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Current Vacancies 

Librarian – Customer Services 

Customer Services Hub Librarian
Kāpiti Coast District Libraries
40 hrs per week based at Ōtaki (Monday – Friday)

More information on this opportunity can be found here

Ma te ako, ka mōhio, ma te mōhio ka mārama, ma te mārama ka mātau.

I roto i te whakaiti, he kohā ki te tangata.’

 ‘From seeking, comes knowing from knowing comes understanding, from understanding comes wisdom. With gratitude, respect and humbleness you share your wisdom that grows others’.

 Do you have aspirations for the Ōtaki community in the realm of inclusion, connection, education and heritage?

Kāpiti Coast District Libraries and Cultural Services team is looking for someone to join our team in Ōtaki at a time of growth and change. We need someone who has a passion for our community and takes pride in providing excellent customer service.

 This role is the backbone to the library’s daily operations, so we need a person who is good at communication and organisation, so everything runs smoothly behind the scenes.

 Ōtaki is a reorua town situated on the beautiful Kāpiti Coast with a strong focus on education, te reo me ōna tikanga.  We are on a journey to fully realise our goal to be a community hub that is welcoming, engaging and inspirational. If this sounds like something you want to be part of, and you have some of the skills outlined below, we look forward to hearing from you.

 To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Great time management skills: the ability to work both without supervision, and collaboratively as a trusted team member
  • Attention to detail
  • Digital literacy and the ability to learn new systems and processes
  • Holder of a current and valid NZ Driver’s Licence is essential

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve. 

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

Haere mai, tono mai ki tēnei tūranga.  Applications close 22 September 2023.


Library Assistant

Christchurch City Council

Between 15 and 37.5 (full-time) hours each week.  Based in Christchurch.

More information on this opportunity can be found here: Library Assistant

E ngā Iwi, e ngā karangatanga maha huri noa i te motu, tēnei te mihi atu ki a koutou katoa.  E karanga tēnei ki a koutou. Haere mai, tono mai mō tētahi tūranga, i Ngā Kete Wānanga-o-Ōtautahi. 

Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi Christchurch City Libraries is a network providing access to creativity, ideas and information. We make opportunities for our community to explore and have fun with everything from old stories to new technologies through a vast range of materials and public programmes.

Our libraries could not operate without our brilliant team of Library Assistants. They find ways to connect, inspire and enrich our communities every day, all over the city. We want to recruit people to be library assistants and fill vacancies that come up between now and January 2024.

About the role

You’ll spend your day doing a mix of things, including;

  • Helping our customers by recommending reads
  • Assisting with information enquiries
  • Aiding with technology needs

About you 

  • Excellent and welcoming customer service reflecting the values of manaakitanga and whanaungatanga.
  • Work collaboratively with your team and with customers, showing a genuine willingness to help others  
  • Have the ability to navigate difficult moments and the resilience to help people succeed
  • Demonstrate in word and action an understanding of te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to Christchurch City Libraries 
  • Are committed to continuous personal learning and growth  
  • Can effectively communicate with colleagues and customers  

Qualifications and Experience  

  • NCEA level 3 (UE or equivalent) and 12 months customer service experience OR 3 years customer service experience and demonstrated commitment to continuing education 
  • Commitment to work according to our service philosophy values of manaakitangamāramatangakaitiakitanga and whanaungatanga.

Applications close on 3 September 2023