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Manager - Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jennifer Bice
Contact Number
(02) 9911 3630
Lane Cove Council, NSW


Manager - Library Services

Lane Cove, Australia | Reference: 6288803

  • $1,000 sign on bonus if commencing prior to 30 June 2023
  • Dynamic role, great team & generous employee benefits
  • Subsidised fully maintained vehicle for work and private use

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? Council is looking for a highly organised and community-minded individual to manage the high-performing Lane Cove Library.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburbs have a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" services and facilities to the community whilst ensuring a sustainable future. 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

You will be responsible for managing the Lane Cove Library Service by developing and implementing services that ensure an effective and innovative library service. The service consists of three library branches at Lane Cove, Greenwich and a new branch at St Leonards and has resource sharing arrangements with neighbouring Councils. You will manage a highly skilled team that is focused on customer service excellence.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor Degree or Graduate Diploma in Librarianship/Information Science or equivalent qualification, providing eligibility for Associate membership of ALIA
  • Demonstrated success in delivering excellent customer service in a leadership role;
  • Demonstrated experience in building and leading teams and developing a positive staff culture;
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic and operational planning, including the ability to analyse information and produce business focused reports;
  • Demonstrated experience to prepare and manage budgets and to meet the operational and financial targets of the organisation;
  • Project management experience including the ability to lead, manage and monitor multiple projects;
  • Demonstrated experience introducing emerging technologies to improve workflows and improve customer experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of collection management principles and processes.

What we Offer

  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including:
    • flexible work practices aimed at achieving work/life balance
    • an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • The convenience of being close to shops, cafes, an aquatic centre and a gym.

To Apply

Select "apply now" to be redirected to our careers page where you can download a copy of the Position Description and address the selection criteria in your online application. For further information, please contact Jennifer Bice on (02) 9911 3630.


Your skills will be recognised with an attractive salary package ($140,000 p.a.+ super + car + up to $16K p.a. performance allowance). In light of the current economic climate and increased cost of living pressures, Council is also offering a $1,000 sign on bonus (pro-rata for part-time roles) to successful candidates who commence with Council prior to 30 June 2023.


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.

Apply Now

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Digital Operations Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Janine Galvin
Contact Number
0409 230 264
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC


Digital Operations Manager– Band 6

Digital Operations Manager– Band 6
Permanent 38 hour a week
Salary range between $93,965 to $102,311 + super, $47.55 to $51.77 per hour

About the business and the role

Casey Cardinia Libraries is seeking a Digital Operations Manager:

Permanent – 38 hours a week
Band 6
Salary range between $93,965 to $102,311 + super

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Digital Operations Manager with the right skills and experience for a key leadership role with Casey Cardinia Libraries (CCL).

Your skills and experience must include a deep understanding of business intelligence, information technology and systems, project management, customer experience, networking and infrastructure, and support services. Proven leadership experience is also essential.

CCL have a shared vision, mission and values that are absolutely vital to our success. They define who we are and how we operate. At CCL we value our staff and encourage them to strive to be the best they can, using their strengths every day
Our library service is important to our community and we want our people (staff and customers) to feel valued and appreciated. Our team works in libraries because they really care about their community and want to make a difference.

Key Selection Criteria

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science or IT Management
  • Proven performance and experience in the management of ICT infrastructure and software, ideally including Library Management Systems applications and RFID technology
  • Ability to analyse complex issues to formulate, review, develop and implement policies and processes
  • Proven leadership experience in a high intensity and complex work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive relationships and collaborative partnerships
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate with all ages, across all levels of the community and with CCLC stakeholders
  • Demonstrated business process management experience including: re-engineering, business process modelling, documentation change management, reporting and continuous improvement
  • Ability to identify and implement software solutions and process changes to meet organisational requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet organisational strategic outcomes
  • Excellent time management, organisational and planning with the ability to meet deadlines and challenging priorities
  • Working With Children Check – mandatory requirement (Child Safe Standards 2017)
  • Driver’s licence essential

Contact Janine Galvin on 0409 230 264 for further information.

Applicants can view the position description here.

Applications close on (5pm) on Monday 3 April 2023.

Please email covering letter addressing the key selection criteria listed above and detailed resume directly to

Library Development Officer Community Engagement & Marketing

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
The Hills Shire Council, NSW

Library Development Officer Community Engagement & Marketing

(Temporary Full Time)

Re-advertised | Apply Now

Are you passionate about engaging the local community? The Hills Shire Library Service has a rare opportunity for a library or events professional to develop and coordinate our high quality program of events and activities.

About the role:

Working across Library Teams to develop innovative programs and activities to engage and enrich The Hills community, the successful applicant will manage the planning, coordination & delivery of the activity and promotional programme, marketing & merchandising strategies, social media presence and community engagement programmes for the Library Service.

Duties include:

  • Manage the annual Feast of Speakers events in line with the Library business plan including integration of Sydney Writers Festival and the Pioneer Theatre.
  • Develop marketing and merchandising strategy across the library service to engage customers and increase usage of the library and collections.
  • Develop & implement outreach strategies, including utilisation of the Library Caddy to address identified target markets in the community. Evaluate and report on such initiatives.
  • Provide direct Customer Service at any of Council’s libraries and process customer transactions for Council & Library, including weekends.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  1. Degree or post graduate qualifications or undertaking degree or post graduate qualifications in Library & Information Studies, Communication or Marketing.
  2. Significant public library experience or project/promotions experience.
  3. Highly developed technology, written and oral communication skills.
  4. Experienced in budgeting, compiling, and preparing reports.

Working with us:

THSC employees enjoy: Performance Bonuses, Learning & Development Opportunities, Active Social Club, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, Onsite Café, and Working for the Community.

Position details:

Temporary full-time role, ML822, Salary: From $84K + Superannuation + Performance Bonus (up to 2% annual salary) + organisational bonus (up to $2K) + Aquatic and Fitness membership discounts.

Next steps:

Please review the Position Description available on Council’s Careers Page and submit your application online at by 5pm on 3rd April 2023.

A cover letter must be included in your application with short (maximum 200 word) responses to the following questions:

  1. Why is it important for the library to engage the local community?
  2. What do you consider to be your greatest strength in providing excellent customer service?

Please reach out to the HR Team at if you require any assistance with submitting your application or require further information about the role or the organisation.

Employment will be subject to clearance on the following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Drug and Alcohol Screening and Medical Check, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

The Hills Shire Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity. We assess applications on merit and suitability related to the inherent requirements of the position. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

We're seeking individuals who embrace our values and can work collaboratively to deliver quality customer services and infrastructure to The Hills Shire community.

Community Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lisa Oliver, Manager Corporate Services
Contact Number
T: (08) 9168 4400 or E:
East Kimberley College, WA


Community Librarian

Independent Public School - Kimberley Education Region | East Kimberley College | 00028373

Level 3 (Specified Calling), $114,879 - $126,658 (PSCA 2022)

The position also has full relocation costs, GROH housing, generous electricity allowance and remote location allowance.

When you apply PLEASE address the selection criteria

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS811374

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2023

Are you an organised individual with a love of books? 

East Kimberley College is seeking a dedicated and motivated Community Librarian to join their friendly school.

About the Role

The Kununurra School Community Library is jointly funded by the Department of Education and the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley (the Shire.) The library is situated on the East Kimberley College site and provides library and information services to the students of East Kimberley College, residents, members of and visitors to the Shire.

The role of the Community Librarian is to manage the resource and information services of the joint-use facility, provide user education program for all client groups and develop, coordinate, and manage community engagement initiatives, events and activities that promote information literacy and literature.

The Ideal Applicant

The successful applicant will ideally be highly organised, have exceptional communication skills and have relevant experience using Information and Communications Technology (ICT.) You will provide educational leadership in library services within the school and the community.

The successful applicant will ideally develop and promote the school and community programs and encourage school staff, students, parents, volunteers, and others to share and have ownership of the school’s vision and priorities.

Our School

East Kimberley College is a Kindergarten to Year 12 school, focused on providing an inclusive, safe, supportive, and connected learning environment to educate the 'whole child' to be a successful citizen of the future. Our belief is that “every student matters every day” and “every student can be a high achiever”.

East Kimberley College is one of the largest Kindergarten to Year 12 schools in the state with approximately 900 students enrolled. With almost 50% of enrolments being indigenous, it also has the largest enrolment of Aboriginal students at any school in the State.

The College offers all that one would expect in a larger metropolitan school yet has that unique friendly atmosphere typical of a rural community. Our College strives to ensure all students, regardless of ability or style of learning, are provided with the opportunity to reach their full potential in a positive, supportive and engaging learning environment. We foster individual student interests, encourage active participation in the learning process, and assist students to develop their ability to apply knowledge and skills to real life experiences and challenges.

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley provides Public Library services to the community and the Community Librarian also manages this responsibility. Please find more information here.

This position includes subsidised housing and air-conditioning allowance.

Kununurra is the eastern gateway to the Kimberley and offers many opportunities for adventure seekers. Kununurra is only a three-hour flight from Perth and is famous for its wildlife-rich waterways and wetlands.

For more information about Kununurra visit Destination - Kununurra.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position. 

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work-related requirements (selection criteria):

  • Experience and ability in developing and delivering integrated information skills and literature programs in a library environment.
  • Highly developed skills in library management systems and other computer applications.
  • Leadership skills in managing human, physical, financial, technological and information resources.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with stakeholders and provide a customer-focused service.
  • Ability to identify client needs and expectations and provide a flexible and responsive service, including the coordination of events to promote literacy and library usage.

Applications will be assessed against these work-related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about East Kimberley College can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job-related information:

You are encouraged to contact Lisa Oliver, Manager Corporate Services, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kununurra, by telephoning (08) 9168 4400 or emailing

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A four (4) page statement addressing the Work-Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school.
  • A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position.
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Eligibility and Training Requirements

Employees will be required to:

  • Possess a relevant tertiary qualification and be eligible for Associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association;
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within 3 months of commencement;
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy;
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within 6 months of appointment;
  • Complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement; and
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4:30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 4 April 2023





JDF - 00028373 - Community Librarian - East Kimberley College - SC L3 - Dec 2022.pdf
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applicant resource - information for applicants mar2020.pdf

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WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Full Time

FTE: 1.0

LOCATION: Kununurra

CLOSING DATE: 2023-04-04 4:30 PM

Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Cindy Derschow, Manager Libraries & Information Services
Contact Number
08 9190 2223
Shire of Ashburton, WA


Library Officer

  • Closing date: 04/04/2023 9:00 AM W. Australia Standard Time
  • Location: Tom Price
  • Department: Libraries
  • Compensation: Annual Salary (FT & PT pro-rata) AUD $60860 - $70491
  • Employment type: Permanent Part-Time
  • Apply Now


Library Officer

Residential – Tom Price | Part time 20 hours per fortnight

Competitive remuneration: $60,860.80 p.a. pro-rated + Allowances + Super Matching Scheme.
Shire provided accommodation is not available for this position

About the Position

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Library Officer at the Tom Price Library.

The Shire of Ashburton is seeking an outgoing and organised person who enjoys working with people, including children, to join the team at the Tom Price Library. This role is responsible for providing excellent customer service along with assisting in the provision of special programs at the library and general administration duties.

Our ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with excellent communication skills and the ability to engage young people, as well as previous experience in customer service and/or administration. Experience working in a library will be highly regarded, however is not essential. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of application for a Working with Children Check prior to commencement, if not already held.

This role is part time working 20 hours per fortnight, with the roster being in accordance with programs and opening hours. For information on the roster, please refer to the Application package. Additional hours may be required from time to time, in particular for leave coverage.

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Cindy Derschow, Manager Libraries & Information Services, on 08 9190 2223.

Submitting your Application

Applications must be submitted online via the Shire of Ashburton website: by 9:00 AM Tuesday 4 April 2023.

Please note: Shortlisting may commence immediately.

The Shire of Ashburton encompasses the towns of Tom Price, Onslow, Paraburdoo and Pannawonica. Our employees enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, set amongst the backdrop of world renowned Karijini National Park and Millstream Chichester National Park with spectacular gorges, deep red earth and are some of the oldest formations in the world and our coastline takes in the Mackerel Islands, with turquoise water and opportunities for best fishing and snorkeling.

The Shire of Ashburton is committed to diversity and strongly encourages candidates from different cultural, gender and age backgrounds to apply.

Please Note: Canvassing of Councillors or Shire Employees will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain relevant police checks and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment.


Library Customer Service Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Port Lincoln Council, SA

Library Customer Service Officer

  • Job type: Permanent Part-Time
  • Job status: Part-time
  • Career level: Not Applicable
  • Salary: $33.37 per hour weekday rate, $58.07 per hour Sunday rate
  • Lodgement email:

Application close date: 29 March 2023 9-00 am


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Library Customer Service Officer - Position Description

Library Experience Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Organisational Culture and People team
Contact Number
(08) 8563 8444
The Barossa Council , SA


Library Experience Officer

The Barossa Council is committed to enhancing our premium wine, food and tourism region and its unique lifestyle, heritage and community spirit.

We are seeking a positive and confident individual who is passionate about the role of contemporary public libraries in the community and has a particular interest in delivering local and family history services. This opportunity will see you provide a broad range of exceptional customer experiences that promote lifelong learning and social interaction. Central to this will be a focus on sharing, conserving, and interpreting the unique history of the Barossa Valley and the broader region.

In this role, you will provide high-level customer service and facilitate a range of duties which contribute to the smooth and efficient operations of our Libraries. These include, but are not limited to, responding to customer enquiries (with a focus on local and family history), shelving and processing collection items, and promoting a range of library services to the community. Your clear and logical thinking, collaborative, customer centric and self-driven nature coupled with your genuine interest in local and family history will be fundamental in this position.

To be successful you will need:

  • A passion for customer service excellence coupled with highly developed communication skills.
  • A genuine interest in local and family history, the curiosity to research customer queries, and the desire to share this information with community members.
  • A friendly and approachable nature, proactive personality, and passion for delivering library services to the community.
  • An interest and understanding of library work practices and processes and developing knowledge and skills in Library specific technology.
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to efficiently plan and prioritise your work to meet deadlines in a complex customer service environment.
  • Benefits of working with us:

Council is committed to delivering quality services and recognises that to achieve this, providing an environment for staff to flourish is essential.

Here’s a glimpse at what’s on offer:

  • Flexible work culture with flexi time and flexible work arrangements
  • An Employee Wellbeing and Resilience Program
  • Professional development and industry networking
  • Competitive discounts on private health insurance
  • Corporate uniform allowance
  • Journey insurance, income protection and much more!

This part-time (16 hours per week + fortnightly 3 hour weekend shift), permanent position is offered at General Officer Level 2 under The Barossa Council Municipal Salaried Officers Enterprise Agreement 2022.

Required clearances

  • This position requires the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) (or be willing to obtain one) before being appointed to the position.
  • Additionally, all Employees are required to undertake a pre-employment medical prior to commencement for income protection purposes.

For further information and a copy of the position description, please refer to or contact the Organisational Culture and People team on (08) 8563 8444. To apply please forward your application addressing the competency profile as specified in the position description to The Barossa Council via or via our website.

Applications close 2 April 2023

The Barossa Council is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles, a constructive culture, workplace diversity and professional development.


Name: People & Culture Team

Phone: +61 8 8563 8444


Library and Children’s Services Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Shelley Laverty, Human Resources Officer
Contact Number
T: 07 4746 1617, or email 
Diamantina Shire Council, QLD


Library and Children’s Services Officer

Applications are invited for an experienced Library and Children’s Services Officer.  The purpose of this role is to provide library services to the visiting public and local community and to plan and coordinate structured child focussed activities for children aged up to 8 years including; Playgroup sessions, Kids Club, and other vocational programs.

We require you to have…

  • Qualifications in Child Care or Early Childhood Education would be highly regarded.
  • Knowledge of Public Libraries Division of State Library’s policies regarding the loan of books and other materials.
  • Current Working with Children - Blue Card.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate or the ability to quickly obtain it.
  • A current C class manual driver’s licence

For a full overview of the requirements of this position, please refer to the Position Description that is linked below.

This position is based in the safe town of Bedourie, which is a small but vital town with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health services, school, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa.

On offer are above award wages, monthly RDO’s and 6 weeks’ annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie at heavily subsidised rent (approximately $150/week for 3 bedrooms, partially furnished dwellings).

Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.

This position is offered as a maximum-term part-time contract ending 31st December, 2024.  Renewal of this contract is dependent on the availability of government funding.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfil this position, please submit your application below. Please include:

  • A completed application form.
  • A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees)
  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.
  • A document addressing each of the selection criteria.

Copies of any licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

For more information telephone Shelley Laverty, Human Resources Officer, on 07 4746 1617, or email 

Applications close Wednesday, 29 March 2023.

Position Description

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Library Team Member Adult Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Renata Rekiel
Contact Number
M: 0409 566 875 or E:
Canterbury Bankstown Council, NSW



Library Team Member Adult Programs

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Accrue Additional Time Off
  • Central Bankstown location (close to public transport)

Here at CBCity

The City of Canterbury Bankstown is one of the largest Council’s in NSW with the most culturally, socially and economically diverse communities in Sydney. We deliver 21 key services such as childcare, waste collection, parks maintenance, libraries, community facilities and aquatic centres to over 370,000 residents. We are an Award-Winning Council that is regarded as Leader in the Sector including the most innovative company for 2021 and most progressive Council in 2022.

The role:

Are you experienced in the development, delivery and promotion of innovative library (or similar) programs and events? We currently have an exciting and unique opportunity for two high-quality customer focused professionals to join our Adult Programs Team.

You will play an important role in developing new and innovative programs that meet the needs of the community, as well as contribute to the promotion of programs. You will undertake desk duties on a rostered basis and provide quality customer service.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Coordinate and deliver programs across Council's branch libraries.
  • Develop partnerships for programs and events delivery with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the promotion of programs and events through in-house publications, Council's websites and other promotional opportunities.
  • Undertake desk duties on a rostered basis.

*For a full list of duties, please refer to the attached position description.

You will have:

  • Eligible for membership of Australian Library and Information Association or qualifications or experience relevant to the duties stated.
  • Experience in the development, delivery and promotion of innovative library (or similar) programs and events, providing quality learning opportunities and recreational experiences.
  • A valid Working with Children Check.

The salary range for this opportunity starts at $64,469 (Grade D, Step 1) + 10.5% super. Salary may be negotiable dependent on skills and experience.

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade. 

What’s on offer:

  • An Attractive Remuneration Package.
  • Family friendly and flexible environment.
  • 35-hour week with opportunity to earn additional time off!
  • Permanent Full-time position with Local Government conditions such as long service leave after 5 years, salary increases as per Award and generous parental leave options.
  • You will work with a leading Council which is Award Winning and an Employer of Choice.
  • An investment in your career growth, learning and development.
  • Access to our employee Health and Wellbeing Programs.

For more information, please contact Renata Rekiel on 0409 566 875 or

You will need to submit your application via the ‘Apply’ button below and create a login using your email address and upload a:

  • Resume; and
  • Cover Letter, addressing the selection criteria within the position description and explain your suitability for the role.

Applications close Thursday 30 March 2023.

Canterbury Bankstown Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We want our workplace to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, experiences and abilities; this includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTQI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History, Medical and/or Working with Children Check in accordance with the position.

Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all team members and other workers. Our COVIDSafe Workplace Policy requires all team members to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination status before commencing employment with Canterbury-Bankstown Council. Council defines ‘up-to-date’ to include having had a third dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Medical exemptions are only available if you are unable to be vaccinated due to genuine medical contraindications and may be subject to further review. Applications for a medical exemption will be managed in accordance with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy.

Vacancy Description available download above under Documents - 2023 03 CS CCS Position Description - Team Member Adult Programs.pdf (348 kB)


Senior Library Team Member x 2

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kylie Vella
Contact Number
(02) 8757 9505
Cumberland City Council, NSW



Senior Library Team Member x 2

Job No: CC220510 | Location: Merrylands

Cumberland City Council is located within the fast-growing Central City District and is on the doorstep of two of Greater Sydney’s new cities, between the Greater Parramatta and Olympic Park (GPOP) area and the new Western Parkland City. The Central City District is benefiting from unprecedented city-scale infrastructure investments, making this an exciting time to join Cumberland.

Located 20km west of Sydney on Dharug country, with a population of 240,000 residents, Cumberland is the fourth most populous LGA in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia, with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

Our people are focused on driving community outcomes, programs and services to innovate, inspire and deliver change for the community we represent.

Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfil its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcomebelong and succeed.


The Library Services team provides a range of Library services and programs for the community across Cumberland City Council libraries.

The Senior Library Team Member is responsible for carrying out customer service duties efficiently and professionally, and to provide high quality customer service to both internal and external library customers. This role will also be the officer in charge during the hours that they are working ensuring all staff adhere to the libraries policies and procedures. You will have the opportunity to assist customers in accessing library resources whilst participating in running of activities including children's story time and adult classes. 

The successful applicant will require:

  • Diploma of Library and Information Services or relevant qualification 
  • Eligible for Library Technician membership of ALIA
  • Experience in a library environment 
  • Well-developed literacy, numeracy and oral communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team
  • Experience in using computers and the internet in a professional environment
  • Valid Working with Children Check

Download the position description here for more information. 

Position information: These are permanent positions predominantly located at Council's Merrylands, Lidcombe and Guildford libraries, with frequent travel required across Council worksites, and may be required to work across any of Council’s work locations including other libraries. 

The following positions are on offer:

  • 1 x permanent, full-time position (70 hours per fortnight) with access to Council's 9 day fortnight Rostered Day Off (RDO) arrangement.
  • 1 x permanent, part-time position (19 hours per week) on the following roster:
    • Monday to Wednesday 5:00pm to 8:00pm
    • Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm
    • Sunday 2:00pm to 5:00pm. 

Salary information: The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award.

  • Grade 8 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $1,235.73 to $1,421.09 per week (calculated pro-rata for part time), plus 10.5% superannuation
  • The commencing salary will be negotiated, taking into consideration the successful applicant's qualifications, skills and experience related to the role

Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.


  • We promote work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements including an additional three (3) days' leave (where applicable) for front-facing roles that are unable to access working from home arrangements
  • Training and professional development opportunities available to develop skills and grow your career
  • Leave entitlements including annual leave, 15 days personal leave per year, parental leave and access to Long Service Leave after five (5) years (where applicable)
  • Three (3) additional grant days of paid leave over Christmas (where applicable)
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs to support our staff by providing access to online professional learning, paid leave to undertake annual skin checks, COVID-19 vaccinations and to donate blood
  • Subsidies to assist with the cost of wellness and fitness activities
  • Free access to Council owned swimming pools
  • Access to Council's Fitness Passport Program and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks required for the position. This may include criminal record checks, qualification and licence checks, and proof of the right to work in Australia (please refer to the position description for the specific qualifications and requirements for this role). Copies of sighted documents will be kept by Council for its records as proof of verification.

Council's COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure has been designed and adopted to protect the health and safety of our people, our customers and the community. It is a condition of employment that all applicants produce evidence of their vaccination status as part of the employment screening process.

EnquiriesTelephone Kylie Vella on (02) 8757 9505 for further information.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Friday 31 March 2023


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