Jobs at Christchurch City Libraries Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi

Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch City Libraries Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi. We are a network of public libraries in Christchurch, New Zealand. If you are passionate about making a difference in your community, then working with us could be perfect for you. All vacancies at Christchurch City Libraries are advertised on the Christchurch City Council jobs website.

Current vacancies

Our recruitment process

The recruitment process for the roles of Library Assistant and Librarian will involve:

  • Telephone screening
  • A short interview
  • An Assessment Centre
  • Testing

Assessment Centres will involve:

  • Role Play
  • Quick Fire Questions
  • Group Exercise
  • Individual Prioritisation Exercise
  • Behavioural Interview

Variations of Assessment Centres have been used for Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre, and Community Learning Librarian recruitment over the past few years.

Contact us

For enquiries about any of our vacancies, you can contact the Christchurch City Council Recruitment Team on +643 941 8999 during normal business hours or email your query to

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