It is important to note that by submitting an application you are expressing an interest only for working within the Libraries for Gympie Regional Council. Applications will be assessed on skills and experience that meet the mandatory requirements for this position. When a casual vacancy arises, Council will draw from this pool of submissions and may make contact with you.
Remuneration: Hourly rate $38.74
Closing Date: Sunday 25 July 2021 at 11.00pm AEST
Expressions of interest are invited for the position of Casual Library Assistant. This role is based across the Gympie Regional Libraries network, and hours will be allocated on an as needs basis.
No late applications will be accepted. Only applications received via Council's online application system will be considered. Unsolicited applications from agencies will not be considered.
Gympie Regional Libraries build connected communities by providing people with opportunities to discover, create, share ideas and preserve information and knowledge for the future.
Our libraries are places for people of all ages, with customers having free access to services which include: accessing library collections that are physical, digital and mobile, utilising computers, wifi and learning new skills by taking part in a range of innovative library programs and activities. The library service is Council’s most visited community facility, with a network consisting of six branch libraries located at Gympie, Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach, Kilkivan, Goomeri and Imbil.
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and customer service-focused individual to provide front-line library services and deliver programs and activities, including children’s storytime, coding and robotics workshops, digital technology sessions and community workshops. Working at our Gympie, Kilkivan and Goomeri Libraries on a casual rostered and on-call basis the successful applicant may be required to work shifts from Monday to Saturday.
In this position you will be responsible for actively engaging with customers in the library, within the community and online, delivering a high quality customer focused service as per Council's policies and procedures.
What we are looking for
To be successful in this position, you will need to have a passion for library work demonstrated through:
For a full position description containing essential and desirable criteria, please click here.
Who to Contact
For information regarding the requirements of this role, please contact Rachel Lethem (Manager, Community Learning and Engagement) on 5481 0850 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For assistance lodging your application using Council's online system, please contact Rowena Chapman (Advisor - Human Resources) on 5481 0687 or email email@example.com
What we offer?
For a full explanation of our values please click here. You will be assessed on your understanding of these values and how you have applied values such as these in your previous employment.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake various checks such as skills, qualifications, reference, medical and national police.
How to apply
Keen to apply? Simply follow the instructions below:
Please note before continuing: It is advisable that you prepare your responses in a separate word or text document, saving your work as you go and that you then copy and paste this prepared information in the form before completing the application process. Please keep your responses to a maximum 300 words for each question.
Applications close on Sunday 25 July 2021 at 11.00pm AEST. No late applications will be accepted. Only applications received via Council's online application system will be considered.