Library Officer

$59,189 - $63,931 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Ongerup WA 6336, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Southwest Education Region
Ongerup Primary School
Library Officer
Level 2, $59,189 - $63,931 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS690485

This is a permanent part-time (0.1FTE) position commencing Term 3, 2021

Are you an organised and dedicated Library Officer?

Ongerup Primary School (PS) is seeking a friendly and organised Library Officer to join our team.

As Library Officer at our school, your role will be to ensure that all library resources are managed professionally. You will be expected, amongst other responsibilities, to provide general clerical and library support, including preparing correspondence and booking equipment and facilities, and maintaining the resources and environment of the school library.

You will also be required to operate library systems which ensure library records are up-to-date and library resources are maintained and processed so they are accessible and available to students, staff and parents at all times.

The successful applicant will bring to the school a positive and enthusiastic personality that seeks to engage the whole community in the enjoyment of reading. Ongerup PS has a dedicated and passionate staff that strive hard to maintain a culture of inclusivity and positive relations

Ongerup PS is situated in the town of Ongerup, approximately 150 kilometres north of Albany. The town and district is active on many levels and supports small businesses and a range of community and general-interest clubs. Farming, predominately sheep and grain, is the main industry of the Ongerup area.

The school is very community focused with a culture of strong parental and local community involvement that is embedded throughout the school's program. The school takes advantage of the educational resources offered through Yongergnow, the Australian Malleefowl Centre which opened in 2007 after many years of community support and devotion to this cause.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including application of customer service principles and practices.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment.
  • Ability to use computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spread sheets and word processing.
  • Experience in providing administrative support with the ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered.

It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Ongerup Primary School can be found by visiting Schools Online.

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Mark Bruce, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Ongerup, by telephoning (08) 9828 2033 or emailing

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


Employees will be required to:

  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy;
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment; and
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 6 August 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.1
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-06 4:30 PM