Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Reuben Thom
Contact Number
0409 328 761
City of Canning Council, WA


Library Officer

Cannington, Australia

Reference: 5831177

Reporting to the Team Leader Library, the City's Library Officers are instrumental in driving engagement with the local community through the delivery of innovate programs and events that foster learning and literacy across our libraries. We have two opportunities, one permanent part-time and one temporary part-time available!

In this role, you will undertake duties such as:

  • Develop and implement a diverse range of library programs, events and services to encourage learning and literacy, community participation, and a sense of belonging
  • Support the provision of the library circulation services and operations
  • Demonstrate and promote the City's digital literacy resources
  • Provide welcoming customer service to the Canning community and responding to their needs in a friendly and timely manner

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years' experience in a customer focused role and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced digital literacy skills and confidence in guiding customers in using library technologies
  • Experience in delivering library programs and events
  • Flexibility to work across a 7 day per week roster, including evenings and weekends (please refer to opening hours)
  • Valid Working with Children Check (or willing to obtain)
  • Satisfactory National Police Clearance (under six months)


  • 1x permanent part-time position - 121.25 hours per 4 week cycle
  • 1x temporary part-time position (until 25 June 2022 ) - 35 hours per fortnight
  • Free Gym membership to both Leisure centres!
  • From $62,495.05 per annum pro-rata + super

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! With a population of over 90,000 over 64 square km of land, we provide services to support and develop our community every day. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds and all abilities will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Click APPLY or contact Reuben Thom on 0409 328 761 for a confidential discussion. Reference 109-2122 and 113-2122 and visit our website for more information about the role.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 25 February 2022. We reserve the right to contact applicants and close the advertising period early.

Applications Close: 25 Feb 2022