• Full Time
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: R260 287.30 - R337 869.00 P.A.

Maphumulo Local Municipality


Maphumulo Municipality, a Category B1 hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for appointment to the following permanent position:


SALARY (TASK 11): R260 287.30 – R337 869.00 P.A.

Minimum requirements and experience: Three (3) year degree or diploma in Library and Information Science or in Library and Information Studies • Three (3) 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 and 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 and Information service by interact, support and educate 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 positions, 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) 481 4500. (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.

The Council is an equal opportunity employer and subscribes to an employment policy which is non-racial, non-discriminatory, non-sexist and based on merit.