Children’s and Youth Services Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kristi Brooks| Team Leader Library Programs
Contact Number
08 8721 2591
City of Mount Gambier Council, SA



Children’s and Youth Services Coordinator

City of Mount Gambier has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to join the Children’s and Youth Services team at the Mount Gambier Library.

About the position:

  • Full-time / Fixed Term (December 2022 ceasing 31 January 2024).
  • Required to work outside of ordinary hours and during school holiday periods.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Job Type:Temporary / Contract / Project
  • Division: City and Community Growth
  • Salary: Level 3 (Currently $74,475.44 per annum)

To support the Manager Library and Community Development in providing quality library services to the community with a strong focus on customer service and an emphasis on children’s and youth services.

This position leads the Children’s and Youth Services Team.

This position is classified at Level 3 (currently $74,475.44 per annum) of the City of Mount Gambier Administration Staff Agreement No.11 2020.

About you:

  • Proven ability to lead and supervise a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to share information and knowledge with a diverse range of clientele.
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and youth.
  • Ability to provide library services and programs designed to meet the needs of young people.
  • Proven ability to deal with difficult situations, resolve problems and diffuse potential conflict.

What we offer:

Mount Gambier is the second largest city in South Australia and provides a perfect balance between the vibrant lifestyle of a big city and the comforts of a small town. Packed with beautiful natural resources including the iconic Blue Lake/Warwar, caves, sinkholes, parks and gardens. This is an idyllic location to enjoy work life balance, only 20 minutes from the beach.

This role presents an opportunity to advance your career in a supportive environment. The City of Mount Gambier is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in the workplace.

The successful candidate will enjoy:

  • Ongoing professional development and training,
  • A supportive and friendly team environment,
  • Career development opportunities,
  • Active social club,
  • Flexible work arrangements,
  • Positive work/life balance, and
  • Corporate income protection insurance.

Pre-employment requirements:
Position is subject to satisfactorily meeting the following employment requirements;

  • National Police Check,
  • Working with Children Check (WWCC),
  • Vulnerable Persons Check,
  • Pre-employment medical examination.

The City of Mount Gambier is an equal opportunity employer committed to continuous improvement as a culturally safe and supportive workplace. We strongly encourage members of our First Nations community to apply.

For a confidential conversation please call: Kristi Brooks, Team Leader Library Programs | T: 08 8721 2591

Further information about the position, including the position description, which identifies key competencies and selection criteria, is available from City of Mount Gambier website:

Applications must specifically address the key competencies and selection criteria and be submitted with a resume including contact details for at least three referees.

Applications close: Friday 7 October 2022 at 5:00pm.

Applications must be submitted via email to: Organisational Department Team