Librarian Vacancy at the Department of Public Service and Administration

Librarian Vacancy at the Department of Public Service and Administration

 Senior Certificate, National Diploma or Degree in Librarian/Information Science or Knowledge Management at NQF Level 6. Minimum experience in a library setting. Knowledge of Change Management, Knowledge Management, Project Management, the Access to Information.

Librarian Vacancy at the Department of Public Service and Administration


A salary of R294 321 per annum (Level 07) is offered with the possibility of annual advancement to a maximum salary of R343 815 per annum.


  •  Pretoria.


Act, and knowledge of the Operating Library Management Applications (Inmagic, Lexis Nexis, and SABINET), as well as hardware computer proficiency. The ability to work under pressure during peak workload periods. The ability to consistently demonstrate professional behavior, formulate ideas, and articulate those ideas clearly to others. Good client orientation and customer focus. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and innovation skills.


Develop and implement library and knowledge management policies, procedures, and processes. Provide support to employees for reading and research materials. Manage inquiries over the counter by email or telephone. Organize and coordinate regular knowledge management activities.

Establish new accounts, issue library cards, and maintain library equipment in good working condition. Maintain records of new and used items received, issued, stored, and retuned, and file according to library procedures. As a secretary, I provide support for office administration, coordinate unit meetings and review library subscriptions and quotations from suppliers, create reports and order equipment and stationery.


  • Ms. T.T. Stuurman Tel No: (012) 336 1227


Please address all applications quoting the reference number to Mr. Thabang Ntsiko. You must post your application to the Department of Public Service and Administration, Private Bag X916, Pretoria, 0001, or deliver it to Batho Pele House at 546 Edmond Street, Pretoria, Arcadia 0083, or e-mail it to [email protected].

Application Notes

Applicants must cite the relevant reference number and submit a fully completed and signed NEW Z83 form, which can be downloaded from

A recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be provided); from 1 January 2021, applications that contain the incorrect employment application (Z83) will not be considered; and

There is no requirement to submit copies of qualifications or other relevant documents on application but applicants must submit the Z83 and a detailed curriculum vitae (Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents, all non-South African citizens must attach a copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa on or before the day of the interview).

South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) evaluation certificates are required for foreign qualifications.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to (1) a technical exercise; (2) a generic managerial competency assessment; and (3) personnel suitability checks on criminal records, citizen verification, financial records, qualification verification. Applicants may be required to provide consent for access to their social media accounts.

No correspondence will be allowed to shortlisted candidates. In the event that you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The successful candidate will be expected to enter into an employment contract and a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment, as well as complete a financial interests declaration form within one month of appointment and annually thereafter.

It is noted that candidates are required to complete the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA, which is an online course endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG).

Closing Date:22 May 2023

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