DALRRD Vacancies 2022: Principal Librarian (Grade 12)

Directorate: Geo-Spatial Information and Professional Support 
SALARY : R393 711 per annum (Level 09) 
CENTRE : Western Cape (Mowbray) 
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National Diploma in Library Sciences or Information Management (NQF Level 6). Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a supervisory level in library services environment. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of the interlibrary systems. Knowledge of internet searches. Knowledge of the electronic cataloguing, classification, and indexing. Job related skills: Computer skills. Interpersonal skills. 
DUTIES : Acquire library materials (books, journals) for surveys and mapping library. Receive requests for book procurements daily. Process requests to procure new books as required. Subscribe to new journals for clients according to policy. Obtain approval from the library committee to procure the proposed books and journals. Provide information services. Provide information services continually. Perform the necessary research regarding the request for information received. Distribute notification regarding the journals to the organisation as required. Control issue and circulation of library materials. Receive request for information regarding surveys and mapping issues. Circulate journals on an ongoing basis. Control issue of books. Provide museum service for specialized surveying and mapping equipment and methods. Arrange museum display, with changes to items displayed when required. Update system with index. Update system with indexing, barcoding and packing of new books / journals on the shelves as required. Keep register of museum items. 
ENQUIRIES : Mr G Chandler Tel No: (021) 685 4300 
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X10, Mowbray 7710 or hand delivered to: 14 Long Street, 5th Floor, Cape Town, 8001. 
NOTE : African and Indian Males and African Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.