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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services
Contact Number
02 4645 5637
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant

Salary: $28.62 - 32.70 ph + Super (+ casual loading as applicable)

Work Type: A variety of full time and part time vacancies are available, in a permanent, temporary and casual capacity for current and future vacancies

Location: Camden Libraries - Camden, Narellan & Oran Park

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community. 

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and passionate Library professional looking to have a direct impact on your community? If so, we are looking for talented Library Assistants to support our rapidly growing library services in our professional, friendly, and dynamic team. With over 50% of Camden’s population being registered as library users, this is a valued service within the local community.

You will have the opportunity to work from multiple state-of-the-art facilities, in a programs based environment that includes alternative lending collections, in a truly customer-focused workplace.

Don’t miss out on being part of something great by joining an evolving, rapidly growing, adaptive and innovative organisation. 

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help people excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!

Essential:

  • Higher School Certificate
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Demonstrated work experience in a customer service environment
  • Demonstrated experience in marketing and promotional activities
  • Basic knowledge of social networking tools and how they apply to the library
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound computer literacy and proficiency
  • General knowledge of library policies and practices
  • Ability to effectively organise and prioritise workloads
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment with a customer focus
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment including new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to apply EEO and WHS principles

Desirable:

  • Completed or undertaking Certificate 3 in Library and Information Services or equivalent
  • Demonstrated work experience in a public library
  • Demonstrated experience in the presentation of children’s programs

Note: “The above position has been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain hold a Working With Children Check. For more information visit http://kids.nsw.gov.au/kids/working/newcheck. Prohibited Persons are not eligible to apply.”   

To meet Council’s WHS requirements and in accordance with Council’s Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication.

Further Information: Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services on 02 4645 5637

Closing Date for above position: 31 January 2022

Position Description: For full position description details click here

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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Liam Pucher
Contact Number
02 8495 6468 during business hours
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Library Assistant

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  • Location: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Library Assistant, Permanent - Part-time Role, 21 hours per week

Salary Range: $57349.49 to $66649.7 per annum + super on a pro rata basis  (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
Reporting to the Library Manager, the key focus of the Library Assistant is to provide a range of quality customer-focused services and ensure the community is served effectively and efficiently according to library guidelines as a member of the library team.  

Key Responsibilities 
•    Provide effective service to library customers and staff
•    Provide assistance to customers with enquiries and research
•    Assist clients to locate library materials
•    Assist clients to use library equipment, materials and services
•    Assist with maintenance of appearance, safety and security of library and library equipment
•    Contribute to collection development
•    Liaise with library suppliers as directed, and
•    Attend meetings as required.
•    Assist and  deliver children’s programs and events as required

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Liam Pucher on 02 8495 6468 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 24/01/2022

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Library Branch Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lauren Allan, Head Librarian
Contact Number
(02) 6549 3887
Location
Muswellbrook Shire Council, NSW

 

Library Branch Officer

About the position

The Muswellbrook Branch Officer will assist in the day-to-day operations of Muswellbrook and/or Denman Branches. To assist in the provision and promotion of quality customer focused programming and services.

About Muswellbrook

Muswellbrook Shire is one of NSW’s most dynamic local government areas. For over four decades it has been at the heart of the State’s energy industry; with two of NSW’s base load power generators located in the Shire, Bayswater and Liddell. Muswellbrook Shire’s coal industry exports 25% of NSW’s thermal coal, it is the home of the two largest thoroughbred horse studs in the southern hemisphere, it produces a large volume of the Hunters viticulture and is home to the largest dairy industry in the Hunter.

Muswellbrook Shire Council is a vibrant workplace with a commitment to excellence in all facets of its operations, and is committed to employee welfare and development.

About you

  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Certificate III in Library Studies or equivalent experience
  • Current NSW Class C Drivers License
  • Demonstrated experience and/or capability to deliver the Job Specific Key Accountabilities (outlined in position description).
  • Demonstrated Fundamental key capabilities as defined in the Key Capabilities Table (outlined in position description).

We Offer

  • Council are currently seeking to fill one Part Time position (10 hours per week) and Casual positions
  • Casual rate per hour $37.84 to $40.83 (depending on qualifications, skills and experience)
  • Part Time salary from $15,739.36 to $16,983.93 per year plus leave entitlements (depending on qualifications, skills and experience)
  • Plus 10% superannuation

Further Information and to Apply

For more information on this position, please refer to the attached Position Description, Council’s Careers website, or contact Lauren AllanHead Librarian, on (02) 6549 3887.

Watch Muswellbrook Shire Council Recruitment Video here

To apply: 

  1. Complete the application form here, including providing responses to the mandatory questions required. Unfortunately, an unfinished application can’t be retrieved to finish at a later date. Please keep your responses concise.
  2. Attach your Resume and a covering letter where indicated.
  3. Click ‘Apply’.
  4. You will receive an email confirming your application has been submitted.
  5. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application.
  6. Applications close on 26 January 2022. 

Senior Workary Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hollie McPherson
Contact Number
(02) 9725 0118
Location
Fairfield City Council, NSW

 

Senior Workary Programs Officer

Applications closing on 04 February 2022, 11:59 PM

THE POSITION: The Senior Workary Programs Officer contributes to the development and delivery of the Library’s “Workary” co-working service, which comprises the Workary space which has seating for 100 plus people and meeting rooms; a program of business workshops and networking events, and a business referral service.

In this role the Senior Workary Programs Officer:

  • Supports the development of local education providers, start-ups and businesses.
  • Builds relationships with businesses, institutions, individuals and organisations interested in contributing to the development and delivery of the Library’s Workary services.

ESSENTIAL: 

  • Tertiary degree in a business management discipline or Libraries
  • Proven ability to negotiate and facilitate cooperation and partnership. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with the general, business and business related communities to develop collaborative business services, programs and events.
  • Demonstrated experience developing, delivering and promoting business services and programs to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting cultural change within a team to create an environment of continuous improvement by researching the market, developing and modifying systems, policies and procedures and collecting and analysing data.
  • Demonstrated experience in small project management with the ability to analyse problems and develop creative solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience presenting to a variety of groups and communicating complex concepts to cross functional audiences.
  • Sound understanding of the Local Government environment and knowledge of relevant opportunities and their application to the Library’s Workary service development and delivery
  • An enthusiastic and engaging approach to providing excellent customer service to a diverse range of people and demonstrated experience in a public library setting.
  • Current New South Wales Class C Driver’s License

DESIRABLE:

  • Business development qualification, experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of current business practices and principles and associated issues and trends, including disruptive technologies.

SALARY & EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

  • Permanent position, 70 hours per fortnight
  • This position is a Grade 6, salary range is $83,887 p.a. with progression to $92,596 p.a. on demonstrated competencies, with performance progression to $98,263 p.a.
  • Flexible working hours are available.
  • A uniform is provided.

FURTHER CONTACTS Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Hollie McPherson on (02) 9725 0118 or a position description is available by contacting Sharon Allard on (02) 9725 0359.

CLOSING DATE     Midnight 4 February 2022

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications must address the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required in the Position Description. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website. To apply online visit Council’s website www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/fccjobs. Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense.

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Please note that this role requires mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 at Fairfield City Council. All applicants must be vaccinated (and provide proof - cited vaccination certificate).

Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer. As an inclusive workplace, we support reasonable workplace adjustment. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia, and may be required to undertake a national police clearance as part of the recruitment process.

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.

PO BOX 21                                                                                              ALAN YOUNG PSM

FAIRFIELD NSW 1860                                                                           CITY MANAGER

 

Senior Innovative Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hollie McPherson
Contact Number
(02) 9725 011
Location
Fairfield City Council, NSW

 

Senior Innovative Programs Officer

Applications closing on 04 February 2022, 11:59 PM

THE POSITION:

Are you an educator, inspirational leader with a strong people focus, who has a passion in technological advancement?

The Fairfield City Open Libraries has modern digital creative technology hubs including audio suites (studio 2166), green screen studio, VR studio and Lab. LX and Lab. LX STEAM. Fairfield City Council is seeking a dynamic and creative person to lead Council’s Innovative Programs Team.

Our Open Libraries programs balances traditional library functions along with innovative services. The Senior Innovative Programs Officer is an integral part of the Learning Experience Team and will lead the Innovative Programs Team which is responsible for developing and delivering transformative technology programs to the community and businesses to build digital literacy skills.

ESSENTIAL: 

  • Bachelor Degree in Teaching, Information Technology, Library and Information Services, Creative Industries or other relevant discipline.
  • Extensive experience in the development and delivery of digital programs.
  • Experience in leading and managing a small team.
  • An enthusiastic and engaging approach to providing excellent customer service to a diverse range of people and demonstrated experience in a public library setting.
  • Well-developed knowledge and skills with emerging technologies and the ability to train staff and assist customers in the use of such technologies.
  • Experience in contributing and creating a positive and supportive work environment, with a high level of teamwork, supervision, and upskilling of staff with program development and delivery.
  • Proven ability to plan and deliver community learning workshops and programs for diverse audiences and ability to implement and maintain software applications and IT hardware.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and tasks.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

DESIRABLE:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Experience working with video content platforms and integration across digital channels.

SALARY & EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

  • Permanent position, 70 hours per fortnight
  • This position is a Grade 6, salary range is $83,887 p.a. with progression to $92,596 p.a on demonstrated competencies, with performance progression to $98,263 p.a.
  • Flexible working hours are available.
  • A uniform is provided.

FURTHER CONTACTS Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Hollie McPherson on (02) 9725 0118 or a position description is available by contacting Sharon Allard on (02) 9725 0359.

CLOSING DATE     Midnight 4 February 2022

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications must address the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required in the Position Description. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website. To apply online visit Council’s website www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/fccjobs. Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense.

APPLY ONLINE

Please note that this role requires mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 at Fairfield City Council. All applicants must be vaccinated (and provide proof - cited vaccination certificate).

Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer. As an inclusive workplace, we support reasonable workplace adjustment. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia, and may be required to undertake a national police clearance as part of the recruitment process.

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.

PO BOX 21                                                                                              ALAN YOUNG PSM

FAIRFIELD NSW 1860                                                                           CITY MANAGER

Library Assistant 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Rockhampton Regional Council, QLD

 

Library Assistant 

  • Casual
  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • $44.55 per hour (LGIA Stream A Level 2) + Superannuation
  • Location – Various

Your new role

Council are looking for energetic and customer focused Casual Library Assistants who know what it means to work in a modern library.

You will be enthusiastic and have great people skills while being responsible for providing quality customer service to diverse members of the community.

You may work across a range of library areas in Client and Collection Services including circulation, technology assistance, processing, Home Delivery and shelving.

As this is a casual position there are no set hours and you will work on an ‘as needs’ basis to meet the requirements of the position. You will have the ability to work on call, working weekend shifts as well as working at different sites in accordance with the library roster.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  • Ability to work adhoc shifts including evening and weekend shifts as per the library roster across the any of our four libraries in the Rockhampton Region.
  • Highly effective communication skills to relate to children, teenagers, adults and seniors.
  • Passion for providing excellent customer service to the community.
  • An interest in public libraries, digital technologies, and a commitment to promoting reading literacy and lifelong learning.
  • Ability to undertake physical work that involves regular and repetitive movements such as bending, squatting and pushing trolleys, with ability to carry and lift up to 15kg (overhead)

What you'll get in return

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

1.     A 2-3 page Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;

2.     Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • Passion for libraries with a commitment to promoting a positive image of Library Services and encourage increased Library usage.
  • Interest in new and emerging technologies, their promotion and application in libraries, with a willingness to learn and support clients with their use.
  • Customer focus attributes including the ability to respond promptly and courteously to a diverse range of customers and service needs with knowledge of library services, products, collections and self-service.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and display a positive attitude. 

Please use Council’s cover letter template and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to complete your online application.

Applications Close: Monday 24 January 2022 at Midnight (AEST)

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Librarian / Senior Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Rosemary Scott, Staff Development Librarian
Contact Number
(02) 4732 8126
Location
Penrith City Council, NSW

 

Librarian / Senior Library Technician

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  • Job no: 493512
  • Work type: Permanent Part Time
  • Location: Penrith
  • Categories: Library Services
  • Salary: $38.01 to $44.00 per hour, plus 10% superannuation

About Us

At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible work arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Health and wellbeing leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education 
  • Diverse salary packaging
  • And much, much more!

The Penrith City Library Service provides an array of informational, educational and recreational resources and services for residents and visitors through three branch libraries, a home library service, community events and pop-up libraries, children’s and adult programming, physical and digital collections, local history collections and programs, and a toy library service. Resident surveys consistently show Penrith City Council libraries to be one of the City’s most popular services.

About the role

In this role you will contribute to an effective and efficient library service for the community of Penrith City Council through providing customer service duties at Penrith Central Library and other branch libraries as rostered. You will assist library customers to use digital services and equipment. You will participate in events and programs promoting library services. You will demonstrate and promote Council Values – Show Respect, Be Accountable, Encourage Innovation.

This is a part time role and requires the incumbent to work rostered shifts across seven days, including evening and weekend hours.

One permanent part-time (17.5 hours per week) position is available to commence immediately.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant Degree/Graduate Diploma qualification with eligibility for associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association [or] Diploma of Library / Information Services [TAFE], or equivalents
  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills and experience
  • Demonstrated skills using online systems, mobile devices and applications
  • Demonstrated skills using library equipment, including scanners, printers and photocopiers
  • Flexibility to work rostered shifts across seven days, including evening and weekend hours
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise service desk operations during rostered shifts
  • Current Class C Drivers License
  • Are you vaccinated for COVID-19 or do you have a Medical Exemption in line with the NSW Public Health Order?

Desirable Criteria

  • Public Library experience

Commencing salary: $38.01 to $44.00 per hour, plus 10% superannuation.

You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.

Visit careers.penrith.city to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on the closing date. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.

For further information about the position, please contact Rosemary Scott, Staff Development Librarian, on (02) 4732 8126.

Council practices EEO and WHS principles.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position. 

Penrith City Council is committed to ensuring the safety of our people and community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many of our employees are currently working remotely or in a way that is different to normal, which may impact our recruitment processes including time to respond to applicants and conducting online interviews instead of in-person. Some roles may also require temporary remote working arrangements; if applicable, this will be discussed with you at the time of interview.  

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

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Advertised: 10 Jan 2022 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 11.55PM 31 Jan 2022 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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