Job Title: Library Assistant

Contract Type: Permanent

Grade: FC4 (£18,847 – £21,193)

Hours: 2 posts (20 hours and 15 hours)

Location: Cowdenbeath Library

Job Reference: ON000356

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. An ambitious charity, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting.

As we are an accredited Living Wage employer paying the Scottish Local Government Living Wage, we guarantee that you will always earn more than the National Minimum Wage regardless of your role in the organisation.

We also offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities.  If you need to travel for work, we can provide pool cars if you’re near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket! Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for two Library Assistants to join our team within Cowdenbeath Library. One post will be for 20 hours and another post will be for 15 hours. Your days of working will flex to meet the business needs and this may include some weekend and evening working.

You’ll work as part of a team to provide a friendly, efficient and effective first point of contact for OnFife customers and visitors within the Library. This includes providing advice, information, logging requests for services and taking payments.  You’ll help with the delivery of OnFife services and contribute to the ongoing development of OnFife.

About You

We are looking for someone who puts the customer first, strives to provide an excellent experience to customers and visitors and who has a can-do attitude. 

Flexibility will be required and access to transport is necessary, as there will be travel throughout the region.    

View the full Job Description here.

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more information about this role before applying, please contact Carolyn Johnston, Facilities and Services Supervisor for an informal chat.

If you would like to apply, please download and complete an application pack and equal opportunities form.

When you‘re ready to apply, please return your completed application form and equal opportunities form along with an up to date CV to

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 31st January 2022, however we may close the vacancy earlier than this if we receive a high number of suitable candidates, so please submit your application as soon as you’re ready. 

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.