Library Services Officer, Launceston Library Catchment - 700381

$65,077 - $70,462 yearly
  • Tasmanian Government - Education
  • Tasmania, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021
Part time - Permanent Library Services

Job Description

Position details

Applications close: Sunday 1 August, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 3

Salary: $65,077 to $70,462 per annum

Employment Type: Permanent, part-time

Region: North

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.


To support the delivery of a quality, contemporary library service to meet a range of diverse and complex information and recreational needs to an agreed service standard, including developing and implementing particular aspects of Libraries Tasmania services and programs as required. Build and maintain effective relationships within the community, which promote inclusion and lifelong learning.

The successful applicant will be required to work within the Launceston catchment which includes Launceston, Ravenswood, Lilydale, Campbell Town, Longford, Deloraine and Westbury Libraries.

Period of Appointment

Ongoing - ASAP start date

Hours per fortnight

32 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment. • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment)

Desirable Requirements

  • Relevant post-secondary level qualifications

Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

  • Statement Of Duties (PDF)
  • FAQ Document - Library Services Officer - Launceston Library Catchment (PDF)
  • Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)

How to apply

Electronic submission of applications is preferred please click 'Apply Now'

Applications submitted electronically:

  • must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, each with a size no greater than 10MB
    will be acknowledged immediately by return email
  • do not require additional paper copies of the application to be sent through the mail

Applicants should forward/include:

  • an up to date resume highlighting their knowledge, skills and experience the contact details of two current referees who can confirm work performance and their ability to perform the duties
  • a response to the two questions in the attached FAQ document (maximum 500 words per question)

Please note: The two questions outlined in the FAQ’s are linked back to the Selection Criteria listed in the Statement of Duties, therefore you are NOT required to address all selection criteria individually in your application.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any queries regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Garry Conroy-Cooper
Title: Manager, Launceston Library
Phone: 03 6777 2452


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

01 Aug, 2021