Library Officer - Casual x 2 positions

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Librarian, Elisabeth McCutcheon, or the HR Department
Contact Number
02 6817 8800
Gilgandra Shire Council, NSW



Library Officer - Casual x 2 positions

Job No: GIL442021 | Location: Gilgandra | Employment Status: Casual

About Gilgandra Shire Council

Gilgandra is a vibrant rural community in Central West NSW, situated at the junction of three main highways and in close proximity to Dubbo. There is a strong supportive community that has worked together to develop excellent schools, medical services, retail services and recreational activities that you simply do not see in communities of a similar size.

Gilgandra presents you with an opportunity to have an excellent lifestyle you may not be able to afford in the city.

About the position

Council currently has casual positions available to assist with the day to day operations of the Gilgandra Shire Library. 


  • Higher School Certificate OR School Certificate and TAFE Certificate III
  • Class C Drivers Licence
  • Ability to provide high standard of customer service
  • Sound written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Demonstrated interest and knowledge of reading and books
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the requirements of WH&S
  • Current First Aid Certificate


  • Library qualification and/or 1-2 years previous experience in library operations including the use of library software and modern office systems
  • Ability to locate, retrieve and facilitate access to information
  • Ability to adapt to and operate Information Technology equipment and associated PC applications
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a team environment
  • Good time management skills

Salary: $37.40 / hour 

Closing date: 9:00am, 24 January 2022

Enquiries: Librarian, Elisabeth McCutcheon, or the HR Department on 02 6817 8800

How to apply:

Before you apply for this position, please read the Position Description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. You will be required to answer questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below. You will also be required to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume. Council will only accept applications submitted online. Please include in your resume, evidence of qualifications that you possess. 

Please click HERE  to view the full Position Description.

Please click HERE to apply for the position.

All correspondence will be via the email you have provided in your application.

Pre-employment screening

Should you be shortlisted for interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following interview, you may be required to undergo the following pre-employment screening process as part of the selection process:

  • A functional assessment (at Council's expense) including hearing and drug and alcohol testing
  • Reference checks from your 2 work related referees
  • Any other additional screening that may be relevant to the role
  • Council will check the authenticity of certificates and qualification

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