Library Assistant Part Time

Job No: BRC0142
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Are you passionate about libraries? Curious about the world around you and willing to make a difference to the wellbeing of the Bathurst Community by providing high quality customer focused library services? Then this opportunity is for you.

Bathurst Library provides library programs and activities to the Bathurst community, a mobile library, an extensive collection of items to borrow and a vibrant community space with access to information and technology.

We are currently looking for a permanent part-time Library Assistant (26 hours per week) to join our friendly team.  In this role, you will actively participate as a member of the library team in the day to day delivery of services and programs, including those relating to Information Services.  You will assist library users to locate information and library material and provide technology assistance. You will assist with research enquiries and reference services. You will have the opportunity to work on special projects that will contribute to the future of the library service.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum Year 12 Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • At least 2 years experience working in a customer service setting
  • High level communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office suite, digital apps and platforms, mobile devices
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $777.99 to $817.39 per week + super (plus weekend penalty loading)

Position Status: Permanent Part Time 

Hours of work:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 7 hours each day to be taken between 8.30am and 6.15pm as per roster; Sunday: 9.45am to 3.15pm (26 hours per week)

Application closing date: Sunday, 28 November 2021, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Mary-Clare Thatcher - 02 6333 6281

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.