Branch Librarian Tomaree Library & Community Centre

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kris Abbott, Library Services Manager
Contact Number
(02) 4988 0221
Port Stephens Council, NSW


Branch Librarian Tomaree Library & Community Centre - PSC246 

  • Interested in a versatile role that challenges you?
  • Want to work in a great team environment and be part of Council’s Library Management Team?
  • Committed to operating within a high level customer service culture?

An opportunity exists for someone with strong communication and interpersonal skills to lead Council’s Tomaree Library team, playing a vital role in supporting staff, and planning, developing and delivering high quality innovative services and programs to the community.

Reporting to the Library Services Manager, you will:

  • effectively support and lead your team to deliver high level, relevant and customised services and programs to the community
  • plan, develop, deliver and evaluate services, programs, activities and events
  • participate as a member of the Library Management Team contributing to the forward planning, performance and evaluation of Port Stephens Library Service
  • promote TLACC as an innovative, efficient and affordable venue for community, commercial, government and cultural activities

 View the full position description here

The team
The Tomaree Library team are a cohesive group who are enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated to providing excellent service to the Port Stephens community. 

Applicants will be required to demonstrate:

  • a broad range of experience in a similar role
  • an ability to lead, support, motivate and mentor team members
  • commitment to continuous improvement and a willingness to embrace change
  • organisational skills in planning and prioritising work, and the ability to adjust and adapt to changing situations and priorities

Please note: A full list of Essential Criteria can be found in the attached Position Description

Benefits of working at Port Stephens Council include:

  • TRP Range: $83,782 - $98,163 pa – per 35 hour week (includes 9.5% superannuation + retention allowance) 
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Flexible working provisions
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Gym discounts and fitness incentives
  • Ongoing training and professional development programs
  • Mentoring in the workplace

Ready to change your outlook and join the team at Port Stephens Council?

  • Please apply by midnight Tuesday 28th July 2020.
  • For further information on the role, please contact Kris Abbott, Library Services Manager on (02) 4988 0221.
  • Candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the application. 
  • Suitable candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 6 months.
  • Council does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

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