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Competition: LA212261

Department: Legislative Library

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Close Date: Friday, February 18, 2022

Salary Range: $65,120.00 - $81,400.00 per annum

Position Description: Job Description

Position Summary

Employees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (Assembly) provide professional non-partisan services to support the democratic institution of Parliament and its members through procedural advice, administrative support and information services. The Assembly is an autonomous employer, separate from the administrative framework of B.C. government ministries and agencies.

The Legislative Library is seeking an experienced, detail oriented, and knowledgeable individual for the regular full-time position of Librarian.

Reporting to a library manager, the Librarian supports the information and research needs of Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), caucus staff, Assembly staff, statutory offices, provincial government researchers, and members of the public. The Librarian designs, develops, and delivers library products, collections and services. The Librarian has responsibilities and provides leadership in the areas of reference, technical services, and systems.

Specifically, the Legislative Library is seeking a systems Librarian to administrate, maintain, configure, and upgrade library systems and software, including creating and customizing web interfaces and applications. The incumbent will also develop, plan, and supervise digitization initiatives and create, maintain, and preserve digital collections. Experience with library system administration, SQL and digital collection management is an asset. Additional assignments will include working on the reference desk, guiding library systems projects through privacy and security assessments, original cataloguing of government documents and other materials, and other work as assigned.

The Assembly offers competitive benefits and salary packages, and a professional workplace situated in the historic Parliament Buildings. For more information about our organization, go to https://www.leg.bc.ca/learn-about-us/working-here.


Applicants must have a Masters of Library Science or equivalent education from an ALA-accredited school of library science. Electronic resource management and original cataloguing experience are preferred.

Please refer to the position description for a full list of duties and qualifications.

Application Requirements

Please submit cover letter and résumé (preferably combined in one PDF document saved as Lastname, Firstname), citing Competition LA212261, by February 18, 2022 by e-mail to careers@leg.bc.ca.


The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and selection processes. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please contact human.resources@leg.bc.ca.

We would like to thank everyone in advance for applying as only those shortlisted will be contacted.  An eligibility list may be established and/or auxiliary positions may be considered for future conversion to regular status. Lesser qualified applicants may be under-implemented or appointed at a lower classification. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required as a condition of employment.

The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
E-mail: careers@leg.bc.ca | Telephone: 250-387-5532 | Web: www.leg.bc.ca

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