Acquisitions Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sally Dowling
Contact Number
(02) 9083 8747
Waverley Council, NSW


Acquisitions Officer

Reference Number: S100-20-488 | Closing Date: 25-11-2020 | Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Salary $68,377 - $78,633 plus super
  • Family friendly policies and other great employee benefits

Waverley is a diverse and innovative Council located in the heart of Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. With a broad range of services, programs and initiatives, Waverley is one of the leading local government areas in NSW. Taking in some of Sydney's most beautiful beaches including the world famous Bondi Beach, and encompassing part of Sydney's global economic corridor at Bondi Junction, Waverley Council is an enriching place to broaden your career.

The Acquisitions Officer assists with the maintenance and monitoring of library collections with a focus on the print collection, to ensure the library is offering the latest resources and meeting the needs of our customers. The role assists with the effective delivery of library operations by working across and supporting  the Library’s adult lending, children’s, reference and information, public programs, technical services and venue hire/administrative sections. It is also a customer facing role, responsible for responding to patron enquiries and research requests, and assisting customers with the use of library resources and facilities.

To be considered, you need tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience as a librarian or library technician.   You will need to have solid knowledge in delivering Readers Advisory, Reference and Children’s Services, with a general knowledge and interest in books and reading and a strong commitment to delivering quality customer service.

To meet the needs of our customers, Waverley library opening hours include evenings and weekends and this position covers a range of shifts over a three week roster cycle.

Please refer to the position description for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience. 

For more information contact Sally Dowling on (02) 9083 8747. 

Waverley Council is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates. We encourage applications from people from diverse groups, including, but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people; people from culturally diverse backgrounds; young people; older workers; people with disabilities; LGBTIQ; and other minority groups.

CLOSING DATE: 25 November 2020

Key Documents

  1. View The Job Description (PDAcquistionsOfficer2020.pdf) 
  2.  Preview The Position Requirements 

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