Closing Date
Contact Officer
Evelina Dobrowolski, Library Services Manager
Contact Number
08 9272 0934
City of Bayswater Council, WA



About us

We are a values driven organisation proud to be serving our community with a broad and diverse range of services. Our community is active and engaged, and proud of our diverse culture, green spaces and built environment. We are connected by our vibrant local centres and our focus on creating safe and welcoming places for people. We are making big changes at the City and by working together we are coming up with more efficient and innovative ways of doing things and by being able to make a difference in the community brings us great job satisfaction. If you are looking to work with an organisation that promotes a positive and inclusive workplace, has a friendly working environment and truly believes their workforce is their most important asset, then the City of Bayswater could be the place for you.

About the Position

The City is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Librarian to join the Library Services team, on a fixed term, part time contract effective immediately until 06 November 2024. 

The City’s Librarians provide and support front-line customer service by actively engaging with customers in the library, within the community and online. Librarians also develop and deliver a range of programs for audiences of all ages and assist with day to day supervision of staff and library operations.

This position is based at the Bayswater Library working 40 hours per fortnight. Applicants must have the availability to work the following rostered hours:

  • Monday 8.30am – 7.00pm
  • Thursday 8.00am – 5.30pm
  • Saturday 9.00am – 12.00pm (alternate)

About You  

To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and contribute to the team’s success.  You will need to be able to manage a number of initiatives at any one time and meet set deadlines, as well as demonstrate your ability to develop, promote, deliver and evaluate programs for audiences of all ages effectively.  You will need to hold a tertiary qualification that allows you Associate Membership to the Australian Library and Information Association, a current WA ‘C’ class motor vehicle driver’s license and if successful, be eligible for a Working with Children Check.

What we offer

You will love working here because we believe we have great staff who are motivated and passionate about what they do.  We get to make a difference in the community which brings great job satisfaction.  We offer a competitive salary of $88,911.45 per annum pro rata plus super, as well as access to City of Bayswater staff benefits including:

  • Generous superannuation contributions up to 21%*
  • Additional 2 days leave per year plus Annual Leave loading
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Free aquatic and gym membership
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee health and wellbeing program
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate health insurance discounts 
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

*conditions apply

Closing Date: 4pm, Wednesday 3rd April 2024 

To view the Position Description and information about working for the City of Bayswater, please download the attachments below.

For any further queries please contact Evelina Dobrowolski, Library Services Manager on 08 9272 0934.

The City of Bayswater reserves the right to close this advertisement prior to the closing date. Candidate screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. Applications may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.


Applicants should include a current CV and a cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role.


The City of Bayswater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a workplace that values and foster the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBQTIA+ community, and young people.

How to Apply for a Job Vacancy.pdf
Information for Applicants.pdf
Inside Industrial Agreement 2023_opt.pdf
Position Description - Librarian - Band 7.pdf