Jobs for Librarians

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Our reference librarians are generalists with a wide range of knowledge, but they may have special expertise in one or more subjects as well. Technical librarians work behind the scenes, where they select, catalog and care for books and other materials. Many of our staff members are fluent in languages other than English, which helps us serve our diverse community.

Invitation to Compete #14-19, Intermittent Librarian

The Library is seeking candidates to fill several on-call, Intermittent Librarian positions. These are temporary, part-time positions that are used to backfill absences on information desks throughout the Seattle Public Library system.

To ensure consideraton, complete application materials must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019.

See the bulletin for essential functions and for information on how to apply

All other jobs

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Many essential jobs within the Library do not require a library degree, and those positions range from administrative professionals and support staff, information technology professionals, drivers who transport books and other materials, to workers who maintain our buildings and grounds, and security officers who keep patrons and staff free from harm.

There are currently no non-Librarian jobs available

Check back here for future openings.

Employee benefits

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We offer a benefits package that covers employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and dependents. Employee benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plans, generous vacation and sick leave policies and much more.

If you have a question or need help, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636.