Library Assistant – Client Services

Library Assistant – Client Services / Kaiāwhina Whare Pukapuka (Ngā Ratonga Kiritaki) 

This will be a popular vacancy, working full time in our Porirua Library as a Library Assistant in our Client Services team. We are looking for someone with previous experience working in a library with a passion for providing excellent customer service to our community. You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the provision of customer focused, innovated and effective library services at the Porirua Library

  • Working as part of the team fulfilling reservation requests

  • Selecting material and organising the delivery of books to our housebound customers

  • Processing new stock

  • General front desk duties such as answering general customer queries and issuing and returning items

  • Shelving returned items

  • Creating a welcoming and stimulating environment for visitors to the library

  • Occasionally being called on to work in one of our branch libraries

You’ll need to show us you:

  • Have previous experience working in a library environment

  • will focus on customer service being at the heart of everything you do 

  • are organised, reliable and committed to working as part of a team

  • are methodical and conscientious in your approach to work to ensure accurate shelving of library items

All about Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work. 

To find out more about working for Porirua City Watch this video

Need more information? Contact Desiree Flaws on 237 3813 or email

Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Wednesday4 September 2019.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: GMAM94570

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4 September 2019