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Young People Services Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Mackay Regional Council, QLD


Young People Services Library Assistant

Reference # 5289 | Mackay Regional Council


  • Location:Gordon White Library Mt Pleasant
  • Work Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Sector: Community Services & Development

An exciting opportunity for you to join our Mackay Regional Council Libraries team based at the Gordon White Library. Mackay Regional Council are seeking an enthusiastic Library Assistant with specialist skills in children's program planning and facilitation. Some weekend and evening work may be required for special events only.

The successful candidate will work with the Librarian Young People’s Services (YPS – children aged 0 – 12 years and their families) to ensure planning, delivery and promotion of a comprehensive range of specialist library services to meet the information, recreational and educational needs of young people in the wider Mackay community.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Current QLD ‘C’ class driver licence
  • Current QLD Working with Children Blue Card
  • General knowledge of, and interest in, children’s literature and current trends in library services for young people.
  • Previous experience working in a customer service or library environment, or experience planning and facilitating face to face programs and events for children aged 0 – 12 years and their families.
  • Sound computer literacy including use of MS Office applications and general office equipment.

Candidates who hold Certificate II in Library and Information Studies or higher and also hold current First Aid and CPR Qualifications will be highly regarded.

In return for your valued contribution, your Salary & Benefits package:

  • Annual base salary $64,834 + applicable allowances.
  • Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Flexible Working Arrangements with a 9 day fortnight RDO
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Active Social Clubs

Are you ready to catapult your career?
Applicants are asked to submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter providing detail of your experience. This position also requires a full statement addressing the key selection criteria found on the back page of the position description available in the download section of this vacancy.

Applications Close: 12th January 2023 | Apply for Job

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. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.

Customer Service Officer - Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Natasha Brennan
Contact Number
08 9641 0521
Shire of York Council, WA


Customer Service Officer - Library

  • Closing Date:17-Jan-2023 04:00 PM
  • (Full time – 7 month contract with possible extension)
  • Reduced hours maybe considered for the right applicant

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Customer Service Officer – Library to join the Corporate & Community Services team at the Shire of York to provide Long Service Leave cover.

The role requires someone to:

  • To support the library administration and provide library patron services as a key role.
  • Provide support to customer services at the front counter as required.
  • Provide licensing support as required.
  • Administrative support and other duties as required and approved by supervisor.


The salary for the position is offered in accordance with Level 3 of the Shire of York Inside Staff Collective Enterprise Agreement 2019 ($64,382 - $67,573) pro rata. Placement within the range will be determined by the applicant’s age, skills and experience.

The Shire offers a Wellness Program which includes free gym and pool membership at the Shire owned facilities as well as health assessments.

10.50% superannuation plus salary sacrificing option with matching Shire contribution up to 4%.

Further Information:

The position description for the role is available here or by contacting Natasha Brennan on 08 9641 0521.

A national police clearance and pre-employment medical will be required prior to offer of employment. All Shire positions are subject to a three-month probation period.

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please forward a cover letter and current resume including two recent referees to:

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of York, PO Box 22, York WA 6302, or Email:

Applications close: 4.00pm on Monday 17 January 2023.

The Shire values diversity in its workforce and encourages people from all age groups and cultural backgrounds to apply.

Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melinda Hurst, Senior Librarian
Contact Number
T: 08 9158 9375 or E:
Town of Port Hedland Council, WA


Library Officer

  • Location: Port/South Hedland Library
  • Occupation: Libraries  
  • Division: Community Services

Level 2 $82,242.00 (inc. $19,254.98 Port Hedland Allowance)

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

The primary responsibility of the Library Officer is to provide an effective and professional library and information service to the community of Port Hedland with a particular focus on services for children and youth that foster reading and family literacy.

Inspire and engage with a focus to implement Children’s programs across the library.

  • Engage with young children through story-telling, advice and direction
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team with other library staff
  • Plan, promote and be actively engaged in the implementation of story time, rhyme time, crafts, books clubs, outreach and holiday and school events for children and families

To succeed in this role you will need to be engaging, enthusiastic and personable.  You will be professional, an excellent communicator and a collaborative team member.  This is a wonderful opportunity to provide excellent customer service. You will need to enjoy promoting our library service, fostering and nurturing curiosity and supporting educational programs for the children and their families.  This role is both rewarding and fulfilling.

If you are passionate about books and engaging children in educational library programs, are well organised, have a high level of interpersonal and customer service skills we would like to hear from you.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Working with Children Card
  • National Police Clearance
  • Workplace First Aid certificate

Employee Benefits

In addition to the cash base salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program includes discounted gym membership and pool membership
  • Superannuation of 9.5% with a co-contribution scheme of up to 14% available for those who choose this option
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Melinda Hurst, Senior Librarian on 08 9158 9375 or or the HR team at

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Applications close 11:45pm Thursday 12 January 2023 | APPLY ONLINE

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


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Library Officer Full-time – Ongoing

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma Ciechan, Team Leader, Customer Experience Librarian or Pamela McGowan, Program Coordinator, Library
Contact Number
(02) 6285 6164 or (02) 6285 6373
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, NSW


Library Officer Full-time – Ongoing

Position Number: 2569 Location: Queanbeyan

The Package: $66,517.88 - $73,504.08 gross per annum + 10.5% super. (Evaluated as Grade 9 of the QPRC Salary System 2022).

Full-time – 35 hours per week. Flex time conditions may apply.

Are you a self-starter looking to work closely and give back to your local community by delivering high quality library services across the Queanbeyan-Palerang region?

Position Overview: As a Library Officer, you will be primarily responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of library and information experiences for the Queanbeyan-Palerang community. You will also be promoting and marketing experiences offered at Queanbeyan-Palerang Libraries, as well as undertaking daily operations such as circulation, memberships, shelving, cash handling and other relevant procedures.

Who we are looking for: We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual, who thrives in a fast-paced environment and works well both autonomously and in a team. The successful candidate will have experience in delivering library experiences to diverse audiences, strong problem-solving skills, and experience using computerised library systems. A qualification recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association and/ or experience in a similar role is essential.

A NSW Working with Children Check is essential for this role.

Working with us: When working with QPRC, we offer our employees numerous benefits including generous leave entitlements, paid superannuation and professional development opportunities through numerous learning and development courses. Council is a progressive, diverse, supportive and inclusive workplace. The successful candidate will be joining us during an exciting time of significant economic development and will have the opportunity to observe their contribution to the community throughout the local government area.

If you have any questions relating to the role, please contact:

Emma Ciechan, Team Leader, Customer Experience Librarian (02) 6285 6164 or Pamela McGowan, Program Coordinator, Library (02) 6285 6373

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 30 January 2023 | Apply


Miller’s Children’s and Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Christine Smith (Corporate Manager Operations) OR Chantell Harriss (Manager Branch Services)
Contact Number
(03) 9800 6402 OR (03) 9800 6414
Eastern Regional Libraries, VIC


Miller’s Children’s and Programs Officer

Located at: Miller’s Homestead

Classification: Band 4, Level A-D

  • Permanent part-time – 17.0 hours per week
  • $67,972 – $73,848 plus Superannuation (pro rata)

We are seeking a Children’s and Programs Officer for our community arts venue, Miller’s Homestead.

You will provide back-up and support to the Miller’s Homestead Officer, who manages the day-to-day running of the Homestead. You will coordinate the children’s program and provide extra energy and support to help schedule a vibrant program of events that will appeal to a broad section of the community.

The Children’s Officer aspect of this position requires experience working with children, young people and families, or the capacity and willingness to learn to work in this environment. You need to be confident and engaging and be prepared to sing and dance.

The Programs Support aspect requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills. High-level organisational abilities will be essential.

With guidance you will: 

  • Present engaging storytime experiences – with animated reading, rhyme & singing/music presentation skills.
  • Facilitate and deliver programs and events for children including the school holiday program, after-school activities and visits by local schools. In addition, you will assist in the delivery of the program of events for adults.
  • Perform a range of tasks and duties that support library customers in a self-service environment based on a good understanding of the wider library service.
  • Be prepared to work alone at the Homestead when required.

Please find here the Role Prospectus which includes the Position Description and Conditions of Employment.

Key selection criteria

Please detail your experience or willingness to learn (200 word limit per criterion):

  • In creating leading edge children’s storytime programs, events and activities (including STEAM based)
  • In creating innovative quality programs and events that support community engagement and encourage enthusiasm for reading, writing and lifelong learning
  • A demonstrable high level of confidence and experience in public library service including the ability to share your knowledge.

How to apply

All applicants are required to read the Role Prospectus prior to lodging their application.

Applications will only be accepted via email at Hard copy applications will not be considered.

Your application should include:

  • Your curriculum vitae
  • A separate document that addresses the key selection criteria
  • A three-minute video that demonstrates your strengths, personality, and what you can bring to our organisation.

Applications that do not include all of these components may not be considered. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 22 January 2023.


Specific enquiries can be directed to:

  • Christine Smith (Corporate Manager Operations) on (03) 9800 6402.
  • Chantell Harriss (Manager Branch Services) on (03) 9800 6414.

Children’s Officers

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Christine Smith (Corporate Manager Operations) OR Chantell Harriss (Manager Branch Services)
Contact Number
(03) 9800 6402 OR (03) 9800 6414
Eastern Regional Libraries, VIC


Children’s Officers

Position #1

Located at: Realm Library

Classification: Band 4, Level A-D

  • Permanent part-time – 25.25 hours per week
  • $67,972 – $73,848 plus Superannuation (pro rata)

Position #2

Located at: Montrose Library

Classification: Band 4, Level A-D

  • Permanent part-time – 22.5 hours per week
  • $67,972 – $73,848 plus Superannuation (pro rata)

We are seeking two Children’s Officers to join our teams at Realm Library and Montrose Library. Please note: You can apply for both positions with one application – please clearly indicate your preference.

We believe that Your Library is a great place to work. To be successful in either of these positions, you must be creative, think outside the box and have great organisational skills.

Being a Children’s Officer – it is not as easy as it looks. You will have help, guidance and support from our Regional Children’s Librarian and you will join the Children’s Team – a fantastic and supportive network.

You need experience working with children, young people and families, or the capacity and willingness to learn to work in this environment. You need to be confident and engaging and be prepared to sing & dance.

With guidance you will: 

  • Organise a range of storytime programs and activities that showcase Your Library’s Children’s Services.
  • Present engaging storytime experiences – with animated reading, rhyme & singing/music presentation skills.
  • Participate in planning and implementing promotional activities designed to increase literacy and encourage utilisation of “all things library”.
  • Perform a range of rostered library operations that support customers in a self-service environment based on a high level of knowledge of library products and services.

We encourage our Children’s Officers to take the initiative, be creative and give their best. We support our employees to lead and make decisions that have the potential to improve library services for our communities.

Please find here the Role Prospectus which includes the Position Description, Conditions of Employment, and specific notes about the position at each branch location.

Key selection criteria

Please detail your experience or willingness to learn (200 word limit per criterion):

  • In creating leading edge Storytime programs, events and activities (including STEAM based) which will engage children in our libraries.
  • In building relationships with external children’s service providers, promoting library resources and facilitating outreach opportunities.
  • Highly developed customer service skills with demonstrated knowledge of techniques to deal with a range of internal and external customers.
  • A demonstrable high level of confidence and experience in digital literacy, and the ability to share this knowledge and skills with employees and customers, including experience in reference, research and information provision.  

How to apply

All applicants are required to read the Role Prospectus prior to lodging their application.

Applications will only be accepted via email at Hard copy applications will not be considered.

Your application should include:

  • Your curriculum vitae
  • A separate document that addresses the key selection criteria
  • A three-minute video that demonstrates your strengths, personality, and what you can bring to our organisation.

Applications that do not include all of these components may not be considered. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 22 January 2023.


Specific enquiries can be directed to:

  • Christine Smith (Corporate Manager Operations) on (03) 9800 6402.
  • Chantell Harriss (Manager Branch Services) on (03) 9800 6414.

Librarian and Events Program Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jacinta Brinkman, Recruitment Officer
Contact Number
Email: 0r Ph: 1300 345 345
Snowy Monaro Regional Council, NSW



Librarian and Events Program Officer

  • Posted: 20/12/2022
  • Closing Date: 09/01/2023
  • Salary: $65,369.26 - $72,155.44
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Location: Cooma
  • Job Category: Community Services

 Job Description

Package: $65,369.26 - $72,155.44 per annum + 10.5 % super (Grade 7 of the SMRC Salary System 2022-2023)

Position Description: Librarian and Events Program Officer

Applications close 11:59pm, Monday 9 January 2023

About The Region: The Snowy Monaro region is a unique and culturally diverse region of south-east NSW.  From our history of the Snowy Hydro Scheme, our proud agricultural industry and popular ski resorts, we are a region that has a lot to offer.  With fantastic lifestyle choices, whether you are an adventure seeker or prefer the finer things in life, we really can offer it all, and all within close proximity to our nation’s capital Canberra.

Snowy Monaro Regional Council employs over 450 staff from all walks of life and working with us will give you the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful surrounds, progress your career and make a difference in our local community.  

About the Role:  Snowy Monaro Regional Council is seeking an experienced Librarian or Events person to join our friendly and proactive Library team in Cooma. Reporting to the Coordinator Library Services, you will be responsible for the development of library events and programs for the community. Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the timely and accurate collection and reporting of data and statistics as required.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator Library Services to ensure the programs are reflective of the Snowy Monaro Regional Libraries.
  • Sound knowledge of and ability to communicate across teams about collections (online and physical) for the community in a public libraries.
  • Keep up to date with current developments in the field/industry.
  • Understanding of issues relating to lifelong learning, literacy and recreation.
  • Assists with regular community needs assessment to identify community needs, in order to create tailored services and programs to address these identified needs.
  • Support cooperative relationships with identified Council, government and community groups and gain engagement in library programs and services.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of effective strategies to ensure Snowy Monaro Regional Libraries equitable, dignified access and inclusion for all members of the community.
  • Commitment to Snowy Monaro Regional Council Values and adherence to Council policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to EEO policies and procedures
  • Undertake projects as directed.
  • Ensure that the Coordinator Library Services is informed of any issues which may affect staff, the community and/or service delivery.

About You: This is a great opportunity to showcase your excellent customer service skills and programs experience in this library position! Your can-do attitude, ability to see tasks through to completion and your previous library experience will ensure your success in this role. Your well-developed interpersonal skills benefit you as you liaise with community organizations, agencies, government departments, patrons and staff. To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) or Certificate III qualification or above, in Events Management or a related discipline with demonstrated contemporary experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, programs and tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating programs in a library or learning setting, with public speaking experience.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in both a team environment or with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience with emerging technologies and applications used in STEM education.
  • Computer literacy and understanding of common software packages (Microsoft Office) and social media applications.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships to achieve outcomes that contribute to the achievement of the organisation’s strategic goals.
  • Current Class C drivers licence.
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check.

How to Apply: Apply by submitting your cover letter and resume through the below link. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you have what is needed to be successful in this role by telling us more about you, why you want to work with us and by addressing the essential and desirable criteria as outlined in the Position Description located HERE.

Good applications make a positive impression and can lead to an interview or further assessment. Don’t apply just for the sake of it. Select the right job for you and prepare a strong (and accurate) application highlighting your skills, abilities and experience, and how they meet the requirements of the job. 


For any enquiries relating the role, please contact Jacinta Brinkman, Recruitment Officer
Ph: 1300 345 345

At Snowy Monaro Regional Council, we are committed to providing EEO and embracing diversity. We are an inclusive workforce which reflects the unique region, community, and customers we serve. In addition to providing an encouraging and positive environment, Council is a smoke free work environment.

Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.


Team Leader Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carissa Graham
Contact Number
Kempsey Shire Council, NSW



Team Leader Library

About Us

Kempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.

We are a dynamic and progressive local government authority, with responsibility for $1.1 billion worth of assets and employing over 330 dedicated employees.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team delivering best-practice library services into the future for our community.

Reporting to the Customer Experience Manager, the Team Leader Library is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations, programming and staffing of Council’s Library service to deliver a public library experience that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive of life-long learning principles.

As a leader, the Team Leader will be responsible for fostering our positive team culture building strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders and leading the team to deliver high quality outputs.

Required skills & experience 

To be successful in this role, you will possess tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Management (or a related discipline); be eligible for membership to the Australian Library and Information Association; possess experience in the provision of public library services at a senior level; and experience with acquisitions, collection management, budgeting, and database and records management.

You should also possess an energetic and positive leadership style, with the ability to bring out the best in others; and strong interpersonal, communication and networking skills to build relationships with internal and external customers.

Key accountabilities include

  • Work with the Customer Experience Manager to review best practice and service delivery to ensure a relevant, efficient, and industry compliant Library service is delivered across the Shire
  • Manage and maintain all aspects of the collection including cataloguing, selection, layout, shelving, stocking/weeding, and presentation
  • Day to day supervision of the team including but not limited to rostering, leave requests and training / development plans
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Mid North Coast Library Cooperative Service

For a complete list of the Key Accountabilities and Core Competency requirements, please download the Position Description.

What we can offer you

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • Career development opportunities
  • Permanent full-time position, 35 hours per week with 19-day month
  • Employee health and wellbeing programs
  • Learning and development programs
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work life balance, with access to Fitness Passport
  • Weekly salary of $1,594.84 to $1,795.01 (plus 10.5% superannuation)

For further information regarding this role please contact Carissa Graham on 0427939596 

How to Apply

You must apply via Council’s webpage or through Seek.  Emailed or posted applications will not be considered.

Please read the Position Description by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.  It is important to read this carefully to understand what the job involves.

To apply for the role, click the Apply button below (or the Apply for this job button in Seek), complete the application form and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role (as listed in the Position Description).
  • Your current resume which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees from a supervisor or Manager.

We recommend you use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome to submit your application.

Applications close: Monday, 23 January 2023 at 4pm

Our recruitment notification process is primarily via system generated emails.  Please ensure your email is correct before submitting your application to avoid missing crucial updates and outcomes. 

Email notifications may include application confirmation, interview invitations, request for references, and application outcomes. Please regularly check your email regularly, including your junk email.

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6566 3200 or email

Thank you and good luck with your application.

Kempsey Shire Council are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse, inclusive and values-led workforce.

Kempsey Shire Council welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability.

In addition, Kempsey Shire Council will provide reasonable adjustments for suitably qualified individuals with disabilities.

If you require additional assistance to participate in the recruitment process, please discuss with the advertised contact person. You can ask for reasonable adjustments to be made at any time during the recruitment process.

Position Description



Library Assistants- Casual

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Townsville City Council, QLD


Library Assistants- Casual

Community Environment and Lifestyle - Community and Lifestyle | Information Management/Library

Closing date: 09/01/2023

  • Casual vacancies available 
  • Certificate III in Library and Information studies, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience 
  • LGO2 - $40.42 per hour

Why Choose Us

Townsville City Council is the largest local government authority in Northern Australia.

We are committed to creating value by growing Townsville through driving economic diversity and generating an enriching lifestyle.

Our organisation provides and maintains over $5.4b worth of community assets including water and wastewater network and treatment, bridges, drainage, roads, waste management, community facilities, sporting venues and more. We contribute to an active lifestyle for our residents and visitors through events, providing recreational facilities, protecting the natural environment and heritage, while creating a mentally and physically healthy city.

We lead creation of a city for this and future generations by focusing on our transition to a circular economy that is resilient to social, financial and environmental shocks.

We are a Council led by our community to create an exciting and dynamic future.

Townsville City Council is growing Townsville.

About the role

The Library Officer - Casual plays a key role in the delivery of library services, programs and experiences for all ages in accordance with the Library Services Strategic Action Plan.  The position works in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and assists with the day to day aspects of the delivery of customer service in branches, including resolution of customer issues (including digital technology issues), promotion of all aspects of library services, supporting customers to self-serve, presentation of branches, assistance with delivery of library and information programs and preparation of resources. The work requires staff to be flexible and responsive to customer needs as they arise.

About you

Our ideal applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience role modelling a positive safety culture and adherence to the Health Safety Management Systems through visible leadership and exercising due diligence and management of compliance and legislative obligations.
  • Certificate III in Library and Information studies, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience acceptable to the Co-ordinator, Library Operations and Resources.
  • Well developed skills and focus on understanding a wide range of customer needs and offering services that enhance the customer’s experience
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, with an ability to communicate with a diverse customer base and work as part of a team in a supportive and collaborative work culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement and initiative where procedures and practices are not clearly defined.
  • Well developed information fluency skills across a range of technology applications.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to learn new processes, practices and procedures which contribute towards Library objectives.
  • Current ‘C’ class driver’s licence.
  • Weekend and evening work will be required across all library branches, along with an appropriate level of fitness for prolonged periods of standing and shelving of large books and other library materials.

For further information review the Position Description and/or click Apply. 

Closing Date:11:45 Monday 9th January 2023

What We Offer

  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership to selected gym, pool, and yoga facilities
  • Employee Loyalty Program offering discounts at selected local businesses
  • Employee Assistance Program

We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace where diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, encouraged, and respected. People from diverse backgrounds (including but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with diverse gender identities and sexualities, people from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability, and veterans) are encouraged to apply!

If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

Attachments:Various_Library Assistant - Casual_10Dec2021_Approved_PD.pdf


Library Assistant (Permanent Part Time)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services
Contact Number
(02) 4645 5637
Camden Council, NSW


Library Assistant (Permanent Part Time)

SALARY: $583.84 - 667.08 per week + Super 

Work Type: Permanent Part Time - 20 hours (5 days x 4 hours)

Location: Camden Library - 40 John St, Camden 2570

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community. 

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and passionate Library professional looking to have a direct impact on your community? If so, we are looking for a Library Assistant to support our rapidly growing library services in our professional, friendly, and dynamic team.  With over 50% of Camden’s population being registered as library users, this is a valued service within the local community.

You will have the opportunity to work from multiple state-of-the-art facilities, in a programs-based environment that includes alternative lending collections, in a truly customer-focused workplace.

Don’t miss out on being part of something great by joining an evolving, rapidly growing, adaptive and innovative organisation. 

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help people excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!


  • Higher School Certificate
  • Demonstrated work experience in a customer service environment
  • Demonstrated experience in marketing and promotional activities
  • Basic knowledge of social networking tools and how they apply to the library
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound computer literacy and proficiency
  • General knowledge of library policies and practices
  • Ability to effectively organise and prioritize workloads
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment with a customer focus
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment including new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to apply EEO and WHS principles
  • Drivers Licence & Working with Children Check 


  • Completed or undertaking Certificate 3 in Library and Information Services or equivalent
  • Demonstrated work experience in a public library
  • Demonstrated experience in the presentation of children’s programs

Note: “The above position has been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain hold a Working With Children Check. For more information visit Prohibited Persons are not eligible to apply.” 

To meet Council's WHS requirements and in accordance with Council's Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication. If a medical contraindication certificate is provided, it will be assessed against a risk assessment and the decision of whether Council accepts the medical contraindication certificate, will be based on operational needs.


Further Information: Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services (02) 4645 5637

Closing Date for above position: 09/01/2023

Position Description: For full position description details click here

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