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Working With Us

Working at Burlington Public Library is a unique opportunity to help people brighten their lives—through reading, free programs, learning resources and much more. Every role at the library supports our mission to inspire imagination, collaboration, and compassion to support an informed and literate society. We delight in helping others and strive for exceptional service.

We bring our best selves to work to create an environment that is respectful and inclusive, where everyone feels valued and supported.

Along with professional librarians, the Library employs roughly 150 people with wide-ranging skills in training and education, business administration, research, planning, marketing and communications, finance, maintenance and handywork, event planning, information technology, and more.

What We Offer

We have high expectations of the people we hire, and we are genuinely invested in your well-being, development, and work success. As a paid, regular employee, your earnings include:

  • a competitive wage/salary
  • comprehensive benefits
  • development opportunities
  • retirement security

We are proud to be an award-winning employer and a library industry leader. We have been recognized with the following awards and certifications:

  • Great Place to Work – Best Workplaces for Giving Back 2023
  • Burlington Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards – Heritage Award 2023
  • Certified Great Place to Work™ 2022, 2023
  • TD Summer Reading Club Library Award 2019

Volunteer Opportunities

We are not currently seeking volunteers for the library. If you are interested in volunteering, please check out these organizations:

Current Postings

Thank you for your interest. When there are active job postings, they are listed here with an opportunity to apply online.