Senior Library Team Member x 2 positions
Job No: CC220137 | Location: Merrylands
- 1 Permanent, part-time position working 12 hours per week
- 1 Permanent, part-time position working 18 hours per week
- Opportunity to positively impact the Cumberland community
- Opportunity to work across the Cumberland LGA.
About the Organisation
Cumberland City Council, proclaimed in May 2016, is situated 20km west of Sydney and covers 72 square kilometres. Cumberland has a population of 240,000 residents, making it 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.
Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.
Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfil its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcome, belong and succeed.
About the Opportunity
The Senior Library Team Member is responsible for carrying out customer service duties efficiently and professionally, and to provide high quality customer service to both internal and external library customers. These roles will also be the Officer in Charge during the hours that they are working.
The successful applicant will require:
- Diploma – Library/Information Studies (TAFE)
- Eligible for Library Technician membership of ALIA
- Experience in a library environment
- Well-developed literacy, numeracy and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work well in a team
- Experience in using computers and the internet in a professional environment
Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.
Cumberland City Council has a COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure, which requires all workers to have received the full recommended dosage of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. It is essential for applicants to advise Council of their vaccination status within their application.
All applicants who undertake an interview for this position will be required to produce their vaccination evidence at the time of their interview. Any applicants who are recommended for a position will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status as part of the employment screening process.
Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. 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.
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Salary: Employment is in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 8 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $34.61 to $39.80 per hour plus superannuation.
The commencement salary will depend upon the successful applicant's qualifications, experience and competencies.
Conditions of Employment: These positions are permanent, part-time working the hours as listed for each location.
Position 1 - Senior Library Team Member - Auburn Library (12 hours per week)
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, 6 hours
Wednesday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 3 hours
Thursday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 3 hours
Position 2 - Senior Library Team Member - Merrylands Library (18 hours per week)
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, 6 hours
Sunday 2:00pm – 5:00pm, 3 hours
Monday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 3 hours
Tuesday 5:00pm - 8:00pm, 3 hours
Wednesday 5:00pm - 8:00pm, 3 hours
These positions will be located at Council's Auburn and Merrylands Libraries as listed, however you may be required to work across any branch of the Cumberland City Council Library Service.
All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record as part of the recruitment process.
- Leave entitlements, including annual, personal and parental leave (where applicable)
- Access to Council's Educational Assistance Program and professional development opportunities
- Health and Wellbeing Program
- Access to Council's Fitness Passport program and pools.
Enquiries: Telephone Stephanie Hodgson on 02 8757 9471 for further information.
Position number: ES0577 and ES0612
Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 2 March 2022