, comfortable and scenic residential areas, white sand beaches, unique culinary choices, the world class Sugarloaf Marina, fishing, golfing, trails, shopping districts along the historic Welland Canal – truly a community that adds to the overall Niagara Experience. A great place to work and raise a family!

The part-time Library Assistant performs assigned tasks in the areas of Circulation, Collection Maintenance, Database Maintenance, Programming and Library Customer Service. When assigned to the service desk, this position is responsible for the provision of readers’ advisory, assisting library users in accessing the library’s print and electronic resources, circulation services, and a range of other desk duties. This position is responsible for reshelving the collection, providing assistance in the maintenance of collections, and assists in the provision of programs. This position may oversee the immediate operations of the library at times when there are no other full-time staff on-site.

The ideal candidate will have a 2 year Library Technician Diploma along with one year of public service experience in a public library, or a combination of education, skills and experience. You must have strong technological skills and adaptability. You must have a demonstrated ability to work with children and excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service and relationship-building skills.

The is a part-time unionized position with an hourly rate of $20.94 per hour based on approximately 10-20 hours per week. 

For full details, please see the job description here

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition #2023-41 by 4:00pm on September 22, 2023.   

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
Fax: 905-835-2969


We thank all those who apply but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Port Colborne is an equal opportunity employer.   Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate.