Weekend Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathleen Arundell, Branch Librarian Marrickville & St Peters Libraries
Contact Number
(02) 9892 5825
Location
Inner West Council, NSW

 

Weekend Library Officer

Job No: IW0821 | Location: Marrickville

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

Inner West Council is looking for an enthusiastic Weekend Library Officer who will assist and support the Branch Librarian and Weekend Supervisor to ensure the overall management of the day-to-day operations of one of the Inner Wests’ four Branch libraries and their partnering neighbourhood libraries.  The key functions of a Weekend Library Officer include high quality customer service, staff management, administration of the day-to-day functions, working at the service desk and assisting with activities and programs. You may be required to work on the library floor at both the branch and neighbourhood libraries.  You will also be required to delivery Storytime, rhyme time or other programs. 

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.

Remuneration

$25,210.22 - $28,049.42 (pro-rated to 14 hours) + Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

1. Degree or higher of Library and Information Services or equivalent or tertiary qualifications in a related discipline with experience to meet essential experience or skill criteria.
2. Demonstrated Experience and a success track record in public libraries including information and reference services, customer service, library workflows, daily programmes delivery and collection development
3. High level of customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
4. Demonstrated in depth knowledge of library technology
5. Ability and willingness to promote and assist in the delivery of activities and programs for the library's customers

Enquiries: Kathleen Arundell, Branch Librarian Marrickville & St Peters Libraries on (02) 9892 5825

Closing Date: Sunday 5th February 2023 11:30PM

We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Due to the anticipated high number of applications for this role, this position will close as soon as an adequate volume of applications is received.  

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

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About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.