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Work at One of the Top Work Places in Utah


For FIVE years in a row, Salt Lake County Library has been recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in the Wasatch Front.
We are incredibly honored to be the only government entity to receive this recognition.

The ability to positively impact the lives of others is one of the many reasons our jobs are both rewarding and satisfying. Our amazing team creates a thriving community hub where people eagerly share and implement good ideas.  We are passionate about and truly committed to improving the life of our customers.

“The results confirm what I have always known, that the Salt Lake County Library is a great place to work.” - Library Director Jim Cooper

Salt Lake County Library has millions of resources available to the public – our most valuable resource is our employees. Thank you to all of our employees, volunteers, community partners and patrons – together we make a great team!


Salt Lake County Library Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Salt Lake County Library Services consistently ranks among the top ten U.S. libraries that serve general populations from 500,000 to 999,999.
Library employees work in a variety of positions at one of our 18 libraries, two reading rooms, the satellite jail location, in administration, support services or within our facilities department. Salt Lake County Library Services is a division of Salt Lake County Department of Human Services.

Work Hours/Benefits

Individuals hired into a Library merit position work a set number of hours each week—20, 30 or 40 —and are assigned to a specific location. Depending on the position, work schedule and location are subject to change to meet the needs of the Library. All merit positions, full- and part-time, are eligible for benefits.
Non-merit, non-benefited substitute positions are also available.

Online Employment Center

Salt Lake County Personnel maintains an Online Employment Center. Current County openings (including Library positions) are listed by job title on the site. The job announcement for each position includes a general description of job duties and minimum qualifications (education and/or work experience). The last day to submit an application is listed for each opening. Only top ranked applications will qualify for an interview. Some positions may require testing.

Only online applications will be accepted for merit positions. In addition to applying for the respective vacant position, first-time applicants must also complete the registration process. Questions about the application and registration process should be directed to Salt Lake County Human Resources: 385-468-0570.

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Read the Top Workplaces Report here.

Employment Opportunities

Access the County's Online Employment Center. NOTE - this Center includes all County openings so you will have to browse through to find Library openings.

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