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Children's and Youth Services Librarian (Coburg)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sue Wilson
Contact Number
03 9353 4003
Location
Moreland City Council, VIC

 

Children's and Youth Services Librarian Coburg

Job No: MOR484 | Location: Coburg

  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Permanent ongoing full-time position (includes evenings and weekends)
  • Salary - $79k - $89k + Super

ABOUT MORELAND

Moreland is a progressive council with 180,000 residents: one community, proudly diverse. Our city is vibrant and energetic, known for its active community, array of fabulous festivals, cool pools, eclectic shops and our community of artists and creative industries. As a Council, we’ve been supporting our community through difficult times, and our long term vision has ambitious goals for environmental sustainability, community wellbeing, and creating great places.

Moreland Council strives to be a contemporary, innovative and collaborative organisation with a deep commitment to engagement with, the Moreland community. With the Civic Centre located in Coburg, 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, there are excellent public transport options and great food and cafés right at the doorstep. Moreland City Council is a great place to live, work and play.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and welcoming workplace. We offer flexible and hybrid work options and genuinely care about providing our staff work/life balance.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Moreland City Libraries is a trusted community resource ensuring service provision to our families and young people. Currently, we are seeking a Children’s and Youth Services Librarian to provide high quality customer service, deliver early years literacy programs, and provide meaningful engagement with our young people.

In performing this role some of your key responsibilities will be to engage with our diverse community to provide excellent customer service. Assist with library initiatives to bridge the digital divide. Organise and deliver children’s and youth programs. Conduct collection development work with our children’s and youth collections. Supervise members of the Children’s and Youth Services team. Provide outreach to our schools, kindergartens, day care centres and other places where our families and young people gather.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE 

  • Teamwork, supervisory and communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deliver projects and programs within agreed timeframes
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach staff to achieve team goals and objectives
  • Demonstrable experience in targeted community-based library programs
  • Demonstrable experience in information provision and collection management
  • Fluency in a community language is desirable
  • Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence and Working with Children Check

WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER  

  • Fortnightly RDO
  • The opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and supportive team
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development

For further information please contact Sue Wilson on 03 9353 4003.

Council is committed to removing barriers to employment where possible at any point in the recruitment, onboarding and during your time at Council. For further information regarding modifications you may require for a recruitment process please contact Katie Kinden, Recruitment Business Partner on (03) 9304 7969 KKinden@moreland.vic.gov.au

Applications close: 11:30pm, Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description.

Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attach your valid Drivers Licence and WWCC.  Please have this ready when completing your application

How to apply:

Please fill out an application using our online recruitment system. You will be required to upload your CV, a cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience. You do not need to respond to the individual Key Selection Criteria. Please also upload any other relevant documents such as your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, sexuality and gender identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

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About Moreland City Council

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000+ residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

Youth Engagement Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Amanda Forde
Contact Number
03 9356 6904
Location
Hume City Council, VIC

 

Youth Engagement Officer (100469)

Broadmeadows, Australia | Reference: 6061565

*$78,501 per annum (Band 5), plus super * Temporary Full Time, until June 2023

Hume City Council Libraries is looking for a suitably qualified person who has a passion working with young people and engaging members of the young community in learning, library, and cultural activities. To be successful in this role you will be required to work across the Hume municipality developing, facilitating, and implementing a diverse range of library and learning activities and programs for young people aged 12-23 years.

You will bring a collaborative approach to the role, building partnerships and working closely with Council's Youth Engagement and Pathways team to provide learning pathways for young people.

Key Skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in the areas of youth, recreation, community services, library, teaching or equivalent.
  • Experience in working with young people in diverse communities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and build partnerships that will benefit our young community.
  • Ability to develop, plan and facilitate programs for young people in a library or similar setting.

Organisation Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians.

We have zero tolerance for child abuse and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employee's work life balance.

Hume City Council requires staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the directions issued by the Victorian government. Where applicable, successful applicants will be required to provide a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or valid medical exemption.

For further information please view the position description or contact Amanda Forde on 03 9356 6904.

Applications Close: 06 Sep 2022 | Apply Now | Position Description | Request Callback

Women in Leadership Grants

 

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WOMEN IN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ELIGIBLE FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Women & Leadership Australia is currently offering professional development scholarships for Public Libraries Australia members and women across all areas of the information management sector.

Women in information management can now apply for a leadership development scholarship from Women & Leadership Australia. Providing world-class leadership development programs for women at all stages of their careers, Women & Leadership Australia brings together the latest in leadership theory and practice with a focus on applied learning, building networks and a flexible, part-time delivery to fit in with your schedule.

Scholarships are now available through Women & Leadership Australia to encourage more women to enhance their impact at work and beyond, and to support the development of women leaders at all levels.

Partial scholarships of $1,000-$5,000 will support participation in one of four courses designed for women in non-leadership roles through to senior leaders.

Apply by 2 December 2022 or find out more by clicking here: https://www.wla.edu.au/funding.html

Community Learning Programs Coordinator (2 part time roles)

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

 

Community Learning Programs Coordinator (Two Part Time Roles)

Cannington, Australia | Reference: 6068273

Two Part-Time Opportunities Available!

  • Role 1 - Permanent, Part Time - 64 hours per fortnight
  • Role 2 - Temporary, Part Time until January 2024 - 38 hours per fortnight
  • $78,290.74 - $87,635.76 per annum pro rata + 10.5% super

About the roles

Working within a close-knit team reporting to the Programming and Operations Lead, these roles will work collaboratively to coordinate the planning, development and delivery of library programs and projects. Embedded within the community development team, you will be responsible in understanding community need to foster community led solutions, strong partnerships and stakeholder networks to deliver learning opportunities that deliver positive social impact outcomes. Be part of a library team with a difference - we now have two part-time opportunities available!

In this role, you will undertake duties such as:

  • Research and identification of gaps in service provision
  • Undertake community consultation to create innovative new programming guided by the Learning City Strategy
  • Measure and evaluate program outcomes
  • Build and strengthen positive relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Train and mentor Library team members

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Librarianship, Community Development, Education or relevant field
  • Knowledge of community engagement and development principles
  • Experience in planning and delivery of community learning programs and events
  • Excellent technology and digital literacy
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in building and fostering positive stakeholder relationships

Benefits

  • Role 1 - Permanent, Part Time - 64 hours per fortnight
  • Role 2 - Temporary, Part Time until January 2024 - 38 hours per fortnight
  • Free Gym Membership to both Leisure Centres!
  • Access to exceptional employee benefits
  • $78,290.74 - $87,635.76 per annum pro rata + 10.5% 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.

City of Canning is proud of our Culture of Care which means caring for ourselves, our workmates and our community.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Click APPLY and submit your Cover Letter and Resume. You may also contact Reuben Thom on 0409 328 761 for a confidential discussion. Reference 27-2223 and visit our website www.careers.canning.wa.gov.au for more information about the role.

Applications are open until 5.00pm Sunday 4 September 2022, we reserve the right to contact applicants and close the advertising period early.

Applications Close: 04 Sep 2022 | APPLY NOW

Community Learning Programs Coordinator

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

 

Community Learning Programs Coordinator

Cannington, Australia | Reference: 6068027

  • Permanent, Full-Time Role
  • $78,290.74 - $87,635.76 per annum + 10.5% super

About the role

Working within a close-knit team reporting to the Programming and Operations Lead, these roles will work collaboratively to coordinate the planning, development and delivery of library programs and projects. Embedded within the community development team, you will be responsible in understanding community need to foster community led solutions, strong partnerships and stakeholder networks to deliver learning opportunities that deliver positive social impact outcomes. Be part of a library team with a difference. In addition to the Permanent, Full-Time position, we also have part-time opportunities available.

In this role, you will undertake duties such as:

  • Research and identification of gaps in service provision
  • Undertake community consultation to create innovative new programming guided by the Learning City Strategy
  • Measure and evaluate program outcomes
  • Build and strengthen positive relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Train and mentor Library team members

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Librarianship, Community Development, Education or relevant field
  • Knowledge of community engagement and development principles
  • Experience in planning and delivery of community learning programs and events
  • Excellent technology and digital literacy
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in building and fostering positive stakeholder relationships

Benefits

  • Permanent, Full-Time Role (Part-Time opportunities also available)
  • 19 Day Month Roster Day Off System
  • Free Gym Membership to both Leisure Centres!
  • Access to exceptional employee benefits
  • $78,290.74 - $87,635.76 per annum + 10.5% 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.

City of Canning is proud of our Culture of Care which means caring for ourselves, our workmates and our community.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Click APPLY and submit your Cover Letter and Resume. You may also contact Reuben Thom on 0409 328 761 for a confidential discussion. Reference 28-2223 and visit our website www.careers.canning.wa.gov.au for more information about the role.

Applications are open until 5.00pm Sunday 4 September 2022, we reserve the right to contact applicants and close the advertising period early.

Applications Close: 04 Sep 2022 | APPLY NOW

Senior Branch Librarian 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Justine Skeet, Manager Library Services
Contact Number
08 9474 0777
Location
City of South Perth Council, WA

 

Senior Branch Librarian 

Permanent | Full Time

The City of South Perth (the City) is seeking applications from candidates to undertake the position of Senior Branch Librarian to join the Library Services Business Unit.

The City’s talented workforce prides itself on delivering excellent service to the community, and is a unique and vibrant Western Australian municipality. Located only 4kms from the Perth CBD, the City borders the stunning Swan River on its Northern and Western boundaries, and boasts excellent access to important social, commercial and leisure infrastructure.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the branch library operations to ensure delivery of an innovative Library Service and to provide support and guidance to employees to contribute effectively to the overall operations and continuous development and improvement of the Library Service.

The Senior Branch Librarian will contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of Library activities, services and programs. This position will also work to develop the library as a community space to facilitate literacy and lifelong learning

To be successful in this position you need to demonstrate;

  • Tertiary qualifications allowing eligibility for Associate Membership of the Australian Library and Information
  • Association
  • Previous knowledge, experience and skills in a senior management role within a public library environment,
  • including staff management
  • High level verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive
  • working relationships with direct teams, customers and other internal and external stakeholders
  • High level written communication skills with ability to produce advanced financial and administrative reports
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to use initiative and set own work
  • priorities with minimal supervision
  • Excellent customer service skills and an ability to develop and promote a culture of customer service excellence
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and conflict resolution skills with the ability to adapt an utilize sound
  • decision-making
  • Advanced competency with computer software programs, including Microsoft Office, financial systems and
  • Library Management Systems with high level information technology skills
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and lead staff and in coaching individuals to build capable teams
  • Well-developed budgeting and financial management skills, including grant funding
  • Current ‘C’ class driver’s license or mechanism to be able to transport yourself between 2 library branches at your own expense

This permanent position is a level 8 which attracts a salary of $94,997 - $109,732 gross per annum plus superannuation. Our employees can take advantage of great working conditions and benefits including 5 weeks annual leave, training and professional development opportunities, flexible work or working from home arrangements, health and wellbeing initiatives, as well as superannuation co-contribution options.

If you’re ready to be a part of a diverse and progressive team, please submit an online application using the ‘Apply Here’ button on the City’s website. As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to online application questions. Supporting documents should be saved in .pdf format. Hardcopy applications may also be provided to the City of South Perth Civic Centre reception. (Applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed)

For more information regarding the position, please contact Justine Skeet, Manager Library Services on 08 9474 0777 or visit the City’s website southperth.wa.gov.au/careers

Applications close at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 30 August 2022 and may be considered for further Branch Librarian vacancies on a permanent or temporary basis as available until January 2023.

Please note: Applications are considered as they are received and interviews will be arranged accordingly. The City reserves the right to close adverts early, therefore an early application is encouraged.

The City of South Perth is an equal opportunity employer, who is committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

This publication is available in alternative formats on request; please contact the Customer Service Team to request alternative format type (08) 9474 0777.

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Library Services Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Town of Victoria Park Council, WA

 

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Library Services Officer

  • Town of Victoria Park | Perth Metropolitan
  • Closing date: 30/12/2022
  • Employment Type: Casual
  • Package: Hourly rate of $32.82 (plus 25% loading on top of the minimum hourly rate in lieu of all leave entitlements), plus superannuation
  • Apply

Your new employer

The Town is a dynamic place for everyone and we are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and experienced Library Services Officers for a casual recruitment pool.

Your new role

The focus of the casual position will be to assist the provision of direct customer service applying roaming service delivery as well as occasional program delivery.

Some evening and weekend work may be required.

This is a recruitment pool for multiple positions that may arise within the next 12 months.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • exceptional customer service skills and the ability to work in a high functioning and busy team
  • enthusiastic and proactive approach towards your work
  • previous experience in a public library and the use of Library Management Systems e.g.: Spydus
  • experience using and showcasing the Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collections and other online resources
  • willingness to deliver Storytime, Baby Rhymetime and other programs if required.

The benefits of working for us

  • Hourly rate of $32.82 (plus 25% loading on top of the minimum hourly rate in lieu of all leave entitlements), plus superannuation
  • free use of the gym and aquatic facilities

Sound like you?

For further information on this position and how to apply please visit our website – www.victoriapark.wa.gov.au

All applications must include a cover letter and CV.

The Town of Victoria Park is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants who identify as Aboriginal, live with a disability, CaLD or LGBTQI+ are encouraged to apply.

The Town of Victoria Park complies with all State Government Health directives related to COVID-19 mandatory vaccination of critical workers in WA. Applicants and current employees of the Town must therefore be willing to provide evidence of their vaccination status as requested by the Town in order to continue to comply with all State Government Health directives.

Attachments:1090.01 LIBRARY SERVICES OFFICER.pdf

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Coordinator Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Polly Banks – Manager Cultural Services
Contact Number
M: 0449 161 608
Location
City of Subiaco Council, WA

 

Coordinator Library Services

  • Location: Subiaco, Perth WA
  • Package: $94,500 - $97,125 plus 10.5% employer super
  • Tenure: Full time

The City of Subiaco is one of Perth’s most recognised and treasured inner-city precincts. In recent years Subiaco has seen significant change and evolution in terms of residential options, the commercial sector, retail, entertainment, leisure and recreation.

With new development and investment from both government and the commercial sector, Subiaco is positioned for transformational growth over the coming years. Navigating this change in partnership with the community, business and stakeholders, whilst also celebrating Subiaco’s’ heritage, history and culture is an exciting challenge.

See www.subiaco.wa.gov.au for more information on the City of Subiaco.

An exciting opportunity is available in our Cultural Services Branch for an experienced Coordinator Library Services on a full-time permanent contract.  

The successful candidate will oversee the delivery of an innovative library service including overseeing the operational requirements of running the library and ensuring the provision and growth of a broad range of diverse library programs and events, including the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists and the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers.

The requirements for this position include:

  • Degree or postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Studies or related discipline
  • Experience in managing a library service and in delivering a suite of innovative library programs
  • Supervisory experience including experience fostering strong and collaborative team cultures
  • Highly developed and proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in reviewing, developing and updating policies, procedures and work practices to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery
  • Sound knowledge of cataloguing and classification tools and library management systems
  • Sounds knowledge of collection development, stock selection principles and common reference tools

You must have the ability to work outside of normal office hours as required.

Salary range: $94,500 - $97,125  plus up to 10.5% employer superannuation and an additional 4% employer co-contribution to superannuation, 5 weeks annual leave, free gym membership, sustainable travel allowance or a parking permit, a rostered day off per month and a range of health and wellbeing benefits.         

We recognise that we are strengthened by diversity and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, and treated fairly with respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage all applications, as part of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

To ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and community, The City of Subiaco requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid medical exemption. Kindly consider this requirement before applying for a role in the City.

To apply:

Please select “Apply” and follow the on-screen prompts to complete and submit your application. Please provide your current CV and a cover letter telling us how you meet the requirements listed above.

Enquiries: Polly Banks – Manager Cultural Services on 0449 161 608.      

The estimated closure date is Monday 12 September 2022 but we reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

  • Do you have customer service experience?

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Library Service Officer - Casual Pool

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Suzanne Kennedy - Manager, Library Services & Lifelong Learning
Contact Number
T: 08 8334 0228 or E: SKennedy@npsp.sa.gov.au
Location
City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters Council, SA

 

Library Service Officer - Casual Pool

Role Description

• Work in a supportive and constructive organisation that delivers outcomes to support the community
• Opportunity to showcase your exceptional customer service skills
• A culture of excellence, integrity and working together

$41.68 - $45.03 per hour (depending on skills and experience) + Superannuation
(as classified under the Municipal Salaried Officers Award)

Do you have a strong interest in all thing’s libraries related whilst being passionate about helping the community?

If you are IT savvy, enthusiastic, dedicated to connecting local communities with ideas and information and who enjoys showcasing their exceptional communication skills when engaging with customers of various backgrounds, we would like to hear from you.

Join our supportive and friendly team and provide library services to our community across three (3) locations.

You will bring to this role your personable approach in working with the community, your ‘can do’ positive attitude and a desire to provide a memorable customer experience to members of our community.

Experience in working in a public library or community setting will be highly regarded, but not essential.

Vital to your success will be your passion to go above and beyond in providing exceptional customer service, patience and confidence in supporting the community with technology with the ability to troubleshoot coupled with the availability to work weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Specific enquiries may be directed to the Council’s Manager, Library Services, Suzanne Kennedy by telephoning 08 8334 0228.

Applications close: 5pm Friday, 2 September 2022.

Additional Information

  • Job Title / Number:Library Service Officer - Casual Pool (Job # qA101163)
  • Department: Library Services & Lifelong Learning
  • Type: Casual
  • Location:110 The Parade Norwood.
  • Note: Maybe required to work at various office locations
  • Supporting Document:Position & Person Description
  • Application Close Date: 02/09/2022
  • Application Close Time: 5:00 PM

Contact Details

Suzanne Kennedy - Manager, Library Services & Lifelong Learning | Phone: 08 8334 0228 | Email: SKennedy@npsp.sa.gov.au

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Library & Customer Relations Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Samantha Hocking 
Contact Number
T: 07 4089 2329 during office hours
Location
Tablelands Regional Council, QLD

 

Library & Customer Relations Officer

Job No: TRC556 | Location: Ravenshoe

To deliver friendly, effective, and efficient library and council services to the community.

Applications Close 5pm, Tuesday 30 August 2022

  • Part-Time
  • Fixed Term effective 5 December 2022 to 30 November 2023
  • Attractive Superannuation - 10.5% Council Contribution
  • Locality Allowance (if applicable, pro-rata)
  • 0.82 FTE 59.5 hours per fortnight
  • LGIA Level 2.1 (Stream A) $31.05 per hour
  • Ravenshoe location with the requirement to work at other bases as required

How to apply

1. Enter your personal details and respond to the selection criteria by answering the questions. There is no need to formally respond to selection criteria in a separate document.

2. Attach your resume and cover letter. Ensure your documents are saved with no spaces in the file name e.g. JohnSmithResume or John_Smith_Resume. This will ensure you do not have technical problems uploading

Position Description

For further details about the role download the Position Description

Employment with TRC

For further information about conditions of employment, working at TRC, and living and Working on the Tablelands go to https://www.trc.qld.gov.au/careers/

Position Queries

For more information about the role please contact Samantha Hocking during office hours - 07 4089 2329

Technical Issues Contact: 

For application enquiries, please contact Human Resources during office hours - 07 4089 2315

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.

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