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Co-ordinator Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, WA


Co-ordinator Library Services

  • Full-time, Permanent
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Work in a brand-new Library and office space

Why you want the role?

Are you looking for a career progression within the library space, or feel like stepping out of the rat race into a more scenic location? Located just 45 minutes from the Perth CBD with the Darling Scarp as our backdrop, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale isn’t just growing, we’re transforming the way our community works, lives and plays. As one of the fastest growing local governments in Australia, we’re bubbling with energy and excitement – so if you’re looking to be part of an exhilarating transformation, then this could be the opportunity for you.

What’s in it for us?

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Co-ordinator Library Services to join our Library Services Team. To be successful in this position you will have tertiary qualifications in librarianship and be able to demonstrate your high-level skills and experience in implementing and promoting community-based library services and programs that lead and drive change in the delivery of contemporary library services.

As Co-ordinator Library Services you will be able to demonstrate high-level interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills including problem solving, negotiation and dispute resolution together with proven ability to motivate, lead and manage teams to maximise their performance and job satisfaction. 

A comprehensive understanding of the application of an automated library management systems together with knowledge of local government policies and procedures would be desirable.

As the Co-ordinator Library Services, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of library learning programs to our community, as well as facilitating relevant literacy and learning opportunities for people of all ages within the community. Some of your key duties will include.

  • Lead, develop and coach individuals and capable teams to deliver exemplary services and programs optimising customer and visitor experiences
  • Provide high quality, community focused library & information services and programs
  • Develop and nurture partnerships with relevant community stakeholders
  • Carry out administrative and service operations of the Branch Library
  • Fulfil the objectives of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Library Services in accordance with approved plans, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Contribute to Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale forward planning processes, particularly in relation to the needs of the local community.

A current First aid certificate, Working with Children check, Police Clearance and C Class drivers’ licence are essential.

What’s in it for you?

Depending upon the experience you bring, we’re offering a salary of up to $90 - 100 000 per annum, plus superannuation. We know that working in a fabulous environment with a quiet rural outlook is not everything, so here are some other great benefits:

  • Up to 3% Superannuation Co-Contributions
  • Free onsite parking
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wellness programs including Fitness Passport
  • Two additional public holidays per year
  • Salary packaging including novated leasing options.

Our community come from all walks of life, and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do but because it makes our organisation stronger.

Where do I apply?

Please submit your application online, including a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best person for this role by no later than 5pm on Monday 11th December 2023.  Get in quick because late applications can’t be accepted.

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Team Leader - Library Hub

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Nikki Mason, Library Services Manager
Contact Number
02 9265 9506
City of Sydney Council, NSW


Team Leader - Library Hub (Weekends) (9824)

  • Division: City Life 
  • Unit: Creative City  
  • Salary: AUD $83,542.00 per annum plus Penalties and Superannuation
  • Employment status: Permanent 
  • Employment arrangement: Part Time 29 hours per week, Thursday to Sunday inclusive. 
  • Location: Sydney CBD

Caring for our city, creating a future for all

Our people are passionate about their communities and connected to their teams. They’re motivated by our genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our clear, compelling plan for our global city: Sustainable Sydney 2030 – 2050 Continuing the Vision.

Be part of a purpose-led organisation, with care at its core. You’ll make a difference by acting in the best interests of our communities and city. Be better together with collaborative and inclusive partnerships. Embrace possibilities and be open to new ideas and creating bold solutions. 

About the role

The City of Sydney Library Network of nine branches is a key front line service in the community for local residents, students, visitors, tourists and workers.  Reporting to the Library Services Manager, the Team Leader - Library Hub (Weekends) will be responsible for the effective delivery of library services on the weekend, providing support to the weekend team to ensure visitors to the Library receive a seamless level of service between weekdays and weekends.

The position is 29 hours per week, spread evenly across a 4-day shift pattern, Thursday-Sunday. Penalty rates for weekends apply.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leadership across the library network on weekends  
  • Working collaboratively with the extended leadership team and other stakeholders to ensure effective levels of service on the weekends
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of strategies and business plans
  • Engaging with the community and serving as a role model for the library network

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Degree qualification in a library related degree or GLAM sector
  • Substantial experience leading and managing teams
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • A positive and flexible attitude and continuous improvement mindset

Applicants must have a current Working with Children's Check and be willing and prepared to work across any of the nine City library branches as required.

At the City of Sydney you’ll join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – creating great things for our city’s dynamic future.

To apply: Upload your resume and respond to the application questions to show how you meet the role’s requirements. Select 'Apply' to complete your online application.

The successful applicant is required to complete a Medical Examination, Health Declaration and Working with Children Check.

Position description: View or download the position description 

Applications must be submitted online by 11.59pm, Monday 11 December 2023 | APPLY

For further information contact: Nikki Mason, Library Services Manager on 02 9265 9506. 

A challenging and rewarding career: Why joining the City of Sydney might be the right move for you.

We offer a teams-based approach to flexibility. Our flexible working benefits include 26 week parental leave, paid partner leave of 6 weeks and paid super for up to 52 weeks of parental leave. You’ll have the opportunity to work a 19-day month with flexible working options.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and celebrate a workplace as diverse as our communities. We’re passionate about gender balance in the workplace, with an executive team that is two-thirds female and 50% of our leadership roles held by women.

We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, and LGBTIQA+ communities to join us. 

We’re a disability confident recruiter. If you identify as a person with disability and require support for your application contact or 02 9265 9333.  


Family Literacy Project Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Janet Aumann
Contact Number
(03) 8571 1795
Greater Dandenong City Council, VIC


Family Literacy Project Officer

Work type: Temporary Part Time | Location: Dandenong | Department: Community Strengthening

$78,231 - $90,312 pa pro rata (plus super)

Temporary part time (until June 28th 2024) | 35 hours per week

About Us

Located 35km to the southeast of Melbourne, Greater Dandenong City Council covers 129 square kilometres and has a population of over 169,000 people. The central activities district is Melbourne's second largest retail and commercial centre and includes large shopping complexes at Dandenong and Keysborough as well as the highly popular Dandenong Market.

Greater Dandenong City Council is the most culturally diverse locality in Australia, with residents from over 150 different birthplaces, nearly two-thirds of whom were born overseas. Key industries include manufacturing, health care and social assistance, retail trade, wholesale trade and transport.

We are a progressive organisation of exceptional character that offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment to approximately 900 employees. We recognise that our staff are vital to the delivery of excellent service to our community and the achievement of our long-term vision. We invest in the development of our people, and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest.

About the role

What we are looking for: 

The position responsibilities include:

  • Implementation and reporting of the Family Literacy Project by working to transform literacy into a shared pleasure and a valuable skill shared by the whole family, helping to develop a critical mass of community members of all ages who see literacy as important and enjoyable.
  • Building effective relationships between schools, teachers, students, and parents to emphasise the importance of the parent/caregiver as the child’s first educator and support them in assuming this role.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated knowledge and understanding

The skills and experience for this position are:

  • A demonstrated understanding of community development principles
  • Knowledge of different teaching styles and children’s literature, and a passion for literacy development in children
  • Experience in ensuring all data is captured and essential reporting is delivered in a timely and effective manner.
  • High level of interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Family Literacy Project Officer Position Description - 354.2 KB

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws.

Benefits of working with us

Council believes in providing an environment where staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals. Our workplace has an inclusive and diverse culture which encourages innovation and supports your work and life balance. There are plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and grow your career within our expanding and diverse organisation.

For more information about our benefits, please visit our careers page: Working with Us

Council will consider flexible working arrangements for all positions. We embrace our diverse community and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

Council is commitment to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and promoting cultural safety and wellbeing for children with zero tolerance for child abuse and harm.

Further Information: Janet Aumann, (03) 8571 1795

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 8th December 2023

Apply Now

Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jo Hood, Library Operations Lead
Contact Number
(08) 8179 9527
City of Holdfast Bay, SA


Library Officer

  • Casual
  • Salary Range: $43.72 - $47.71 per hour
  • Location: Brighton
  • Closing Date: : 9:00am Monday 4 December 2023

About Us

We are proud of what we achieve for our community and we empower and value our staff by recognising achievements and delivering on our promises. We are respectful, innovative and easy to do business with and we engage our community to inspire progress and build a future. We enjoy what we do!

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Library Operations Lead, you will be responsible for providing a high quality, customer focused service to the community across both the Brighton and Glenelg Library branches. This position may also support Council customer experience at the Glenelg Library and the Council contact centre.

We are looking for a friendly and vibrant person with exceptional customer service and problem solving skills, to provide our customers with support and advice in how to use our library systems, technology and access our community programs.

To be considered for this role, you must be available across a 7 day roster, including evenings until 7 pm and weekend shifts.

The right person will have skills and experience in the following:

  • Understanding of fiction and information resources in all media/formats
  • Working in a customer service and/or administration based role
  • Using databases and other programs
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and experience in using corporate digital
  • applications
  • Unencumbered Australian drivers licence

The following requirements are not essential but beneficial:

  • Working in a library with an understanding of library collections, programs and systems
  • Relevant numeracy and literacy skills, with a good attention to detail
  • Relevant qualification in library, administration, customer service

What we offer:

  • Career development opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Attractive and competitive remuneration
  • Recognition of achievements
  • Employee Assistance Program

To enquire and apply:

To find out more about the role contact Jo Hood, Library Operations Lead on (08) 8179 9527.

Head to to review the Position Description before you submit your application.

Email the following to

  • Your Resume
  • A cover letter of up to 2 pages, telling us about yourself and how your qualifications, experience and skills relate to this role

Please quote reference no. 45/23 on your application.

Only applicants who address and meet the essential criteria in the Position Description will be considered.

Applications close at 9am on Monday, 4 December 2023.

Candidates will be required to undertake DHS Screening.

Position Description | Job Skills Profile | How to Apply

Library Officer - Customer Experience

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chris Barnes, Customer Experience Leader (Libraries)
Contact Number
08 8405 6907
City of Port Adelaide Enfield, SA


Library Officer - Customer Experience

This is a part-time (0.5 FTE) permanent position.

Connecting people to deliver services to our community.

At the City of PAE, we work Better Together to deliver meaningful outcomeswe Grow & Improve our work every day, to ensure we Make a Difference for our community. Our organisational values underpin our constructive culture. We are supportive, we take on challenges, seize opportunities, build great relationships and we are proud of what we deliver for our community. We are connected!

The City of PAE values the diversity of the people we employ and serve. Diversity at the City of PAE means a workplace where individuals are recognised, respected, and engaged in ways that develop and harness everyone’s strengths.

We provide excellent working conditions with job security, flexible working arrangements and support for professional development.

We currently have an exciting role for you to join our Library Team as Library Officer - Customer Experience. 

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Delivery of exceptional customer service that is warm, welcoming, responsive and inclusive.
  • Proactively assist customers with information enquiries and enable use of library resources, equipment, programs and Council services. 
  • Actively promote the Library Service to increase community awareness and understanding of library services, resources and facilities. 
  • Support housekeeping and facility maintenance to ensure the Libraries are presented to the highest professional standards.
  • Support customers of community spaces at the Libraries, including room preparation, technology support and room bookings.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience providing front line customer service in a community setting and experience working within a Public Library environment is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Public libraries and their role in society including current trends and innovation.
  • Proficient in the use of information technology and software, sound working knowledge of digital resources.
  • Current Driver’s License.
  • Current Working with Children Check Clearance and Child Safe Environments Training (or willing to obtain).

More information can be found on the Position Description located below.

This is a Level 2 position which has a current salary range of $36,416.54 - $39,447.60 plus superannuation (0.5 FTE).

Confidential enquiries can be directed to Chris Barnes, Customer Experience Leader (Libraries), on 08 8405 6907.

To apply, simply complete the application process by clicking the ‘Apply’ button and attach your cover letter and resume. 

Applications close 5pm on Sunday 3 December 2023.

The City of PAE values diversity and inclusion and we welcome employees with a mix of background, characteristics, experiences, professional skills, and perspectives.

#bettertogether #growandimprove #makeadifference

Position Description - Customer Experience Library Officer | APPLY

Team Leader Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Human Resources
Contact Number
T: (08) 8558 0200 or E: 
District Council of Yankalilla, SA


Team Leader Library Services

Are you ready to embark on the next exciting chapter in your career?

District Council of Yankalilla Library is searching for a dynamic Team Leader who's ready to make waves in the world of libraries and lead our team to new horizons.

As a Team Leader at DCY Library, you'll have the opportunity to not only get hooked on the sea change but also make a significant impact, driving our TIDE of values – Teamwork, Integrity, Deliver, Enjoy. Just like the tides, your leadership will influence the ebb and flow of our library's success. You'll have the chance to shape our new library offerings, inspire the team, and create a ripple effect of learning and growth.

The District Council of Yankalilla is located just an hour's drive south of Adelaide's CBD, nestled on the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula. This beautiful area features rolling hills, dairy farms, grazing lands, pine forests, conservation parks, and bushland. The coastline stretches for 90 kilometres and offers rugged cliffs and 30 kilometres of stunning white sandy beaches that attract visitors all year round.

Working with the District Council of Yankalilla means joining a supportive, flexible, and caring team. We prioritise career development and advancement, ensuring that you have opportunities to grow professionally within our small but progressive council.

In this exciting and diverse role, collaboration is key. You'll work closely with various teams across the Council. By building strong relationships, you'll become a trusted advisor and partner, dedicated to improving organisational performance, enhancing individual capabilities, and fostering stronger teams. Together, we'll work towards achieving outcomes that align with our Council's Strategic Plan.

What We Offer:

  • An ocean of knowledge: Dive into a world of books, resources, and learning opportunities.
  • A sea change: Experience a refreshing change in your career, with endless possibilities.
  • Swim with the tide: Join a team that moves forward, adapts, and rides the waves of innovation.
  • Make waves: Your leadership will create a lasting impact, leaving an indelible mark on our library's future.

If you're passionate about libraries, books, and navigating uncharted waters, this is your chance to be part of something extraordinary.

Join us at DCY Library and help us set sail towards a brighter, book-filled future!

Ready to embark on this sea change adventure?

If this role sounds exciting to you and you meet our key requirements we can’t wait to hear from you!

Please email your application to or submit via seek, including your updated CV and a cover letter (minimum 1 page) that tells us a little more about you, your skills and experience and why you would be perfect for the role.

As applications will be reviewed upon submission, don’t delay in submitting yours.

Applications close Monday 11 December 2023 @ 11:59pm AEST.

If you would like a confidential discussion regarding this exciting position contact Human Resources on (08) 8558 0200 or via email at 

For a copy of the Position Description, please click here

As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of this position.

Customer Service Officer - Mobile Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Townsville City Council, QLD


Customer Service Officer - Mobile Libraries

Community Environment and Lifestyle - Community and Lifestyle | Information Management/Library

Closing date: 11/12/2023

  • Full Time permanent opportunity (9-day fortnight)
  • Certificate III in Library and Information studies, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience
  • Current “MR” licence, or willingness to obtain.
  • LG02 ($62,580 - $68,144 per annum + superannuation) based on skills, qualifications and experience.

Why Choose Us

Townsville City Council is the largest local government authority in Northern Australia.

We are committed to creating value by growing Townsville through driving economic diversity and generating an enriching lifestyle.

Our organisation provides and maintains over $7b worth of community assets including water and wastewater network and treatment, bridges, drainage, roads, waste management, community facilities, sporting venues and more. We contribute to an active lifestyle for our residents and visitors through events, providing recreational facilities, protecting the natural environment and heritage, while creating a mentally and physically healthy city.

We lead creation of a city for this and future generations by focusing on our transition to a circular economy that is resilient to social, financial and environmental shocks.

We are a Council led by our community to create an exciting and dynamic future.

Townsville City Council is growing Townsville.

About the role

The Customer Service Library Officer (Mobile) is responsible for managing all daily tasks associated with the delivery of the mobile library service and the home library service. This position also participates in branch customer service. Staff in this role form a resource pool and may be rostered to any branch, according to need. Staff report to the Coordinator, Customer Service, and receive specialised advice and support from the Senior Customer Service officer in the branch in which they are working.

The work of this team is to deliver customer service through three branches, the mobile library service and the home library service. Staff work as a resource pool, allocated according to need. Staff work in a largely undefined day-to-day environment and must be flexible, responsive to customer needs, able to identify priorities as they arise, and work quickly and accurately under pressure. Work may include assisting a customer with a word processing issue, device support, promoting the library’s programs, assisting with branch activation plans and resolving customer issues.

About you

Our ideal applicant will have:

  • Certificate III in Library and Information studies, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience
  • Current “C” class driver’s license.
  • Current “MR” licence, or willingness to obtain.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Current Working with Children Blue Card, or ability to obtain
  • High level skills and focus on understanding a wide range of customers’ needs and offering services that enhance the customer’s experience.
  • Strong experience in being adaptable within a changing work environment whilst continuing to meet the needs of customers.
  • High level ability and enthusiasm to learn new processes, practices and procedures which support the high-end delivery of quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated experience role modelling a positive safety culture and adherence to the Health Safety Management Systems through visible leadership and exercising due diligence and management of compliance and legislative obligations.

Applications should be submitted through the 'Apply' button and include a Cover Letter (maximum 2 pages), Resume outlining previous academic and work experience and must include attachments of the relevant qualifications and licenses, relating to the role. 

For further information review the Position Description. 

Closing Date:  11.45pm Monday 11 December 2023

What We Offer

  • 17.5% annual leave loading 
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks Personal/Carers Leave
  • 14 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Domestic and Family Violence Leave
  • Natural Disaster Leave
  • Long Service Leave available pro rata after seven years
  • Up to *13.5% Superannuation employer contribution for contributing members
  • Salary Sacrifice opportunities
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership to selected gym, pool, and yoga facilities
  • Employee Loyalty Program offering discounts at selected local businesses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active Family Social Club

We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace where diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, encouraged, and respected. People from diverse backgrounds (including but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with diverse gender identities and sexualities, people from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability, and veterans) are encouraged to apply!

If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

Attachments:N00914,N00981_Customer Service Officer_Mobile Library_18Oct2021_Updated_PD.pdf


Library Officer Casual

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Recruitment Team
Contact Number
T: 1300 242 686 during business hours
Central Highlands Regional Council, QLD


Library Officer Casual (10161)

Job No: CHR469 | Location: Blackwater

Work Type: Casual
Location:  Blackwater
Department:  Communities
Remuneration: Stream A, Level 2: $45.91 - $48.90 per hour + superannuation (inclusive of casual loading)

Are you a creative person who is looking for a customer service and community focused role?

Central Highlands Regional Council is looking for a highly motivated, customer service centric individual to support our library team by providing relief support in the Blackwater library on a casual basis.
As the successful applicant, you will bring a proactive and enthusiastic approach to the delivery of library services in order to provide a positive and welcoming environment for our community.
In this role you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need;

  • A positive and flexible approach towards the varied responsibilities within the library
  • The ability to troubleshoot and assist with basic technology queries from the community
  • Ability to work autonomously and part of a team
  • Current Queensland Class C Drivers Licence
  • Queensland working with children blue card or the ability to obtain prior to commencement
  • Available to work ad-hoc, non-regular hours
  • Previous experience in customer service, library and / or related disciplines

If this sounds like you, apply now!

Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

Benefits Include:

  • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 19.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
  • Annual uniform allocation
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • Wages paid fortnightly
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & development opportunities

To apply for this position:

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

Please download and review the position description.

To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

  1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
  2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

Applicants who are progressed to the next stage of the recruitment process will be invited to participate in a shortlisting process.

Eligibility & Pre-employment Checks

To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a position on a temporary basis, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

  • Right to Work in Australia
  • Queensland Working with Children check
  • Reference and licence checks
  • Medical assessment

For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 during business hours or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

Applications close: Monday 04 December 2023 @ 0800 | Apply Now

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Bundaberg Regional Council, QLD


Library Assistant

Job No: BDBRC1060 | Location: Gin Gin

$45.08 per hour 
Casual (Monday - Saturday) 
Library Services
Community & Environment 
Gin Gin

About Us

Are you ready to join our team and build Australia's best regional community?  

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council, our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centered on our core values. To be a Council that is customer-focused, respectful and prides itself on teamwork, diversity, sustainability, and innovation. 

Uniquely positioned north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, the Bundaberg Region is one of Australia’s fastest-growing regional cities and the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Bundaberg Region boasts the most equitable climate in Australia and rates fifth in the world alongside Hawaii. Noted for its environmental excellence, pristine waterways, and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg Region showcases everything that nature’s palette can create. 

About The Opportunity

Your role as a Library Assistant is to assist in the provision of high-quality library services, assisting members of the public with the use of the library, its resources and technologies.  In addition to this, you will provide support with the running of library programs, whilst providing exceptional customer service

This role will work predominately in Gin Gin but will be required to work in Bundaberg and Childers as required

About You

  • You have previous experience as a Library assistant in a library, or in a customer service role
  • Demonstrated Interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Possess sound level use of computer software including MS Office Suite
  • Sound knowledge of internet programs and devices
  • Have the ability to work independently or in a team, in a professional and positive manner
  • Good organisational and communication skills (both written & verbal) and problem solving skills
  • The ability to manage your time effectively, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Live and uphold the Council's values

What we offer

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression
  • Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance and a friendly and supportive team
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued

The Selection Process

We celebrate our community's rich diversity and are committed to attracting and employing people that represent the community that we serve.  We recognise and appreciate the diversity of our employees and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe working environment where all employees are valued, respected and supported to achieve their potential. We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and Pre-employment medicals (which may include drug and alcohol testing), as part of the recruitment process.

How to Apply

To apply or find out more about the Position Description or our  Benefits, Rewards and Recognition and our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy visit our Careers with Council webpage.

Closing Date: Thursday 7 December 2023 11.30 pm AEST

Applications that do not meet the above requirements may not be shortlisted. The advertisement will be closed either when a successful applicant is identified or on Thursday 7 December  2023, whichever is sooner.

Thank you for your interest in this position.  We look forward to receiving your application.

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Library Officer - Tennant Creek

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Library Coordinator, Linda Rice
Contact Number
08 8962 0094
Barkly Regional Council, NT


Library Officer - Tennant Creek

We're looking for passionate and driven individuals!

Closing Date: Thursday, 7 December 2023

Location: Tennant Creek

About the Role:

The position of Library Officer – Tennant Creek is responsible for providing library services to the community ensuring patrons have a positive library experience by delivering high-quality patron service.

 Library services include borrowing and returning library collections, enabling digital inclusion, maintaining its collection, organising and providing community programs to patrons of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and abilities e.g., storytelling, technology programs, and arts and craft.

The Essentials:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of general library procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with limited direction, meet deadlines, prioritise workloads, and organise effective and efficient use of time.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills including the capacity to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Good IT skills and the ability to adapt to or learn new systems and software.

The Finer Details: 

  • Casual rate of $39.17 per hour (including 25% casual loading)
  • Tennant Creek Zone Allowance of $1.8900 per ordinary hour worked.
  • 11% Superannuation.
  • Free access to the swimming pool and gym facilities
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Program.

Click Here For The Library Officer Tennant Creek Position Description

To apply for your new adventure, submit an Expression of Interest covering the Essential Criteria along with your up-to-date Resume to

Need more information call the Library Coordinator, Linda Rice on 08 8962 0094 today.

Applications Close Thursday, 7th December 2023.

Suitable applicants may be appointed during the application process.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all.

Any application from outside of Australia that does not clearly show that the applicant has full Australian working rights will be automatically rejected.

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