Library Officer - Community Engagement

Closing Date
Contact Officer
People Experience Lead
Contact Number
02 4560 4444
Hawkesbury City Council, NSW


Library Officer - Community Engagement

  • Reference Number: SS090LS - July 2020
  • Closing Date: 26-07-2020
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Library Officer - Community Engagement
Be passionate. Be progressive. Hawkesbury City Council.

  • Permanent Full time – 35 hrs per week
  • 9 Day fortnight

This role represents a unique opportunity to join an organisation that offers exciting challenges to provide contemporary services to our community. 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.

The Role:

This role is responsible for leading, delivering and promoting friendly and efficient library services and programs to increase community awareness and involvement. Working within the Cultural Services Branch your responsibilities include developing constructive partnerships with community groups, organisations and businesses to assist in library programs in order to increase community engagement.

About You:

Are you customer service focused with the confidence to interact with the public and deliver a variety of programs. The ideal candidate will have high attention to detail, succinct accurate writing style and good time management.

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualifications in Library and Information Services or relevant qualifications or experience in public library
  • Demonstrated experience in promotion including use of a range of print and digital media tools
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering programs for diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality customer services, contribute to service improvements and adapt to change
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evening rosters and to present occasional out of hours programs
  • Completion of a Working with Children Check

The Rewards:

An attractive salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualification, skills and experience. This role may require flexibility to work weekends and evenings when required.

Hawkesbury City Council also offers a great working environment where your career and development matters. We offer a range of benefits from flexible work arrangements, discounted gym memberships, study assistance to flu vaccinations and other wellbeing initiatives.

To Apply:

For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website or if you do not have access to our website call Council’s People Experience Lead on at 02 4560 4444.

Applications close 5pm Sunday, 26 July 2020

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to these matters will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.


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