Vacancy: Librarian Posts- Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation


Free State Provincial Government is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representativity (race, gender and disability) in the Province through the filling of these posts and candidates whose appointment/promotion/transfer will promote representativity will receive preference.



Directions to applicants Applications must be submitted on form Z.83, obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications (a transcript of results must be attached), driver’s license, identity document and a C.V. (Separate application for every vacancy). Qualification certificates must not be copies of certified copies. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with these instructions will not be considered. The onus is on the applicants to ensure that their applications are posted or hand delivered timeously. Candidates who possess foreign qualifications and/or short courses certificates must take it upon themselves to have their qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), and must please attach proof of the level of their qualifications after evaluation on all applications.

Note to Applicants. Applicants are respectfully informed that shortlisted candidates will be subjected to Pre-employment Suitability checks. If no notification of appointment is received within 4 months of the closing date applicants must accept that their application was unsuccessful.


APPLICATIONS TO BE SUBMITTED TO::   Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Attention Ms. Lerato Twala , Human Resource Management ( Recruitment Division), Private Bag X20606, Bloemfontein 9300 or place applications in an application box, Ground Floor, Warden Building, Henry Street Bloemfontein.




SALARY : Post Level 7 ( Starting salary notch R 226 611.00 pa plus benefits)

CENTRES: Luckhoff Public Library (Ref LIB 3207) 1x Post

Tromsburg Public Library (Ref LIB 3208) 1x Post

Jagersfontein Public Library (Ref LIB 3217) 1x Post

Smithfield Public Library (Ref LIB 3219) 1x Post

Ladybrand Public Library (Ref LIB 3312) 1x Post

Hobhouse Public Library (Ref LIB 3316) 1x Post

Morojaneng Public Library (Ref LIB 3320) 1x Post

Wepener Public Library (Ref LIB 3321) 1x Post

Sechaba Mabobeville Public Library (Ref LIB 3325) 1x Post

Clarens Public Library (Ref LIB 3405) 1x Post

Hlohlolwane Public Library (Ref LIB 3416) 1x Post

Reitz Public Library (Ref LIB 3419) 1x Post

Leretswana Public Library (Ref LIB 3423) 1x Post

Thembalihle Public Library (Ref LIB 3434) 1x Post

Memel Public Library (Ref LIB 3437) 1x Post

Dyatalawa Public Library (Ref LIB 3439) 1x Post

Kutlwanong Public Library (Ref LIB 3511) 1x Post

Henneman Public Library (Ref LIB 3512) 1x Post

Makeleketla Public Library (Ref LIB 3523) 1x Post

Verkeerdevlei Public Library (Ref LIB 3524) 1x Post

Soutpan Public Library (Ref LIB 3525) 1x Post

Tswelopele Public Library (Ref LIB 3603) 1x Post

Sedibeng Public Library (Ref LIB 3604) 1x Post

Viljoenskroon Public Library (Ref LIB 3607) 1x Post

Koppies Public Library (Ref LIB 3613) 1x Post

Refengkgotso Public Library (Ref LIB 3621) 1x Post

Frankfort Public Library (Ref LIB 3623) 1x Post

Namahadi Public Library (Ref LIB 3624) 1x Post

Villiers Public Library (Ref LIB 3625) 1x Post

Deneysville Public Library (Ref LIB 3634) 1x Post

Orangeville Public Library (Ref LIB 3635) 1x Post


National Diploma or Degree in Library and Information Science and computer literacy (proof of certificates). Willingness to work flexi-hours and on Saturdays. Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate on all levels.


Select library material e.g. Identify the appropriate library resource needs, allocate books to relevant clients, identify and record library resources that are due for discarding (weeding). Render reference and information services e.g. Monitor the circulation of library resources, handle interlibrary loans, attend to reference queries. Market and promote library services e.g. Inform users of special library collection, display the library material during library/departmental events, compile bibliographies. Facilitate the provision of library and information management systems e.g. Co-ordinate the integration of all library systems, co-ordinate the implementation of the information system, builds capacity for usage of information system. Perform administrative and supervisory services e.g. Supervise human resources, monitor the collection of cash, monitor the utilization of library equipment.



Ms. Lerato Twala                                                   Telephone Number – (051) 410 3652