Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Deb Merrett, Coordinator Library Services
Contact Number
(08) 9236 4301
City of Kwinana Council, WA


Library Officer

Date Posted: 18/03/2024
Applications Close: 01/04/2024
Work Type: Permanent - Part Time

Permanent | Part Time | 34hrs Per Fortnight (0.45 FTE)

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This position is classified as a PACS Band 4 ($67,425 - $73,621 p.a, pro rata) under the City of Kwinana’s structured remuneration system.

The City of Kwinana has a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Library Officer to join our amazing Library Services team. Reporting to the Library Operations Supervisor, you will work collaboratively with the Library Services team and volunteers to deliver a high level of customer service, with the aim to increase library usage and membership. This position supports daily library operations and provides guidance, advice and information on library resources and services to library customers.

Candidates with experience in the delivery of activities or programs will be highly regarded. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Library Officer who is passionate about supporting and serving the community.

About You

  1. Experience in the development and delivery of high quality, responsive and customer-focused library services.
  2. Demonstrated ability to resolve reference and research enquiries; sound knowledge of a range of relevant library systems.
  3. Understanding of different types of literacy and experience supporting literacy development in the community.
  4. Demonstrated ability to problem solve and work in a team environment.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to convey ideas and information to diverse groups with a clear focus on customer service.
  6. Experience working with high performing teams and creating a supportive workplace culture.
  7. Well-developed time management and organisational skills.
  8. Available to work after hours and weekends as rostered and/or required.
  9. Possession of a current national Police Clearance and Driver’s Licence. Willingness to obtain a First Aid Certificate.

To be considered for this position, in addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants must address the above selection criteria giving specific examples in no more than three (3) pages.

For more information relating to the position (not application packs) call Deb Merrett, Coordinator Library Services on (08) 9236 4301.

Apply online:

Applications close 5.00pm Monday 1 April 2024 | Apply With Council

The City of Kwinana reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to the closing date, and will not accept or consider late applications.

The City of Kwinana promotes and values diversity to create a unique work force. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as Aboriginal people, people living with disability or people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The City also strives to be a customer centric organisation, with the customer at the centre of everything we do. As such, all employees play an important role in helping us to achieve this by ensuring they provide best-practice customer service. The City has the goal of zero harm for its employees, this includes providing a smoke-free environment and minimising exposure to the elements. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the City’s current Enterprise Agreement. For further information, please contact our Recruitment team on 9236 4618 or 9236 4628.

Please note: As part of the City’s recruitment process, the selected applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical which includes a Drug and Alcohol screen test.

Application Pack for Advertised Vacancies.PDF
Position Description - City Life - Library Services -Library Officer - 5275.pdf