Clarence Valley Council
Library Assistant (Acquisitions & Promotions)

Posted: 20 Jun
Closes: 17 Jul
Clarence Valley NSW, New South Wales


Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can grow and develop while having the benefit of living in an idyllic North Coast location? Here at Clarence Valley Council, we strive to be a progressive employer that offers a rewarding and flexible work environment. Our vision is to create a community full of opportunity and our workforce is where we start to achieve our community aspirations.

Located in the Northern Rivers of NSW, we cover 10,441 square kilometres with the three major community hubs of Grafton, Yamba and Maclean. We are one of the biggest employers in the Valley and can offer you a rewarding career and a new lifestyle. Our goal is to be the employer of choice in the Valley, creating opportunities for those who live here already and for those who want to move here.

We are in an exciting period of transformation with a focus on employee engagement, satisfaction and delivering exceptional services and facilities for the community.

We strive to lead with openness and courage and want you to be part of that journey.

So come and join the team while enjoying all that Clarence Valley has to offer you and your family.

 Learn more about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent part time  - 56 hours per fortnight
  • the package:  $43,492 - $51,865 (pro-rata) plus superannuation per annum
  • location: Grafton
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance 
  • enjoy the benefits of flex time 
  • access to fitness passport 

About the role

Are you experienced in library work, can you contribute effectively in teams to deliver outcomes? Are you looking for a new position with lots of variety, an integral role within a supportive and friendly team, and contributing to an organisation that delivers the community's aspirations? Do you like a variety of work in a fun quirky environment surrounded by books? Then this position is for you.

The Library Assistant (Acquisitions & Promotions) supports the Clarence Regional Library in receiving and making available new material, processing invoices for payment and preparing and delivery of promotional activities and materials.

The position works collaboratively with the Clarence Valley and Bellingen Shire Library teams across the Clarence Regional Service to develop and maintain our Libraries as an inclusive, accessible, and vibrant community destination. 

Download the position description here.


To be considered for this position you will need to:

  • Address the essential criteria
  • Attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume (5 pages maximum) that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this position. You will need to demonstrate how you meet the focus capabilities and how your skills will enable you to achieve the key accountabilities.
  • Target questions - answer the  target questions - maximum 300 words each question

    1. Describe some examples of work that you have done independently or with little direction
    2. Give an example of how you have worked collaboratively with others in your current or previous role
    3. Select a recent work example, describe how you planned out your work once you were clear on the goal  


Victoria Keane, Team Leader (Regional Resources) on (02) 6641 0113

Closing date

Tuesday 16 July 2024 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Sir Earle Page Library, Grafton, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


Do you want further information on how to apply under the Capability Framework? Please read our How to apply for a job guide.



Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.