Librarian (Casual)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Evelina Dobrowolski, Principal Library and Customer Services
Contact Number
08 9272 0934
City of Bayswater Council, WA


Librarian (Casual)

About us:

We are a values driven organisation proud to be serving our community with a broad range of services. Our community is active and engaged, and proud of our diverse culture, green spaces and built environment. We are connected by our vibrant local centres and our focus on creating safe and welcoming places for people. If you are looking to work with an organisation that promotes a positive and inclusive workplace, has a friendly working environment and truly believes their workforce is their most important asset, then the City of Bayswater could be the place for you.

About the position:

Our Librarians are at the forefront of providing exemplary customer service to the patrons of our City’s Libraries.  We are looking for people with a curious mindset who are keen to introduce innovative activity programmes and services for adults and children.  You will also be required to provide effective leadership to Library Officers in the absence of the Branch Librarian and support other senior members of the Library team with the development and implementation of new initiatives.

This is a casual position that is rostered to work on an as required basis at the Maylands, Bayswater and Morley Libraries.  Successful applicants will need to be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends. Successful applicants will need to have good availability over the working week including evenings and weekends.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and contribute to the team’s success.  You will need to be able to manage a number of initiatives at any one time and meet set deadlines, as well as demonstrate your ability to develop, promote, deliver and evaluate programs effectively.  You will need to hold a tertiary qualification that allows you Associate Membership to the Australian Library and Information Association, a current WA ‘C’ class motor vehicle driver’s license and if successful, a Working with Children Check.

What we offer:

A salary of $53.83 per hour (inclusive of 25% casual loading and 10% shift loading) plus super.  Your roster will encompass evening and weekend work.  You will also have access to employee benefits that the City has to offer including:

  • free aquatic and gym membership.
  • generous superannuation contributions
  • training and development opportunities.
  • employee health and wellbeing program
  • location well serviced by public transport as well as free parking

Closing Date: 4pm, Wednesday 14th September 2022

For any further queries about the role, please contact Evelina Dobrowolski, Principal Library and Customer Services on 08 9272 0934.  

The City of Bayswater reserves the right to close this advertisement prior to the closing date. Candidate screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. Applications may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.

To apply click the "Apply" button.

Applicants should include a current CV, copy of their tertiary qualification and a cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role based on the Position Description.



The City of Bayswater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a workplace that values and foster the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from cultural diverse backgrounds and young people.

COVID – 19 vaccination requirements:

The health and wellbeing of our staff and community is of upmost importance and we comply with all current State public health orders and directives related to employee vaccination. It is strongly advised that all new employees are vaccinated against Covid-19.

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