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Library Assistant (casual) - V21/5141
Position Description

The position will assist in the provision of a courteous, efficient and effective library service in a branch library, providing library circulation services, respond to enquiries from clients, shelving and collection maintenance. Blue Mountains Library has 6 library branches.

Blue Mountains Library is seeking experienced and enthusiastic individuals to work as Casual Library Assistants.

The successful candidates will have:

•    the ability to deliver efficient and enthusiastic customer focused library service in response to changing needs;
•    the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team;
•    Council’s library branches are open across seven days per week, therefore flexibility to work a variety of days will be advantageous;
•    excellent communication skills;
•    flexibility within the work environment; 
•    Flexibility to work across Council’s six library locations;
•    an ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure;
•    an awareness of WHS and EEO principles; and
•    study to HSC or equivalent.

Salary:  commencing $34.91 gross per hour.
For further information contact:  Vicki Edmunds on 0414 195 055.
Closing date:  14 March 2021.

Principal Urban Forest - V21/5132
Position Description

This is a hands-on, fast-paced role leading the tree management team in an environment of high-level community interest in tree management decisions in both the public and private domain. You will develop policies & systems that contribute to a sustainable future for the Blue Mountains Urban Forest, including a transition to an asset management framework, with a focus on proactive tree management.

You are a tertiary qualified Arboriculturalist preferably with local government tree management and compliance experience with demonstrated team leadership skills. You will bring your high level critical thinking, conflict resolution and communication skills to contribute to customer service excellence. Qualifications and/or experience in Environmental Management; and experience in development assessment will be high regarded.

The successful candidate will have the option of entering into a vehicle use agreement (VUA) allowing private use of an allocated vehicle outside of work hours.  Private use costs are recovered in a fair and equitable manner.

Salary:  commencing at $3937.40. gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Craig Martin on 4780 5753.
Closing date:  7 March 2021.


Planet Youth Project Officer (12 month temporary position; 7.5 hours per week) - V21/5137
Position Description

The Project Officer will work closely with the Blue Mountains Local Drug Action Team to assist with the implementation of the Community Action Plan. The project officer will maintain the Planet Youth website, assist in the dissemination of Planet Youth information to parents, young people and the broader community, and encourage communication between parents using social media and other platforms. 

The successful candidate will have prior experience in a community development role and be confident with social media and Wordpress. A sound understanding of issues facing young people and high level of communication and presentation skills is required.

Salary:  commencing at $499.51 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Ryn Vlachou on 4780 5545.
Closing date:  7 March 2021.

Application Information

Please download the position description for the position you are interested in and information on how to apply for a vacancy.

Applications, which address the selection criteria, be accompanied by a resume, references and copies of qualifications should be emailed to prior to closing date.  

If you are unable to get access to a computer, hardcopy applications may be posted to:

Staff Applications
Blue Mountains City Council
Locked Bag 1005




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