Library Officer - St Leonards Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jillian Yau
Contact Number
(02) 9911 3634
Lane Cove Council, NSW


Library Officer - St Leonards Library

Lane Cove, Australia

Reference: 6226175

  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Permanent part-time (25 hrs per week, Wednesday to Saturday)
  • Great team

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Library Officer to join our team.

Located on the lower North Shore, Council's new library branch is due to open in March/April 2023 in the vibrant St Leonards precinct. If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Librarian/Shift Leader you will be responsible for contributing to the provision of direct quality customer service in the St Leonards Library and other branches as required, and to deliver literacy programs to young persons, and contribute to digital programming

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Diploma of Library/Information Services providing eligibility for Library Technician accredited membership of ALIA, or equivalent Library qualification;
  • Demonstrated Information retrieval skills, including the reference interview;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of reference tools and relevant digital technologies e.g. online databases, eResources, etc.; and
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required

What we Offer

  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including:
    • an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships
  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • The convenience of being close to public transport, cafes and shops
  • Parking (St Leonards)

To Apply

Click on the "apply now" button to be redirected to our careers page where you can download and read a copy of the Position Description and address the selection criteria in your online application.

For further information about the role, please contact Jillian Yau on (02) 9911 3634.

Salary range - From $1,337.50 to $1,471.40 per week (pro rata) + superannuation, (dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate). In light of the current economic climate and increased cost of living pressures, Council is offering a $1,000 sign on bonus (pro-rata for part-time roles) to successful candidates.


Lane Cove Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke free workplace.

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised. As part of our pre-employment process, preferred candidates are required to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination status

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Applications Close: 01 Feb 2023