Library Makerspace Officer

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Brad Taylor
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Ipswich City Council, QLD



Library Makerspace Officer (2209)

About us

Neighbouring the Queensland capital of Brisbane, Ipswich is both the state’s fastest growing area and oldest provincial city. It is a dynamic blend of rich heritage, proud communities, diverse landscapes and a lively energy all contributing to a region full of liveability and opportunity.

Ipswich City Council currently employs more than 1200 people and promotes a workplace culture built on our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership. Council teams operate across a range of industries delivering a wide range of services to the community, with one common purpose:

‘To proudly enhance the quality of life for our community'

We achieve this by embedding our values in all that we do. Our high performing teams are making a positive difference in the community and you can be a part of history in shaping the future of this region, which is a catalyst for major growth.

About the role

As a Library Makerspace Officer, you will be part of Digital Experience team, and will be responsible for supporting patrons in the Ipswich City Council Makerspaces.  Your focus will be on supporting the customer experience within the Makerspaces and creating a fun and supportive environment.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to the delivery of an intuitive, engaging experience of the Makerspaces for patrons of all ages
  • Ensuring technology in the Makerspaces are running effectively and troubleshooting accordingly
  • Assisting Patrons with use of equipment within the Makerspace and providing coaching sessions around 3D Printing and modelling

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An excellent fit with our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership
  • Substantial interpersonal skills including experience in engaging with customers in a learning through practice environment
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or substantial experience to carry out the range of duties required
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve through providing options and solutions with a planned approach to issue resolution
  • A current Queensland “C” class driver’s licence
  • Working with Children Check – issue of Blue Card and Positive Notice Letter (issued by the Queensland Government) or Exemption Card
  • A pre-employment medical will be required for this role due to the manual handling tasks required

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What's on offer?

This is a casual position, Level 3 with a salary package commencing at $74,497 pro-rata ($47.14 per hour) plus superannuation of up to 10.5%.

  • Joining Council as a key member of a team that is passionate and dedicated to building a positive, inclusive and constructive workplace culture
  • Genuine demonstrated commitment to flexible work
  • Ongoing learning and development and career opportunities
  • A range of progressive health and wellbeing services

If you feel you are a good fit with our values and are passionate about enhancing the quality of life for the Ipswich community, then this could be the role for you.

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describing how and why your skills and experience will assist Council to achieve the results required for this role
  • a resume of no more than 4 pages

Closing date: 28 November, 2022 at 4:30pm.

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Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks, if required for the position (which may include police record checks).

Ipswich City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting equal opportunities regardless of gender, culture, generation, sexual orientation or disability. We promote a respectful workplace culture that is free from all forms of harassment, workplace bullying, discrimination and violence.