Career Opportunities

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Are you passionate about books, knowledge, and community? Do you believe in the transformative power of literature and learning? Become a part of Jacksonville Public Library and help connect information seekers with books, technology, programs and resources that make a difference in their lives!

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 “I think there’s no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people’s lives and improve the world.” – Jack Lew

Are you motivated to help people?

A woman reading to a group of childrenConnect people to services at all our libraries. Librarians and customer experience staff engage with customers of all ages and backgrounds, assisting them in their quest for knowledge and enriching their lives. Our support staff works behind the scenes in a variety of roles to assist frontline staff, including staff that maintain our facilities to ensure the safety and comfort of all as well as those who select, organize, and stock books and materials that help customers learn without limits.


Passionate about knowledge?

Photo of a women helping another woman find something in a bookOur library is a treasure trove of information, covering a vast array of subjects and interests. Working here means continuous access to an extensive collection of books, magazines, digital resources, and more. You will also play a pivotal role in fostering a love for reading and lifelong learning in our community. From storytimes for children to author talks for adults, you'll contribute to an environment where reading and lifelong learning are celebrated. 


Looking for a career with growth? 

A group of adults meeting around a tableYou'll have the opportunity to serve on committees, attend conferences, and participate in a variety of training, resource sharing, and leadership opportunities through professional organizations like Northeast Florida Library Information Network (NEFLIN), Florida Library Association (FLA), and others. Full-time employees who meet certain criteria can even continue their education with tuition reimbursement support from the City of Jacksonville.

Check out the Library's most recent Annual Report to read about the impact Jacksonville Public Library staff are making throughout the community.

The City of Jacksonville is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and will provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants in compliance with all applicable federal and state employment laws and the current interpretation of employment discrimination by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as set forth in Department Directive dated March 14, 2016.

There shall be no discrimination or harassment against any person with regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, political affiliation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other impermissible factor in recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, placement, promotion, discipline, demotion, transfers, layoff, recall, termination, working conditions and related terms and conditions of employment.

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