Position Title Library Officer Designation &Classification Level
Posted , 06 Nov 2019 | Job Id :7632-8415-73046562
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Roper Gulf Regional Council

  • Full time
  • Ngukurr NT, Australia

Job Summary: Ngukurr NT Part-time $23,618 - $26,070 a year POSITION DESCRIPTION 1. POSITION DETAILS Position Title Library Officer Designation &Classification Level Position No Directorate Corporate & Community Services Division Community Services Date Created April 2008 Location Date Approved Reports To Regional Manager –Community Services Version Date 9 th June 2011

Job Details: Principal
Objectives

To provide a high quality library and information service to the community in accordance with the requirements
of the Northern Territory Library Service and the Council’s policies and procedures.

Major Role and
Challenges

To provide ready assistance to customers in the use of all library resources including; 

Providing reference information services to customers including on-line searches of available
databases. 

Assisting in resolving problems for/with customers as required.

Key Interactions/
Relationships


Regional Manager – Family & Community Services 

Family & Community Services Team Members 

Other Council Staff 

External customers 

Government and Non-government Agencies

Special
conditions 

An incumbent may be required to drive considerable distances in the course of their duties and must
possess a current Class C Drivers Licence with a manual driving capacity. 

Some out of hours work, and occasional travel to remote communities necessitating overnight
absences may be required. 

Appointment will be to a specific and depending on organisational needs. The incumbent may be
assigned to other areas to perform work of a similar nature appropriate to the classification on a
temporary or continuing basis.

Authority to Act /
Delegations 

Financial Delegations – Nil
Organisational
Responsibilities
(Org Chart)

1513 - Director Community
Services (L9)

Katherine

1020 – Regional
Family &

Community
Services Manager

(L7)
Katherine

1218 - Family &
Community

Services
Coordinator (L4)

Ngukurr

Library Officer
(L2)

Ngukurr
3. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Service Delivery  Maintain consistent, defined standards for the provision of services to the public. 

To plan, prepare and conduct library activities and programs for children, youth and other community
members. 

Handling desk duties, processing loans (outstanding and return) and enquiries, including Inter Library
Loan Requests.

Occupational
Health & Safety 

Take reasonable care of his or her own health and safety 

Take reasonable care for the health and safety of persons who may be affected by the employees acts
or omissions at a workplace 

Cooperate with his or her employer with respect to any action taken by the employer to comply with
any requirement imposed by or under the Act or Regulation

4. POSITION SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE SELECTION CRITERIA
SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential  Knowledge of issues affecting indigenous people in remote locations. 

Proven administrative skills in an office environment and ability to manage a small
budget. 

Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills. 

Demonstrated Organisational skills. 

Ability to order office supplies and maintain office equipment. 

Proven ability to work as part of a small team. 

Ability to utilise a range of computer programs. 

Skilled in Library operations. 

A current driver’s licence. 

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