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Information Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Karen Reiter
Contact Number
T: 03 9261 7852 or E:
Bayside City Council, VIC


Information Services Librarian

Part time | Closing on: May 13 2024

Employment Status: Permanent
Days & Hours of Work: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, totalling 17.5 hours, plus weekends. May include rostered evening per week.
Competitive Salary: $78,462.47 p.a on a pro-rata basis + 11% superannuation.
Location: Sandringham and Hampton Libraries but may be required at any Bayside library 

Position Description

About Us:

We are a passionate organisation, connected in our shared goal to be ‘sector leading’ in all that we do for the community and each other. Home to over 100,000 residents, Bayside City Council's enduring purpose is building extraordinary places, thriving communities, and better futures.

Bayside Council is an equal-opportunity employer committed to providing an accessible and safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity, and inclusion. Our organisational strategy is made up of three priorities and we consider these in everything we do: Diversity, Equity & InclusionCustomer Experience and Results Matter.

We want everyone to be as proud of what we are achieving – and excited about our future – as we are, and we are committed to working together to achieve this.

About the Role:

To play a lead role in developing and supporting programs for the Bayside community including digital literacy, lifelong learning and social inclusion opportunities.

To supervise and manage branch operations when required and ensure best practice with collection development, responding to the needs of the community.

This position may be required to work at any Bayside Library branch.

You will be responsible to:

  • Demonstrate leadership in the delivery of excellent customer service.
  • Provide a high level of product and knowledge support of library services to the community through the provision of reader advice.
  • Support the life-long learning of the community with ad-hoc and formal training in digital literacy.
  • Supervise and manage branch staff to ensure that excellent customer service is provided, and branch practices are followed.

Key Selection Criteria:

To be successful in this role, you will bring the following skills and competencies:

  • Provide a high quality customer experience to both external and internal customers.
  • Provide high quality information provision to both external and internal customers
  • Have current knowledge on the of the library collections and ensure that they are well maintained
  • Participate in running events that support the Bayside community with in library events and outreach opportunities.

Mandatory pre-employment requirements:

  • Be willing to undergo and complete a satisfactory criminal history check.
  • Provide or obtain an employment-based Working with Children check 

What we can offer you in return: 

  • Generous leave provisions, including accrued time off, parental leave, three days of wellbeing leave per year, cultural and ceremonial leave, gender affirmation leave, plus the ability to purchase up to four weeks additional leave per year.
  • Dedicated Staff Wellbeing programs, events and gym membership discounts.
  • Learning and development opportunities so our people can grow and thrive.
  • Free onsite staff parking 
  • A Green Money program, that rewards our staff for taking simple everyday steps to a more substantiable and climate aware living.

If you are ready to be part of our incredible organisation, and you think this role is the right fit for you, then we look forward to finding out more about you and what you would bring to this role.

How to apply:

  • To discover more about the role and responsibilities review the Position Description.
  • Provide a cover letter responding to the Key Selection Criteria and what has motivated you to apply for this role.
  • Click Apply to submit your application.
  • If you require any access or reasonable adjustment at any point throughout the recruitment process, then please do let us know by contacting the listed Hiring Manager – your customer experience truly matters to us!

Applications close: Monday 13 May 2024 11:59pm | APPLY

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have any question, please contact Karen Reiter on 03 9261 7852 or via email

Bayside City Council prides itself on its values of Respect Each OtherOwn ItWork Together and Find Better Ways.

Bayside City Council proudly acknowledges the Bunurong People of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land, and we pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging as well as all Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community members with us today.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment. We actively encourage applicants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQA+ people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.

Library Systems Support Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Salina Khao, Senior Coordinator Library Services 
Contact Number
(02) 8757 9476
Cumberland City Council, NSW



Library Systems Support Officer

Job No: CC220746 | Location: Merrylands

Located 20km west of Sydney on Dharug country, with a population of 240,000 residents, Cumberland City Council is the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia, with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

Our people are focused on driving community outcomes, programs and services to innovate, inspire and deliver change for the community we represent and has worked hard to fulfil its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcomebelong and succeed.


The Libraries team operate eight (8) locations across the Cumberland LGA and assist customers and members of the public with locating materials, answering questions and providing guidance on research strategies.

The team also hold a wide variety of events across these locations, ranging from educational and cultural programs to social and community-building activities.

We have an exciting opportunity within the Library Systems Team for a tech savvy and dynamic individual to engage and provide support to our internal and external stakeholders in the library space. Reporting to the Team Leader Library Systems and Technical Support, the Library Systems Officer is responsible for the delivery of training programs, support/troubleshooting of customers, Library staff, public hardware, networked applications and operation of Library Management System. Ensuring the consistency of service through efficient operation of all technological applications used across the Library service.

The successful applicant will require:


  • Diploma – Library/Information Studies (TAFE)
  • Eligible for Library Technician membership of ALIA
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously whilst managing competing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of staff, customers and vendors
  • Demonstrated understanding of current technology issues and trends in the public library environment
  • Well-developed literacy, numeracy and oral communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Current driver’s license

About this role: 

  • Permanent, full-time position
  • 70 hour fortnight, Monday to Saturday, working on a rotating roster between 8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Access to Council's 9 day fortnight Rostered Day Off (RDO) arrangement
  • Located at Council's Merrylands and Auburn Library and may be required to work across any of Council’s Library locations.

Salary information: The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award.

  • Grade 8 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $1,291.32 to $1,485.02 per week, plus 11% superannuation
  • The commencing salary will be negotiated, taking into consideration the successful applicant's qualifications, skills and experience related to the role


  • We promote work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements including working from home opportunities or an additional three (3) days' leave for front-facing roles that are unable to access working from home arrangements
  • Training and professional development opportunities available to develop skills and grow your career
  • Leave entitlements including annual leave, 15 days personal leave per year, parental leave and access to Long Service Leave after five (5) years (where applicable)
  • Three (3) additional grant days of paid leave over Christmas (where applicable)
  • Corporate Health Insurance discounts
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs to support our staff by providing access to online professional learning, paid leave to undertake annual skin checks, COVID-19 vaccinations and to donate blood
  • Subsidies to assist with the cost of wellness and fitness activities
  • Free access to Council owned swimming pools
  • Access to Council's Fitness Passport Program and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people, and fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions. Council will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supportive environment, which endeavours to promote child protection practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application, if required, and it is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

Cumberland City Council is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, reflective of the community it represents. Council welcomes and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles, and is committed to providing an accessible and safe workplace for our staff through making reasonable adjustments. If you have any accessibility or support requirements throughout the recruitment process, please contact the hiring manager during the application process. 

What you'll need to have for this role:

  • The right to live and work in Australia
  • Be able to provide information for pre-employment checks required for the position
  • Participate in health monitoring as outlined in the risk assessment for this position and Council’s Health Monitoring Procedure, as required
  • Provide evidence of your vaccination status as part of the employment screening process, in accordance with Council’s COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure.

EnquiriesTelephone Salina Khao, Senior Coordinator Library Services on (02) 8757 9476 for further information.

Closing date: 11:59pm, Wednesday 15 May 2024 


To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire.  You'll be asked to attach your resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed.

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Library Customer Experience Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Palmerston Council, NT



Library Customer Experience Officer

  • Unique opportunity to make a positive impact in the Palmerston community
  • Ongoing Opportunity Level 3 ($72,496.98 - $76,508.47) + Super
  • Six weeks annual leave ! Plus wide range of employee benefits!

About us

Our council presents an exciting opportunity for people seeking a dynamic, progressive and fast-paced organisation.

We have developed a positive workplace culture where collaboration and personal development are core components.

Ours is a genuine commitment to making a tangible impact on the community through a role offering both purpose and stability.

Invest in your own professional and personal growth and be a real contributor to the experience of the Palmerston community.

There is a sense of pride in the work we do and what we can achieve together for the people of Palmerston. 

Coming together with like-minded people is energising and engaging – you know when you apply yourself you can make a difference that matters. 

We see investing in our people as an investment in our community.

Our Commitment to You and Our Customers

At CoP we value

  • Teamwork
  • Commitment and Accountability
  • Sustainability and Self-Sufficient
  • Quality Resources
  • A culture of Continuous improvement 

In addition to our focus on culture, values, and behaviours, we embed our Customer Service Charter in everything we do both internally and externally. The pillars of our Customer Service Charter are:

  • Make it easy for customer
  • Perform with pride
  • Listen, learn and act
  • Evaluate and improve

About the Role

Reporting to the Library Operations Coordinator, the role is responsible for the daily provision of excellent customer service that contributes to the delivery of the City of Palmerston Community Plan including the following:

  • Championing the Customer Experience Charter
  • Provide efficient, flexible and timely customer service
  • Resolve community enquiries with a can-do attitude
  • Support the effective management of the library collection
  • Support other areas of Council with customer and administrational services
  • Provide advice on concerns of the community to improve services

About You

To be considered for this role, you must have:

• Excellent customer service skills with the ability to engage with people of all different ages and diverse backgrounds.
• Utilisation of professional, articulate, and appropriate  language when responding to enquiries and I demonstrated experience in a customer focussed service role.
• Previous experience within a library, and experience with library management systems
• Practical working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and demonstrated ability to learn new software through on-the-job training.
• An enthusiastic attitude towards new technology and processes, with the ability to quickly learn and a willingness to teach others and information share.
• Willingness to undertake training and professional development.
• Ability to work independently and exercise initiative in the application of established work procedures.
• Hold a Current Ochre/Working with Children Card.

What you receive

  • Training & Professional Development opportunities
  • A great team who will support you to achieve professionally and personally
  • Access to wellbeing initiatives and Employee Assistance Program


At City of Palmerston, we embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

To Apply

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

Applications Close: Wednesday, 08 May 2024 | Apply

Vacancy Description - 20240424- Library Customer Experience Officer P3024 - P3027.pdf (343 kB) available for download under Document\s above

Library Outreach Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Palmerston, NT



Library Outreach Officer

  • Make an impact in your community in creating 'Á place for People'
  • Full time Ongoing Level 4 ($79,269.75 - $83,282.34 + Super)
  • Six weeks annual leave plus a wide range of employee benefits!

About us

Our council presents an exciting opportunity for people seeking a dynamic, progressive and fast-paced organisation.

We have developed a positive workplace culture where collaboration and personal development are core components.

Ours is a genuine commitment to making a tangible impact on the community through a role offering both purpose and stability.

Invest in your own professional and personal growth and be a real contributor to the experience of the Palmerston community.

There is a sense of pride in the work we do and what we can achieve together for the people of Palmerston. 

Coming together with like-minded people is energising and engaging – you know when you apply yourself you can make a difference that matters. 

We see investing in our people as an investment in our community.

Our Commitment to You and Our Customers

At CoP we value

  • Teamwork
  • Commitment and Accountability
  • Sustainability and Self-Sufficient
  • Quality Resources
  • A culture of Continuous improvement 

In addition to our focus on culture, values, and behaviours, we embed our Customer Service Charter in everything we do both internally and externally. The pillars of our Customer Service Charter are:

  • Make it easy for customer
  • Perform with pride
  • Listen, learn and act
  • Evaluate and improve

About the role   

Reporting to the Library Services Manager, the Library Outreach Officer is responsible for:

  • The planning  and  delivery  of  outreach  programs  and  services,  with  advice  and/or  collaboration  with internal  and  external  stakeholders  to  provide  equitable  programs  and  services  to  the  community.
  • Assist with the design and development of marketing and promotional  material within  a  wide range of formats, including through social media and other on line tools.
  • Delivering daily  library  operations.

About you

To be considered for this role, you must have:

  • Certificate IV in a community focused or Library related discipline or equivalent experience in a similar role
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to engage with people of different ages and diverse backgrounds and needs.
  • Demonstrated experience consulting  or working  with  external  stakeholders  to provide  programs or services to people with a diverse range of needs and/or abilities.
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing, planning and delivering diverse programs and/or services .
  • An enthusiastic attitude  towards new technology and processes, with the ability to quickly learn and a willingness to teach others and information  share.
  • Willingness to undertake training and professional development.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise initiative in the application of established work procedures.
  • Hold a current Ochre/Working with  Children Card.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends.

What you receive

  • Competitive leave entitlement with 6 weeks Annual leave a year
  • Training & Professional Development opportunities
  • A great team who will support you to achieve professionally and personally
  • Access to wellbeing initiatives and Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to Salary Continuance


At City of Palmerston, we embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

To Apply

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

Applications Close: Monday, 06 May 2024 | Apply

Vacancy Description - 20240422-Library Outreach Officer-PD.pdf available to download above under Document\s

Customer & Community Services Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Maryanne Vagg, Service Manager Library & Learning Centre
Contact Number
T: 03 5559 4989 or E:
Warrnambool City Council, VIC


Customer & Community Services Library Officer

Reference Number: 20240451/2171

Position Description: Customer and Community Services Library Officer - 26 April 2024.pdf (715.03 KB)

Applications Close: Friday, May 10, 2024 - 5:00 pm

Apply for this position Now

Warrnambool City Council is currently seeking a friendly and vibrant Customer and Community Services Officer at the Warrnambool Library.

To be successful in this position you will have the ability to provide extensive customer service partnered with a can do attitude and enthusiasm for sharing your love of reading with people of all ages.

This position also encompasses actively promoting the delivery of literacy, learning and social connection programs.  

The following requirements are necessary for this position:

  • Experience and proven ability working in a customer service role.
  • Current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check.
  • Previous experience in marketing, promoting and producing engaging content.  

The Benefits
This is a permanent part time position, working a minimum of 38 hours per fortnight.
The position carries a starting salary of $63,089.93 per annum (pro-rata) exclu. Superannuation, with the ability to progress through Councils banding levels.  

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Ongoing training and development 
  • Discount to Council owned facilities
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave (pro-rata) after 7 years

To Apply
To apply for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply Now’ above.

Applications must include a Resume and a Cover Letter.

If after reading the position description you have further questions please contact Maryanne Vagg, Service Manager Library & Learning Centre, on 03 5559 4989 or

Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 10 May 2024.

Please note, that all prospective Warrnambool City Council employees will be required to undertake a medical assessment. Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which include reference checks and a criminal history check.

Warrnambool City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For details on what to include in your application refer to

Library Customer Service Officers

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Library Coordinator
Contact Number
(03) 8734 8999
Wyndham City Council, VIC


Library Customer Service Officers

  • Exciting opportunities to join a dynamic and growing Library service
  • Casual positions, working across library branches and outreach locations
  • Salary from $47.00 per hour including casual loading, plus super

About the role

The Library Customer Service Officer role is responsible for providing the exceptional customer service that our patrons know and expect. We currently have casual roles available, which will work across our 5 branches. This role is the perfect steppingstone for someone who is interested in a career in public libraries and information services, and for experienced library staff looking to broaden their experience in a new organisation. Students of Libraries and Information Management studies are also encouraged to apply.

You will enjoy working with customers and have a good understanding of what great customer service looks like. This role is the face of our library branches, and the ability to have empathy and patience with our patrons is a key attribute to achieving authentic connections with our community and helping our patrons achieve what they need. This could be as simple as helping someone borrow a book, to providing IT support and helping someone on a computer; for example, to print their resume.

Our library programs and services are extensive, and our team is the key to promoting what our libraries have to offer. Your ability to be outcome focused and look for opportunities to promote and educate our patrons on what they may be looking for. Sometimes what they ask for - “I’m looking for coding books for my child” - may just be the start of a further conversation - “are you aware that we run regular coding club program sessions”.

These roles will also be required to work weekends and weekday evenings.

You will deliver

  • Exceptional customer service and support to the Library and their patrons
  • An outcome driven approach to problem solving
  • A passion to support the community
  • Proactive promotion, support, and delivery of the library’s range of programs and services
  • A variety of levels of support to many different and diverse groups within the community

You will bring

  • Demonstrated understanding of the role and value of the Library to the community
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering exceptional Customer Service
  • A high level of communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work in an integrated team in a customer facing environment
  • Confidence and enthusiasm, the resilience to continue to create positive experience during a range of unique circumstances
  • A positive, curious and flexible attitude with a continuous improvement and professional development mindset

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume.

Your cover letter must include how you would respond in the following scenarios:

  • A small group of teens are hanging out in the library after school and having fun, talking loudly. Another customer approaches you and complains that the teens are too noisy and should be studying. How do you manage this situation?
  • A customer who has English as a second language comes to the desk indicating that they want you to fill out a passport application for them on one of the public PCs. How would you help them?
  • You arrive for your shift and notice that there are 5 trolleys of books out on the floor to put away and the returns are also overflowing. You notice that the other 2 staff on duty are quietly chatting down the back of the library. What would you do in this situation?

To find out more about the role, please contact (03) 8734 8999 and ask to speak to one of our Library Coordinators.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Sunday, 5 May 2024 | APPLY

Wyndham City Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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Library Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Human Resources
Contact Number
E: or T: (08) 9724 0362
Shire of Dardanup Council, WA


Library Coordinator

Closing Date:10-May-2024 05:00 PM

Position Description: Download Position Description

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Do you have a uniqueness that sets you apart from other candidates?

Fancy working in the only brand-new, award-winning Library in the Southwest?

If that’s a yes…keep reading!

We are on the hunt for an organised, motivated and innovative thinker to coordinate the Library Services in our brand-new Library and Make It Space.

We are looking for a Library Coordinator who wants to challenge the ‘traditional’ meaning of a Library. Someone with the passion to create a unique hub for the Community, who is motivated and passionate about leading an enthusiastic and creative team.

If you want to make a real difference to the community, then this is the perfect time to join our team in our new Shire of Dardanup Library, Administration and Community Building!

This is an exciting opportunity, and we are looking for someone who has that twinkle in their eye and strives towards challenging themselves and their team daily!

Work Type: Full-time

Remuneration: Level 8 $94,396 per annum* 

What’s on offer:

  • Located in Eaton, a southwest lifestyle could be yours!
  • Brand new Library and Make It Space facility.
  • 9-day fortnight or monthly RDO option.
  • Negotiated flexible and hybrid work arrangements.
  • Superannuation co-contributions.
  • Discounted gym membership – enjoy our newly refurbished 24-hour gym.
  • Corporate Wellness Program & Corporate Health Insurance discounts.
  • A supportive and intelligent team, who are great collaborates and excited to build a unique hub for the community!
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Professional development and Study Assistance Program.

To Apply:

Applicants must address the selection criteria in the position description to be eligible for this position. Email your cover letter, selection criteria statement, and Resume to 

View the Position Description here.

For further information contact Human Resources at or (08) 9724 0362.

Applications Close:  5.00pm Friday, 10 May 2024

The Shire of Dardanup reserves the right to commence the selection process prior to the close of applications.  We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available.

*Age rates apply for employees under 21 years of age.           

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Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Library and Community
Contact Number
(08) 8527 0200
Adelaide Plains Council, SA


Library Technician

Permanent Part Time –– 0.85FTE
Level 3 Range $75,900-$81,989 + Super + Income Protection

Deadline for Applications: Monday, 13 May 2024 5:00PM

A wonderful opportunity exists for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join the Library and Community Services Team. Adelaide Plains Council is currently the fastest growing Council in South Australia, with an influx of young families settling within the area, located only 40 kms from the Adelaide CBD, this is an exciting time to join a Council who is passionate about supporting and serving the community.

Based at the Two Wells Library and reporting directly to the Manager Library and Community this position will be primarily responsible for:

  • Undertake a range of library, customer and administrative services and provide proactive, value- added customer service as a member of the Library and Community team.
  • Work effectively as part of a team in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the Adelaide Plains Council’s Library and Community Services.
  • In collaboration with the Manager Library and Community and Senior Information Technology Officer ensure that the Library’s IT and the One Library Management System operates effectively.
  • Support the Manager Library and Community and contribute to the development and implementation of library and community events and promotions as required, including the coordination and planning of school holiday and children’s programs.
  • To be successful in this role, applicants will need:
  • Library Technician qualifications is highly desirable, or minimum 2 years’ experience in a public library environment.
  • Experience in utilising Blue Cloud Acquisitions and the State-wide automated library management system – One Library Management System.
  • Sound knowledge of current public library practices, library systems administration, operations and services.
  • A strong customer service and work ethic.
  • Highly developed organisational skills, including time management and ability to work
  • autonomously as well as being a team player who contributes to the constructive
  • dynamics of the organisation as a whole.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member in providing high quality
  • responsive customer service.

Adelaide Plains Council provides excellent working conditions, and access to many employee support programs and health benefits, to support its employees. The salary will reflect the successful candidate’s knowledge and experience.

For further information and a copy of the Job and Person Specification, please refer to, and to discuss the role in confidence, please contact Manager Library and Community on (08) 8527 0200.

All applications should be sent to the attention of Angie-Marie Ross, People and Culture Advisor, marked ‘Confidential’ and address the Job and Person Specification.

Email to by 5pm on Monday, 13 May 2024. Please note this period may be shortened (or lengthened) in order to identify a suitable applicant.


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 Job and Person Specification - Library Technician

Heritage Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen Kaatz
Contact Number
T: 07 5441 8333 during business hours
Sunshine Coast Council, QLD



Heritage Library Officer

A diverse and dynamic role in a small, supportive and friendly team.

Permanent Full-time

Apply Now

CLOSES: Sun, 26 May 2024 | CATEGORY: Arts, Heritage & Libraries | LOCATION: Nambour

$81K – $87K Total Remuneration Package

$72K – $78K Base Salary

Location: Nambour

Vacancy No: 5052

Permanent - Full-time

Applications close: Sunday, 26 May 2024 11:59pm AEST

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

The 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.

Contribute to the high quality customer service and effective delivery of day-to-day Heritage Library operations.  Also, guide the development and implementation of a frontline service delivery model that enhances customer experience with continued delivery of quality services, and improved community access to information, services, technology, networks and resources relevant to community needs.

Primarily, you will:

  • Deliver day to day operations of the Heritage Library services under the guidance of the Heritage Library Supervisor providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Assist in the provision of reference and information services in relation to Heritage Library resources including on-line information retrieval, inter-library loans and instruction on the use of library resources, technology and equipment.
  • Investigate, identify and recommend emerging technologies and alternative approaches (emerging trends) to the storage, and access of Heritage Library resources.
  • Collaborate with staff to assist with the planning and delivery of programs, promotion, and outreach as required to increase awareness of the Heritage Library’s services to external and internal customers.
  • Assist with the presentation of the online and physical Heritage Collection that is appealing and engaging to the community.
  • Assist with the development, maintenance and presentation of the Heritage Library’s Collection in accordance with contemporary library practice and the Collection Management Statement.

About you

The Heritage Library Officer excellent customer service to internal council departments and the local community. The position involves the creation and delivery of highly engaging programs to both adults and young people a passion for presenting local studies content in different formats.

As a professional in this field, you will be a flexible and tech-savvy information professional in implementing best practice measures in preservation, cataloguing and archiving collections.

Pre-Employment Medical Required

Essential to your success is physical agility and the level of fitness, strength and dexterity to carry out labouring and frequent heavy lifting & 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 Helen Kaatz during business hours on 07 5441 8333.

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

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.

Casual First 5 Library Officer

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Longreach Regional Council, QLD


Casual First 5 Library Officer

Hourly Rate: $42.45

Council is looking for our next Casual First 5 Forever Library Officer.

This role will be every Friday Morning for up to a maximum of 3 hours.


If you enjoy sparking the world of imagination and discovery in young children by getting messy with arts and crafts, singing, dancing and reading stories then we would love to have you come on-board.

Join a company that encourages growth, innovation and that values your contribution, please submit your application via the APPLY ONLINE tab. Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and 2 work related references. Alternatively they can be emailed to until Friday 10th 2024.

The Position

This role will be every Friday Morning for up to a maximum of 3 hours. In that time, you will be responsible for engaging young children (5yrs & under) and their caregivers through, reading books, doing arts & crafts, singing, dancing and the occasional outdoor visits. This role is based off a program supporting Queensland Families to talk, read, sing and play with their babies and young Children in the first 5 years to help the child’s future development.

Why Join Us

  1. Impactful Work: Your role will directly influence the well-being of our community members and the environment they live in.
  2. Diverse Responsibilities: No two days are the same!
  3. Team Collaboration: Join a passionate and supportive team where collaboration is key. Your ideas and efforts will be valued and appreciated.
  4. Professional Growth: We are committed to your professional development. Take advantage of training opportunities and expand your skill set within a supportive environment.

Commitment to EEO and WH&S

Longreach Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a safe work environment for all staff. Council operates under a Drug and Alcohol Policy and the successful applicant may be required to undertake a drug and alcohol test, with a clear result, before an offer of employment is made.

Brett Walsh
Chief Executive Officer 4730

PO Box 472 Longreach Qld

Longreach Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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