Part-time Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Ainslee Austin
Contact Number
(02) 6285 6210
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council - Queanbeyan, NSW


Part-time Library Assistant (Ongoing)

  • $622.45 - $687.83 per week (plus 9.5% superannuation)
  • Part-time – 21 hours per week
  • Division: Community and Education
  • Closing Date: 5.00pm, Friday 28 February 2020
  • Contact Officer: Ainslee Austin on (02) 6285 6210

Part-time Library Assistant

Guidelines for Applicants


You need to apply in writing for the position. It is most important to prepare a good
application as it will be used to decide whether you proceed to interview. A good
application shows why you are the best person for the job and how your skills,
knowledge and experience meet the selection criteria.

Application must contain:

  • A covering letter of application 
  • Telephone number(s) for contact purposes 
  • Your résumé (curriculum vitae) including referee contact details 
  • Your claims against the Functional Capabilities and

NOTE: You should be available for interview as soon as the vacancy closes. If you
know that you will be unavailable, please note this on your application and if
possible, provide alternate contact details.


To be eligible to work in Australia you must provide a copy of either a birth
certificate, citizenship certificate, or a passport and a copy of a current driver’s
license with your application. If you are not eligible to work in Australia at the time
of applying for the advertised vacancy, it is in your interests to advise (in your
application) whether you have applied for Australian Citizenship or working visa and
the expected timeframe for recommendation.


The selection process will be undertaken by a small panel, usually consisting of
three members. Each selection panel is convened with care to ensure that it has
the necessary expertise to make a sound decision in a fair and impartial way.
Collectively, the committee will have an understanding of the vacancy and its role
and will be responsible for the integrity of the final selection decision.

The Committee will be responsible for shortlisting, assessing the applicant which
may include questions at interview, skill testing or scenario problem solving or a
mixture contacting referees and making a recommendation of appointment to the
relevant delegate.

The most suitable applicants (short listed from their written application) will be
called for an interview where each candidate’s strengths and weaknesses in
relation to the selection criteria are further assessed. The purpose of the interview
is to provide the applicant with the opportunity to expand on information presented
in their application and to enable the panel to gather further data for the
assessment process.