Library Assistant - Casual

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Elizabeth Walter, Library Coordinator
Contact Number
02 6540 1185
Upper Hunter Shire Council, NSW


Library Assistant - Casual

  •  S100-20-406
  •  24-02-2020
  •  Casual


Library Assistant - Casual

Upper Hunter Shire (Aberdeen, Scone, Merriwa, Cassilis, Murrurundi)

About Us

The Upper Hunter region, known as the horse capital of Australia, provides a quality rural lifestyle on the edge of the magnificent Hunter Valley wine regions and within easy range of Newcastle and Sydney. The Upper Hunter is a vibrant, thriving and friendly rural community encompassing the towns of Scone, Merriwa, Murrurundi and Aberdeen. Our pristine unspoiled landscape is picture perfect and supports many well developed equine and agricultural industries.  The area boasts an extensive range of recreational activities and a full range of quality educational, cultural, social and sporting services.


The Role

Council is seeking highly motivated individuals to undertake the above position. The Library Assistant will assist in providing a quality, customer focused library service to the Upper Hunter Shire and to support the delivery and promotion of these services and all other library activities. 

What You Will Need

All applicants should possess a Certificate III in Library and Information Services or related field, have good public relations and interpersonal skills and the ability to assist with group Library activities such as children's activities, book clubs and library events. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as part of a team and independently as required is desirable.

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $923.80 - $1034.70 per 35 hour week ($26.39 - $29.56 per hour plus 25% casual loading), in accordance with Council’s salary system. Other conditions are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award and Council’s policies and procedures.

Closing Date

4pm on Monday 24 February 2020.

Enquiries and Further Information:

Elizabeth Walter, Library Coordinator on 02 6540 1185.

How To Apply

All applications must be submitted and the key selection criteria addressed online by the closing date by clicking “Apply for this job” or through Council’s website -

Upper Hunter Shire Council is a progressive and caring organisation where all our employees work together to deliver quality services to support our community.  Council supports and encourages career development and personal and professional growth for our employees.  We also appreciate the importance of work/life balance.

Benefits of working for Council include flexible work arrangements, career opportunities, a range of salary sacrifice options and rewards for performance.  Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and is a smoke free workplace.




135 Liverpool Street, Scone

PO Box 208, Scone NSW 2337

P: 02 6540 1100