Branch Supervisor GWL (Gordon White Library)

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Mackay Regional Council, QLD


Branch Supervisor GWL

Reference # 6312

Location: Gordon White Library

Work Type:Temporary Full Time

Sector: Community Services & Development

Mackay Regional Council

Are you looking for a taste of working behind-the-scenes at Mackay's largest public library? This temporary full time position until January 2025 is a perfect chance for a unique experience overseeing the Gordon White Library.   Each day will bring opportunities. Whether it be leading our team in providing quality library services to our customers or taking pride in our library facilities and collection, your passion for libraries and their place in the community will shine through.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day library operations at Gordon White Library.
  • Oversee the Library Courier service and MRCL fleet vehicle usage.
  • Lead and mentor team members, focusing on performance management and capability development.
  • Assist in coordinating staffing across our 6 library locations.
  • Manage assets associated with the Gordon White Library.

This role incorporates various start times including 7.30am or 8am as per the roster.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Recognised qualification in Information and Library Studies (preferred), or related tertiary qualification and/or substantial relevant experience.
  • QLD C Class Drivers Licence.
  • Previous experience in customer service or library environment, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Proven track record in team leadership, performance management, and workforce planning.
  • Blue Card: Ensure you have a Paid QLD Working with Children Blue Card before applying. For application details, visit: Apply for a Blue Card

Why Apply:

  • Utilise your expertise to shape the future of our community through library services.
  • Enjoy competitive remuneration packages, flexible hours, and employee benefits.
  • Explore the natural beauty of Mackay Region, balancing work and life.

If you are a passionate and eager to take on this challenge, please submit your application by uploading a current resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience.

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Join us in creating a vibrant and engaging library experience for our community!

In return for your valued contribution, you will be rewarded with;

  • Base hourly rate $43.86
  • 11.5% Superannuation Contribution
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with17.5% leave loading
  • 9 Day Fortnight Roster (any 5 out of 7 may apply)
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salary Packaging Australia
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts for employees and their families with the opportunity to obtain significant savings in time and money across a wide range of products and services throughout Australia
  • Study and assistance programs for career development and ongoing learning opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives including Corporate Discounts for Health Insurance & Fitness Passport
  • Active social clubs

Want to know more about this role?

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To apply, you must submit a cover letter outlining your relevant experience for the role and a current resume.

Applications Close:  11th July 2024 | Apply for Job with Council | Our Recruitment Process

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated fairly and respectfully and have equal access to all available opportunities. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises our employees' unique contributions and perspectives, working together to deliver extraordinary results.