Position Details
Full Time
Lifestyle and Community
Upper Coomera Branch Lib
Queensland Local Government Officers Award - Graduate Progression
$59,810.26 to $74,448.15

City of Gold Coast

Working for City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding, whether you are starting a career or looking to enhance your existing experience and skills. The Gold Coast is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia with a diverse population, combining great challenges with the kind of lifestyle few cities can boast about.

How We Do Things

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the Position

City Libraries is seeking a professional graduate librarian to join the team at Upper Coomera Library. 

About City Libraries

Gold Coasters love their libraries. They are a highly popular, visible and integral Council service which is valued by the community and visitors to the Gold Coast. The City’s Library offering is recognised as Australia’s second largest public library service and delivers on the City’s aspirations to provide a leading edge library service. As part of the Lifestyle and Community directorate, City Libraries partner with other council directorates and external organisations to ambitiously meet the ever changing community demand for strengthening economic and social capital through programs, services and collections that support reading and literacy, skill development and learning, social inclusion, health and wellness.

Our services are delivered through a diverse and wide spread network of 12 branch libraries and 6 unique offerings - our Mobile Library, Local Studies Library, Special Needs Library, Corporate Library, Ormeau Book Box and our pop-up library which can be seen in parks across the Gold Coast. All of our services offer unique and personable experiences to our community and visitors alike. 

Key Deliverables of the position:

  • To increase the number of young adults participating in our programs and making full use of our resources through library membership.
  • To identify new partnership opportunities within the community.
  • To contribute to the teams professional development through active mentoring and training.
  • To role model exceptional customer service.
  • To positively contribute to a dynamic team environment
  • To assist with the strategic planning within the library

How to Apply

You will need to have an eRecruit account in order to apply for this position. If you do not already have one, please select "Create a New Account" within eRecruit and create a profile. For more details, please refer to the attached Job Success Profile. If you require further information after reading the Job Success Profile, please call the listed Contact Person. Please note applications for this position will close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

For queries or issues regarding the eRecruit system please phone 1300 465 326 during Business Hours.  You can now stay up to date with all of our advertised vacancies by joining our recruitment Facebook group:  http://bit.ly/GCJobGroup.

As part of our selection process, you will be required to undertake drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons encouraged to apply.

Essential: Do you hold a Bachelor Degree of Library and Information Science? If so, please upload a copy as an "Education Certificate".
Essential: Do you hold a Working With Children Blue Card? If not, please note that your application will be accepted with the view that you must obtain one prior to commencing, if successful.
Desirable: What qualities do you have that demonstrate excellent customer service? Please provide a recent example.
Desirable: Please describe your experience with planning, developing and implementing technology programs for the community.
Desirable: Please describe how you have contributed to a team including your experience mentoring and developing team members. Please support your response with an example.
Desirable: Please describe your knowledge of STEAM programming within a public library environment. How do you keep up to date with new technologies?
Joy Webster
07 55816940
Donna Antony
07 55829300
Job Success Profile (JSP)
Librarian - Graduate.pdf Open
Application Guide