Team Leader Library Operations

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jayne Cleave
Contact Number
08 9432 9768
City of Fremantle, WA


Team Leader Library Operations

Permanent full-time

Salary: $76,873 - $90,647 per annum + 10% super

Closing: 4pm Tuesday 10 May 2022


  • Free parking and safe bike storage
  • End of trip facilities
  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Discounted membership at Fremantle Leisure Centre
  • 19 day month for eligible employees
  • Superannuation co-contribution options for eligible employees 17.5% leave loading

The City of Fremantle provides an eclectic mix of services, facilities and events to local residents, businesses and visitors. We are committed to employing caring, competent, adaptable and responsive, professional individuals who are excited about making

Fremantle a welcoming city for all. We aim to do this through our culture, whereby we take ownership, bring creativity and innovative thinking, collaborate to create better outcomes, and celebrate our collective success.

We have adopted Activity Based Working (ABW), where staff are empowered to choose the best workspace to produce their best outcomes each day. Our offices at Walyalup Civic Centre support this way of working by providing a variety of spaces, settings and technology to help staff thrive.

The City of Fremantle is seeking suitable applications for a key member of the library leadership team at the new state-of-the-art Fremantle Library in the Walyalup Civic Centre. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a busy and collaborative team at a pivotal moment in time.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the operations and resourcing of the Fremantle Library
  • Supporting the development and training of Library Customer Service Officers
  • Provide clear direction and communications to the Lifelong Learning team
  • Follow City policies and procedures with a view to continually improve the library service.

The Team Leader Library Operations reports to the Library Manager and oversees the day- to-day operations of the library, as well as contribute to the strategic direction of the service. The ideal candidate will have extensive customer service experience, knowledge and understanding of the challenges of modern public libraries and the ability to lead in a change environment.

The City of Fremantle promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. The City encourages people of all ages, genders, and abilities, Aboriginal Australians and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job.

If you have any access needs that may require reasonable adjustments to allow you to fully participate in the application and interview process, please get in touch with the contact below. If you are an Aboriginal person or a person with a Disability who would like assistance with your application, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre on 136464.

Application Instructions:

Click Apply to be directed to our website and submit your application. Navigate to Job Attachments to view position description and Application Instructions.

Applicants should provide a current curriculum vitae and a two-page (maximum) cover letter in .pdf format. You do not need to address the selection criteria. Your CV and cover letter should demonstrate how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the advertised position. The estimated closure date is 4pm Tuesday 10 May 2022 but we reserve the right to close the ad prior to this date.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Jayne Cleave on 08 9432 9768.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Applicants must also provide satisfactory evidence that they are either fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a medical exemption as provided by the Australian Immunisation Register.