Vacancy Details

Library And Museum Officer - Archivist

Part Time – Temporary until 30 June 2024

55 hours per fortnight on a 4 week roster rotation 

$72,506 - $76,910 pa pro rata

About us:

The City of Belmont is a Tier 1 council that proudly offers its residents and visitors facilities, services, events, spaces and plans for the future, that enables the community to live, work and play in ways that are healthy, efficient, safe and sustainable. The City of Belmont boasts spectacular views of the Swan River, close proximity to the Perth Central Business District, has state of the art facilities at the Belmont Library and Museum Hub, plentiful multipurpose parks and included within its boundaries Perth Airport’s Domestic and International terminals.

The City of Belmont offers employees free onsite parking, there is easy access to public transport, great end of trip facilities and has fantastic shopping options at Belmont Forum shopping centre, Costco and DFO. 

About the role:

The City of Belmont is seeking a suitably experienced and passionate Library and Museum Officer – Archivist, for our modern community hub, to assist in the retention, management, and digitisation of the City’s Local History ephemera and archival collections.

Working various shifts each week (including each Saturday), the ideal candidate for this position will have extensive knowledge and understanding of information or archival management systems. Previous relevant experience working in an Archival, Museum or Library facility with a sound understanding of museums and public libraries is also required.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Collecting, accessioning, preserving, documenting, digitising, and storing archival and historical materials, in accordance with required standards and practices
  • Assist with the development of guidelines, policies and procedures in accordance with legislative, organisational record keeping obligations and industry standards
  • Monitor and review relevant Library Management System modules and procedures to ensure ongoing accuracy and accessibility of ephemeral and archival collection items
  • Review, maintain and undertake cataloguing processes relating to the City’s Local History ephemera and archival collections to the appropriate standard

About you:

We are looking for an individual that has or is working towards a relevant qualification in Archival, Museum, Library or related Studies or recognised equivalent, or equivalent relevant experience.

If this is you and you have the required skills, experience and knowledge outlined in our Job Description, we would welcome your application.

How to apply:

By clicking the ‘apply’ button, you will be directed to the City of Belmont’ employment page, where you can access the position description.  Please enter your details, upload your current resume and cover letter. Please complete the questionnaire as well as addressing the listed Essential Position Requirements, then submit your application. 

Applications close Monday, 12 February 2024.

Please note: Applications are considered as they are received, and interviews will be arranged accordingly.  The City reserves the right to close adverts early, therefore an early application is encouraged.

The City of Belmont is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. We provide merit-based employment opportunities to people without regard to race, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, religion or sexual orientation.  We encourage applications from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people with disabilities, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Belmont. If you require an additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise in advance.

For more information on eligibility requirements and to apply for this position please visit Further assistance with your application is available by phoning 08 9477 7217.