Library Officer

$37 yearly
  • East Pilbara Shire Council
  • Newman WA, Australia
  • 25 Oct, 2021
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints

Job Description

Recruitment Pool
Location – Newman

The Shire of East Pilbara is a well-established Local Government Authority in Western Australia, which services the town sites of Newman, Marble Bar, Nullagine and local communities.

We now seek to appoint flexible and motivated candidates to fill the casual position of Library Officer at the Newman Library. The successful applicant(s) will contribute to the development and attainment of high-quality library services and ensure that all processes and procedures within the Division are correctly applied in an efficient and safe manner.

To be successful in this role you will have sound customer service skills, well-developed communication and interpersonal skills while possessing the initiative and the ability to work unsupervised within a small team environment. A current Police Clearance, Working With Children Check and WA ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence are essential requirements for the position.

As per the Local Government Industry Award 2020, a casual Library Officer can be rostered across rotating shifts and times, Monday to Sunday, and you will need to be flexible with your availability.

Candidates will form part of the recruitment pool that we can access now and in the future. Please note – applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be assessed regularly throughout the advertising period.

The adult hourly rate is between $36.35 and $36.84 (inclusive of 25% casual loading). If you are under the age of 21 years old, junior rates will apply. Additional benefits include eligibility for long service leave, professional development and a 50% discount for recreational/gym/aquatic memberships and free fitness assessments.

Business Unit Community Wellbeing
Employment status Casual
Total package Up to $36.84 p/h
Contact information

For enquiries relating to the application or recruitment process, please contact:
Human Resources Officer on (08) 9175 8000 or
For role specific enquiries, please contact:
Chloe Townsend – Coordinator Community Wellbeing on (08) 9175 8000

How to apply
Next steps – applicants are requested to submit an up to date resume and cover letter of no more than 1 page stating how you meet the essential criteria of the position. Please apply via our website where the Application Package along with the Position Description can be downloaded. If you are unable to apply via our website, please submit your application by emailing

Applications close 4:00pm Monday 27 December 2021.

Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.

Steven Harding
Chief Executive Officer

Job Closing Date

27 Dec, 2021