Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Library Assistant - Frontline Services

If you are looking for a job that...

  • Connects you with the Whanganui Community
  • Provide an outstanding service that people want, of which you can be proud
  • Involves working across multiple locations

Then this could be the position for you!

We are looking for two Library Assistants (casual) to join our team.

You will need to be able to work at the main Davis Library and the Gonville branch, and be available to work at short notice across the week, including weekends. Some shifts will be booked ahead of time to cover staff annual leave and special events; on other days you will be called in the morning to cover sickness and unexpected absences. The earliest start time will be 8.30am, and the latest finish time would be 6.15pm; the maximum working day is eight hours, excluding meal breaks.

You will be part of a busy team providing frontline customer service, handling checkout, advising customers on reading, shelving, and assisting with public computer enquiries. You will need excellent people skills and be comfortable multi-tasking. Both library branches offer a limited cafe service including coffee (training will be provided).

You will need a valid driver's licence. All library positions are subject to a criminal records check.

This is a casual position and there are no guaranteed minimum hours.

For further information, contact Nicholas Keene: or 06 3493205 / 0274675675 (Please do not send applications to this person).

Applications close - 12 May 2019

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 4666811. Applications close 12 May 2019

Closing date: 
Monday, June 3, 2019
Whanganui District Council
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