Weekend Library Assistant x 2 ( Permanent Part time)
- Location: Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
- Job Identification: 1000376
- Job Category: Library Service
- Posting Date:11/04/2021, 04:20 PM
- Apply Before 21 November, 2021, 11:30 PM
- Job Schedule: Part time
About Inner West Council
Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.
As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.
We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its ‘Values First’ with flexibility, integrity, respect and the spirit of team as a set of values and associated behaviours for all levels in the organisation. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles
We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.
Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.
About the role
Wonderful opportunity for an outgoing, friendly and engaging individual with excellent customer service to join our incredible Library Services Team.
As the Library Customer Service Assistant, you will support the effective provision of library services to our customers. You will provide high quality customer service to our library patrons; assist at the service desk and with activity and promotional programs, daily cash management and circulation duties.
You will work on the library floor at both the branch and neighbourhood libraries. You will be required to participate in a number of library team meetings and activities arranged annually.
Reporting to the Weekend Co-Ordinator, you will assist in ensuring Inner West Libraries delivers an outstanding library service to our customers.
*We have 2 X permanent part time roles on offer (14 hrs and 28 hrs)*
Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.
$27.29 per hour to $31.61 per hour + Super
Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications
- Higher School Certificate or equivalent and willingness to obtain library or information qualification
- Proficient computer and technology skills
- Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public and a proven commitment to customer service
- Ability to work and plan effectively as an individual and as a team member
Marilyn Taylor, Operations Manager Library & History Services
We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Due to the anticipated high number of applications for this role, this position will close as soon as an adequate volume of applications is received.
How to Apply
We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.
Inner West Council follows Public Health Orders in respect to the travel and work of our employees in our various service areas. Council will expect the same compliance from its staff in as far as their employment or work with Council is concerned. Inner West Council expects all applicants to this position to be aware of the COVID-19 related rules and restrictions that apply to this position in accordance with prevailing Public Health Orders.
All applicants should recognise the fact that Public Health Orders may change in the future and may apply new measures to additional job groups or occupations which may include a COVID-19 vaccination. In addition to this, Council may in the future also introduce its own measures and policies that may include COVID-19 vaccination in consultation with its workforce. These measures and policies will be informed by risk assessments and be guided by Council’s priority to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its staff and community. Once adopted, Council will expect its employees to comply with these measures and policies if any applies to them.
Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks
Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role). Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.
For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.
Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.
Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.