Library Assistant (Casual)

By April 30, 2021No Comments

Mareeba Shire Council has a vacancy for a casual Library Assistant to provide relief and additional support for our library branches across the Shire.  The main responsibilities of the role include providing customer service, utilising reader and reference services, assisting library users with the use of technology and assisting library staff with administration tasks and the development and delivery of library programs and activities as required.

This is a casual position with the hours of work being on an ‘as required’ basis depending on the requirements of the branches for relief or additional support.  The successful applicant will have flexible availability and be willing to travel to work in the library branches in Kuranda, Mareeba and Dimbulah as required.

The position involves working in a dynamic library environment and requires high-level customer service skills and ideally a sound knowledge of computer literacy and knowledge of current library technologies.  Previous experience working in a library environment or the possession of a formal qualification in Library Studies is beneficial but not essential.

More information about the responsibilities and requirements for this position can be found in the position description.

Benefits of this position

  • Casual position
  • Hourly wage $33.29 (includes 25% casual loading)

How to apply

To apply for this position, submit the following documents to our recruitment email               

  • Cover letter (no more than 500 words)
  • Current Resume
  • Fully completed Employment Application form


For further enquiries please contact Peta Franks, Kuranda Branch Supervisor, on (07) 4086 4729 during business hours only.

 APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 13 May 2021