Library Technician

$63,765 - $68,220 yearly
  • Brisbane City Council
  • 266 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
  • Jan 07, 2021
Full time Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints

Job Description

Req ID: 545264
Personnel Area: Lifestyle & Community Services
Branch: Library Services
Salary Range: AUD $63,765 to $68,220 this is the fulltime salary

1 x Permanent fulltime (Chermside)
1 x Flexible permanent part time (Everton Park)


Brisbane City Council libraries provide a wide range of services including book clubs, reading programs, computer training, events and workshops. In partnership with the community, we deliver a range of learning programs, which foster a love of reading, culture and ideas.

Brisbane libraries are a vibrant hub of activity offering first class facilities, events and activities for every age group within the local community. Brisbane City Council is searching for a skilled and enthusiastic Library Technician to join their knowledgeable team.

Library Technicians play an essential role in delivering high standards of library services in a modern and continuously changing environment. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively problem-solve, particularly with technology and computer services is vital. In addition, you will deliver a range of activities including reading, storytelling, learning and outreach activities.

This role requires you to have the ability to mentor others in developing their information technology skills and more crucially able to provide support to your team leader to achieve key Library Services objectives.

To be considered for the role you will have:

  • experience and commitment to delivering a strong customer focus in our public libraries
  • success in delivering on programs and services such as promotion, outreach and children’s services
  • experience in maintaining library collections and applying collection management principles
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • demonstrated success in working effectively in a high performing team environment
  • proven ability in maintaining, troubleshooting and operating library technical equipment.

A diploma in library and information management or related discipline, together with experience in a public library will be highly regarded.

Working in Council means delivering excellent customer service to the people of Brisbane.

This is an excellent opportunity to deliver outstanding service to the community providing quality library services to our customers.

Benefits include:

  • free gym and wellness centre
  • award winning superannuation fund
  • generous leave provisions
  • competitive salary.

Brisbane City Council is a multi-award winning accessible and inclusive workplace where our people represent the diverse communities we serve, are supported and can feel safe. Council has been awarded Employer of the Year at the National Disability Awards and since 2018 has been recognised with ‘Gold Employer’ status from the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion.

How to apply: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and covering letter (of no more than one page) that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

This is a multistage recruitment process that may involve psychometric testing,

Sonru Video assessment and face to face panel interviews.

This role will require a Working with Children, Criminal History Check and Medical Check.

Position description: CLICK HERE NB. Right click on link and copy shortcut into a new browser for example, Chrome.

More information: Phone Marie Platt on (07) 3178 8055.

Closing Date: Monday 11 January 2021 11:59pm AEST.

Employees must apply for internal vacancies while at work signed in to Council’s system (Single Sign On) or from home using a Remote Connection Service using an RSA SecureID token to log into the system. Field based employees re a system log in and password to enable them to apply online. Employees can call Resource and Contractor Management for additional assistance.

Job Closing Date

Jan 11, 2021