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Library Services & Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Linda Humphries, Library Services Coordinator
Contact Number
(03) 5950 1710
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, VIC


Library Services & Programs Officer

Job Description

Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria's destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge.

The Shire is responsible for a broad range of infrastructure and community services that support the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community. With approximately 1200 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Temporary Part-Time, up until 21 December 2022
  • Band 4 - $36.14
  • Based at our Hastings and Somerville libraries
  • You’re passionate about public libraries and you thrive in a responsive and innovative culture with a ‘can-do’ team spirit.

About the role

Mornington Peninsula Libraries is a dynamic public library service, providing a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating environment where life-long habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, information and recreational needs.

Situated at our Hastings and Somerville libraries on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the Library Services & Programs Officer provides outstanding customer service to library customers and supports the library team in delivering an exceptional and engaging service to the Mornington Peninsula community and its visitors.

You are a self-starter who contributes to a responsive, innovative, and forward-looking culture by encouraging and promoting a ‘can-do’ team spirit. You will be a member of an effective, cooperative, and cohesive Libraries team who are committed to providing quality customers focused service to all library users.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Consistently deliver exceptional customer service outcomes and communicate in a positive manner with both customers and staff, as per the Shire’s Code of Conduct.
  • Help customers to access online library services, products and other technologies and provide training and support through formal or informal training programs.
  • Provide help and advice to customers in locating and obtaining information, referring to specialist staff or alternative sources of information when necessary.
  • Provide support to specialist staff in meeting the reading and information needs of library customers.
  • Collect, process and reconcile payments at front of house customer service and self-service stations.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of library services, programs and events that support lifelong learning, digital literacy/technology, reader development and literacy outcomes, including set up, crowd control and event promotion.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement by providing input into the review and development of strategies, plans, policies, standards, and procedures as required.
  • Contribute to a collection of materials that meets the needs of the community by assisting with the circulation, maintenance, and physical repairs of the library collection.
  • Support the issuing and returning of library materials through the library management system.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the library including shelving, tidying and display maintenance.

Skills, experience, and other requirements

  • Diploma library qualification as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association, or equivalent qualification appropriate to the position or substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in local government or other complex organisations is desirable
  • Substantial experience in frontline customer service
  • Substantial experience in IT applications
  • Relevant prior experience in public libraries is desirable
  • An Employee Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check
  • Preparedness to undertake a fitness to work assessment
  • A valid Driver’s Licence

Please review the Position Description in full, for specific information about this role.

To apply

It is a condition of employment that all MPS employees declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status. The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 to MPS as part of the pre-employment process.

Click 'Apply' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can commence the application process. Please provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the position criteria by 6pm, Tuesday 10 May 2022

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, and/or a form a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Applicants must have valid Australian work rights.

Make contact: For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Linda Humphries, Library Services Coordinator, (03) 5950 1710


Casual Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melanie McCarten, Senior Coordinator Darebin Libraries
Contact Number
E: or T: 03 8470 8234
Darebin City Council, VIC


Casual Library Officer

At Darebin, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of how we work. Our commitment to these values is unwavering, they are central to our mission, to our impact and to help us better serve our community. We know that having varied perspectives and lived experiences helps generate better ideas to enable a diverse, inclusive and connected community.

Darebin encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

About Darebin City Council
Located in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Darebin City Council is home to one of the largest, most diverse communities in terms of culture, language, religion, socio-economic background, occupation, and housing needs. The city has one of the largest populations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in metropolitan Melbourne. Our Vision is for a community that works together to advance community life.

About the Role
This role requires a proactive and enthusiastic individual to provide face-to-face customer service and support to our community, responding to customer enquiries, issuing and returning library items and assisting with technology enquiries. A demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning and digital literacy is an advantage. 

  • Deliver proactive customer service and support at Darebin Libraries 
  • Engage community members in welcoming and inclusive environments 
  • Provide digital literacy support across multiple digital platforms including smartphones, tablets and personal computers
  • Promote library resources and opportunities to connect, discover and learn at the library.

Skills & Experience

  • A proven track record in delivering excellent customer service in a dynamic, customer- or community-focussed setting. 
  • Ability to maintain a friendly, interactive style when dealing with competing demands. 
  • A commitment to conflict resolution and positive outcomes. 
  • Experience using a range of digital devices including desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones and the ability to problem-solve and provide basic instruction in their use. 
  • Empathy and an inclusive approach to our diverse community

As a progressive leader in Local Government, Darebin City Council is passionate about social inclusion, sustainability, engagement and service excellence. We are proud of the diversity of our workforce and recognise the strength this provides in meeting the needs of the community we serve. We are committed to upholding a positive and supportive work environment that values the contribution of all employees and treats all employees with dignity and respect.

We offer a range of benefits to our employees including opportunities for personal and professional development, flexible work practices, Employee Assistance Program, recognition and reward program - Appreciate Great and a variety of generous paid and unpaid leave options.

How to Apply
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please submit your application including a resume, a completed Casual Library Officer Assessment Task and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

We’re also happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs.

Contact Melanie McCarten, Senior Coordinator Darebin Libraries, or 03 8470 8234 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close on Sunday, 8 May 2022 at 11.30pm.

Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply. To work at Darebin City Council, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check and comply with Child Safety standards.

All employees are required to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check and may be required to complete a Functional Health Assessment.

Council requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Staff Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

Position Description

Assessment Task


Team Leader Library Operations

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jayne Cleave
Contact Number
08 9432 9768
City of Fremantle, WA


Team Leader Library Operations

Permanent full-time

Salary: $76,873 - $90,647 per annum + 10% super

Closing: 4pm Tuesday 10 May 2022


  • Free parking and safe bike storage
  • End of trip facilities
  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Discounted membership at Fremantle Leisure Centre
  • 19 day month for eligible employees
  • Superannuation co-contribution options for eligible employees 17.5% leave loading

The City of Fremantle provides an eclectic mix of services, facilities and events to local residents, businesses and visitors. We are committed to employing caring, competent, adaptable and responsive, professional individuals who are excited about making

Fremantle a welcoming city for all. We aim to do this through our culture, whereby we take ownership, bring creativity and innovative thinking, collaborate to create better outcomes, and celebrate our collective success.

We have adopted Activity Based Working (ABW), where staff are empowered to choose the best workspace to produce their best outcomes each day. Our offices at Walyalup Civic Centre support this way of working by providing a variety of spaces, settings and technology to help staff thrive.

The City of Fremantle is seeking suitable applications for a key member of the library leadership team at the new state-of-the-art Fremantle Library in the Walyalup Civic Centre. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a busy and collaborative team at a pivotal moment in time.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the operations and resourcing of the Fremantle Library
  • Supporting the development and training of Library Customer Service Officers
  • Provide clear direction and communications to the Lifelong Learning team
  • Follow City policies and procedures with a view to continually improve the library service.

The Team Leader Library Operations reports to the Library Manager and oversees the day- to-day operations of the library, as well as contribute to the strategic direction of the service. The ideal candidate will have extensive customer service experience, knowledge and understanding of the challenges of modern public libraries and the ability to lead in a change environment.

The City of Fremantle promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. The City encourages people of all ages, genders, and abilities, Aboriginal Australians and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job.

If you have any access needs that may require reasonable adjustments to allow you to fully participate in the application and interview process, please get in touch with the contact below. If you are an Aboriginal person or a person with a Disability who would like assistance with your application, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre on 136464.

Application Instructions:

Click Apply to be directed to our website and submit your application. Navigate to Job Attachments to view position description and Application Instructions.

Applicants should provide a current curriculum vitae and a two-page (maximum) cover letter in .pdf format. You do not need to address the selection criteria. Your CV and cover letter should demonstrate how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the advertised position. The estimated closure date is 4pm Tuesday 10 May 2022 but we reserve the right to close the ad prior to this date.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Jayne Cleave on 08 9432 9768.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Applicants must also provide satisfactory evidence that they are either fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a medical exemption as provided by the Australian Immunisation Register.


Digital Services Librarian - Multiple Vacancies

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Colleen Bentzen, Acting Library Client Services Program Leader
Contact Number
T: (07) 3412 4762 or E:
City of Logan Council, QLD


Digital Services Librarian - Multiple Vacancies 

View Position Description   

Branch: Libraries & Creative Industries

Level: Graduate Scale Salary from $67-$86K + Super

Location: Logan Central QLD

Duration: (2x Roles) Permanent Full-time 

Job Ref:AK000048 

We are the City of Logan.  A proud grassroots community filled with mavericks, makers, and innovators.  Here, neighbourly love is strong; environmental and business values run deep; and culture, heritage and diversity are in our DNA. 

Our residents 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.

The Perks

  • A flexible and supportive work environment
  • From $67-$86K + Super
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Free on-site parking
  • Active social club
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities

Who we are

We're a highly customer focused team who are passionate about the role our public libraries play in the community.  We support a Council network of nine branch libraries by providing exceptional customer service to all our library customers.  We truly love to include and welcome the unique contributions from all our people  We harness a team culture that embraces mutual respect, shared goals, and a willingness to help.  

As Digital Services Librarian you will assist the Regional Librarian in the effective operation of the Library.  The functions of this position include the development and implementation of innovative library programs designed to engage the community and encourage lifelong learning, the delivery of exceptional customer service, providing supervisory support of the branch library team,  and facilitation of key library services including daily operations, information services, event delivery, literacy, reader's advisory and digital literacy services.   

Take a look at the position description HERE or if you'd like some more information about the role, contact Colleen Bentzen, Acting Library Client Services Program Leader via phone (07) 3412 4762 or email

Who you are

Sure, we're looking for an experienced, competent, and qualified Librarian, but you'll also be a pro-active thinker with well-developed interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude who keeps the community at the heart of all they do. 

However, more important than experience, we're looking for someone with the following characteristics:

  • You're known as an inspiring, inclusive leader who thinks 'we' before 'me'
  • You are customer focused and passionate about the public libraries' role in the community
  • You put the community at the forefront of your decisions
  • You care about your industry, you care about your people, and you especially care about their health, safety and wellbeing.

To express your interest in this role, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience in support of your application by the closing date of 5pm AEST Monday 9th May 2022. 


Thank you for considering joining the City of Logan. We cannot wait to learn more about you!

If you want to learn more about us: LinkedInFacebook, InstagramLogan City Council Careers

Team Leader Aged and Disability

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Renata Rekiel (Coordinator Programs and Partnership)
Contact Number
T: 02 9707 9955 or E:
Canterbury-Bankstown Council, NSW



Team Leader Aged and Disability

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Supportive and Collaborative Team
  • Accrue extra time off

Join NSW's highest award achieving Council, having been awarded the Financial Review 2021 Award for innovation and the Bluett Memorial Award 2021 for the most progressive Council in the state.

Why our team wants you?

Are you a Library professional looking for a new challenge? We currently have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Team Leader Aged and Disability to join our Community and Cultural Services Unit. 

Reporting to the Coordinator Programs and Partnerships, you will plan, develop, budget, implement and review Home Library Service, Bus to the Library service as well as educational and recreational activities and services to meet the needs of senior members of our community. The Team Leader is also responsible for leadership and management of the Aged and Disability team.

*Please refer to the position description for a full list of accountabilities.

What’s on offer

Salary from $82,358 per annum (Grade G, Step 1) + 10% super.

Why you’ll want to join us

By joining our team, you will evolve within a dynamic and welcoming organisation that makes serving the community our primary mission. Because diversity and inclusion are our strength, we encourage all members of the community to apply. 

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Flexible work practices.
  • Accrue Time Off 
  • Work/Life balance environment.
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Access to long service leave after 5 years.
  • Permanent Full-Time & 35 hour working week.
  • 4 weeks annual leave

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade and have a discussion with us.

For more information, please contact Renata Rekiel (Coordinator Programs and Partnership) on 02 9707 9955 or

You will need to submit your application via the ‘Apply’ button below and create a login using your email address and upload a;

  • Resume; and
  • Cover Letter explaining your suitability for the role.

Applications close at 11:59pm, Friday 6 May 2022

Canterbury-Bankstown Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all team members and other workers. Our COVIDSafe Workplace Policy requires all team members to be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccination status before commencing employment with Canterbury-Bankstown Council. Council defines ‘up-to-date’ to include having had a third dose within 6 months of receiving their second dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Medical exemptions are only available if you are unable to be vaccinated due to genuine medical contraindications, and may be subject to further review. Applications for a medical exemption will be managed in accordance with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy.

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Library Trainee

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kerry-Ann Prideaux
Contact Number
T: 02 9391 7944 during business hours.
Woollahra Council, NSW



Library Trainee

Reference Number: S100-22-798

Closing Date: 08-05-2022

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Traineeship)

  • Salary up to $46,995.66 p.a. plus superannuation 
  • 12 month contract, 35 hours per week with an RDO every 3 weeks
  • Based in the heart of Double Bay - central to public buses and Edgecliff Train Station

About the role

Are you looking to kick start your career in Library Services? Do you want to earn while you learn?

Woollahra Council is seeking to employ an enthusiastic Library Trainee to join our Library department to undertake a fixed term 12 month traineeship on a permanent full-time basis. 

In this entry-level role, as a Library Trainee, you will have the guidance and support from an experienced team and learn about all areas of Library Services. Your duties will range from general library customer service, carrying out loan and return transactions, assisting in the day-to-day operation of the library and participating in cross-team projects. You will have the support of a friendly and experienced team at our great library locations. 

About you

You will be a self-motivated individual that thrives in a team environment, is committed to providing a high level of customer service and is passionate about libraries.

You must have already completed a School Certificate or HSC, but be unqualified in Library and Information Services or a related field (must not have previously completed a university degree or TAFE qualification in Library and Information Services).

You will also demonstrate good time management skills and be willing to work full time whilst undertaking the Certificate III or Certificate IV in Information and Library Services.  

Essential Criteria

  • Has not previously completed a qualification in Library and Information Services or related field.
  • Eligible to enroll in a Certificate III or IV in Library and Information Services under Smart & Skilled Training. For more information click here.
  • Strong willingness to learn and the ability to successfully complete a Certificate III or IV in Library and Information Services over a period of 12 months.
  • Enthusiastic and personable approach to providing excellent customer service.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills and competency in MS office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Proven ability to follow instructions and contribute to fulfilling the operational workload of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake the physical requirements of the position as outlined in section Eight (8) of the position description.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) principles.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

How to Apply

  • Apply on line by clicking the link below or got to
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria. If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
  • You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
  • For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to 
  • For further information about the role, please contact Kerry-Ann Prideaux on 02 9391 7944 during business hours.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay, NSW, 1360.

CLOSING DATE:  11:59pm Sunday, 8 May 2022

Woollahra Council is committed to responding to its responsibilities under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 in undertaking all measures that are reasonably practical to ensure the health and safety of all our workers. As of 1st December 2021, new employees must be fully vaccinated (two doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide evidence seven days prior to commencement.

Should an applicant indicate that they wish to seek an exemption on medical or other grounds, they will need to provide evidence of their circumstances such as an accepted certified medical contraindication.

Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

Key Documents

  1. View The Job Description (Library - Staff - Position Description - Library Customer Service Trainee - March 2022.DOCX) 
  2. Preview The Position Requirements




Senior Library Branch Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Moreton Bay Regional Council, QLD



Senior Library Branch Leader

  • Apply now
  • Job Number: 497990
  • Division: Community & Environment
  • Employment Status: Full time, Permanent
  • Categories: Library Services

This role sits within our Cultural Services Department, which includes Galleries, Museums, Libraries, Heritage and Arts and Cultural Activation. Cultural Services aim to provide engaging leisure and learning experiences by connecting people to resources and each other. We strive for excellence when delivering exhibitions, information, collections, programs and spaces for our community and visitors. Our department employs approximately 220 staff over 16 venues throughout the region.

About our opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Library Branch Leader to lead our team at the Caboolture Library.

Under your leadership as a Senior Leader, the Library team will provide and deliver a range of contemporary and dynamic services aimed at achieving quality community engagement and positive customer service experiences.

To achieve this, you will be responsible for the management and development of:

  • a large branch library team
  • home library service delivery;
  • a library collection that addresses the collection needs of local community and supports network collection outcomes;
  • relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders and regional partners;
  • business plans and reports on service outcomes;
  • facility and venue maintenance; and
  • service and process reviews to deliver strategies and projects.

In addition, you will contribute to the broader Cultural Services department initiatives, strategies and service enhancement opportunities and maintain a customer centric culture of high performance and accountability.

About you

We are looking for candidates who are experienced and knowledgeable in the delivery of high volume and complex public library services and programs.

As an influential, proactive and passionate leader you will be able to demonstrate your experience and commitment to:

  • building positive and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • engaging regional communities;
  • developing team and individual capabilities; and
  • fostering a healthy, inclusive and well-connected workplace.

Well versed with strategy development and business documentation, you will also be proficient and accustomed to developing business plans, reporting, undertaking financial management and managing complex projects.

Preferably, to strengthen your skillset and knowledge base you will have:

  • context and an understanding for political and organisational environments similar to Local Government; and
  • a tertiary qualification in Library and Information Management.

The Details

Term: Permanent Full Time

Award/Level:  Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 7 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Location:  Caboolture Library

Hours: 72.5 hours, 9-day fortnight.

NOTE: This position requires the successful applicant to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days as part of the ordinary hours. 

  • $100,381 annual salary (up to 12%) + leave loading

Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our mates and construction program.
  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Position Description

Click here for a copy of the position description - Senior Library Branch Leader

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact our Recruitment Team at

For more information about Moreton Bay Regional Council and to stay across what’s happening in our region, follow us on Linked In - Moreton Bay Regional Council Linked In

Applications close: 25 April 2022 23:55


Library Community Engagement Officer - Youth

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Corinna Pierce, Library Customer Service & Programs Coordinator
Contact Number
T: 02 9327 7005 during business hours.
Woollahra Council, NSW



Library Community Engagement Officer - Youth

Reference Number: S100-22-802

Closing Date: 08-05-2022

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

  • $74,899.08 - $92,949.09 per annum plus superannuation 
  • Join a collaborative and professional team in a state of the art library
  • Enjoy a three weekly RDO and potential to work from home two days per week - flexible work/life balance 
  • Based in the heart of Double Bay - short walk from Edgecliff Train Station

About us

Woollahra is an area steeped in natural beauty and heritage appealing to residents, businesses and visitors who enjoy its many parks, waterfront locations and historic buildings. Our people come from a diverse range of backgrounds and professions creating a dynamic workforce of over 400 staff members.

We strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience and we are dedicated to looking after our staff, because if we look after our people, we will be better placed to look after our community.

About the role

Woollahra Libraries have an exciting, full-time opportunity for a tech-savvy and customer focused Youth Community Engagement Officer to join the team and make a valuable contribution to the needs of our community.

The Youth Community Engagement Officer will work collaboratively with the Library Programs and Events team and enjoy designing and delivering, creative and high quality library activities. The position is also required to deliver an exceptional high standard of customer service to library customers and assist in the efficient operation of the Libraries.

About You

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic team member who demonstrates a can-do attitude. In addition, the successful applicant will have previous experience working in a similar role and will be confident with the using multimedia and technology systems.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum of a Library Technician Diploma from TAFE or University Information Studies or Information and Knowledge Management (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, promotion, delivery and review of community engagement and/ or learning programs for youth aged between 12 – 20 years.
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous self-improvement as well as a positive approach to change, flexibility and adaptability in the work environment.
  • An enthusiastic and engaging approach to providing excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a team member and independently, with proven time management and organisational skills.
  • Experience and/or willingness to use various technologies to run youth programs and events (e.g. video editing and Zoom).
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively liaise, consult and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Competency in all MS office applications including word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher.
  • Well-developed knowledge and skills in technology with the ability to assist customers in the use of such technology.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Current C class driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to EEO and WH&S principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake the physical requirements of the position as outlined in section Eight (8) of the position description.

This position is subject to child protection screening and a pre-employment medical check.

How to Apply

  • Apply online by clicking the link below.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria. 
  • If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
  • You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
  • For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to
  • For further information about the role, please contact Corinna Pierce, Library Customer Service & Programs Coordinator on 02 9327 7005 during business hours.

CLOSING DATE: 11:59pm Sunday 8 May 2022

Woollahra Council is committed to responding to its responsibilities under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 in undertaking all measures that are reasonably practical to ensure the health and safety of all our workers. As of 1st December 2021, new employees must be fully vaccinated (two doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide evidence seven days prior to commencement.

Should an applicant indicate that they wish to seek an exemption on medical or other grounds, they will need to provide evidence of their circumstances such as an accepted certified medical contraindication.

Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

Key Documents

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Manager Library & Learning Futures

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sharon Cassidy
Contact Number
02 9083 8690
Waverley Council, NSW


Manager Library & Learning Futures

Reference Number: S100-22-703

Closing Date: 10-05-2022

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

  • Permanent Full Time – 35 hours a week
  • Salary range $120,449 - $138,516
  • Flexible hours, family friendly policies and other great employee benefits

Waverley is a diverse and innovative Council located in the heart of Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Taking in some of Sydney's most beautiful and iconic beaches including the world famous Bondi Beach, and encompassing a part of Sydney's Global economic corridor at Bondi Junction, Waverley Council is an amazing place to broaden your career.

Waverley Library is a much loved, bustling community space and in a typical year can have over 500,000 visitors who in 2020 borrowed over 350,000 items form the collection.  A leader amongst NSW Public Libraries, Waverley has an overarching objective: to enrich the Waverley Community through creative, future focused library services, supporting lifelong learning and strong community connections.ram.

In this role you will manage an innovative and responsive library team. Your success in this role will be demonstrated through your ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders, including your ability to work effectively with managers, staff and customers to achieve strategic outcomes.  You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to influence across all levels of the business, as well as proven experience in managing cultural change and delivering quality outcomes.

Please refer to the position description below for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience. For more information contact Sharon Cassidy on 02 9083 8690.

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Waverley Council is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates. We encourage applications from women and men from diverse groups, including, but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people; people from culturally diverse backgrounds; young people; older workers; people with disabilities; LGBTIQ; and other minority groups.

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Children's and Youth Librarian

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Cory Greenwood, Coordinator Library Development and Marketing
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03 9426 5623
Yarra City Council, VIC


Children's & Youth Librarian

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Job no: 495225
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community, Services

Children's and Youth Librarian
Permanent Full-Time (35 hours per week, Flexible)

Band 5 - $74,154.75 - $85,985.74 - pro rata + super

Yarra Libraries is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Children's and Youth Services team and support the early literacy needs of children aged 0-6 (and their caregivers) through the development and delivery of library services and programs. We're looking for someone with an awareness of early literacy development, confidence with storytelling and performing to large and diverse crowds, and the ability to maintain effective working relationships within the community.

Yarra Libraries is a world-class public library service, providing a welcoming inclusive and stimulating environment where lifelong habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, informational and recreational needs. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in the lives of our staff and community.

The position is currently based at Richmond Library and the incumbent will be expected to deliver programs across all five library branches, at outreach locations/events, and online (as required). Regular customer service shifts, and weekend shifts, are also expected.

Certification as a 3A - Abecedarian Approach practitioner will be highly regarded - training will be offered.

For further information see the position description or contact Cory Greenwood, Coordinator Library Development and Marketing on 03 9426 5623.

Position Description:  Children's and Youth Librarian - Position Description April 2022 Final.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 24 April 2022 at 11.55pm

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory (Police Check, Working with Children Check, proof of COVID-19 double vaccination and a pre-employment medical assessment) prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.


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