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Technical Assistant - Westside Learning Lab

Technical Assistant - Westside Learning Lab

Oct 30, 2019
Competition Number:
19-137
Closing Date:
Nov 4, 2019, 15:00 PM

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
Permanent Part -Time (18 hours weekly)
Westside Learning Lab
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Are you passionate about technology and public service? Do you love teaching and working with people of all ages? Our Vernon and Rutland branches of the Okanagan Regional Library are hiring a permanent full-time technical assistant. This position requires a high level of flexibility, self motivation and creativity. the successful candidate will be energized by the idea of learning about new technologies, creation of dynamic programming, and connecting with Makers of all ages and experiences. Experience with various technologies, coding and makerspace tool is required.

Under the general supervision of the Community Librarian, the Technical Assistant has two primary functions. 

The first function is to help build people’s technical skills and bring alive their interest in what technology can do through a variety of group programming, individual training, and technical assistance. The incumbent will work with a variety of clients, such as children and teens, newcomers, seniors, job seekers, and library staff.  They will assist with program design and delivery as well as provide support for the technology in the library (includes digitization equipment, sound recording studio), outreach activities and library eResources. This is a dynamic role where an enthusiasm for digital literacy and a love of teaching are required, in addition to a strong competency with technology and science.

The second function is to assist in the day-to-day operations of the library branch.  This includes using the circulation module of the automated library system, checking in/out library materials, shelving material, resolving routine problems related to library material, providing reference assistance and reader’s advisory services, and conducting class and groups visits as required.

We are looking for someone who

  • Is passionate about learning and sharing knowledge
  • Loves new tech
  • Has successful completion of post-secondary (college or university) coursework in computer science equivalent to two full terms of first year general computer science courses providing a broad background in hardware, software, networking and coding.
  • Has 2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.
  • Has experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.
  • Has experience with sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please apply as outlined below.  Please forward a covering letter and resume to: 

Human Resources Department
Okanagan Regional Library
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca

Closing Date:   November 4, 2019
Closing Time:  3 p.m.
Please quote: Competition #19-137

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.                             

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Westbank
  • Open
  • Westbank
19-137
Nov 4, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian - Shuswap Branches

Assistant Community Librarian - Shuswap Branches

Oct 9, 2019
Competition Number:
19-134
Closing Date:
Oct 18, 2019, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)

SHUSWAP BRANCHES - SALMON ARM, NORTH SHUSWAP, SOUTH SHUSWAP, SICAMOUS AND SILVER CREEK

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarians at various Shuswap branches. On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description from https://www.orl.bc.ca/careers/current-vacancies for current job requirements and position details.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Human Resources at the Okanagan Regional Library.

Please quote Competitions #19-134

Closing Date: October 18, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted

Job Status:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Salmon Arm
  • South Shuswap
  • Sicamous
  • Interviewing
  • Salmon Arm
  • South Shuswap
  • Sicamous
19-134
Oct 18, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian - Similkameen Branches

Assistant Community Librarian - Similkameen Branches

Oct 9, 2019
Competition Number:
19-133
Closing Date:
Oct 18, 2019, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)

SIMILKAMEEN BRANCHES - HEDLEY AND PRINCETON

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarians at various Similkameen branches. On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description from https://www.orl.bc.ca/careers/current-vacancies for current job requirements and position details.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Human Resources at the Okanagan Regional Library.

Please quote Competitions #19-133

Closing Date: October 18, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.


Job Status:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Princeton
  • Hedley
  • Screening
  • Princeton
  • Hedley
19-133
Oct 18, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian - South Okanagan Branches

Assistant Community Librarian - South Okanagan Branches

Oct 9, 2019
Competition Number:
19-132
Closing Date:
Oct 18, 2019, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)

SOUTHERN BRANCHES - SUMMERLAND, NARAMATA, KALEDEN, OKANAGAN FALLS, OLIVER, OSOYOOS

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement (excluding Summerland and Naramata)

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarians at various Southern Okanagan branches. On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description from https://www.orl.bc.ca/careers/current-vacancies for current job requirements and position details.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Human Resources at the Okanagan Regional Library.

Please quote Competitions #19-132

Closing Date: October 18, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Osoyoos
  • Summerland
  • Southern Branches
  • Naramata
  • Oliver
  • Keremeos
  • Screening
  • Osoyoos
  • Summerland
  • Southern Branches
  • Naramata
  • Oliver
  • Keremeos
19-132
Oct 18, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian - Northern Branches

Assistant Community Librarian - Northern Branches

Oct 9, 2019
Competition Number:
19-131
Closing Date:
Oct 18, 2019, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)

NORTHERN OKANAGAN BRANCHES - OYAMA, VERNON, ARMSTRONG, FALKLAND, ENDERBY, CHERRYVILLE, LUMBY

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement (exception Enderby and Lumby)

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The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Northern Okanagan branches. On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description from https://www.orl.bc.ca/careers/current-vacancies for current job requirements and position details.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Human Resources at the Okanagan Regional Library

Please quote Competitions #19-131

Closing Date: October 18, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Enderby
  • Cherryville
  • Oyama
  • Lumby
  • Armstrong
  • Northern Branches
  • Interviewing
  • Vernon
  • Enderby
  • Cherryville
  • Oyama
  • Lumby
  • Armstrong
  • Northern Branches
19-131
Oct 18, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian - Central Okanagan Branches

Assistant Community Librarian - Central Okanagan Branches

Oct 9, 2019
Competition Number:
19-130
Closing Date:
Oct 18, 2019, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)

OKANAGAN BRANCHES - KELOWNA, MISSION, RUTLAND, WESTBANK, WESTSIDE LEARNING LAB, PEACHLAND, LAKE COUNTRY

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarians at various Okanagan branches. On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description for current job requirements and position details.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Human Resources at the Okanagan Regional Library jobs@orl.bc.ca

Please quote Competitions #19-130

Closing Date: October 18, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Mission
  • Kelowna
  • Headquarters
  • Central Okanagan
  • Peachland
  • Rutland
  • Westbank
  • Lake Country
  • Interviewing
  • Mission
  • Kelowna
  • Headquarters
  • Central Okanagan
  • Peachland
  • Rutland
  • Westbank
  • Lake Country
19-130
Oct 18, 2019
Technical Assistant - Vernon and Rutland Branches

Technical Assistant - Vernon and Rutland Branches

Oct 2, 2019
Competition Number:
19-117
Closing Date:
Oct 9, 2019, 15:00 PM

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
Permanent Full-Time (35 hours weekly)
Rutland and Vernon Branches
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Are you passionate about technology and public service? Do you love teaching and working with people of all ages? Our Vernon and Rutland branches of the Okanagan Regional Library are hiring a permanent full-time technical assistant. This position requires a high level of flexibility, self motivation and creativity. the successful candidate will be energized by the idea of learning about new technologies, creation of dynamic programming, and connecting with Makers of all ages and experiences. Experience with various technologies, coding and makerspace tool is required. This position works between two branches and is also expected to deliver outreach programming to smaller branches.

Under the general supervision of the Community Librarian, the Technical Assistant has two primary functions. 

The first function is to help build people’s technical skills and bring alive their interest in what technology can do through a variety of group programming, individual training, and technical assistance. The incumbent will work with a variety of clients, such as children and teens, newcomers, seniors, job seekers, and library staff.  They will assist with program design and delivery as well as provide support for the technology in the library (includes digitization equipment, sound recording studio), outreach activities and library eResources. This is a dynamic role where an enthusiasm for digital literacy and a love of teaching are required, in addition to a strong competency with technology and science.

The second function is to assist in the day-to-day operations of the library branch.  This includes using the circulation module of the automated library system, checking in/out library materials, shelving material, resolving routine problems related to library material, providing reference assistance and reader’s advisory services, and conducting class and groups visits as required.

We are looking for someone who

  • Is passionate about learning and sharing knowledge
  • Loves new tech
  • Has successful completion of post-secondary (college or university) coursework in computer science equivalent to two full terms of first year general computer science courses providing a broad background in hardware, software, networking and coding.
  • Has 2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.
  • Has experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.
  • Has experience with sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please apply as outlined below.  Please forward a covering letter and resume to: 

Human Resources Department
Okanagan Regional Library
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca

Closing Date:   October 9, 2019
Closing Time:  3 p.m.
Please quote: Competition #19-117

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.                             

Job Status:
  • Final Process
Job Branch:
  • Rutland
  • Vernon
  • Final Process
  • Rutland
  • Vernon
19-117
Oct 9, 2019

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Status definitions

  • Screening: Posting has closed and applications are being shortlisted.
  • Interviewing: Short listed candidates have been contacted for an interview.
  • Final Process: Reference checking and/or testing is being conducted. A job offer is pending. 
  • Filled:  The competition has been closed.
  • On-Hold:  For a variety of reasons, recruitment activity has been suspended. 
  • Cancelled:  Cancelled.



Personal information collected is used in accordance with the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The ORL is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. As the ORL is responsible for the well-being of its customers, a criminal record check is a condition of employment. Disclosure of a criminal record may preclude you from employment with the ORL.

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