Library Assistant - Part-time
Job No: DRC781 | Location: Dubbo, NSW
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.
About Macquarie Regional Library
The Library serves a population of 69,209 across 25,168 square kilometres. The Library provides a range of services and collections to three (3) local government areas of Dubbo Regional Council, Narromine Shire Council and Warrumbungle Shire Council. There is consistency in services and collections offered with high-level support from the Library’s Regional Office located in Dubbo. The Library Service has seven (7) branch library locations: Coolah; Coonabarabran; Dunedoo; Narromine; Trangie; Dubbo; Wellington; and service points at Baradine, Binnaway and Mendooran.
The Library Assistant undertakes a range of customer service and operational activities in the Dubbo Branch Library. The Library Assistant, under the direction of the Branch Manager, will ensure the efficient day to day operation of the branch library.
This is a part-time position working 17.5 hours per week Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
In this role, you will have an opportunity to:
- Provide quality customer service to all customers;
- Assist and support the Branch Manager to ensure the delivery of quality library services and programs for all customers;
- Undertake the end processing of Branch resources; and
- Participate and contribute to an effective and productive team.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
- Higher School Certificate;
- Sound computer and keyboard skills;
- Demonstrated commitment to quality customer service;
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team; and
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
You are interested in library services and in providing high quality customer services to the community. You will be organised, self-motivated and possess the ability to work as part of a team.
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.
This position requires a pre employment health assessment. Please refer to the attached Job Demands document for the physical requirements of the position.
Salary: $27,529-$31,993 per annum, plus superannuation.
Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 1 February 2021
Enquiries: Dubbo Libraries Coordinator 02 6801 4513
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