Library Officer (Yamba Library)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Dianne Collins, Team Leader (Public Library Services)
Contact Number
(02) 6641 0103
Clarence Valley Council, NSW



Library Officer (Yamba Library)

Job No: CVC4531500 | Location: Clarence Valley NSW

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Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can grow and develop while having the benefit of living in an idyllic North Coast location? Here at Clarence Valley Council, we strive to be a progressive employer that offers a rewarding and flexible work environment. Our vision is to create a community full of opportunity and our workforce is where we start to achieve our community aspirations.

Located in the Northern Rivers of NSW, we cover 10,441 square kilometres with the three major community hubs of Grafton, Yamba and Maclean. We are one of the biggest employers in the Valley and can offer you a rewarding career and a new lifestyle. Our goal is to be the employer of choice in the Valley, creating opportunities for those who live here already and for those who want to move here.

We are in a exciting period of transformation with a focus on employee engagement, satisfaction and delivering exceptional services and facilities for the community.

We strive to lead with openness and courage and want you to be part of that journey.

So come and join the team while enjoying all that Clarence Valley has to offer you and your family.

 Learn more about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent part time - 56 hours per fortnight
  • the package:  $48,132 - $57,397 (pro-rata) plus superannuation per annum
  • location: Yamba
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance 
  • enjoy the benefits of flex time 
  • access to fitness passport 

About the role

Are you experienced in library work, can you contribute effectively in teams to deliver outcomes? Are you looking for a new position with lots of variety, an integral role within a supportive and friendly team, and contributing to an organisation that delivers the community's aspirations? Do you like a variety of work in a fun quirky environment surrounded by books? Then this position is for you.

The Library Officer (Public Libraries) supports and engages in the delivery of an enjoyable library experience for all members and visitors of Clarence Valley Libraries. The position works collaboratively with the Public Library team and across the Clarence Regional Service to develop and maintain Clarence Valley Libraries as an inclusive, accessible, and vibrant community destination.

Download the position description here.

To be considered for this position you will need to:

  • Address the essential criteria
  • Attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume (5 pages maximum) that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this position. You will need to demonstrate how you meet the focus capabilities and how your skills will enable you to achieve the key accountabilities.
  • Target questions - answer the  target questions - maximum 300 words each question
  1. Describe a situation where you showed initiative in completing your work. What was the outcome?
  2. Outline the approach you have taken with your current team, to ensure that roles and responsibilities are clearly communicated.
  3. Give an example of where you have had to involve and work with employees from other sections in order to improve a customer service process. Please describe what happened and the result.


Dianne Collins, Team Leader (Public Library Services) on (02) 6641 0103

Closing date

Tuesday 9 April 2024 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Yamba Library, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Do you want further information on how to apply under the Capability Framework? Please read our How to apply for a job guide.