The Kouga Municipality,an equal opportunity employer, which subscribes to the principles of affirmative action, awaits applications for appointment in the following vacancy and preference will be given to previously disadvantage candidates:



Grade 12 , Library and Information Certificate; Minimum 3  years’    experience  in Public Library;

Computer Literacy; Be able to work independently; Ability to work well in a team;

Must be physically fit to move and shelve heavy Library materials;

Knowledge of Library operations; Ability to work with the public;

Good communication skills and be able to speak at least two (2) of the of three (3) languages (Xhosa, English and Afrikaans


Issue Library material to the public; Join/Renew Library material; Shelving and circulation of Library material;   Attend to reference queries; Organizing awareness programmes; Receiving and checking of library material from the District, Head Office and Donations; Do children programs and Story Hour; Prepare monthly reports and statistics; Receipting and reconciling payments; Must be able to work independently; Maintain good public relations with the public.

SALARY:                        R l 61 772.00 – R209 964.00

BENEFITS:                       Housing allowance or subsidy under certain  conditions;

Medical  Aid Scheme;

Pension/Provident Fund Scheme;

13th Bonus cheque;

24 Days leave per annum;

80 Days sick leave in a three year cycle.


Sealed applications marked “Senior Library Assistant: Kouga Municipality” must reach the Human Resources Manager on or before Friday, 20 January 2017 at 12:00.

 Application forms will be available at the Municipal Offices in Jeffrey’s Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay, Hankey, Patensie, Loerie and Thornhill. For any inquiries contact Mr. B Faulkner: 042 2002 200.


 Please note that the following will lead to disqualification of applicants:

  1. Non submission of originally certified copies of academic records.
  2. Canvassing of councilors.

NB: Short listed applicants will be subjected to a screening process.


The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.

MR S FADI                                                                                                         P.O. BOX 21

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                                                      JEFFREYS BAY




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