Library Team Member - Programs (Home Library Service)

  • Permanent, part-time position
  • Exciting opportunity in an innovative and progressive Council.
About the Organisation

Cumberland City Council, proclaimed in May 2016, is situated 20km west of Sydney and covers 72 square kilometres. Cumberland has a population of 240,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.

Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfill its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcomebelong and succeed.

About the Opportunity

The purpose of this role will is to assist in the efficient and effective delivery of materials to our Home Library service Clientele. You will participate in general library activities such as shelving,shelf tidying, work regular desk shifts at service points and provide quality customer service. 

The successful applicant will require:

  • A Current Class C Drivers Licence 
  • A Good Driving record 
  • High level interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to safely and efficiently perform heavy lifting, loading and unloading activities 
  • Experience with using computers and e-mail in a work environment 
  • Experience in a Library or similar customer service Environment  

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

Download position description here.

Salary: Employment is in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 4 of the new Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $27.03 - $31.09 per hour, plus superannuation.

The commencement salary will depend upon the successful candidate's qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment: This position is permanent, part-time position working 28 hours per week. Hours are rostered between Monday and Saturday, depending on the branch requirements and rostered shifts.

Regular shift would be as outlined below:

  • Monday 9:00am to 1:30pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am to 1:30pm 
  • Wednesday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday 9.00am to  1:30pm
  • Friday 9.00am to 5:00pm

This position will be rostered to work from the Auburn and Merrylands Libraries, however you may be working across any branch of the Cumberland Council Library Service.

Enquiries: Telephone Kirsty Plumridge on 8757 9372 for further information.

Position File Number: 4458 (EST0326)

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Sunday, 11 October 2020


To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below.  On the following page you'll be asked to attach your  resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.