Frequently Asked Questions
We only accept online applications. If you wish to apply for a posted position, please click the “Apply Now” button located within the online job posting on our website.
SPL has public computers that you can reserve. Stop by any SPL location and ask an employee if you have any questions. We’ll get you set up!
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to respond to individual inquiries regarding the status of your application. Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation on the web page that your submission was received.
When you have submitted your application, you will see a message saying it has been successfully submitted. You may print this for your records if you wish. If you do not see this, or you see an “Error” message instead, you will have to retry submitting your application.
If we have a need, we post for Casual positions. The posting will be available in on our website.
We are unable to accept late applications.
Yes. SPL is intent on having a workforce that mirrors the community we serve. Our online application form includes a voluntary survey that is intended to assist us in achieving a representative workforce. The survey focuses on the four equity groups as determined by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. We strongly encourage you to complete the survey if you are:
- a woman applying for an underrepresented occupation;
- a person of Indigenous ancestry;
- a member of a visible minority; and/or
- a person with a disability.
Yes. SPL recognizes international education that has been formally assessed by the Government of Alberta’s International Qualification Assessment Service (IQAS) for equivalencies.
If you have successfully completed Grade 9 and are at least 14 years old, you can apply to work at SPL as a Circulation Associate if you provide:
- proof of age;
- the written consent of one of your parents or guardians; and
- a Certificate of Completion from the Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course (YWRCC).
There are restrictions around hours of work for 14 and 15-year-olds.
A Social Insurance Number (SIN) is required before you start working. Contact Service Canada for information on SIN cards.
This means the posting is only open to current employees of SPL. Applications from members of the general public will not be considered.
Yes. For postings that say “External,” both SPL employees and the general public may apply. For unionized positions, the provisions of our Collective Agreement will be followed.