Local History Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Anthony Styan, Local History Librarian
Contact Number
08 9474 0777
City of South Perth, WA


Local History Officer

  • Location: WA
  • Applications Close: 4 September 2020

The City of South Perth (the City) is seeking applications from candidates to undertake the position of Local History Officer 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.

Located at The Old Mill, the successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the conservation and interpretation of one of Western Australia’s most important heritage sites. They will provide outstanding customer service, administrative support and volunteer management. This is a part time permanent position and the successful candidate would be required to work Wednesdays 10am to 4pm and Thursdays 12pm to 4pm.

To be successful in this position you need to demonstrate;

  • Completion of Year 12 or equivalent
  • Experience in a customer focused role
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound computer literacy skills, experience with MS Office
  • Public speaking skills
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing work situations and environments
  • Ability to work independently
  • Current Working with Children check

This permanent part time position is a level 3 position that attracts a salary range of $59,761 - $70,633 gross pro rata 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, health initiatives, and superannuation co-contribution options (up to 15.5%).

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 (Applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed). For more information regarding the position, please contact Anthony Styan, Local History Librarian on 08 9474 0777 or visit the City’s website southperth.wa.gov.au/careers

Applications close at 4.00 pm on Friday 4 September.

The City of South Perth is an equal opportunity employer, who is committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with 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.