LIBRARY ASSISTANT (Community Libraries)

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R145 281 per annum (Level 04)
  • Qualifications Senior Certificate (Matric)
  • Industry Arts and culture
  • Reference Ref No: DSAC/2021/14
  • Centre Breipal (X1 Post)
  • Enquiries
    Mr. M. Smith on Tel No: 082 653 2076
  • Where to submit application
    The District Manager: ZF Mcgawu District C/o Mr. M. Links 33 Corner Le Roux and Rivier Street Upington 8801.
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be accompanied by new Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, (or obtainable at www.gov.za) and a recent updated comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed, i.e. positions held and dates), as well as copies of all qualifications, ID document and license (these copies need not be certified), only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interviews following communication from the department. (Separate application for every vacancy). Applicants are requested to complete the Z83 form properly and in full. No applications will be accepted by staff in the offices in the buildings. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with these instructions will not be considered. The onus is on the applicants to ensure that their applications are posted, emailed or hand delivered timeously. Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the post. All shortlisted candidates (for all SMS and MMS posts) will be subjected to undertake a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job; the logistics will be communicated to candidates prior to the interviews. Recommended candidates will also be required to attend a generic managerial competency assessment after the interviews also take a note that National School of Governance (NGS) has introduced compulsory SMS pre-entry certificate with effect from 01 April 2020 as Minimum Entry Requirements for Senior Management Services and can be accessed through the following link: http://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entry-programme/. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate must disclose to the HOD particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the Director-General within three months from the date of assumption of duty. The successful candidate must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and assessments at a time, date and place as determined by the Department. An offer letter will only be issued to the successful candidate once the following has been verified educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting. Further Note: Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates. Applicants are respectfully informed that if no notification of appointment is received within 4 months of the closing date, they must accept that their application was unsuccessful.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or equivalent qualification or related library qualification Computer literacy (MS Office programmes) Must be willing to work long hours or late in the evenings Competencies: Verbal and written communication skills Working knowledge of library methods and procedures Ability to operate library machines and systems Organizational planning and report writing skills DUTIES: Perform circulation desk procedures Receipt of delivered consignments Shelves library materials and reads shelves Sorts and routes mail Assist with library programs and displays Assist with information searches to the patrons Opening and closing of the library Lend, collect books and issue fines for late returns Performs other related work as required Do organizing and filing.

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