Your Council

Librarians (Part-time, Fixed Term) x 2 - Ref 086

Kāpiti Coast District Council is committed to building an organisation that is respected for its caring, dynamic and effective “open for business” approach. We are looking for two highly motivated, ‘can do’ individuals with excellent customer service skills to join the team to help our community enjoy the wonderful resources and services the Libraries offer.

Vibrant and energetic, Kāpiti Coast District Libraries are a great place to work. Our Libraries extend from Paekākāriki to Ōtaki serving communities rich in diversity and cultural heritage. 

We have two part-time positions for a fixed term period until 30 June 2017.

  1. Librarian (Waikanae) part-time, working Monday to Friday inclusive from 10.00am until 2.00pm.
  2. Librarian (Ōtaki and Waikanae) part-time, working on Monday 8.30am until 3.15pm, Thursday      8.30am until 5.00pm and Saturday 9.45am until 4.00pm.

You will be responsible for the delivery of exceptional customer service; providing assistance for information and research queries, readers’ advisory expertise and ensuring the needs of our customers are met.

This position will also be required to contribute to district-wide library projects and teams, including Collection Support, Digital Services, Heritage and Māori Collections, Community Programmes and Youth Services.  As part of the exciting collaboration of SMART libraries you may also work with librarians from across the region to enhance library services.

In your cover letter, please specify if you are available for both of the two roles, or if you have a preference for one role over the other.

Please note that applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Further enquiries about these roles should be directed to Pam Coleman or Tiriata Carkeek on 04 296 4700 or 0800 486 486.

We are looking for energetic, adaptable and technologically-confident candidates, to join our high-performing team.  If this sounds like you, please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, Criminal History Check, Credit Check and Police Vet forms, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Librarian - Ref 086” to

Applications close12.00 noon, Monday 27 March 2017. 

 Job Description - JD Librarian


Application and Security Check forms:

Application Form (PDF)
Application Form (WORD)
Criminal History Check Form (Please note:  This form is provided by the Ministry of Justice and is available in PDF only)
Police Vetting Form (Please note:  This form is provided by New Zealand Police and is available in PDF only)
Credit Check Form (PDF)