Children’s Services Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lisa Benham, Manager Client Services
Contact Number
02 9911 6555
City of Canada Bay, NSW

Job No: CB17026 | Location: Sydney

The City of Canada Bay is a thriving, colourful community, surrounded by the beautiful bays of Sydney Harbour. The area is also known for its parklands, cycle paths and walkways.

Children’s Services Library Officer

Job No. CB17026

$808 - $930 per week + super

Permanent part time - 26 hours per week

Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing team member with a passion for Children's Services programs to join our library staff …does this sound like you?

You will be providing services to local residents through the state of the art libraries in Concord and Five Dock and The Learning Space in Rhodes. Supporting the activities of the Children's Librarian you will plan and deliver children's programs and other outreach activities. You will also assist in promoting the libraries' Children's resources and services to the community.

Using your outstanding customer service skills you will be responsible for providing information and assistance to customers, ensuring enquiries are effectively addressed and any problems resolved.

With your demonstrated people skills you will supervise and monitor rostered staff involved in the provision of lending and information services as well as oversee and prioritise the workflow to ensure effective utilisation of resources.

This position will be required to work some weekend and evening shifts.

To be successful in this position you will require a TAFE Diploma of Library/Information Services or Diploma in Community Services (Children's Services) (or equivalent), as well as demonstrated supervisory experience. You will need to demonstrate experience in delivering innovative children's programs as well as providing circulation and information services in public libraries. With well-developed communication and interpersonal skills you will also demonstrate commitment to quality customer service in a busy library environment.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

For further information on this position see position description or contact Lisa Benham, Manager Client Services on 02 9911 6555.

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to a safe workplace.

This position is identified as a Child-Related position under the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998, and the City of Canada Bay is required to conduct Working with Children Checks on the preferred applicants. Prohibited Persons are not eligible to apply.