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Kurbingui is an Aboriginal community based and driven not for profit organisation that offers services to the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander community members, families, children and young people living within the Greater Brisbane, Moreton Bay and South East Regions.

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Address: 425 Zillmere Road, Zillmere QLD 4034 PO BOX 163, Zillmere QLD 4034

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LIBRARY TRAINEE – 2023 (642908)

  • Traineeship
  • Brisbane

Website Brisbane City Council

Req ID:  642908
Personnel Area:  Lifestyle and Community Services
Branch:   Library Services
Salary Range:  As per award
Work type:  Temporary Full time
Duration:    Up to 12 months

•    Keen to gain experience in a library environment?
•    Looking for support and mentoring to help with your career goals?
•    Earn while you learn in a supportive and fast paced environment!

This could be the start to a career in Council libraries you’ve been looking for.

Applications are now open for enthusiastic candidates interested in starting a career in library services for Brisbane City Council’s 2023 traineeship program.

Our libraries are a hive of activity and in this role, you can expect to be as busy as a bee!

We will give you the training, support and mentoring you need to get involved in a range of library tasks such as:

  • Providing good customer service by gaining knowledge about our wide range of library services and products
  • Assisting customers face to face and over the phone
  • Locating and shelving items from the collection
  • Assisting in delivering learning programs (including IT skills, literacy and children’s programs)

This role will interest you if you:

  • are keen to learn about the workings of a modern, busy local library
  • enjoy working with others in the team environment and in a multicultural community
  • enjoy assisting customers and helping people
  • take pride in and ownership of your work

You don’t need prior experience in libraries or customer service, and we’d love to hear from you if:

  • you are curious and motivated to learn the skills to work in libraries
  • be willing to travel to and from a variety of locations across Brisbane, as our trainees rotate locations in one region in Brisbane (North, South, East and West) throughout their traineeship
  • have a minimum of Grade 10 level Maths and English
  • combined in-class training and on the job learning with experienced trainers and mentors appeals to you
  • you are committed to completing your training modules throughout the year
  • you are reliable and organised
  • you have good communication skills

We can teach you the rest!

After completing your formal training and hands-on learning you will have:

  • a nationally recognised qualification (Cert III Business Administration traineeship)
  • valuable work experience
  • developed your communication and self-management skills
  • developed a new social and professional network
  • gained a solid grounding and skill set to apply for future roles within Brisbane City Council or other organisation

If you would like to earn while you learn with a Brisbane City Council Traineeship – Apply Now!! 

Brisbane City Council is a great place to work

  • The benefits of working at Council
  • Brisbane City Council has recently launched its firstReconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and is actively working to increase opportunities for Brisbane’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. While our traineeships are open to everyone, we strongly encourage applications and enquiries from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates
  • Brisbane City Council is a multi-award winning accessible and inclusive workplace where our people represent the diverse communities we serve, are supported and can feel safe.   Council has been awarded Employer of the Year at the National Disability Awards and since 2018 has been recognised with ‘Gold Employer’ status from the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion.
  • Council’s diverse and inclusive workforce helps make Brisbane a great place to live, work and relax.

Please note that you may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical assessment to assess your ability to perform the genuine occupational requirements of the role.

How to apply:  Click on the ‘Apply’ button below to complete your online application.  Please upload your current resume and cover letter which tells us why you’re interested in this opportunity and any work experience you already have.

For more information:  Please contact Libby Watkins on 3178 0115 or with subject heading ‘Administration (Building and Structures) traineeship enquiry’. If you are interested in the role but you are unsure if you meet the requirements, or need some advice about preparing your application, we would still love to hear from you at the contact details provided.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 5 October at 11.55 pm

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