Librarian – Customer Services - ref:259
Part Time Permanent
Te manu e kai ana i te miro. nōna te ngahere;
te manu e kai Ana i te māturanga nōna te ao
‘The bird who partakes of the miro berry owns the forest;
The bird who partakes of education owns the world.’
About the role
Part of the Libraries and Cultural Services Team, this role is responsible in delivering exceptional customer service in our libraries through the provision of a broad range of ‘front of house’ services. Based in Ōtaki Library, we are looking for a fantastic individual for the Saturday 9:45am - 4pm roster.
As a Librarian - Customer Services, you will work collaboratively to ensure the delivery of consistent excellent customer services across the district's libraries. You may also be asked to undertake administrative tasks and participate/contribute to special workstreams or projects related to library operations.
Skills and Experience
- An understanding of Te Ao Māori perspectives and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- A level of proficiency in Te Reo appropriate to the role and/or local community.
- Effective interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to customer service.
- Willingness and capability for working with a wide range of people within and outside the organization.
- Effective time management skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a team member.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Please find the Job Description here[PDF 262 KB]
Beautiful beaches and a short journey to or from Wellington make the Kāpiti Coast a great place to live and work. Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who makes a positive difference in the community we serve. To find out more about our vision and direction click here.
The Libraries and Cultural Services Team works to deliver Council’s library and cultural services which are currently provided from four physical locations throughout the district. The Council’s libraries are noted for their provision of cultural services and for their engagement with the opportunities provided by the ever-evolving digital age that we live in. Cultural Services are defined in this context as Arts, Heritage and the Cultural development of the district through providing Community services, programming and storytelling.
Enquiries about this position should be directed to Maia Whiterod, Hub Lead – Otaki Library on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.
How to apply
The preferred candidate will be required to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening, criminal history, and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.
*Before you apply, please ensure that you have the following documentation ready: your cover letter, CV, a copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence.
We will process applications as they come, so don’t delay!