Library Officer Job at Parramatta City Council in Parramatta NSW

Job Description

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a full time library officer to work within the Libraries of the City of Parramatta Library Service. To be successful in this role you will need to be customer focused, a positive team member and able to cope with all the pressures of working in a busy library environment. You will also be proficient in using information & communications technology. To achieve this, you will be working independently, reliable as well as working as part of a team. The position involves ability to work week nights and weekends.

The candidate will need to have the following skills and experience:

Completion of an ALIA (Australian Library Industry Association) accredited course (or eligible for membership of ALIA) or relevant experience

Demonstrate ability to deliver excellent customer service in a busy service environment

Providing Readers Advisory service, including reader education and referral service

Well-developed understanding of current information technology and library management system

Demonstrate willingness to work as a part of a team and to be an effective team member

Demonstrate ability work with minimum supervision

What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive salary from $66,473 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Parramatta Library on (02) 9806 5159.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online by clicking the ‘Begin’ button below and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11.30pm, Thursday 2nd April 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

Prohibited persons as defined under the NSW Child Protection Act are not eligible to apply. A copy of a valid Working with Children Clearance must be presented at Interview.

This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

About Company

Company: Parramatta City Council

Company Location:  Parramatta NSW

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