Library Assistant P/T (21 hours)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jane Cook
Contact Number
02 6333 6281
Bathurst Regional Council , NSW


Library Assistant P/T (21 hours)

 $28,613.16 - $30,061.40
 Permanent - Part Time

About us

Congratulations, on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region's largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be a part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region. 

About our region

Bathurst really is best of both worlds - a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia's oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.

About the role

Are you passionate about libraries? Are you willing to make a difference to the wellbeing of the Bathurst Community by providing high quality customer focused library services? Then this opportunity is for you.

Bathurst Library provides library programs and activities to the Bathurst community, a mobile library, an extensive collection of items to borrow and a vibrant community space with access to information and technology.

We are currently looking for a permanent part-time Library Assistant (21 hours per week) to join our friendly team. In this role, you will actively participate as a member of the library team in the day to day delivery of services and programs. You will assist library users to locate information and library material and provide technology assistance. You will have the opportunity to work on special projects that will contribute to the future of the library service.

This permanent part-time Library Assistant position will be 3 days per week plus weekend shifts as rostered (on average one 5 hour weekend shift every 6 weeks).

Key Requirements

  • Minimum Year 12 Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a customer service and/or office setting
  • High level communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office suite, digital apps and platforms, and mobile devices
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug and alcohol screen.


Contact Officer: Jane Cook - 02 6333 6281

Hours of work: 21 hours per week plus weekend shifts as rostered

Application closing date: Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 11.59pm

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.