Home Library Services Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sofia Silvestri
Contact Number
02 8757 9425 
Cumberland City Council, NSW



Home Library Services Assistant

Job No: CC220320 | Location: Auburn

  • Permanent, Part-time position
  • Opportunity to positively impact the Cumberland community

Cumberland City Council is located within the fast-growing Central City District and is on the doorstep of two of Greater Sydney’s new cities, between the Greater Parramatta and Olympic Park (GPOP) area and the new Western Parkland City. The Central City District is benefiting from unprecedented city-scale infrastructure investments, making this an exciting time to join Cumberland.

Located 20km west of Sydney on Dharug country, with a population of 240,000 residents, Cumberland is the fourth most populous LGA 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.

Our people are focused on driving community outcomes, programs and services to innovate, inspire and deliver change for the community we represent.

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 welcomebelong and succeed.


The Library Services team provides a range of Library services and programs for the community across the Cumberland City Council Library Service.

The Home Library Services Assistant  Library assists with the efficient and effective delivery of materials to our Home Library Service clientele. This role is required to provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external library customers. 

The successful applicant will require:

  • Year 12 higher school certificate or equivalent 
  • Experience in a library or similar customer service environment
  • Current NSW Class C Drivers Licence 
  • Valid Working with Children Check number  
  • High level interpersonal and customer service skills   
  • Demonstrated ability to safely and efficiently perform heavy lifting, loading and unloading activities 
  • Experience with using computers and email in a work environment

Download the position description here for more information. 

Position information: This is a permanent, part-time position, working 28 hours per week as listed. 

  • Monday 8:30am to 1:30pm, 5 hours 
  • Tuesday 8:30am to 1:30pm, 5 hours 
  • Wednesday 8:30am to 5:00pm, 7.5 hours - 60 minute unpaid meal break
  • Thursday 8:30am to 3:00pm, 5.5 hours - 60 minute unpaid meal break 
  • Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm, 5 hours

This position will be rostered to work from Council's Auburn Library, however you may be required to work across any branch of the Cumberland City Council Library Service.

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.

Salary information: The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award.

  • Grade 5 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $29.63 to $34.97 per hour, plus 10.5% superannuation
  • The commencing salary will be negotiated, taking into consideration the successful applicant's qualifications, skills and experience related to the role


  • We promote work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements 
  • Training and professional development opportunities available to develop skills and grow your career
  • Leave entitlements including annual leave, 15 days personal leave per year, parental leave and access to Long Service Leave after five (5) years (where applicable)
  • Three (3) additional grant days of paid leave over Christmas (where applicable)
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs to support our staff by providing access to online professional learning, paid leave to undertake annual skin checks, COVID-19 vaccinations and to donate blood
  • Subsidies to assist with the cost of wellness and fitness activities
  • Free access to Council owned swimming pools
  • Access to Council's Fitness Passport Program and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


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.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks required for the position. This may include criminal record checks, qualification and licence checks, and proof of the right to work in Australia (please refer to the position description for the specific qualifications and requirements for this role). Copies of sighted documents will be kept by Council for its records as proof of verification.

Council's COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure has been designed and adopted to protect the health and safety of our people, our customers and the community. It is a condition of employment that all applicants produce evidence of their vaccination status as part of the employment screening process.

EnquiriesTelephone Sofia Silvestri on 02 8757 9425 for further information.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Friday 9 September 2022