Job Details - Library Assistant

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496555 Community & Environment Max Term Full Time 5in7 Library Services
Up to 2 years Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A)- Level 1 Various $54,188 pa9 day fortnight up 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.
  • Casual opportunities also available across the Moreton Bay Region
  • A junior rate of pay will apply if under 20

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 library customers with positive service experiences and general assistance in their use of library resources and services, including computer usage, internet and library catalogue navigation and self-service options for loans, returns, printing and copying. You will process routine customer loans, returns, reservation requests and payments, update membership records, repair library materials if required, and assist in the promotion, preparation and delivery of library activities and programs. 


To be successful in this role you will have a genuine interest in being a positive member of the library team and provide exceptional service to patrons.  You will have the technical aptitude to provide assistance on computers and library catalogues, and the interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight 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

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Further Information

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

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