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Library Assistants

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jennifer Rosevear, Coordinator Library Network
Contact Number
(02) 4645 4549
Location
Campbelltown City Council, NSW

 

Library Assistants

  • Reference Number: S100-21-1916
  • Closing Date: 26-04-2021
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Library Assistants

  • Salary from $28.80 per hour + Super
  • Weekend penalty rates
  • Flexi-time + Generous leave provisions

Our Library Service team are looking for energetic, passionate, customer-focussed individuals to join our team at Campbelltown City Council.

About us:

We are not your usual. We are upbeat, resourceful and determined. Our staff and community are at the core of what we do, looking for ways to work together and support each other. Naturally welcoming, we share good-natured humour and positivity. We aim to inspire a sense of possibility and create opportunities for all by rolling up our sleeves. Our workplace is agile and flexible, keeping ahead of the times. Be a part of it, let’s get something started.

The Community Learning and Library Services Team focuses on delivering innovative and responsive services to our community. The team has shared values that are absolutely vital to our success, these values define who we are and how we operate. The purpose of the team is to be a great service where internal and external customers feel valued and appreciated and where our staff really care about their community and want to make a difference.

Library assistants play a pivotal role in the delivery of services and programs to the community. If you are passionate about customer service and team work and enjoy a busy and varied environment, we would like to hear from you.

About the role:

Our Library Assistants are core to our service working face to face with our customers and are passionate about giving back to the community. The roles will form a new weekend Team and work Saturday, Sunday and an agreed day throughout the week.

Positions Available;

  • 2 x Library Assistants Part-time 19 hours per week, including weekends
  • 1 x Library Assistant Part-time 21 hours per week, including weekends
  • 1 x Library Assistant 35 hours temporary (up to 12 months), including weekends
  • Casuals

About you:

  • You will have exceptional customer service skills and enthusiasm to help our diverse range of library users, from finding information and resources to helping with technology.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, communicating with a wide range of customers from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Have an aptitude and curiosity for new technology and enthusiasm for problem solving.
  • Are able to support library users with a range of digital devices, online resources, services and equipment.
  • Have a commitment to role modelling our values of: Trust, Respect, Integrity, Optimism and Teamwork.

As a member of our friendly and passionate team, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Salary from $28.80 per hour + 9.5% superannuation
  • Weekend penalty rates
  • Flexi-time
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Generous professional development opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Staff car park

Key contact: For further information on this position, please contact Jennifer Rosevear, Coordinator Library Network on (02) 4645 4549.

Applications close: Monday 26th April 2021

Sound like you? Apply now!

Campbelltown City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values the unique contributions of all people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

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Senior Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jennifer Rosevear, Coordinator Library Network
Contact Number
(02) 4645 4549.
Location
Campbelltown City Council, NSW

 

Senior Library Officer

  • Reference Number: S100-21-1915
  • Closing Date: 26-04-2021
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Senior Library Officer (Permanent Part-Time)

  • Salary from $34 per hour + Super
  • Weekend penalty rates
  • Flexi-time & Generous leave provisions

Our Library Services team are looking for an energetic, passionate, customer-focussed para-professional to join our team at Campbelltown City Council.

About us:

We are not your usual, we are upbeat, resourceful and determined. Our staff and community are at the core of what we do, looking for ways to work together and support each other. Naturally welcoming, we share good-natured humour and positivity. We aim to inspire a sense of possibility and create opportunities for all by rolling up our sleeves. Our workplace is agile and flexible, keeping ahead of the times. Be a part of it, let’s get something started.

The Community Learning and Library Services Team focuses on delivering innovative and responsive services to our community. The team has shared values that are absolutely vital to our success, these values define who we are and how we operate. The purpose of the team is to be a great service where internal and external customers feel valued and appreciated and where our staff really care about their community and want to make a difference.

About the role:

We are currently seeking a permanent part-time Senior Library Officer to supervise a Library team during the weekend period and ensure the smooth operation and provision of services to our library customers. The role will form a new Weekend Team and work Saturday, Sunday and an agreed day throughout the week.

Senior Library Officer will play a pivotal role in the delivery of services and programs to the community. If you are passionate about customer service and working in a team and enjoy a busy and varied environment, we would like to hear from you.

About you:

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:

  • Exceptional customer service skills and demonstrated experience in the provision of information and customer service in libraries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, communicating with customers from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Para professional tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science
  • High level technology and computer skills to support customers with the use of digital devices and experience with automated systems, information technology and Library Management Systems.
  • Strong supervisory skills to ensure the smooth operation of the library
  • Strong capacity to develop additional skills as required by changes affecting the library service.
  • Commitment to role modelling our values of: Respect, Integrity, Optimism, Trust and Teamwork

What We Offer:

As a member of our friendly and passionate team, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Permanent part-time (19 hours per week)
  • Salary from $34 per hour + 9.5% superannuation
  • Weekend penalty rates
  • Flexi time
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Generous professional development opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Staff car park
  • Job share applicants are welcome to apply!

Key contact: For further information on this position, please contact Jennifer Rosevear, Coordinator Library Network on (02) 4645 4549.

Applications close: Monday 26th April 2021

Sound like you? Apply now!

Campbelltown City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values the unique contributions of all people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

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Collection Development Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
North Sydney Council , NSW

Collection Development Librarian

Job No: NSYD62 | Location: North Sydney

  • Salary range from: $84,749 to $101,197 pa + 9.5% superannuation + $1,000 pa transport allowance 

  • 35 hour week with access to flexi time 

North Sydney Council administers the North Sydney local government area on Sydney’s picturesque lower North Shore. Our 400 employees look after 77,000 residents spread across 10 square kilometres of land on the foreshores of Sydney Harbour providing spectacular harbour views, beautiful parklands, and a bustling CBD. Our aim is to ensure North Sydney remains a welcoming, well-designed, safe and beautiful environment for residents, workers and visitors.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced Librarian to join the Collection Services department at Stanton Library in North Sydney.  This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of our collections which are designed to meet the needs of our library community. This role will also provide leadership to others within the collection development team, as well as provide support to the library community through the development of an active and engaging readers’ advisory program.

Essential

  • Eligible for professional membership of ALIA (graduate professional qualification) or another library qualification together with extensive relevant experience
  • Experience in the development of library collections in a public library environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise and develop library staff
  • High level knowledge of and interest in the provision of readers’ advisory programs in public libraries
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and deliver projects
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in providing a high level of customer service

Desirable

  • Experience in using Aurora (AIT) Library Management System
  • Knowledge of WHS and EEO principles and practice

Why work at North Sydney Council?

We're committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and positive workplace. Our teams are reflective of the communities in which we operate, and we value the unique contribution each member makes to the North Sydney Council. The work we do makes a real difference to the lives of our residents and contributes to their economic and social wellbeing.

North Sydney Council as an employer offers excellent employee benefits such as:

  • Excellent work-life balance with a 35-hour working week with access to flex-time for indoor workers or fortnightly RDO’s for outdoor workers
  • Enjoy an easy walk to spectacular harbour views during lunch
  • Freedom to direct contributions to any compliant superannuation fund
  • A holistic health and well-being program offering exercise classes, flu vaccinations, skin checks, a touch football team, weekly fruit deliveries, health seminars and more
  • Access to employee recognition and reward program
  • Free access to counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Free financial advice by a certified Financial Planner
  • Monetary transport allowance
  • Invitations to local government events, training and planning sessions
  • Access to corporate social events at picturesque harbour locations
  • Casual dress days in support of charities and not-for-profit organisations

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and answer the selection criteria questions below.

To view the Position Description, Click Here 

Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - 11.30 pm

North Sydney Council is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity in order to  provide a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences to apply. North Sydney Council fosters the concept of equity and fairness across all facets of employment including recruitment, promotion, training and equity of access to benefits for staff.

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Customer Experience Relief Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melissa Martin
Contact Number
0409 230 264
Location
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC

 

Customer Experience Relief Librarian


Full Time – Contract until June 30, 2021
35 hours per week, opportunity to work weekends
Band 5, Hourly Rate: $40.2479 – $46.8052

Casey Cardinia Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic Customer Experience Librarian with excellent customer service skills for a full-time, short-term contract commencing April/May 2021 – June 30, 2021.

The relief role covers staff on leave/training allowing you to work across our library service points and includes the opportunity to assist with the delivery of community programs.

If you are committed to working in a vibrant public library environment, love working with people and providing great customer experience, we want to hear from you!

Applicants are requested to submit an application letter, resume and address the selection criteria in the position description by 8pm on Sunday 18 April 2021 via email to employment@cclc.vic.gov.au

Contact Melissa Martin on 0409 230 264 for further information.

Service Manager Library and Learning Hub

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alison Kemp, Manager Recreation and Culture
Contact Number
03 5559 4869 or akemp@warrnambool.vic.gov.au
Location
Warrnambool City Council, VIC

 

Service Manager Library and Learning Hub

Reference Number: 20210455/2145

Position Description: Service Manager Library and Learning Hub.pdf

Applications Close: Friday, 30 April 2021 - 5:00pm

Warrnambool, with a population of 35,000, is the regional centre of South West Victoria. The City of Warrnambool offers the successful candidate an outstanding lifestyle, a range of different services and facilities making Warrnambool a great place to live and work.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Warrnambool Library through a transition from a regional library corporation to an independent service in July 2021, moving into a brand new world-class, joint–use public and TAFE library facility in 2022.

For a sneek-peek at the new library facility that you could be leading the establishment and development of go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9AbiS4KPUk

The successful applicant will have:

  • Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and extensive experience in the management and delivery of public library services at a senior level. (Minimum 5 years)
  • The ability to lead staff in the development and delivery of high quality services, collections, programs and customer experiences that increase reading, information and digital literacy outcomes for the region including support the information needs of South West TAFE students and staff
  • The ability to foster an environment and positive team spirit that empowers and motivates library staff to deliver innovative services to the community.
  • The capacity to provide strategic direction and long term planning for library services and to establish productive partnerships with stakeholders and the wider community.
  • Well developed management skills including financial management, policy development, reporting and governance.
  • Current Working with Children Check and a willingness to undertake a Fit2Work check (Police Records)

If you are looking to take on this exciting new venture and are inspired to take part in the reinvigoration of Warrnambool’s library and learning services to the community, we look forward to hearing from you.

Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 30 April 2021
Salary Range: Circa $113,000 p.a (Dependent of Skills & Experience)
Position status: Permanent Full Time 
Further Enquiries: Alison Kemp, Manager Recreation and Culture on 03 5559 4869 or akemp@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

Warrnambool City Council is an equal opportunity employer that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion.

For details on how to submit your application refer to

www.warrnambool.vic.gov.au/how-submit-your-application

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Technology and Systems Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Donna Edgar, Team Leader Library Technology
Contact Number
(02) 8711 7149
Location
Liverpool City Council Library, NSW

 

Technology and Systems Officer

  • Organisation Unit: Library Info Museum Services
  • Location: Liverpool City Council Library
  • Package: $69,384.92 - $76,028.11
  • Tenure: 1 x Permanent Full Time, 35 hours, 5 days per week (across a 7 day Monday-Sunday bandwidth)
  • Closing: 22 April 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic and customer focused Technology and Systems Officer to join our Library Technology Team. You will be providing front line technology support to staff and customers across library locations. You will also be troubleshooting and maintaining IT equipment.

Strong skills and demonstrated experience in supporting a library management system, and library related technologies in a public access environment or equivalent will be necessary, and experience in training and technology programs would be an advantage.

The main responsibilities of this role are:

  • Implement and support the development of the Library’s vision, mission and plans; deliver quality and customer focused IT & E-services to internal and external customers.
  • Implement and report on approved Work Program targets including key deliverables arising from the annual Library Strategic IT Plan and Budget.
  • Support consultations with management, specialist and branch staff and the community on information technology policies and priorities; and deliver Information Technology programs in line with consultation outcomes and standards outlined in the Library’s Information Technology policy.
  • Support the Library Information Technology team to develop and deliver quality services to internal and external customers through participation in regular staff meetings and work reviews; annual work plans and support communications.

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

For further information about the position please contact Donna EdgarTeam Leader Library Technology on (02) 8711 7149.

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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Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hiring Manager Lynne Frances
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0175
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Librarian

  • Location: Council Chambers
  • Category: Library
  • Date Posted: 09-Apr-2021
  • Application Close Date: 23-Apr-2021
  • Job Reference: KMC/1525358
  • Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Job Description: PO659, PO660, LIBR04, LIBRO7 - Librarian - Position Description 2021(2).pdf (PDF, 316KB)
 

Description

Exciting opportunity for two librarians with a passion for providing high quality customer service.

Librarian

  • Salary $70,218.20 - $81,452.21 p/a + super
  • Tertiary qualifications required
  • 2 x Permanent fulltime roles
  • 35 hours per week over 7 days, including evenings and weekend shifts

Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 127,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Ku-ring-gai Council has a bold vision for optimising future library services for its community, including the introduction of a new structure and delivery model to provide an innovative approach to providing customer focused services. This also sets the foundations for the future development of a new Lindfield Village Hub, providing a state-of-the-art mixed-use precinct, incorporating a new library/community centre.

The Council is seeking two Librarians with exceptional customer service skills to join the Library team at a pivotal time of growth and development, to meet the present and developing needs and interests of the Ku-ring-gai community.

Reporting to the Library Team Leader, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing professional and responsive readers' services including information and circulation services and participate in the delivery of events, programs and activities, outreach and specialist services, as part of the Library Experience Team
  • Working in a team environment, supervising a small team and allocating workflows to optimise daily customer outcomes
  • Desk shifts as required at any branch of the Ku-ring-gai Library Service

These roles will ideally suit qualified Librarians with experience of supervising teams and workflows, with excellent interpersonal skills and a thorough understanding of branch services within a contemporary public library.

Required experience & skills:

  • Qualifications as a librarian recognized by the Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA)
  • Demonstrated experience with delivery of quality customer service in a Public Library environment. Your experience will include reader's advisory, reference, circulation duties and participation in programs and activities.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment and evidence of supervising, allocating workflows, performance management and directing a small group within a larger organisation.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more? Please Contact Hiring Manager Lynne Frances on (02) 9424 0175

Closes: 11:45pm, Friday 23 April 2021

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Library Futures and Technology Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hiring Manager Michelle Swan-Beardmore
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0911
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Library Futures and Technology Coordinator

  • Location: Council Chambers
  • Category: Library
  • Date Posted: 09-Apr-2021
  • Application Close Date: 23-Apr-2021
  • Job Reference: KMC/1525356
  • Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Job Description: PO666 - Library Futures and Technology Coordinator - Position Description Feb 2021 (1).pdf (PDF, 320KB)
 

Description:

Exciting opportunity for an experienced supervisor to provide leadership and drive innovative change for the specialist services of a public library.

Library Futures and Technology Coordinator

  • Salary $109,606.64 - $127,143.12 p/a + super
  • Tertiary qualifications & experience essential
  • Permanent fulltime - 35 hours per week with flexible working options

Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 127,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Ku-ring-gai Council has a bold vision for optimising future library services for its community, including the introduction of a new structure and delivery model to provide an innovative approach to providing customer focused services. This also sets the foundations for the future development of a new Lindfield Village Hub, providing a state-of-the-art mixed-use precinct, incorporating a new library/community centre.

The Council is seeking an innovative Library Futures and Technology Coordinator to lead specialist areas in developing and delivering professional and innovative services that meet the present and developing needs and interests of the Ku-ring-gai community.

Reporting to the Manager, Library Services, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, developing and coordinating library technology, collections and specialist services
  • Leading a team to develop and deliver effective and efficient, diverse and innovative operations that meet the strategic objectives of the organisation
  • Contributing to the strategic direction of the library service as  a member of the Library Leadership Team

This role will ideally suit an innovative leader with a track record of delivering projects and implementing positive change to the benefit of the community through engaging and empowering their team.

Required experience & skills:

  • Bachelor or Graduate qualifications in Library & Information Science or equivalent recognized for professional membership of the Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA)
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities including negotiation, consultation and networking skills with an ability to engage, lead and inspire others to achieve outcomes for the benefit of the organisation and community
  • Demonstrated experience at a senior level within a library service with a knowledge of current and innovative library collections service, specialist services and technology trends
  • Demonstrated experience in high level project management

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more? Please Contact Hiring Manager Michelle Swan-Beardmore on (02) 9424 0911

Closes: 11:45pm, Friday 23 April 2021

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Collection Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hiring Manager Michelle Swan-Beardmore
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0911
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Collection Services Librarian

  • Location: Council Chambers
  • Category: Library
  • Date Posted: 09-April-2021
  • Application Close Date: 23-Apr-2021
  • Job Reference: KMC/1525357
  • Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Job description: PO668 - Collection Services Librarian - Position Description Feb 2021.pdf (PDF, 317KB)

Description:

Exciting opportunity for a librarian with a passion for collection services to supervise the daily activities of the team responsible for the Library's collection.

Collection Services Librarian

  • Salary $70,218.20 - $81,452.21 p/a + super
  • Tertiary qualifications required
  • Permanent fulltime role
  • 35 hours per week over 7 days, including evenings and weekend shifts

Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 127,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Ku-ring-gai Council has a bold vision for optimising future library services for its community, including the introduction of a new structure and delivery model to provide an innovative approach to providing customer focused services. This also sets the foundations for the future development of a new Lindfield Village Hub, providing a state-of-the-art mixed-use precinct, incorporating a new library/community centre.

The Council is seeking a Librarian with experience in collection services to supervise the day to day work of the Collection Services Team to meet the present and developing needs and interests of the Ku-ring-gai community.

Reporting to the Library Futures and Technology Coordinator, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Day to day supervision of the Collection Services Team and its functions (including acquisitions, original and copy cataloguing, maintaining the library catalogue, providing the community with access to resources and end processes)
  • Desk shifts as required at any branch of the Ku-ring-gai Library Service

This role will ideally suit someone with experience and understanding of collections within a contemporary public library and has the ability to provide leadership in continuous improvement and process improvement in this area.

Required experience & skills:

  • Professional qualifications in library/information science eligible for Associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Demonstrated awareness of current library and information trends, particularly related to collections
  • Skills in positively implementing change and improving workflows and processes.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more? Please Contact Hiring Manager Michelle Swan-Beardmore on (02) 9424 0911

Closes: 11:45pm, Friday 23 April 2021

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Senior Library Officer (Home Library Service)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Eileen Smith, Outreach Services Team Leader Librarian
Contact Number
(02) 4227 7693
Location
Wollongong City Council, NSW

Senior Library Officer (Home Library Service)

  • ORGANISATION UNIT: Community Connections
  • LOCATION: Wollongong City Council
  • TENURE: Temporary Full Time
  • CLOSING: 12 April 2021

SYNOPSIS:

Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia's most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia's most liveable regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.

Senior Library Officer - Home Library Service 
Temporary up to 12 months - Full Time
Salary from $1,348 up to $1,636 per week plus superannuation
(Depending upon skills, qualifications and experience)
Recruitment No 21034

Do you have a passion for the library community?

About the position: 

Wollongong Library is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic person to work collaboratively within its Home Library Service (HLS) team. You will have a high customer service focus to meet the needs of the City’s diverse community, a good understanding of the role of public libraries, and the ability to contribute to the continuous improvement and development of library services.

A typical week will include selecting and preparing items for delivery to HLS customers to meet weekly deadlines, supervising volunteers, responding to enquiries from Home Library customers, aged care facilities and volunteers, communicating and liaising with HLS customers, creating profiles for new HLS customers and scheduling their deliveries, communicating and liaising with community organisations and library staff and participating in rostered desk shifts. When making deliveries, you may need to liaise with external customers in aged care facilities. Due to the current restrictions for visitors in aged care facilities, you may require or need to be willing to have the influenza vaccine.

This is a temporary position for a period of up to 12 months. You will work full time, 35 hours per week which may include day and evening shifts. Please note that this position may involve undertaking manual tasks and applicants should be suitably fit to undertake the duties as you will be required to lift boxes of books.

You will work with the Home Library Team, which consists to two full time staff (including this position), and Home Library volunteers. The Home Library team, along with the CALD & Indigenous Team comprise the Outreach Services Team.

The Home Library Team are caring, hardworking, organised, and efficient people who support each other in the delivery of excellent service to our community. 

For more information regarding the key responsibilities and duties of the role, please refer to the attached job description and appendix 4. 

Please note that under Part 2, Section 6 of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, this position has been designated as requiring a Working with Children Check. If successful for an interview, you will be required to present your Working with Children Check application/clearance reference number.

Benefits of working at Council:

  • We have a culture based on values of Integrity, Respect, Sustainability, One Team and Courage
  • We support and encourage study and career development
  • We foster personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible work arrangements
  • We recognise and reward performance and embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all
  • We provide many mental, physical and social wellbeing programs to support our staff to be the best that they can be

How to Apply

Wollongong City Council uses a merit based recruitment process. It is essential to respond to each of the selection criteria, writing at least one to two paragraphs using specific and actual examples of how you have demonstrated the particular skill, qualification or experience. Provide relevant examples from your work, study or community roles. Be clear and to the point. Please use actual examples of what you have done, how well you did it, what you achieved, and how it relates to the requirements of the job. Applications that do not answer all the criteria will not be considered. Your CV alone will not be enough information for your application to be assessed. Please note that hardcopy, faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

A copy of the Selection Criteria Template can be found HERE

Please address the below selection criteria:

  1. Do you hold a TAFE Diploma of Library and Information Studies, or other relevant Diploma or higher. If specified other, please tell us how it is relevant to the role. 
  2. Do you hold a current C Driver’s Licence?
  3. Do you hold a current Working with Children Check?
  4. Tell us about a time when you have provided excellent customer service 
  5. As you will be working in a team of two and communicating with various internal and external stakeholders, please tell us how you effectively communicate at all levels. 
  6. Tell us about a time where you’ve learnt new skills in order to enhance your ability or increase your knowledge relating to a specialist library service  
  7. Tell us about your knowledge of library services including your experience in computer-based library systems to manage a customer base 
  8. Please provide an example of when you’ve needed to plan and prioritise work in order to meet competing deadlines

For further information regarding this position contact Eileen Smith, Outreach Services Team Leader Librarian on (02) 4227 7693

Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065.

Applications close 12 midday Monday 12 April 2021.

Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future opportunities in the team, which may include part time, temporary and or relief roles.

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks. 

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