5997 Library Assistants

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Library Assistants
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


LIBRARY ASSISTANTS issue, receive and shelve library items and maintain associated records.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

issuing library items to borrowers and recording identification data and due dates
sorting and shelving returned items
locating and retrieving items on request
maintaining records and index systems
receiving overdue items, issuing overdue notices, and receiving fines
inspecting returned items for damage and making minor repairs
assisting with the preparation of displays and promotional activities
may prepare catalogued items for shelving

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
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