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Customer Experience Officer - Community History

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
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Location
City of Tea Tree Gully Council, SA

Customer Experience Officer - Community History

Applications closing on 11 February 2024, 11:00 PM

  • Job type: Full time

Join our Community Connections team. Help shape and maintain the Library's community history resources, ensuring seamless accessibility for our customers. Coordinate our Family History volunteer enquiry service. Make a significant contribution to Library Customer Services by supervising shifts on the Library floor. Your role promises a blend of community interaction and resource curation.

This is a full time, permanent position.

For more information, refer to the position description(PDF, 581KB) 

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Children and Youth Services Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Georgina Davison - Manager, Library and Community Development
Contact Number
08 8721 2540
Location
City of Mount Gambier Council, SA

 

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Children and Youth Services Officer

City of Mount Gambier has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to join the Mount Gambier Library.

About the position:

  • Permanent part-time (28 hours per week).
  • Flexible working arrangements available.
  • Competitive remuneration package.

To support the Manager Library and Community Development in providing quality library services to the community with a strong focus on customer service and an emphasis on the delivery of children and youth programs and services.

This position is required to work during school holidays and outside of ordinary hours.

This position is classified at Level 2 (currently $36.76 per hour) of the City of Mount Gambier Administration Staff Agreement No.12 2022.

About you:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to share information and knowledge with a diverse range of clientele.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with children and youth to provide services and programs designed to meet their needs.
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude along with the ability to work within change and adapt to change.
  • Ability to work effectively with the community and other user groups, particularly children and
  • youth.
  • Knowledge of library programs and the role the library plays in the community.

What we offer:

Mount Gambier is the second largest city in South Australia and provides a perfect balance between the vibrant lifestyle of a big city and the comforts of a small town. Packed with beautiful natural resources including the iconic Blue Lake/Warwar, caves, sinkholes, parks and gardens. Mount Gambier is an idyllic location to enjoy work life balance, only 20 minutes from the beach.

This role presents an opportunity to advance your career in a supportive environment. The City of Mount Gambier is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in the workplace.

The successful candidate will enjoy:

  • Ongoing professional development and training,
  • A supportive and friendly team environment,
  • Career development opportunities,
  • Active social club,
  • Flexible work arrangements,
  • Positive work/life balance,
  • Income protection insurance,
  • Employee Assistance Program and wellbeing support.
  • Excellent Enterprise Agreement benefits with above award rates.

The City of Mount Gambier is an equal opportunity employer committed to continuous improvement as a culturally safe and supportive workplace. We strongly encourage members of our First Nations community to apply.

For a confidential conversation please call:

Georgina Davison
Manager, Library and Community Development 08 8721 2540

Further information about the position, including the position description, which identifies key competencies and selection criteria, is available from City of Mount Gambier website or download under Document\s above

Applications must specifically address the key competencies and selection criteria and be submitted with a resume including contact details for at least three referees.

Applications close: Monday 5th February 2024 at 9:00am.

Applications must be submitted via email to:

Human Resources Team

city@mountgambier.sa.gov.au

Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Amanda Kennedy
Contact Number
T: (07) 5435 3104 during business hours
Location
Sunshine Coast Council, QLD

 

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Library Officer

Play a role in promoting a continual learning culture!

Permanent Part-time | Closing: Thu, 1 February 2024

$73K – $79K Total Remuneration Package (pro-rata)

$65K – $70K Base Salary (pro-rata)

Location: Maleny Library

Vacancy No: 4693

Permanent - Part time

Applications close: Wednesday, 31 January 2024 11:59pm AEST | APPLY

Why work with us?

At Council, we’re proud of our region. We collaborate with community to achieve truly sustainable outcomes, enhance our enviable lifestyle, and create award-winning places and spaces that are uniquely Sunshine Coast. So, if you love it here as much as we do, and you want to shape our region for the future – you’ll want to join our team!

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

Arts, Heritage and Libraries branch role is to enrich the lives of residents and visitors by providing arts and cultural leadership, opportunities, knowledge, development, connections and experience.

We are seeking a Library Officer to help drive the essential day-to-day operations of the library, to deliver outstanding service to customers, champion all library services and resources, and contribute to the development and continuous improvement of Sunshine Coast Libraries.

Key duties include:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to Sunshine Coast Council Libraries customers.
  • Provide support and guidance to other employees and volunteers engaged in learning opportunities such as familiarisation with the library management system, library catalogue and other business processes and procedures.
  • Promote and deliver a range of library programs including story time, lifelong learning sessions, technology sessions, outreach and events.
  • Assist with the retail presentation of libraries ensuring they remain fresh and modern looking places
  • Perform library duties such as shelving, issues, returns and collection maintenance.

About you

If you’re the right person for this role, you’ll love working with people, be exceptionally customer focussed and thrive in a constantly changing and dynamic environment.

You are someone who can provide guidance and support to our community, and are genuinely passionate about library services, reading and literature.

As a minimum requirement of this role, you will have:

  • A Certificate III in Library and Information Services or equivalent qualification/experience. 
  • Enthusiasm surrounding new technology, including the ability learn quickly and willingness to teach others.
  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to engage with people of all different ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to present engaging group sessions to adults, and young people and families.
  • A commitment to continuous learning, innovative thinking and flexibility.

Essential to your success is physical agility and the level of fitness, strength and dexterity to stand for extended periods and to carry out frequent lifting, pushing and bending.  As such, appointment to this position is subject to completion of a pre-employment medical assessment.

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 and working styles to suit you:

  • Wellbeing: Your wellbeing is important to us therefore we offer a number of different initiatives such as discounted health related memberships, fitness passport, employee assistance program and development opportunities. 
  • Flexibility: We know it is important to balance life and work, therefore we offer flexible working including a 9-day fortnight and a hybrid WFH model that help you be your best.
  • Extras: Those extras make a difference therefore we offer salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation, smartphones and devices. We also pay you 17.5% leave loading and generous Superannuation where council will contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution.

How to apply

Your written application should include:

  • A 1-2 page cover letter demonstrating your ability to fulfil the mandatory and desirable requirements on the Position Profile. Keep the key responsibilities in mind when addressing this criteria; and
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.

Once you have these two documents ready, click ‘Apply Now’ 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 2023-2027.

For specific enquiries contact Amanda Kennedy during business hours on (07) 5435 3104.

We're working hard to create an inclusive workplace that reflects the diverse community we serve. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Recruitment Team joinusnow@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

At Sunshine Coast Council, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background including First Nations, disability, religion and sexual orientation. To deliver the best service to our region we want a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Sunshine Coast Council strongly encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role.

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Priyani Devpura
Contact Number
T: (07) 4688 6440 within business hour
Location
Toowoomba Regional Council, QLD

 

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Library Assistant (Multiple Positions)

3856, 3858, 3922, 3857 | Library & Cultural Services | Highfields

Closing date: 29/01/2024

JOIN A LIBRARY TEAM FOCUSED ON CUSTOMER SERVICE AND OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY.

About the position

The Library Assistant position will be responsible for contributing to the overall maintenance and development of Public Library services provided to the community. The position will travel to district libraries as required to operate a library independently. A council vehicle will be provided for this purpose where possible.
This position will work under regular direction.  

  • There are multiple casual positions available, based at the Highfields Library. 
  • The hourly rate range for these positions is $33.44 - $36.22 gross, plus 17.5% annual leave loading and up to 12.65% superannuation.
  • Be part of a supportive, fun, and kind team.
  • Active social club – TRC Employee’s Association.
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24 hour nationwide confidential counselling services for employees and their families going through personal or work-related problems.

How to be successful in this position - Success Criteria

  1. Hold the mandatory qualification(s), training and/or experience, as outlined under the 'Success Criteria' in the Position Description (attached).
  2. Enthusiasm for and ability to acquire knowledge of current trends in libraries including digital inclusion, early literacy and freedom of access to information. 
  3. Sound oral and written communication skills and numeracy skills.
  4. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to provide accurate and timely advice in a helpful and supportive manner.
  5. Ability to plan, create and deliver library programs for children aged 0-12 years, young people aged 12-18 years and adults.
  6. The ability to learn and use the Library Management System and apps, and introduce new technologies for digital literacy programs.
  7. Basic skills in assisting customers one-to-one across a range of technology including phones, tablets, laptops and computers.
  8. Sound computer literacy skills including the capacity to effectively use the Microsoft Office Suite.
  9. Knowledge of time management and organisational skills with the ability to plan and organise own work within deadlines.
  10. Understanding of and commitment to Council’s Organisational Value and Behaviour of Teamwork.

How to apply

To apply, please ensure you answer all of the application questions, and submit two documents:

  1. A two (2) page cover letter addressing the 'Success Criteria' in the Position Description in two pages or less; and
  2. Your current resume.

The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a Criminal History Check and a pre-employment medical assessment to assess their ability to perform the genuine occupational requirements of the position.

PLEASE NOTE: Your application may not be considered if you do not follow the instructions outlined above.

Visit our website www.tr.qld.gov.au/jobs for information on how to apply for jobs at Toowoomba Regional Council.  Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

For further information

Please contact Priyani Devpura on (07) 4688 6440 within business hours.

Closing date

The closing date for applications is at 11:45pm on Monday, 29 January 2024.

About Council

The Toowoomba Region is about rich traditions and bold ambitions. Our long and proud agricultural history has evolved Toowoomba into Australia’s second largest inland city supporting diverse townships in the Council area and acting as a service centre for South West Qld and North West NSW.  The region is boldly forging new opportunities around the Surat Basin resource sector, education, health, transport and massive infrastructure investments.  Growth hasn’t come at the expense of liveability though, with Toowoomba twice voted in the top 5 most family friendly cities in Australia.

Toowoomba Regional Council services a regional population of 166,500 and employs a team of approximately 1,800 staff, dedicated and passionate about delivering excellent customer service to the community, residents and visitors throughout the region.  We recognise that our success depends upon attracting and retaining skilled and talented staff and offer a wide variety of interesting challenges and opportunities to develop your career.

Attachments:
Position Description - Library Assistant (3856, 3858, 3922, 3857).pdf
TRC Values and Behaviours.pdf

Download Application Form above under Document\s

Outreach and Programs Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Barjinder Kaur, Library Programs Supervisor
Contact Number
(02) 4732 7890
Location
Penrith City Council, NSW

 

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Job no: 494456
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Penrith
Categories: Library Services
Salary: $87,017.00 - $100,725.00 per annum, plus 11% Superannuation.

About us

At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible work arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Health and wellbeing leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education 
  • Diverse salary packaging
  • Free access to all Ripples venues 
  • And much, much more!

The Penrith City Library Service provides an array of informational, educational and recreational resources and services for residents and visitors through three branch libraries, a home library service, community events and pop-up libraries, children’s and adult programming, physical and digital collections, local history collections and programs, and a toy library service. Resident surveys consistently show Penrith City Council libraries to be one of the City’s most popular services.

About the role

The successful applicant will contribute to an effective and efficient library service for the community of Penrith City Council through providing customer service duties at Penrith Central Library and other branch libraries as rostered. They will supervise the provision of Home Library Services to eligible residents within the City. They will plan, implement and promote the library’s programs and events held both within the library and outside the library. They will establish and build partnerships with stakeholders to deliver library programs and services for all adult customers. They will contribute to the planning and development of policies and procedures related to the operations of the home library service and the delivery of adult programs across all library branches.

Essential criteria

  • Relevant degree qualifications with eligibility for associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association, or equivalent
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in a home library service or similar
  • Experience in successfully sourcing, promoting and delivering a diverse range of library programs and workshops for adult audiences
  • Strong project management and administrative skills with a proven ability to manage concurrent tasks and work to deadlines
  • Strong supervisory skills and experience to lead a team with diverse responsibilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in using library systems, online databases, digital platforms and electronic resources
  • Current Class C Driver Licence.

Desirable Criteria 

  • Public library experience
  • Experience with working with community groups.

Commencing salary: $87,017.00 - $100,725.00 per annum, plus 11% Superannuation.

This position requires the worker to be double vaccinated against COVID-19 or to hold a medical contraindication certificate.

You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.

Visit careers.penrith.city to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on 9 February 2024. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.

For further information about the position, please contact Barjinder Kaur, Library Programs Supervisor, on (02) 4732 7890.

Council is a Child Safe Organisation, for more information about this please see our website

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

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Applications close: 09 Feb 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Early Literacy Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Robert Stewart, Team Leader Library Programs 
Contact Number
(02) 6578 7511
Location
Singleton Council, NSW

 

Early Literacy Programs Officer

Job No: SC2023000045 | Location: Singleton

At Singleton Council, our employee promise is simple: ADD VALUE. BE VALUED. 
 
As an employee of Singleton Council, you will join an engaged, safe, sustainable and performing (ESSP) workforce who work collectively to create community. 

Singleton Council has a long and proud history. From our agricultural foundations to our abundant natural resources, we are more than just New South Wales’ largest producer of coal. Singleton has developed into the economic beating heart of the State and a centre of industry, heritage, tourism and community.

Here at Council, we offer a wide range of services, supporting our community vision to be vibrant, progressive, connected, sustainable and resilient.

We’re committed to providing an environment where everyone has the opportunity to contribute their unique skills and expertise to make a meaningful impact, while also recognising and appreciating your valuable contributions and ensuring you feel valued, supported, and empowered to thrive.

ADD VALUE - THE ROLE

Playing an integral role in the Library Programs team, the Early Literacy Programs Officer is primarily responsible for delivering core children’s and youth library services and developing innovative outreach services and library & learning programs to the children and youth of the Singleton Local Government Area. Key aspects of the Eary Literacy Programs Officer role include; 

  • Planning, implementing and evaluating a range of programmes for children and youth, which meet the specific demographics of the local area.
  • Planning and conducting regular early literacy programs, e.g. story time and Babies into Books sessions, and training library staff to participate in rostered delivery.
  • Liaise with relevant partners to develop value added programs and community building initiatives.
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating a school holiday program with a focus on literature based and cultural activities.

We are seeking a qualified Library Technician, eligible for ALIA membership, with experience working in a public library with children, youth or outreach services, and knowledge of children's library resources including noted authors / illustrators and experience in judging age-appropriate resources. Experience using computer applications and relevant technology including STEM resources, databases, email and word processing will be essential for this role. 

This position is offered on a permanent, full-time basis working 35 hours per week.

Remuneration package for this position is based on Grade 8 of Council's Salary System Protocol which equates to a base salary of $65,829.40 - $74,050.08 per annum plus superannuation.


BE VALUED - THE REWARD

Your wellbeing benefits include:   

  • Swell Program (Safe + Well at Singleton Council)
  • Health + Wellbeing Leave
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flu Vaccinations + Skin Checks 

Your flexible work benefits may include:

  • Rostered Day Off
  • 9-day fortnight

Your leave benefits include:     

  • Concessional Leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick + Carer’s Leave
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Purchase of Additional Annual Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Domestic + Family Violence Leave

Your development benefits include:   

  • Training Courses + Professional Development
  • Education Assistance
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Emerging Leaders Program
  • 'Grow our Own' Program

Your reward + recognition benefits include:   

  • ESSPecialist Program Awards
  • Service Awards
  • Be Valued Recognition Program

WANT TO KNOW MORE? 

To find out about all the amazing things Singleton Council is doing to add value to our community click here to explore our webpages.

Do you want to be valued at Singleton Council?  Click here to check out our careers page and to see what is on offer.

For further information regarding this role please see the position description.

INTERESTED?

For a confidential conversation about this exciting opportunity contact Robert Stewart, Team Leader Library Programs on (02) 6578 7511

To be eligible for this role you MUST have the Right to Work in Australia.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 28 JANUARY 2024 | APPLY NOW

Team Leader - Blackburn Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jonathan Gosden
Contact Number
(03) 9896 4333
Location
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, VIC

 

Team Leader - Blackburn Library

Applications closing on 05 February 2024, 11:00 PM

TEAM LEADER – Blackburn Library

Ongoing
Part Time (Job Share)
Band 5 $79,304 - $91,382 (pro rata) +Superannuation

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries has an exciting opportunity for a qualified librarian looking for a leadership role that makes a difference to the community they work in. This position is a job share role and is jointly responsible for delivering quality library services at the Blackburn branch.

About the Role
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries invite applications from qualified librarians who are committed to providing an excellent customer service environment.    

The successful applicant will:

  • Have the ability to coordinate a small branch library
  • Engage with a diverse community and stakeholders
  • Be committed to the delivery of information services
  • Ability to deliver library programs
  • Have strong people management skills
  • Enjoy working as a member of a small team
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Possess a tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and the capacity to engage with a diverse range of community groups. 

The successful applicant must hold or be willing to acquire a Working with Children Check card and must be willing to undergo a National Police Record Check.  Previous public library experience would be an advantage.

While this position is currently vacant at the Blackburn Library, all applicants should be aware that it is a condition of employment that all employees can be required to work at any of the eight Whitehorse Manningham Libraries branches. Rostered weekend work and evening shifts may be required. 

WML offers the following benefits:

  • Access to professional development opportunities that support our commitment to life-long learning and a skilled workforce
  • Purchased leave arrangements and carry-over arrangements from the Local Government sector
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family members
  • Annual free flu vaccination
  • Ability to salary sacrifice superannuation

All applicants are required to read the position description and candidate information pack prior to submitting an application. Applications are to be submitted via the Apply Here Link (preferred) or directly to applicants@wml.vic.gov.au.

For further information contact Jonathan Gosden on (03) 9896 4333 | APPLY HERE

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Children's & Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen Kassidis, Team Leader Learning Experience
Contact Number
(02) 9078 6118
Location
Burwood Council, NSW

 

Children's & Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date: 01-02-2024 | Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

  • Permanent part-time position available NOW!
  • Be part of our customer focused library team, who provide exceptional service to our diverse communities
  • 21 hours per week across 3 days during weekdays (to be negotiated) with an additional 4 hours every second Sunday
  • Hourly rate $38.71 to $45.97 + 11% Super

About Us:

Burwood Council, located between Sydney and Parramatta is a culturally and diverse LGA spanning across 7km2. The area has a population of more than 39,800 residents living across Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield and Strathfield. With many parks, retail outlets, schools and community facilities to enjoy, Burwood is a perfect place to live, work and study.
We are a thriving, diverse community with an innovative and progressive organisational culture underpinned by strong values and a commitment for customer service excellence.

Located in the strategic centre of Burwood, our Library and Community Hub is an energetic and inspiring workplace with a Strategic Plan offering an innovative pathway for the Library team over the next five years and includes ambitious and exciting opportunities for staff to strengthen the Burwood Community by supporting literacy, digital connection, creativity and life-long education.

The Library team is a passionate group who embody our library values of professionalism, collaboration, inclusion and community driven service. The library is a welcoming place that enriches our diverse community with opportunities to inspire, learn, connect and belong.

About the role:

In this role you will support Council's vision and leadership in the delivery of high quality collections, services and programmes for children and young adults. You will engage and partner with relevant Council departments, as well as local community organisations to broaden capacity and deliver enhanced programmes that are vibrant and relevant to the needs of our children and young people. The role also participates in the Library and Community Hub Customer Care Roster.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Services recognised by ALIA. Applicants nearing the completion of their studies are also encouraged to apply
  • Contemporary knowledge of best practice, current trends and issues, and be passionate and energetic about supporting children and youth
  • Demonstrated experience in collection development and management of children’s and young adult collections, as well as experience in the development and implementation of library programmes targeting these groups
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and high level organisational skills with the ability to think critically and analytically

Key Requirements: 

  • COVID 19 vaccination for all employees (2 Vaccines)
  • A Working with Children Check clearance
  • Willingness to complete a pre-employment health assessment

Enquiries: 

Further information regarding this role can be found in the Position Description or please contact Helen Kassidis, Team Leader Learning Experience on (02) 9078 6118.

How to apply:

Please click on “Apply for this position” and follow the steps. Applications are to include a:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (max 2 pages) outlining how you meet the selection criteria for this role
  • Answers to the 3 online questions

Closing date:

Thursday 1 February 2024 at 11.59pm.

At Burwood Council we celebrate diversity, value inclusion and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are committed to creating an environment where every member of our team feels respected, supported and inspired to contribute their unique skills and talents for a better Burwood.

In serving our community, we are also proud to be a child safe organisation.

 [ View The Job Description (Position Description -Children s & Youth Services Librarian1.pdf) ]

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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Anna Coleman
Contact Number
(02) 4732 7863
Location
Penrith City Council, NSW

 

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Job no: 494377
Work type: Permanent Part Time
Location: Penrith
Categories: Library Services
Salary: $31.47 per hour plus 11% Superannuation

About us

At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible work arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Health and wellbeing leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education 
  • Diverse salary packaging
  • Free access to all Ripples venues 
  • And much, much more!

The Penrith City Library Service provides an array of informational, educational and recreational resources and services for residents and visitors through three branch libraries, a home library service, community events and pop-up libraries, children’s and adult programming, physical and digital collections, local history collections and programs, and a toy library service. Resident surveys consistently show Penrith City Council libraries to be one of the City’s most popular services.

About the role

The Libraries team operates three branches across the Penrith LGA providing high quality service assisting customers and members of the public with PCs and technology, locating materials and resolving queries.

We have 2 permanent part-time positions available, each 17.5 hours per week, which are required to work across any of our locations. One will be required to work Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. The other will be required to work Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 

To contribute to an effective and efficient library service for the community of Penrith City Council through providing direct customer service duties at Penrith Central Library and other branch libraries and service points as rostered. Duties include but not restricted to: loans, returns, shelving, patron registrations, cash handling, explaining library policies to customers, assisting customers with the use of the library’s digital services and equipment and participating in events and programs promoting library services. To demonstrate and promote Council Values – Show Respect, Be Accountable, Encourage Innovation.

Essential criteria

  • Year 12 Higher School Certificate or equivalent 
  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills and experience 
  • Demonstrated skills using online systems, mobile devices and applications 
  • Demonstrated skills using library equipment, including scanners, printers and photocopiers 
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy team environment 
  • Flexibility to work rostered shifts across seven days, including evening and weekend hours 
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience working in a public library 
  • Flexibility to cover emergency roster shifts.

Commencing salary: $31.47 per hour, plus 11% Superannuation.

This position requires the worker to be double vaccinated against COVID-19 or to hold a medical contraindication certificate.

You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.

Visit careers.penrith.city to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on 4 February 2024. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.

For further information about the position, please contact Anna Coleman, on (02) 4732 7863.

Council is a Child Safe Organisation, for more information about this please see our website

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

Position description


Applications close: 04 Feb 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Programs and Engagement Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Town of Victoria Park, WA

 

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Programs and Engagement Librarian

Town of Victoria Park | Perth Metropolitan

Closing date: 05/02/2024 at 4:00PM 

Your new employer

The Town has a dynamic future and we are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced Programs and Engagement Librarian to join our skilled team in a full-time capacity.

Your new role

The focus of the position will be to coordinate and implement Library programs relating to literacy and learning, which includes exploring and delivering revenue diversification initiatives through grant funding and sponsorships. The successful applicant will also provide specialist advice, build relationships with community groups and other stakeholders to foster awareness regarding literacy and learning matters within the Town.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • formal qualification in Library and Information Studies or Community Development (or equivalent)
  • demonstrated project delivery experience in a similar position
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

The benefits of working for us

  • salary range of  $80,196- $84,572 per annum
  • up to 16.5% Council superannuation contribution
  • five weeks annual leave
  • work-life balance including flexible working arrangements, easy access to public transport and our famous Albany Hwy café strip
  • job share opportunities may be considered
  • free use of gym and aquatic facilities (conditions apply)
  • ongoing training and development
  • exciting change-creating projects!

Sound like you?

For further information on this position and how to apply please visit our website – www.victoriapark.wa.gov.au

All applications must address the bolded selection criteria in the position description. This should be included in your cover letter and accompanied by your CV. 

The Town of Victoria Park is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants who identify as Aboriginal, live with a disability, CaLD or LGBTQIA+ are encouraged to apply. 

Closing date: 4 pm Monday 5 February 2024 | APPLY

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