Job Details - Senior Library Assistant

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496660 Community & Environment Permanent Full Time 5in7 Library Services
Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A Level 2 Bribie Island From $60,475 up to $64,186 paup to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave


Please note:

  • This position requires the successful applicant to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days as part of the ordinary hours.

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The role 

Your responsibilities will include providing customers with positive service experiences through knowledge of library collections, resources and procedures, professional conduct and presentation. You will provide customers with reference, reader advisory assistance and general information using library information systems and resources. You will provide assistance and guidance to library assistants and volunteers, participate in staff training and development and encourage a positive working environment.


To be successful in this role you must possess a Certificate III in Library and Information Services or other relevant field and demonstrated time management skills to achieve proficiency and effectiveness in managing conflicting priorities and meeting deadlines. You will have the ability to navigate and use databases, internet and online resources, social media and digital technologies such as tablets and eReader devices. You will hold or be willing to obtain prior to commencement, and be eligible for a Qld Working with Children Blue Card.


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year. Council’s work locations have local parking.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has libraries located at Albany Creek, Arana Hills, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Caboolture, Deception Bay, North Lakes, Redcliffe, Strathpine, Woodford and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

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. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

Download File Click here for Role Description

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Customer Service Team, telephone (07) 3205 0555.

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