Library Officer (Casual)

Job No: BVSC286
Location: Bega, Eden, Tura Beach, Bermagui

A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including, libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens & town centre care.

Most recently we’ve added recovery, rebuilding and resilience to the important work we do.

Council has a range of employment benefits supporting our staff these may include;

  • Rostered day off schemes
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Staff development and award programs

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to deliver library and customer service through the provision of programs, activities and functions for users of Council library services.

As a Library Officer, you will provide timely responses to customer enquiries whilst delivering a range of services including; library resource maintenance, program and activity delivery, user and volunteer guidance, support and training as well as inter-branch and inter-library loans and special requests.

About You

We are seeking motivated individuals who hold a Certificate III in Library Services, or willingness to undertake a Certificate III in Library Services.

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of customer service, advice and information services.
  • Well-developed skills in the use and troubleshooting of computer applications including (but not limited to) Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, desktop publishing, database applications, Internet browsers and search engines.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise effectively with customers.
  • Cleared NSW Working with Children Check

This is a casual position with work potentially being available in Bega, Tura Beach, Eden, and/or Bermagui. Remuneration is $41.73 per hour (inclusive of 25% casual loading) as per the Local Government (State) Award 2020, plus 10% employer superannuation contribution.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

For further information on this position, please contact Linda Albertson, Acting Library Services Coordinator on 02 6499 2243.

Applications close 11.30pm AEST on 06 June 2022.

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised in line with recommendations from the Australian Immunisation Handbook, mandated Public Health Orders and/or Councils Immunisation Procedure.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role.

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