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Library Services Officer (Children and Youth Services)

Job no:973829
Work type:Permanent Part Time
Location:Various Locations

$64,625 - $68,599 pa (pro rata) – Plus Super

2 Permanent Part-Time Positions

(1 x 20.75 hours per week – Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)

(1x 13.5 hours per week – Tuesday, Friday)

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

The Library Service Officer (Children’s and Youth Services) works within the Community Arts, Culture and Library Services Department, and at both Springvale and Dandenong Library sites.

The primary objectives of the position are to:

  • Support and assist the community to access and use Library services and resources.
  • Deliver high quality Library Programs that support learning, literacy and social inclusion.
  • Contribute to the delivery of excellent customer service through Greater Dandenong’s Library Services.

The successful applicant will have experience in service delivery, and an understanding of positive customer service principles, and delivery of library services and programs for children, families and young people.  The successful applicant will also bring a passion for promoting literacy, and experience working in a culturally and linguistically diverse and busy environment. An understanding and demonstrated experience of current technologies, and willingness to embrace and explore emerging technologies relevant to libraries, is essential.

Regular evening and weekend shifts are compulsory.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Download File Library Services Officer (Children and Youth Services) April 2015 (A3137147).pdf

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Previous applicants who were unsuccessful for this position need not re-apply.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Ros Tiberi 8571 1416
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 20 September 2019