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Library Experience Representative

Feilding, New Zealand

Reference: 5650004

Manawatu District Libraries develop and deliver a wide range of library services to our community. We provide opportunities for young to old for social interaction and wellbeing, recreation, to feed their knowledge and imaginations, rebuild their lives, find direction, and upskill themselves.

We are looking for a people person to join our Library Services Team, to provide our community with exceptional customer experiences. To be successful in this role, you will have an affinity for helping people, customer service experience and be confident in interacting with our diverse community. A library qualification would be beneficial but not essential. Most importantly, you will have an understanding of the critical role the library plays in our community.

As one of our team members, you will be sharing your knowledge with our community each day, as well as supporting the library team in the delivery of programmes and activities, and in the daily operation of our service.

If you are passionate about providing excellent customer experiences, have a 'can do' attitude and have a high level of literacy, then you may be the person we are looking for.

There are two positions available:

Position 1 is fixed term until 30 June 2022 for 32+ hours per week on a roster basis over 7 days, with shifts sometimes to 9:30pm.

Position 2 is permanent for 32+ hours per week on a roster basis over 7 days, with shifts sometimes to 9:30pm.

If this sounds like you, we would LOVE to hear from you!

A pre-employment drug and alcohol test and criminal check is a requirement of this position.

We are going to be continuing with the recruitment for this role and will perform interviews via Zoom if required. Our business is set up for all staff to work from home, so we don't see the current lockdown impacting this role.


Applications Close: 03 Oct 2021


How to Apply

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  1. Find the position you are interested in

Using our website’s search feature, search by keyword or enter a job code if you have seen the position advertised.  Alternatively, you can view all our current job listings on our Vacancies page.

  1. Answer the questionnaire

This is up to 20 questions, which are designed to provide us with a little more information about you.  Answering these questions allows us to process your application more efficiently.

  1. Upload your CV

If you have a CV, you can upload it and your cover letter into our system by following a couple of simple steps.  If you don’t have a CV, it is worth spending some time preparing one before starting the application process.  Please ensure your file is no larger than 2MB.

What happens next?

We will send you an email confirming we have received your application.  Once the recruitment closes, our interview panel will then review all the applications.  If you are successful in being short-listed for an interview then a member of our friendly People and Culture team will contact you with your interview details including if there is any practical exercise involved with your interview.  If your application is not successful in getting an interview then you will receive an email from us advising you of this.

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