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Oshawa Public Libraries is a dynamic award-winning library that enriches the lives and potential of the people of Oshawa by connecting them to the world of information and to each other. We recognize that only through the efforts and ongoing commitment of our employees are we able to achieve and sustain excellent quality service and public confidence. We demonstrate our commitment to our community on a daily basis by exemplifying our core values and strategic directives, which include:

  • Reading and Life-Long Learning
  • Service Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Sustainability

Our employees are the Library’s most valuable resource. We are committed to encouraging a supportive, equitable and inclusive culture by recognizing diversity, equity and inclusion by fostering social inclusion within our workforce and community.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Oshawa Public Libraries is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We uphold our values of diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism in the delivery of our services and in our workplace. The Oshawa Public Libraries encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical employment barriers to equity, this is including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and Racialized groups, People with Disabilities, Women and Persons within the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Accommodation

The Oshawa Public Libraries is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require code-protected accommodation, through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted by Human Resources. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Current Job Postings

OPL 15-2022 Mechanical Custodian

Posting Date: August 2, 2022

Posting Deadline: August 23, 2022

General résumés can be sent to HR@oshawalibrary.on.ca. Résumés will be kept on file for six (6) months.

Job Placements, Practicums, Internships, Co-Op Opportunities

Are you a high school or post-secondary student looking for a co-op or internship placement to complete your diploma or degree? Placements may be available in the following areas: Public Service (including: MLIS-Librarian, Library Tech, ECE, Social Work, Education, Recreation and Leisure, Museum and Archives), Marketing, Finance, HR, Maintenance, IT, and Technical Services. Please contact us at hrstudent@oshawalibrary.on.ca

Student Page Positions

The Oshawa Public Libraries hires student pages for part-time work on evenings and weekends. Daytime hours available for college and university students. The primary duties of a student page include shelving books and other library resources. Pushing and pulling of heavy book carts is required. If you are interested in applying, please email your résumé to hrstudent@oshawalibrary.on.ca.

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