Job Number 12282

Specified Calling Level 1, $68,165 – $92,345 pa, Public Sector CSA Agreement 2019

About the State Library

The State Library provides valued services to the community through:

COLLECTIONS that tell the stories of Western Australia

CONNECTIONS that build a trusted knowledge and learning network for Western Australia

Our Strategic Plan 2018-2020 objectives are:

A State Library for everyone

One that embraces digital transformation

And builds skills for the future

Role of Directorate

The Collection Services Directorate is responsible for the Library’s physical and digital collections and associated data through collection activities and systems encompassing acquisition, process, storage, preservation, digitisation, distribution and access.


This is a full-time, fixed-term vacancy, for a period of 15 months, with a possibility of extension.

A current National Police Clearance Certificate (no older than 6 months) will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department’s Police Record Screening Policy.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, applicants for this position may be considered for ‘similar’ vacancies within the Department and/or the wider public sector which arise within a reasonable period of time. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Future vacancies may be considered for fixed-term, part-time and full-time positions.

You must have a degree in Materials Conservation or approved equivalent tertiary qualification to be considered for this position. All overseas qualifications must have been assessed for Australian equivalency.


This position is located in the Perth Cultural Centre hub close to Yagan Square and the bustling café, tourist and shopping districts.

Job Description

This position undertakes preservation and conservation activities relating to the State Library of Western Australia’s heritage collections, provides advice and expertise on preservation services and guides the day to day activities of the service environment.

How to apply for this position

Applicants are required to apply on-line and must provide;

a comprehensive CV

a three A4 page (maximum) outline on your skills and knowledge in relation to the Essential Work Related Requirements that are listed on the attached Job Description Form

a completed Application Form

a copy of your degree certificate with your application

For further details on how to apply please read the attached ‘Applicant Information Package’ here

To submit your application, please click on the Apply for Job button

If you are unable to apply online, please refer to the Applicant Information Package (section ‘Submitting Your Application’).

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact the helpline on 1300 733 056 (Option 3) during business hours for further assistance.

Please note that all of the Essential Work Related Requirements will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.

For further job related information, please contact Cristina Albillos on (08) 9427 3119 (not to be contacted for an Applicant Information Package).


To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

Western Australia
State Library of Western Australia
Closing Date:
Contact Person:
Cristina Albillos
Contact Phone:
(08) 9427 3119