Arts & Culture Customer Service Trainee – Library Services (Aboriginal Identified Position)

Job No: WSC20123
Location: Sale, VIC

Arts and Culture Customer Service Trainee – Library Services (Aboriginal Identified Position)

Position No. T9

Temporary Full Time (for up to a 12-month period)

Remuneration in accordance with the National Training Award.

Undertake Certificate lll in Business whilst gaining hands-on experience

*Note* This vacancy is only available to individuals who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

Are you looking for a way to kick start your career? We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to undertake a full-time, twelve-month traineeship at the assisting in the operation of services provided by the Wellington Shire Council Library based in Sale, Victoria.

This is an entry level position that provides training, learning opportunities and support for people wanting to gain their first qualification and entry into the workforce. The position offers a variety of exciting tasks such as customer service, processing daily patron notices, book deliveries, library operations, resource maintenance and general office administration. In addition, your on-the-job experience will be enhanced by the completion of a Certificate III in Business.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Visitor Information Centre and Gippsland Art Gallery whilst assisting patrons at the Port of Sale help desk.

You are encouraged to register your interest if you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below: 

  • Willingness to learn and embrace new challenges.
  • Strong computer and communication skills, with a pleasant and helpful manner in dealing with members of the public, of all age groups.
  • An interest in library operations and eager to broaden skills.
  • Ability to work as a valuable team member.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Why Wellington?

Wellington Shire Council use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements.

Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities.

About Wellington:

Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924km2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is a 2.5 hour drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

How to Apply:

Please note that you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to be eligible for this role.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than 5.00pm Friday 29 January 2021. 

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

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