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Maphumulo Municipality

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SALARY: R230 024.28 – R298 584.48 P.A. (TASK 11)
Minimum requirements: • Three-year degree or diploma in Library and Information Science or in Library and Information Studies • Three years’ experience in library environment • Ability to communicate in both English and IsiZulu • Valid unendorsed Code B driver’s licence will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, skills and competencies required: • Sound knowledge of Public Library administrative procedures and services • Good office administration, and planning • General understanding of local government systems, procedures and processes • Good interpersonal and communication skills (written & verbal)
• Problem solving ability • Ability to work under pressure • Broad knowledge and interest in libraries.

Key performance areas: • Execute specific duties associated with the provision of a Library & Information service by interacting, supporting and educating users on the library service • Maintain library material and develop specific programmes aimed at creating library awareness • Develop library stock to ensure user needs satisfaction and effective library usage by the local community • Manage library staff • Maintain stock and library environment • Promote services within the community • Monitor and evaluate usage of the library • Supervise and manage employee’s performance • Control circulation of library material • Provide user education training to the public.

Fringe benefits: In addition to the above salary the Municipality will offer a 13th cheque and further contribute towards the employee’s pension/provident fund and medical aid in accordance with its policy.
If you meet the requirements for these posts, please forward your application letter accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of your tertiary qualification certificates and driver’s licence to the Municipal Manager, Maphumulo Municipality, Private Bag X 9205, Maphumulo 4470. All applications and enquiries must be directed to: Mr N.D. Hlongwa, on tel. (032) 4814500. (Applications on Z83, incomplete, late, faxed or e-mailed applications will NOT be accepted).
Due to a high volume of applications envisaged, communication will only be with short-listed candidates. If you do not hear from us within a month after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. The Council reserves the right to make or not to make any appointment.