Jobs at the library

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Multnomah County Library is a premier library system and Oregon's largest public library, serving nearly one-fifth of the state's population. The work environment encourages creativity, provides challenges, and allows individuals to realize their potential in a team atmosphere.

Multnomah County Library is a learning organization with a strong commitment to continuous quality improvement and exceptional customer service. The library actively recruits persons from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to enhance service to its diverse community.

Current job openings

Library Safety Officer Part-Time

We're looking for focused, conscientious security professionals with strong customer service skills to join our team as Library Safety Officers. We're currently seeking applicants to fill current and future Library Safety Officer positions at locations throughout the system. The hiring list created from this recruitment may be used to fill part-time and on-call positions should they become available in the future. Apply through Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Job Shadowing

Job shadowing is a way to work side-by-side with library staff to find out what it's like to work in the library, and to learn how the library delivers programs and services to our community. Job shadowing can be a key part of academic programs for library studies. 

If you would like to request to job shadow, please contact Amy Honisett at

Job shadows are based on the time and availability of Multnomah County Library staff by locations and individual needs for each job shadow request. 

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