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Coordinator Community Programs & Collections

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Keryl Collard
Contact Number
0408963529
Location
Maitland City Council, NSW

 

Coordinator Community Programs & Collections

Are you looking for a new and exciting leadership opportunity? We are currently seeking a Coordinator Community Programs & Collections to support our Libraries and Learning department.

Maitland is a dynamic city, conveniently situated in the Hunter Valley, just a 30 minute drive from Newcastle and two hours from Sydney. Maitland’s liveability and employment opportunities have driven commercial investment and residential growth with over 90,000 residents expected to call Maitland home by 2023. We encourage our staff to actively engage with the community, create positive change and continuously improve our processes.

About the role

A new strategic direction for Maitland Libraries has resulted in several new exciting leadership roles on offer! We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking and growing our reputation.

The newly created Coordinator Community Programs and Collections role will support the Manager Libraries and Learning through leading the development and delivery of world class library programs and collections for the Maitland community.

The Coordinator Community Programs and Collections will lead a team of specialists in delivering a rich calendar of learning programs, exemplary collections and best practice local heritage and research services in step with community interests and priorities.

This role will support the growth and sustainability of library program and collection initiatives through facilitating partnerships and connections with community, cultural and learning organisations.

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Working as part of the Libraries and Learning team, you will expand the library’s engagement with the community through program and collection development.

This is a hands-on leadership role that requires both the ability to work at operational and strategic levels.   Through your leadership and collaborative approach, you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the vision and ambition of Maitland Libraries, helping to position the library as the community’s centre for learning.

You are the type of person who enjoys collaborating and creating connections with the community, stakeholders and staff. You have a strong community focus and you are recognised by your ability to build relationships to effectively deliver on outcomes.

You are energetic, passionate and thoughtful, understanding the role of programs and collections in the intellectual engagement and cultural enrichment of our local community.

Benefits

This is a permanent full time position with a salary range of $91,383 - $101,435 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 9.5% p.a. super.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Council supports the balance between work and life
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Long service leave after 5 years

Questions?

If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Keryl Collard on 0408963529.

Applications close: Monday 21 September 2020

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

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Specialist (Local Heritage & Research)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Keryl Collard
Contact Number
0408963529
Location
Maitland City Council, NSW

 

Specialist (Local Heritage & Research)

Are you looking for a new and exciting leadership opportunity? We are currently seeking a Specialist (Local Heritage & Research) to support our Libraries and Learning department.

Maitland is a dynamic city, conveniently situated in the Hunter Valley, just a 30 minute drive from Newcastle and two hours from Sydney. Maitland’s liveability and employment opportunities have driven commercial investment and residential growth with over 90,000 residents expected to call Maitland home by 2023. We encourage our staff to actively engage with the community, create positive change and continuously improve our processes.

About the role

A new strategic direction for Maitland Libraries has resulted in a new exciting specialist role on offer! We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking and growing our reputation.

The newly created Specialist Local Heritage and Research role will lead the development and delivery of exemplary local heritage and research services for Maitland Libraries, building capacity for library service delivery and customer experience.

This role will manage delivery of research services for local and family history, development of local collections and content creation through leveraging stakeholder relationships, partnerships and digital platforms.

You

Working as part of the Libraries and Learning team, you have a passion for history and an understanding of the vital role it has in creating a sense of place and growing community pride,

You will have solid research experience and project management skills, with the capacity to apply these in a cultural institution context. Your knowledge of content creation and curation will deliver insight to and grow engagement with Maitland’s rich history.

Your focus on collaboration will forge strong partnerships and alliances in the community and you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the vision and ambition of Maitland Libraries through the collection, preservation and presentation of presentation of Maitland’s stories.

Benefits

This is a permanent full time position with a salary range of $78,656 - $87,308 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 9.5% p.a. super.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Council supports the balance between work and life
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Long service leave after 5 years

Questions?

If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Keryl Collard on 0408963529.

Applications close: Monday 21 September 2020

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

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Community History Project Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bobbi Mayne - Manager Customer Experience
Contact Number
0421 706 005
Location
Bayside Council, NSW

 

Community History Project Officer

Deadline: Wednesday 16 September 2020

At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service.

A fantastic opportunity is open for a suitably qualified specialist to be permanently employed (35hrs/week) on a fixed term of up to 12 months to review and harmonise Bayside Council’s community history collection (physical and digital).

Purpose of the Role

The City Life directorate delivers personalised and public services to enhance community life, including family, aged, leisure and cultural services.

The position will be responsible for providing community history collection management and project management services to lead the review and harmonisation of Bayside Council’s Community History Collection. Key deliverables include;

  • Develop and manage and conduct a full audit of Bayside’s community history collection (physical and digital), which includes assessing, ordering and relocating materials from different facilities
  • Establish Governance Framework including Community History Collection Policy, Guidelines, management structure and Naming Conventions in accordance with industry standards
  • Develop Community History Digitalisation strategy, guidelines and action plan
  • Research and identify storage options for physical archives, and a harmonised solution for storing and accessing digitised material

Key Relationships

This position will report directly to the Manager Customer Experience and will work in collaboration with the Coordinator Customer Experience, Community History Librarian and other key stakeholders to achieve key project deliverables.

Essential Requirements

  • University qualifications recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully delivering similar projects of similar scale
  • Demonstrated experience in community history collection archiving and preservation management systems (physical and digital)
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management (Qualifications in Project Management is preferable but not essential)
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of library technology systems and solutions and its relationship with other Council solutions
  • Current Driver’s Licence Class C and/or willingness to travel between Bayside facilities

What Can We Offer You?

As an employer, Bayside Council offers a flexible and family-friendly working environment supported by a generous and tangible reward and recognition program with ongoing training and development opportunities.

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Prior to applying for this position, please take the time to read the job description.

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages), outlining how your skills and experience meet the focus competencies, key accountabilities and challenges of the role and how you espouse Bayside Council Values.

Applications must be submitted by mail to Bayside Council, PO Box 21, Rockdale NSW 2216 or email to recruitment@bayside.nsw.gov.au.

Deadline: Wednesday 16 September 2020

EnquiriesBobbi Mayne - Manager Customer Experience directly on 0421 706 005

Digital Services Supervisor

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jane Stronach
Contact Number
(07) 5475 8948 during business hours
Location
Sunshine Coast Council, QLD

 

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Digital Services Supervisor

Category:  Library Services | Work Type:  Permanent Full-time

  • Salary: LEVEL 5 - LEVEL 5  Stream A
  • Salary Value: $78,684 - $82,041
  • Work type: Permanent Full-time
  • Location: Maroochydore 
  • Vacancy no: 575

Why work with us?

There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council. 

With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy.

About the Role

Reporting to the Team Leader Library Operations, the Digital Services Supervisor is responsible for leading a small yet high-performing team of digital experts including facilitating recruitment, training, development & performance of the team.

The successful incumbent will manage technology requirements within libraries and solve problems as they arise in line with service timeframes. As a requirement of the role, you will contribute to routine & ad hoc reporting, data analysis and interpretation as well as explore, identify & endorse process and technology improvements relevant to the branch.

The team under your leadership will also investigate, identify and recommend emerging technologies and or alternative approaches critical to the design and delivery of responsive library and heritage services. A primary accountability of this role is the coordination of IT support for libraries along with specialist input on specification, implementation and maintenance of corporate systems and software. You will provide expert advice and leadership, ensuring your team are upskilled in technology advancements as well as cultivate inter and intra-team relations to stimulate collaboration.

About you

You are tertiary qualified in Librarian and Information Science, IT, Community Development or similar. Coupled with your formal training is previous experience in a similar role with Library systems or equivalent. A natural leader, you are exceptional in building strong teams and fostering positive culture aligned with company values. You are adept in project management, developing plans, coordinating actions and managing budgets. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly in persuasive communication, active listening and consultation are essential to success. A solution-oriented individual, you possess superb problem solving abilities to diagnose challenges and instigate solutions. Your capability to prepare professional business documentation including reports, presentations and project, planning and policy papers will be highly utilised in this role.

Our Culture & Employee Benefits

Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits which include but are not limited to:

  • 9-day fortnight - to support your enjoyment of the lifestyle benefits Sunshine Coast has to offer.
  • Development opportunities through corporate learning and development programs
  • Generous Superannuation benefits - council will also contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution

How to apply

Submit a resume / CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role, including your ability to fulfil key responsibilities and requirements on the Position Profile. Click ‘Apply for this job’ and follow the prompts to complete your application.

Further Information

Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.

To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2020-2024.

For specific enquiries contact Jane Stronach during business hours on (07) 5475 8948.

To our valued community; as the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our community and daily lives, we want to assure you that we are monitoring developments very closely and taking all appropriate action. Keeping this in mind, please be aware that our recruitment process may take longer than average, and we ask that you remain patient during these prolonged periods. 

Through its Reconciliation Action Plan, Sunshine Coast Council supports social and economic opportunities for Traditional Owners, the Kabi Kabi and Jinibara people and the broader First Nations community and as such strongly encourages local, First Nations people to apply.

Applications close: 14/09/2020 E. Australia Standard Time

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Customer Services Library Assistant - Full time & Part time

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sharon Lee, Customer Services Co-ordinator
Contact Number
(02) 9847 6805
Location
Hornsby Shire Council, NSW

 

Customer Services Library Assistant - Full time & Part time

  • Reference Number: 35
  • Closing Date: 14 September 2020
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

 Vacancy Details:

2 permanent positions - Full time & Part time

Salary: $982- to $1,094- per week (based on 35 hours per week) + 9.5% superannuation and a 9-day fortnight

Salary: $617- to $688- per week (based on 22 hours per week) + 9.5% superannuation

Looking to start your library career?

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a customer focused, motivated, flexible and organised person to join our customer service team.

Current enrolment in an approved course in Library Studies is the minimum qualification for this position.

A current Working with Children check is required.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further information, please contact Sharon Lee, Customer Services Co-ordinator, on (02) 9847 6805. 

 

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Library Assistant, Temporary - Part-time

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Vicki Smith
Contact Number
(02) 8495 6469 during business hours
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Library Assistant, Temporary - Part-time Role, 42 Hours hours per fortnight

Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Location: Dee Why, New South Wales

Salary Range: $56,224.99 to $65,342.84 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
Reporting to the Library Manager, the key focus of the Library Assistant is to provide a range of quality customer-focused services and ensure the community is served effectively and efficiently according to library guidelines as a member of the library team.  

Key Responsibilities 
•    Provide effective service to library customers and staff
•    Provide assistance to customers with enquiries and research
•    Assist clients to locate library materials
•    Assist clients to use library equipment, materials and services
•    Assist with maintenance of appearance, safety and security of library and library equipment
•    Contribute to collection development
•    Liaise with library suppliers as directed, and
•    Attend meetings as required.
•    Assist and deliver children’s programmes and events as required
•    Weekend work required

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

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There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Vicki Smith on (02) 8495 6469 during business hours.
  • Applications close on 13/09/2020

 

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Narromine Libraries Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Macquarie Regional Library
Contact Number
(02) 6801 4500
Location
Dubbo Regional Council, NSW

 

Narromine Libraries Coordinator

Job No: DRC735 | Location: Narromine, NSW

About us

We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services.

About our region

The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.

The Opportunity

We currently have an exciting full-time opportunity for a passionate and proactive Narromine Libraries Coordinator, with this position being responsible for the delivery of high quality and effective library and information services in accordance with Macquarie Regional Library’s strategic objectives, policies, and procedures. The position plans and delivers services, programs and events that enhance community engagement, literacy skills, educational, recreational and lifelong learning.  

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills that takes pride in delivering high quality library services. 

In this role there will be an opportunity to:

  • Lead both the development and implementation of branch programs, plans, activities and collections.

  • Proactively participate and contribute to the development of the regional library service.
  • Contribute to the development of the Marketing and Promotional Plan.
  • Provide input into the development of the Strategic Plan, Delivery Program, Budget and Revenue Policy.

To be successful in this role, you will need to:

  • Deliver excellence in customer service experiences and regularly review and evaluate branch programs, plans, activities and collections.
  • Lead a small team in the delivery of high quality reference and readers’ advisory services and customer experiences that increase reading, knowledge and literacy outcomes.
  • Promote leadership, decision making and problem solving through planning, coaching and developing staff.
  • Implement, monitor and report on branch component of the Marketing and Promotional Plan in accordance with scheduled timeframes.

About you

We are looking for an experienced Library Technician who takes pride in delivering high quality services, and developing and applying innovative strategies for the provision of programs and activities for the community. You will be a skilled leader who will relish the opportunity to work with a vibrant, positive and energised team that services the community.

What we offer

In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation you will be offered a range of  benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to DRC fitness passport program, wellbeing program and access to salary sacrificed child care. Furthermore DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

Dubbo Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. 

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

A reasonable level of fitness is required for library workers. Please see the attached Job Demands

A Working With Children Check is required for this position.

This permanent position works 35 hours a week, Monday to Saturday on a six day circulation desk roster.  

Salary: $69,480 - $80,747 per annum plus superannuation

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 21 September 2020

Enquiries: Manager Macquarie Regional Library - (02) 6801 4500

How to Apply:

  1. Please fill out the questions in the application page below.
  2. On the following page you will have the opportunity to attach your resume.
  3. Please note that once you start to complete your application, you cannot save it and return to it later. We recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you are ready.
  4. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder.)

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Collection Development Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Colleen Williams, Library Operations Coordinator
Contact Number
(08) 9236 4301
Location
City of Kwinana, WA

 

Collection Development Librarian

  • Date Posted: 01/09/2020
  • Applications Close: 26/10/2020
  • Work Type: Fixed Term - Full Time
  • Re-advertised
     

Fixed-term contract – full time hours (September 2020 to May 2021)

$75,168 per annum

This is a level 5 position. 

Recquatic Gold Membership, Annual Leave Loading of 17.5% and up to 15.5% Superannuation

A fantastic opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Collection Development Librarian to join the Community Resource Centres team at the City of Kwinana on a fixed-term contract. Reporting to the Library Operations Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the library collection, preparing reports, conducting research, preparing submissions for funding opportunities and providing advice, direction and training to enhance the development of Library staff. This position is part of the library’s leadership team and provides guidance and support to Library Officers in the absence of the Library Operations Team Leader.

This position will also regularly engage with internal teams and external stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to establish, maintain and develop a library collection.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to provide exceptional customer service and clearly convey messages to a diverse community.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Specialised understanding of collection development to meet the needs of a diverse community.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to mentor and lead volunteers and staff in the Library and Community Resource Centres team.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Library Studies.
  • Current Police Clearance and Driver’s Licence.

To be considered for this position, applicants must address the above criteria in no more than two (2) pages.

For more information relating to the position (not application packs) call Colleen Williams, Library Operations Coordinator on (08) 9236 4301.

Applications close 5:00pm Monday 26 October 2020

The City of Kwinana reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to the closing date.

The City of Kwinana promotes and values diversity to create a unique work force. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as Aboriginal people, people living with disability or people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The City has the goal of zero harm for its employees, this includes providing a smoke-free environment and minimising exposure to the elements. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the City’s current Enterprise Agreement. For further information please contact our Recruitment team on (08) 9236 4618 or (08) 9236 4628.

Please note: As part of the City’s recruitment process, the selected applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical which includes a Drug and Alcohol screen test.

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Branch Librarian (3 positions)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Selina Breckenridge, Coordinator Customer & Network Services
Contact Number
(02) 8711 7414
Location
Liverpool City Council, NSW

 

Branch Librarian

  • Organisation Unit: Branch Library North
  • Location: LIBRARY - Liverpool
  • Package: $85,782.40 - $93,995.57
  • Tenure: 3 x Permanent Full Time, 35 hours, 5 days per week (across a 7 day Monday to Sunday bandwidth)
  • Closing: 10 September 2020

We are looking for 3 enthusiastic Branch Librarians to overseeing the day-to-day operation of branches, whilst providing supervision and leadership to foster team development, flexibility and staff engagement in quality service delivery.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Implementing and supporting the development of the Library’s vision, mission and plans
  • Coordinating and providing branch staff support, engagement and development activities
  • Coordinating, supporting and engaging branch staff to design, develop and deliver quality services

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

For further information about the position please contact Selina Breckenridge, Coordinator Customer & Network Services on 02 8711 7414.

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

Click here for a copy of the position description 

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

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Youth Programs Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jessica Bruce, Coordinator Outreach And Programs
Contact Number
(02) 8711 7155
Location
Liverpool City Council, NSW

 

Youth Programs Librarian

  • Organisation Unit: Programs & Outreach
  • Location: LIBRARY - Liverpool
  • Package: $76,359.48 - $83,670.47
  • Tenure: 1 x Permanent Full Time, 35 hours, 5 days per week (across a 7 day Monday to Sunday bandwidth)
  • Closes: 8 September 2020

The position is responsible for leading and facilitating innovative youth programs to meet community needs. With focus on young people aged 12-24 years, the Youth Programs Librarian will promote continuous improvement in developing, delivering, evaluating and reporting on programs and partnerships.The position is based at Liverpool City Library but is required to work across the service and in line with organisational needs.

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

For further information about the position please contact Jessica BruceCoordinator Outreach And Programs on (02) 8711 7155. 

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

Click here for a copy of the position description 

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

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