Library Assistant

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Gladstone Regional Council, QLD


Library Assistant

  • Package: $39.24 - $39.24
  • Tenure: Casual
  • Location: Gladstone Library
  • Closing 2 September 2022
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The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint a casual library assistant to contribute to Council’s success.

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to provide an efficient and effective public library and customer service that meets the needs of its community members, and other customers; and promotes positive relationships and communication between Council and the community.

Essential criteria

1. Previous experience, knowledge and skills to effectively serve library clients and/or previous customer service experience.

2. Experience recording, reconciling and processing financial transactions, including cash handling.

3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.

4. Sound communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.

5. Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.

6. Must be eligible and willing to obtain on appointment, a positive notice Working with Children Blue Card.

7. Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland

Why work for GRC?

  •  We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees.
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance.
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date

12 noon Friday 2 September 2022.