Branch Librarian - Forster

Job No: MCC3547
Location: Forster

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here.

Our organisation

At MidCoast Council our people are our most important asset and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.

Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.  We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.

Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre has relocated to a brand-new state of the art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.

The role & you

Reporting to the Customer Services Librarian the Branch Librarian will lead a small team within this library service. The Branch Librarian is responsible for managing the library function, including supervision of a small team, to ensure the achievement of outcomes in line with organisational and departmental strategies, objectives, vision and values.

Location: Upon commencement your normal place of work will be the Forster Library located at 4-12 Breese Parade, Forster NSW 2428. In 2023, the Library will be moving to a new iconic venue in Lake Street, Forster.

Tenure: Permanent Full Time, 35 hours a week

The package: Commencing salary package circa $62,000 p.a. plus superannuation. 

How to apply: 

  • Before applying please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION 
  • When responding to the questions below, please include detailed and relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
  • We recommend you prepare your question responses in a separate Word document and once complete, copy each response to the relevant question on the application form.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the application form to attach your resume. 
  • You will be able to review your application before submitting it.
  • We will be in touch via email.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Beverley Dillon, Customer Services Librairan on 02 7955 7422.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Jess Anniwell, Talent Acquisition Officer on 02 7955 7934.

Closing date: Sunday 29 May 2022 at 11.30 pm.

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