Branch Manager - Spearwood Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Amanda Heptinstall, A/Head Library and Cultural Services
Contact Number
T: (08) 9411 3814 or E:
City of Cockburn Council, WA


Branch Manager - Spearwood Library (PX109/24)

Full Time

The City of Cockburn is dynamic and rapidly growing. It provides its employees with generous employment conditions and highly desirable lifestyle benefits including:

  • Generous superannuation (up to 15.5%)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Great study assistance (50% HELP contribution)
  • Additional 2 days of leave per year
  • Cockburn ARC membership
  • 9 Day fortnight
  • Wellness programs

The City

Cockburn is one of the major coastal cities found in the state of Western Australia. With a current population of over 120,000, the city is dynamic, rapidly growing and an exciting place to be.

Situated just 22km south of the Perth CBD, Cockburn boasts an amazing coastline, beautiful beaches, and parks, and is supported by a rich mix of community facilities and diverse employment opportunities.

The City of Cockburn recently embarked on an organisational transformation journey, with the purpose to elevate the City’s current good standing in delivering outstanding service to the Cockburn community in a more progressive and contemporary delivery model, to achieve our vision of Cockburn, the best place to be. We’re a place of opportunity for professionals and we’re focused on delivering for our community.

The City of Cockburn is a nationally recognised leading local government. With a growing and vibrant community of 120,000 residents, $1.6 billion in assets and 530 FTE staff, it is a major organisation within the Perth metropolitan region, with a long history and an exciting future.

About the Position

The City of Cockburn is a growing council, requiring broad and innovative programs and services available to our whole community. Located in Spearwood, The City is offering an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Library Manager to join the City’s Library leadership team.

About You

The successful candidate will be able to lead and motivate a highly performing library team with a strong understanding of social inclusion, program design and library operations.

You will thrive working with a high level of autonomy and have sound management experience. You will bring a well-developed understanding of library operations and value motivation, enthusiasm, and a sense of fun! If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Salary: $107,375.81 - $114,022.38 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.

A generous salary package will be offered to the right candidate, depending on skills, experience, and qualifications.

For further information contact: Amanda Heptinstall, A/Head Library and Cultural Services on (08) 9411 3814,

How to Apply: Please ensure you read the attached Job Description to get a full understanding of the role requirements and selection criteria before applying.

Then, please prepare a detailed cover letter addressing how your experience, skills and behaviours make you a suitable candidate, and attach a current resume.

Online applications must be made via the City’s employment webpage at, and clicking the ‘Apply for Job’ button.

Closing Date: Friday, 2 August 2024.

The City of Cockburn reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to this date.

The City of Cockburn is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applicants are required to demonstrate a commitment to the City of Cockburn values.

Attachments:PD - Library - Branch Manager - Spearwood.pdf

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