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Library Assistant

Advertiser: Brisbane City Council3.7 out of 53.7 overall rating (186 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
3 Nov 2019
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Education & Training, Library Services & Information Management

Library Assistant

Band 2 Library Assistant

Brisbane City Council’s flagship library is in the heart of the CBD. Brisbane Square is our largest library facility at 4,500 square metres, providing a vibrant hub of activity, engaging new technologies and offering first class facilities and events.

Brisbane Square Library ‘Midnight Trial’ was announced as part of the Lord Mayor’s initiative to deliver more accessible Library Services for the community in the city centre.

In September Brisbane Square Library, began the trial of extended opening hours until midnight on Wednesday and Friday nights each week.

This innovative trial is currently funded until 30 June 2020.  These Band 2 Library Assistant positions are permanent within Library Services and successful applicants may be transferred to alternative vacancies (working standard operating hours up to 8pm weekdays) after 30 June 2020.

 

 To be considered for the position of Band 2 Library Assistant, you will need:
 

  • previous experience working in a public library, with proven knowledge of library services and products
  • to be a Customer Champion, with demonstrated customer service skills and an ability to encourage enthusiasm for reading
  • to be a Flexible Worker, with a commitment to promote a positive image of Library Services and encourage increased library usage
  • to be a Team Player, with the ability to work effectively in a team setting and support your Team Leader and colleagues.
  • demonstrated ability delivering a range of library programs (including children’s literacy programs)

 

 What are the benefits of being a Library Assistant?
As part of Council, Library Services offers a commitment to your professional and personal development. This is a great stepping stone to a potential library career as you develop your skills, knowledge and experience. You may potentially progress to other roles such as a Library Technician.

 

What is expected regarding my availability?
Brisbane Square has opportunities for Library Assistants to come on board to work 15 hours per week. Rostered hours include evenings from 6pm – 10pm Wednesday and Friday with an additional 7-hour day shift on either Monday or Tuesday dependent on business needs. Some additional benefits of these Midnight Trial roles include attractive penalty rates and availability of secure parking in the BSQ building from 5:30pm. You will also need to be available to work regularly on Sundays from 9:00am – 4:00pm

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

Duration: Permanent Flexible Part Time

Work type:  Two (2) Permanent – Flexible Part Time positions (15 base hours per week)

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 role will require a Pre-employment Medical and Criminal History Check.

Position description: CLICK HERE – see instructions below

NB. Right click on link and copy shortcut into a new browser for example, Chrome.

 More information: Phone Felicity Rout on 07 3403 1230

 Closing date:  Monday 18th November at 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 will be provided a system log in and password to enable them to apply online.  Employees can call Resource and Contractor Management for additional assistance

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Band 2 Library Assistant

Brisbane City Council’s flagship library is in the heart of the CBD. Brisbane Square is our largest library facility at 4,500 square metres, providing a vibrant hub of activity, engaging new technologies and offering first class facilities and events.

Brisbane Square Library ‘Midnight Trial’ was announced as part of the Lord Mayor’s initiative to deliver more accessible Library Services for the community in the city centre.

In September Brisbane Square Library, began the trial of extended opening hours until midnight on Wednesday and Friday nights each week.

This innovative trial is currently funded until 30 June 2020.  These Band 2 Library Assistant positions are permanent within Library Services and successful applicants may be transferred to alternative vacancies (working standard operating hours up to 8pm weekdays) after 30 June 2020.

 

 To be considered for the position of Band 2 Library Assistant, you will need:
 

  • previous experience working in a public library, with proven knowledge of library services and products
  • to be a Customer Champion, with demonstrated customer service skills and an ability to encourage enthusiasm for reading
  • to be a Flexible Worker, with a commitment to promote a positive image of Library Services and encourage increased library usage
  • to be a Team Player, with the ability to work effectively in a team setting and support your Team Leader and colleagues.
  • demonstrated ability delivering a range of library programs (including children’s literacy programs)

 

 What are the benefits of being a Library Assistant?
As part of Council, Library Services offers a commitment to your professional and personal development. This is a great stepping stone to a potential library career as you develop your skills, knowledge and experience. You may potentially progress to other roles such as a Library Technician.

 

What is expected regarding my availability?
Brisbane Square has opportunities for Library Assistants to come on board to work 15 hours per week. Rostered hours include evenings from 6pm – 10pm Wednesday and Friday with an additional 7-hour day shift on either Monday or Tuesday dependent on business needs. Some additional benefits of these Midnight Trial roles include attractive penalty rates and availability of secure parking in the BSQ building from 5:30pm. You will also need to be available to work regularly on Sundays from 9:00am – 4:00pm

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

Duration: Permanent Flexible Part Time

Work type:  Two (2) Permanent – Flexible Part Time positions (15 base hours per week)

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 role will require a Pre-employment Medical and Criminal History Check.

Position description: CLICK HERE – see instructions below

NB. Right click on link and copy shortcut into a new browser for example, Chrome.

 More information: Phone Felicity Rout on 07 3403 1230

 Closing date:  Monday 18th November at 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 will be provided a system log in and password to enable them to apply online.  Employees can call Resource and Contractor Management for additional assistance

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