Libraries & Council Services Assistant

Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Join our team of talented professionals
  • Work closely with your local community
  • Permanent 20 hours per week position, based at New Lynn Library


An opportunity has arisen to join the vibrant New Lynn Hub as a permanent part-time Libraries and Council Services Assitant.  

This is a permanent 20 hour per week position that includes a weekend day and is currently worked at New Lynn Library. You will need to be flexible about where you work as you will be working across the Whau Local Board libraries. 

Our library whānau is focused on caring for each other, our community and our environment. New Lynn Library is known for promoting and educating about climate action and we want to do more in this (green literacy) space for our local community. We love collaborating with community partners and we welcome people from all walks of life. 

We are looking for someone who will muck-in to do whatever needs doing with a smile on their face and in their heart.You will play an active role in daily operations, ensuring patrons have an all-round excellent library experience.  Your mahi will include supporting day-to-day operations and the development and delivery of programmes driven by community needs. Every day is different which is what makes it fun!

  We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of Te Ao Māori values and principles

  • Has excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Can engage and connect with our diverse community

  • Is confident using technology and able to support and help our customers

  • Is flexible, reliable, and a supportive team member

  • Has the confidence to express their ideas and show flair and creativity in their work

  • Gets involved with events, programmes and activities

  • Loves working with tamariki and rangatahi and can assist with after school programming

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland's libraries have a strong community focus, and we are a special destination for the people of Auckland City. This role is an essential part in ensuring that our libraries provide a world-class customer service experience that is second to none. Here you’ll have an opportunity to grow your career within the Auckland library team and Auckland Council. You will be supported by a culture that values te reo Māori me ōna tikanga, inclusion and interculturalism. We offer a space to learn by doing and being.We offer a fun, kind and supportive working environment, with a team who are passionate about community engagement.

If you are interested in being part of a fun, supportive, customer focused team, that serves a diverse community

Applications close: Tuesday 27th September  

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.