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  • Librarian/Senior Library Technician

    Apply now Job no: 492425
    Work type: Permanent Part Time, Temporary Part Time
    Location: Penrith
    Categories: Library Services
    Salary: $62,224.24 - $71,340.36 pa (pro-rata for part time)

    About the organisation

    Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The city of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.

    About the team

    The Penrith City Library Service provides informational, educational and recreational resources and services for residents and visitors through three branch libraries, community events and pop-up libraries, Children’s Services, e-Resources, Research Services (local history), Home Library Service and Community Toy Library.

    About the role

    You will contribute to the achievement of Library goals and objectives, by providing a professional, efficient, courteous service for the public. To undertake research using archival and historical resources. To demonstrate proficiency using digital resources and equipment. To participate in library outreach programs and public events. This role includes a direct customer service component on the Library Customer Service desk.

    We are looking for 2 permanent part-time and 2 temporary part-time (for up to 9 months) Librarian/Senior Library Technician (17.5hrs pw) to commence immediately. The positions will include weekend and night shifts across three Library branches.


    Essential Criteria

    • Relevant Degree/Graduate Diploma qualification with eligibility for associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association [or] Diploma of Library / Information Services [TAFE], or equivalents
    • Effective communication skills to assist a broad range of age groups and skill levels for information enquiries and technology assistance.
    • Demonstrated online database and digital app skills
    • Demonstrated skills using library systems and equipment
    • Flexibility to work rostered shifts across seven days, including evening and weekend hours
    • Demonstrated ability to supervise service desk operations during rostered shifts
    • Current Class C Drivers Licence


    • Public Library experience


    Commencing Salary: $62,224.24 - $71,340.36 pa (pro-rata for part time), plus 9.5% superannuation 

    Intending applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume before 11:55pm on the closing date. In addition, applicants are required to provide comprehensive responses to the selection criteria. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

    For further information about the positions please contact Barjinder Kaur on 4732 7890

    To view the position description and submit your application before 11:55pm on the closing date, please visit

    Council practices EEO and WHS principles.

    Position description

    Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia