Jobs at HPL

Jobs HPL

Hamilton Public Library offers a wealth of career opportunities from working in branches as an Information Clerk and Librarian to behind-the-scenes roles in Information Technology, Technical Services, Human Resources and more.

Please be aware of online phishing attempts impersonating Hamilton Public Library and Library Staff. HPL does not solicit paid freelance opportunities through social media or other messaging applications. HPL does not request personal or banking information through social media or require financial compensation when reviewing job applications. Please report phishing schemes to If you think you are a victim of fraud, please call the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.

Current Opportunities:

Branch Manager

Security Lead Hand Supervisor - Permanent Full-Time

Library Page Opportunities:

No current opportunities

Current opportunities are also posted on the City of Hamilton Jobs at the City site. On the city site, choose Current Opportunities, then External Opportunities.

HPL welcomes resumes. Please email yours to Resumes remain on file for six months.

“I enjoy working at HPL because it allows me to introduce Members to technology and resources that are new to them. I also like seeing the smiles on faces of fellow Filipinos who see me working here. Punta na sa library, Kabayan! (Go to the library, my fellow countryman.)”

Team HPL's Jennie H.

“Hamilton Public Library is a unique environment where all people can gather and be welcomed! Working here gave me the opportunity to get my Canadian experience as a newcomer and to become more familiar with Canadian culture."

Yashar M., former Team HPL member


To apply for future consideration as a Page, print out and fill in the Employment Application Form. Please submit the completed form to the branch where you prefer to work.

Pages work part-time, supporting library staff. To apply for a Page position, you must have completed Grade 8. Page duties include:

  • Shelving library materials
  • Ensuring shelves and public areas are neat and in good order
  • Assisting library staff in the performance of basic duties associated with daily operations

The Hamilton Public Library is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources about any accommodation you require. HPL retains resumes and/or applications for six months. Only candidates selected for interviews are contacted.