newLibrary Assistant

Date Posted: Today
Salary: $38.72 an hour

Job Description

Job Number:497611 Division:Community & Environment Employment Status:Casual Categories:Legal

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

This role sits within our Cultural Services Department, which includes Galleries, Heritage and Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Activation. Cultural Services aim to provide engaging leisure and learning experiences by connecting people to resources and each other. We strive for excellence when delivering exhibitions, information, collections, programs and spaces for our community and visitors. Our department employs approximately 220 staff over 16 venues throughout the region.

Council currently has libraries located at Albany Creek, Arana Hills, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Caboolture, Deception Bay, North Lakes, Redcliffe, Strathpine and Woodford.

About our opportunities

We have several casual opportunities available for Library Assistants to join our library team across the Moreton Bay Region.

As a Library Assistant, your responsibilities will include providing library customers with positive service experiences and general assistance in their use of library resources and services. This will include computer usage, internet and library catalogue navigation and self-service options for loans, returns, printing and copying. You will process routine customer loans, returns, reservation requests and payments, update membership records, and assist in the promotion, preparation and delivery of library activities and programs.

You will be employed on a casual basis across a 7-day roster, averaging an anticipated 20 hours per week.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have a genuine interest in being a positive member of our library team and in providing exceptional service to customers. You will have the technical aptitude to provide basic assistance on public computers and the library catalogue, and the interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and interact with a diverse customer base and a wide range of stakeholders.

You will be able to demonstrate an ability to learn to work with Public Library systems and to utilise your emerging skills to support the delivery of collections, programs and information services.

It is essential you have availability across a 7-day week, and you will be asked to indicate your availability and location preference during the application process.

The Details

Term: Casual

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 1 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Location: several library locations available

  • $38.72 per hour (including casual loading) + super (10%)

Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.

Position Description

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How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at

Advertised: 10 Sep 2021 Applications close: 20 Sep 2021 23:55

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