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Job Recruitment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Hartford Public Library.  Please note the Library only accepts applications for current vacancies.  An online employment application is a mandatory requirement. Click on a job title below to begin your online application. 


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

Job openings are updated based on when a position becomes available. Hartford Public Library is now accepting applications.

Newly hired employees of the Hartford Public Library must present proof of receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination and may not begin employment at the Library until proof of vaccination (two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson). Booster vaccinations may be required in the future. The Library may consider exemptions for prospective employees who cannot become vaccinated due to a qualifying medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief. Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment and who seek a medical or religious exemption to the Library's vaccination policy will be provided with additional instructions at the time of the conditional offer. Testing requirements and/or additional PPE requirements may apply to unvaccinated employees.


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Hartford Public Library requires that all finalists for a position undergo the following:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Pre-employment Drug Testing on applicants

Hartford Public Library requires a Criminal Background Check and Pre-employment Drug Testing on applicants who are selected as a finalist for the position. Applicants will be provided a copy of any positive drug test results. A criminal record does not necessarily eliminate you from employment with Hartford Public Library. Each conviction will be reviewed with respect to the offense, circumstances, seriousness and the position for which you apply.

Hartford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.