Coordinator Library and Arts Activation

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Susie Prestney, Manager Libraries and Arts
Contact Number
03) 9747 5218
Location
Melton City Council , VIC

 

Coordinator Library and Arts Activation

  • Melton, Australia
  • Reference: 5249771

Full Time Permanent Position

Salary Range $94,283 - $105,385 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs. Our community is vibrant and diverse and one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state of the art, excellent amenity, health and wellbeing and to support our community to be a lifelong learning city. We invest in innovation and our people's professional and personal development. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and a collaborative and inclusive culture. You'll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne's fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council acknowledges the fundamental role that Libraries and Arts play in the making of vibrant, culturally rich communities. Reporting to the Manager Libraries and Arts, this role is key to delivering priority areas for community engagement with library services and creative and cultural experiences as envisioned in Creative Melton 2030. These include

  • Equitable and local access to library services and cultural experiences
  • A community connected through literacy, learning and creativity
  • Services and programs that reflect the needs and aspirations of our diverse community
  • A rich cultural fabric that evolves as our City develops.

Key Responsibilities

As a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Coordinator Library and Arts Activation provides leadership to library teams responsible for programs and partnerships, digital access and engagement, as well as Council's arts engagement and development team. The successful candidate will lead a strategic and evidence based approach to activating library and arts services for the City of Melton, including key stakeholder partnerships in alignment with key council plans.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), or relevant degree in community development or education, together with experience in developing public programs in a cultural institution.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to apply community development principles to library and arts programs and partnerships.
  • Experience in leading, developing and motivating teams to deliver improvements to services and enhanced community outcomes.
  • Well-developed skills in delivering online library services and engagement, including experience in marketing and promotion.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with and gaining cooperation of a range of stakeholders, organisations and the community to foster partnerships that deliver successful outcomes.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "a thriving community where everyone belongs" and that means there's a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we'd love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant Melton. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture

Benefits

There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council:

  • 19 Day Month
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity.recruitmenthub.com.au/Staff-Benefits/

How to apply

For further information about the position, please contact Susie Prestney, Manager Libraries and Arts on (03) 9747 5218.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 October 2020.

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we're committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications Close: 30 Oct 2020

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Cultural Programs Officer- Young People

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Pete Stone- Creative Producer Arts and Cultural Development
Contact Number
(08) 9364 0128
Location
City of Melville, WA

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Cultural Programs Officer- Young People

  • Organisation Unit: Community Development
  • Location: City of Melville
  • Tenure: Permanent, Part Time
  • Closing: 10.00AM Monday 26 Oct 2020

Closing Date Extended

Permanent, part time (23 hours per week) opportunity, up to $92,012 per annum pro rata inclusive of superannuation (maximum cash salary of up to $84,030 per annum pro rata).

We are seeking a enthusiastic individual to create fun, vibrant and innovative cultural experiences for young people (0-15 years) to inspire a sense of place, play and wonder and promote learning, literacy, creativity and history.  

The City of Melville has a bold vision for a more Creative Melville, one that will support and stimulate cultural life across our City. We want to realise our cultural potential, strengthen our collection identity and empower our community through arts programming, learning, information and creativity. 

We are seeking people that are ready to advance this vision and help position Melville as a creative and cultural hub and take our services to an entirely new dynamic realm.

If this inspires you then we want your application.To be considered for this opportunity you must possess the following:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Librarianship, Education, Arts, Museums or Humanities
  • Current 'C' Class Drivers Licence
  • Current Working with Children Check

We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.For enquiries please contact: Pete Stone- Creative Producer Arts and Cultural Development - (08) 9364 0128

Applications Close: Monday, 10.00am, 26 October 2020

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Children's and Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Susan Thomson
Contact Number
(03) 8571 5121
Location
City of Greater Dandenong, VIC

 

Children's and Youth Services Librarian

  • Job no: 973959
  • Work type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: Greater Dandenong Libraries, Dandenong and Springvale
  • $87,611 - $95,498 pa (plus super)

Permanent full-time, 35 hours per week

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

Greater Dandenong Libraries’ vision is connecting community to learn, engage and inspire. The two library branches in Dandenong and Springvale typically receive up to 1 million visitations annually. We offer a dynamic collection and virtual branch allowing 24/7 access to library resources and deliver an active programming and outreach model to the community.

There is an opportunity for an energised full-time Children’s and Youth Services Librarian to join our contemporary library service.

The role’s key responsibilities involve collection management of children and young adult content together with strategic development and evaluation of library programs for children and youth. As rostered Librarian this role supervises an efficient and responsive front-of-house Library Service including support of branch rostering through a weekly evening and a monthly weekend front-of-house shift. As a Libraries After Dark library, we are open until 10pm on Thursdays.

As the successful applicant you will actively collaborate with key stakeholders and be a committed team member in the delivery of excellent service and working for continuous improvement. You will have capacity to interact effectively and positively with a diverse community, community groups and organisations, schools, suppliers and contractors, library and council staff. Demonstration of a proactive approach in resolving issues that arise from your area of responsibility is imperative. You must be able to show experience in collection management, strategic programming and community development in your area of specialty. Accredited tertiary qualifications in librarianship, teaching or education along with extensive relevant public library experience is essential.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Position Description: Children's and Youth Services Librarian - July 2019.pdf

 You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Susan Thomson, (03) 8571 5121
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 23 October 2020

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Senior Library Services and Programs Officer - Community IT Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Daniel D’Alessi or Deanne Spagnolo
Contact Number
(03) 9249 4296 or (03) 9249 4660
Location
Brimbank City Council , VIC

 

Senior Library Services and Programs Officer

  • Reference Number: 15365
  • Employment Status: Permanent Full Time
  • Directorate: Comm Learn/Participation
  • Location: Library, Deer Park Branch Library, Cnr Neale & Station Road, Deer Park
  • Salary: $85,549.19 to $92,773.22
  • Hours: 35.00

Position Summary

Community IT Librarian

About Brimbank Libraries

We are a dynamic public library service in the west with over two million visits each year. The libraries are based at Sunshine, St Albans, Deer Park, Sydenham and Keilor. Brimbank Libraries offer a range of services and programs to the community to support lifelong learning, literacy and community development.

About the role

The Brimbank Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative, dynamic, and services-oriented Community IT Librarian to ensure that library systems and services support and enhance community experience and learning. Primary responsibilities include system administration of the main library management system (KOHA), other enterprise applications, and seamless integration of all electronic library services. The Community IT Librarian supports and oversees various technology-related projects. This position is an exceptional opportunity to work and grow in a dynamic library serving a diverse community.

This position provides excellent front facing customer service and as part of the Community IT team is responsible for:

  • Maintaining and supporting (in collaboration with Systems Team Leader) the library's inventory of computers, kiosk,  scanners, touch monitors, Library Management System (KOHA) and related technologies hardware and software
  • Supporting staff and community in the use of technology
  • Designing and delivering training programs
    • which build staff skills in using technology and responding to IT issues
    • supporting customer in the use of technology
    • delivering group and one on one training programs for community and staff
    • working collaboratively to successfully delivering projects outcomes
    • project managing tasks as directed by the Library Systems Team Leader
    • delivering face to face customer service
    • leading, supporting and motivating others 

About You

You will have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Librarianship, Information technology and / or a related IT field with the ability to thrive in an environment with constant public contact with people from all backgrounds and age groups. You will have exceptional ICT and communication skills including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, interact with members of the community and the ability to provide technology training to staff and community.

 What you'll need to succeed

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, delivering, evaluating and reviewing technology based programs and events, including community learning workshops and programs to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service and an enthusiasm for identifying new opportunities to enhance library services
  • Demonstrated IT knowledge with skills in problem solving in an online and systems environment
  • Demonstrated experience in  project management skills with an ability to manage vendors, work effectively  in team setting and prioritise own tasks
  • Proven ability to thrive in a busy environment working with a diverse community
  • Proven stakeholder engagement and communication skill, able to engage with people of all ages and able to assist people who have English as a second language
  • Proven ability to demonstrate positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity and a sense of humour in working with customers, co-workers and community 

How to apply

Apply online and provide a covering letter, resume and a response to the key selection criteria (these are on the last page of the position description). All successful candidates must have a Working with Children check and undergo a Police check

For further information contact Daniel D’Alessi on (03) 9249 4296 or Deanne Spagnolo on (03) 9249 4660

Brimbank City Council embraces our diverse community and work environment and encourages applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member

Selection Criteria:

  • Essential: Are you experienced in working in the IT environment in a community setting supporting customer and staff use of technology
  • Essential: Are you experienced in supporting websites that engage effectively with target audiences and stakeholders
  • Desirable: Are you experienced in working with a Library management system
  • Essential: Have you attached your response to the key selection criteria as listed on the last page of the position description? All applicants must provide a response
  • Essential: Do you have recent experience in designing and delivering training programs that build others skills in using technology and confidence in general IT troubleshooting
  • Essential: Do you have a bachelors degree or higher in librarianship, Information technology or relevant field?

Contact Person: Daniel D'Alessi

Contact Number: 03 9249 4178

Alternate Contact Person: Deanne Spagnolo

Alternate Contact Number: 03 9249 4660

Closing Date: 25/10/2020

Position Description

Senior Library Services and Programs officer - Community IT position description (available above under Document/s)

Application Guide: click here to view

Recruitment Tips Guide: PDF attachment

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Library Assistant (Maternity Relief)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Branch Librarian, Wendy Manning
Contact Number
(02) 6977 1781
Location
Temora Shire Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant (Maternity Relief)

Applications closing on 28 October 2020, 04:30 PM

  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Package: The position is being offered at Grade 1 - 2 of Council’s Salary Structure, plus superannuation. Employment conditions are as per the Local Government (State) Award 2020. Appointment is subject to compliance with Council’s Standard Conditions of Employment. A complete medical fitness assessment will be required to be undertaken by the successful applicant.
  • Position Description: DOC-BUS-HRPD-021-Library-Assistant-PPT.pdf (PDF, 90KB)

POSITION:

Temora Shire Council is seeking a Part Time Library Assistant in a maternity relief position for a period of 6 months. The Library Assistant will be working 52 hours per fortnight, including one Saturday per month. There is an opportunity for ongoing employment beyond this period for the right applicant.

The role of Library Assistant will see you be a part of, and contribute to, a customer focused team. As part of the team you will support the library and information services to the Temora Shire community by assisting with the provision of efficient and effective information services and circulation of library materials.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, has excellent attention to detail and possesses strong customer service skills.  The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to relate well with members of the general public and fellow employees

CONDITIONS:

The position is being offered at Grade 1 - 2 of Council’s Salary Structure, plus superannuation.  Employment conditions are as per the Local Government (State) Award 2020. Appointment is subject to compliance with Council’s Standard Conditions of Employment. A complete medical fitness assessment will be required to be undertaken by the successful applicant.

CONTACT:

Enquiries regarding this position may be referred to the Branch Librarian, Wendy Manning on (02) 6977 1781.

APPLY:

A full description of essential & desirable criteria and conditions of employment are available from Council and should be addressed in the application.

A comprehensive information package for the position is available at the Council Offices, 105 Loftus Street, Temora, by download below or by email to cnew@temora.nsw.gov.au.

Details regarding the application procedure are included in the information pack.  For further details, please contact Cath New at Temora Shire Council on 02 6980 1100.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Monday 26 October 2020 and should be forwarded to: The General Manager, Temora Shire Council, PO Box 262, TEMORA NSW 2666.

Technical Specialist Systems

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Dale Whitfield (Team Leader Library Systems)
Contact Number
0436 427 187
Location
Canterbury-Bankstown Council, NSW

 

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Technical Specialist Systems

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Located in the city of Canterbury/Bankstown
  • Flexible work practices

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as a Technical Specialist - Library Systems. 

The purpose of this role is to manage the ongoing development of a broad range of library technology based systems and services to deliver an adaptive and responsive technology offering for staff and the community. 

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday with the possibility of requiring a minimum of two nights per week.  Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $71,355 pa plus 9.5% Super. Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade.

https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/council/about-us/careers/working-with-us

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Manage the Library Management System (LMS) to ensure optimum utilisation of functionality.  Investigate and identify opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the LMS. Develop and deliver LMS training to new and existing staff as required.
•Coordinate systems operations to ensure efficient and effective operation of all library systems, including but not limited to; public access computers, RFID systems, print solutions, public PC booking management, WiFi, digital screens and ancilliary equipment.  
•Identify, investigate and evaluate new technologies and trends for suitability in the library service and provide recommendations for enhancements and innovative information delivery solutions based on suitability and cost analysis.

*For a full list of responsibilities please refer to the Position Description 

What’s in it for you?

•Permanent Full Time Opportunity 
•Located in the City of Canterbury Bankstown
•Flexible work practices (opportunity to earn additional time off)
•Access to health and wellbeing programs 
•Access to further training and development
•Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed above.

Applications close at 11.59pm, Monday 26 October 2020.

For more information, please contact Dale Whitfield (Team Leader Library Systems) on 0436 427 187. 

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

Canterbury-Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Team Leader Acquisition & Collections

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carole Read (Coordinator Technology and Future)
Contact Number
0422 004 009
Location
Canterbury-Bankstown Council, NSW

 

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Team Leader Acquisition & Collections

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Leadership opportunity
  • Supportive & collaborative team environment

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as the Team Leader Library Acquisitions and Collections.

The purpose of this position is to provide direction and support to a team of 5 staff, to manage and coordinate collection development processes across 9 branch libraries and to efficiently manage supplier contracts, ensuring quality standards and appropriate budget expenditure. 

The ideal candidate will have degree qualifications in Library Science or a related discipline, extensive experience in collection development and management and experience in a supervisory role across library or cultural service facilities.

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday with the possibility of requiring a minimum of two nights per week.  Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $80,743 (Grade G, Step 1) + 9.5% super. Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade.

https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/council/about-us/careers/working-with-us

Your responsibilities will include:

•Manage and coordinate collection development processes, including selection, ordering, and deselection, across all sections of the library; 
•Provide expert advice, support and guidance to staff to ensure collections remain customer focused and are well used;  
•Establish and maintain effective relationships with suppliers, ensuring quality standards and effective budget expenditure.

Please refer to the Position Description for a full list of the responsibilities as well as the Essential Criteria for this role. You will need to address the Essential Criteria in your application. 

What’s in it for you?

• Permanent Full Time Opportunity 
• Locations across Canterbury/Bankstown 
• Flexible work practices (opportunity to earn additional time off)
• 35 Hour week
• Access to health and wellbeing programs 
• Access to further training and development
• Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed in the PD. 

Applications close at 11.59pm, Wednesday 28  October 2020.

For more information, please contact Carole Read (Coordinator Technology and Future) on 0422 004 009

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

Canterbury Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Library Officer (Casual)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
City of Palmerston, NT

 

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Library Officer (Casual)

  • Modern, dynamic and contemporary working environment
  • Supportive team environment with a focus on professional development
  • $33.51 per hour

About Palmerston

Palmerston is the second largest and fastest growing city in the Northern Territory. It is a regional hub with a promising future, positioning itself as The Family City of the Northern Territory and ‘A Place for People’. At City of Palmerston, our community are at the centre of all we do and deliver.

Located 20 km from the Territory’s capital Darwin, Palmerston is the Top End’s regional hub supported by private industry, defence establishments and a full range of local businesses and services. With South East Asia and the unique landscape of the Northern Territory on its doorstep, Palmerston boasts over 40,000 residents and is currently undergoing a significant period of infrastructure growth and development.     

About the Opportunity    

The City of Palmerston is seeking enthusiastic, proactive and friendly individuals to join our amazing Library Services Team, as a Library Officer to work from either the Palmerston Library or the Taminmin Library, as required. This is a casual role offering up to 20 hours per fortnight. Additional hours may be offered, depending on requirements. 

Some of the key responsibilities of this role are:

• Perform circulation duties at library customer service desk 
• Aid in the provision of a reader request service and assist customers with their reference and subject enquiries, in person and by telephone
• Instruct customers in the basic use of library equipment including computers and applications
• Maintain order of library collections through shelving, shelf reading, mending and repairs
• Assist in the delivery of programs including age specific programs for identified groups primarily aimed at children but also includes youth, adults and seniors.
• Provide a timely, professional, customer focused library service

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to have the flexibility to work outside of core business hours including weekends. Candidates with excellent communication and customer service skills are encouraged to apply. A current Ochre Card and NT Driver's License is essential. An attractive hourly rate of $33.51 per hour is on offer, which includes a 25% casual loading. 

To view a copy of the position description and to 'Apply' please see below.

Closing Date: Friday 16 October 2020

About the Benefits

Council offers a wide range of attractive employee benefits. Furthermore, City of Palmerston provides a team-oriented work environment and fosters a culture of continuous improvement. 

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Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kay Weaver
Contact Number
(08) 9881 1751
Location
Shire of Narrogin, WA

 

Library Officer

Package up to $57K Pro Rata

The Shire of Narrogin has a permanent part time opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to fill the role of Library Officer – Customer Services in Narrogin Public Library. This position will participate in all services provided by the library with an emphasis on customer service and Inter library loans.

The candidate will have the following abilities:

  • A genuine interest in assisting Library Staff in delivering quality, timely and innovative library services, activities and programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively liaise with a cross section of community groups.
  • A friendly people focussed attitude.
  • An ability to work independently.
  • A current Driver’s Licence is essential.

There will be a requirement to work every third Saturday. No formal qualifications are necessary for this role, however applicants with a Librarian or Library Technician qualification, or progress towards same, will be viewed favourably.

To be considered for this position your written application is required to address the selection criteria listed in the position description and include a copy of your current resume. A police clearance and medical certificate will be required. Further information is available on the Shire’s website, or by contacting Kay Weaver on (08) 9881 1751.

Applications should be marked Private & Confidential and addressed to the undersigned and close 4:00pm, 30 October 2020.

The Shire of Narrogin is an equal opportunity employer.

Dale Stewart

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Narrogin

PO Box 1145 Narrogin WA 6312

enquiries@narrogin.wa.gov.au

www.narrogin.wa.gov.au

Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Gladstone Regional Council, QLD

Library Officer - 10459

  • Organisation Unit: Southern Libraries
  • Location: A/Water RTC/Library
  • Package: $67,253.29 - $67,253.29
  • Tenure: Maximum Term Part Time

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint a Library Officer to contribute to Council’s success.  This is a maximum term leave replacement position from November 2020 to January 2021.  This position is a part time position located at Miriam Vale/Agnes Water working – 

Week One – Monday 9am-5pm (Miriam Vale), Tuesday 10am-1pm (Agnes Water) Wednesday 10am-1pm (Agnes Water), Thursday 9am – 3.30pm (Agnes Water), Friday 10am-1pm (Agnes Water), Saturday 9am-12pm (Agnes Water).

Week Two  - Monday 9am-5pm (Agnes Water), Tuesday 10am-1pm (Agnes Water), Wednesday 10am-1pm (Agnes Water), Thursday 9am-3.30pm (Agnes Water), Friday 10am-1pm (Agnes Water), Saturday 9am-12pm (Agnes Water).

The annual salary package consists of $67,253.29 (pro rata).

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to provide an efficient and effective public library and customer service that meets the needs of its members, and other customers; and promotes positive relationships and communication between Council and the community.

About you

  1. Demonstrated relevant experience, knowledge and skills working in a similar work environment or in a customer service role.
  2. Skills and experience recording, reconciling and processing financial transactions, including cash handling.
  3. Effective interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills to liaise with library clients.
  4. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, the Internet and operating corporate business systems.
  5. Time management, planning and organisation skills.
  6. Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland.

Why work for GRC?

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees.
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance.
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work. Aboriginal, Torres Strait and South Sea Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 26 October 2020

Job Description: available above under Document/s

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