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Company Name : Kouga Municipality
Job Title : Library Assistant Vacancy
Directorate : Library Assistant
Notice No: : 21/ 2018
Closing Date : 23 February 2018
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Kouga Municipality Library Assistant

** Kouga Municipality, an equal opportunity employer which subscribes to the principle of affirmative action, awaits applications for the appointment in the following vacancy

Related : Kouga Municipality Project Manager MSCOA :


** Relevant post matric qualification in Library and Information;
** Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Public Library;
** Computer Literacy;
** Be able to work independently;

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** Ability to work well in a team;
** Must be physically fit to move heavy Library materials;
** Knowledge of Library operations;
** Ability to work with the public;
** Good communication skills and be able to speak at least two (2) of the of three (3) languages (Xhosa, English and Afrikaans


** Issue Library material to the public;
** Join/Renew Library material;
** Shelving and circulation of Library material;
** Attend to reference queries;
** Organizing awareness programmes;

** Receiving and checking of library material from the District, Head Office and Donations;
** Conduct children programs and Story Hour;
** Prepare monthly reports and statistics;
** Receipting and reconciling payments;
** Must be able to work independently;
** Maintain good public relations with the public.

Salary : R173 688.00 – R225 420.00 per annum
Benefits : As per standard conditions of service;


** Attends to user needs/ requirements and executes specific processes associated with the membership registrations, lending/ returns, by;

** Communicating with new and existing users, Establishing the nature of the enquiry, issuing registration forms, new membership cards and/ or attending to issues/ returns applying laid down procedures (inserting date stamp on circulation list, Checking condition of material, etc.;

** Updating information on the computer database of user details and accessing specific fields to elicit information on overdue books and proceeding with forwarding notification upon approval;

** Attending to special requests for specific library material, completing request forms and submitting to immediate superior for approval and processing;
** Photocopying documents, reference material and information extracts from books for users/ patrons.

** Collecting and receipting payments, counting and reconciling totals and forwarding the schedule and transactional documentation to the immediate superior for approval prior to proceeding with the transfer of cash for depositing/ banking.

How To Apply

** Interested persons should submit their applications on the prescribed application form, together with their CV, certified copy of qualifications, identity documents and driver’s license. Sealed applications must reach the Human Resources Manager on or before Friday, 23 February 2018 at 12:00.

** Application forms are available at the Municipal Offices in Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay, Hankey, Patensie, Loerie and Thornhill or can be obtained from the Municipal Website – For any inquiries contact Mr. B Faulkner: 042 2002 200.

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