Library Officer - Casual Pool

$39.84 hourly
  • Port Hedland Town Council
  • Port Hedland Library, Anderson Street, Port Hedland WA, Australia
  • 26 Jul, 2022
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints

Job Description

Location: Port/South Hedland Library 

Occupation: Libraries  

Division: Community Services - Community Development

Level 2 - $39.84 p/h

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

The primary responsibility of the Library Officer is to provide effective and professional library and information service to the community of Port Hedland. You will be working between both the Port Hedland and South Hedland libraries.

For further information, please refer to the position description attached.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service experience with the ability use your initiative to resolve customer queries
  • National Police Clearance
  • Working with Children Check
  • Rights to work in Australia

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact the recruitment team on (08) 9158 9300 or

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Please keep in mind that this is an ongoing talent pool. We will check applications on a regular basis. We may not get back to you immediately.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Applications close 4:00pm Friday 23rd December 2022

Job Closing Date

23 Dec, 2022