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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. You'll spend your day doing a mix of things, including helping our customers by recommending reads, assisting with information enquiries, and aiding with technology needs. We want to recruit people to be library assistants and fill vacancies that come up between now and August 2024.

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 manaakitanga, māramatanga, kaitiakitanga and whanaungatanga

If this sounds like you, and you are looking for an opportunity to kickstart your libraries career then apply today!

Additional Recruitment Information:

Please NB, if you are currently employed as a Library Assistant with Christchurch City Council but interested in applying for additional hours and/or locations, please do so via our internal listing, job number 33379. If you are an external applicant, or a Council employee who is not currently employed as a Library Assistant please apply here.

Hours of work - please read the information below and indicate your preferences in response to the questions on the application form.
• A Library Assistant job ranges between 15 and 37.5 (full-time) hours each week
• Our libraries are open for a range of hours between 8am and 8pm. It is expected that all hours packages would normally include at least one shift to help close the library at 6pm, 7pm, or 8pm depending on the location
• A regular weekend day is normally part of a package of hours

Location - please read the information below and indicate your preferences in response to the questions on the application form.
• Our Library Assistants work in 22 different locations across Christchurch. Positions may become available at any of those locations or in an additional team that works across all of them.

Salary - $26.00 - $27.44 per hour

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place prior to the close date. This means we reserve the right to close a job ad before the advertised close date
Christchurch New Zealand


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