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Library Officer Programs

Job No: GR3282
Location: Kogarah

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. Our council is dedicated to helping protect our natural environment, providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture and enabling people to move around the area easily. We offer access to a mix of housing options, create exciting job and business opportunities. We are experiencing exciting transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. 

Library Services

Georges River Libraries have 79 staff working across our five libraries. All our staff are committed to and passionate about working with our local community to provide them with innovative and accessible resources.

Our public library purpose is to provide professional and open access to information as well as to provide a place for the whole community to come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The way we fulfill our role has been and will continue to be transformed by the changing face of our diverse community as well as advances in online sources of information and digital opportunities. We will maintain a special focus on the principles of sustainability, accessibility and the professional development of our staff.

The Opportunity :

Our dynamic and busy Library Programs Team is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Library Officer Programs to join the team at our Kogarah Library. The successful candidate will ensure the efficient and effective implementation, creation and delivery of a high quality schedule of library programs and events that meet the strategic objectives of the organisation. The position includes loans desk tasks and roving duties at all Georges River Libraries as required.

What We Offer:

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • Salary from $64,204.83 - $74,390.87 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.
  • Join a dedicated and supportive team committed to excellence

About You:

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or demonstrated experience in library and information services
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery
  • Certificate IV in training ( desirable but not essential)

How to Apply:

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today! Click on apply and you will be redirected to our website. Please ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.The responses you provide will be taken into consideration for our shortlisting. 

Want to know more?

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Thomas MacRae, Acting Coordinator, Library Programs on 9330 9490

Closing Date: Monday, 29th June 2020 11:30pm

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.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.

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