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Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Assistant

May 24, 2019
Competition Number:
Closing Date:
Jun 7, 2019, 15:00 PM

Human Resources Assistant
Permanent Part-Time
HEAD OFFICE

The Okanagan Regional Library, Head Office, has an immediate opening for a permanent part-time Human Resources Assistant.

The Human Resources Assistant reporting to the Director of Human Resources, provides administrative support and coordination for various human resources department programs and initiatives. This includes, recruitment, systems administration, employee relations, benefits and HR administration support.

The Human Resources Assistant facilitates the recruitment process by creating postings, reference checking, hiring, and preparation of new employee orientation packages.  Proficiency using a complex HRIS system.  Assists in maintaining accurate employee data records for the HRIS system, Responds to employee and management inquiries. Supports the design, implementation and ongoing delivery of Human Resource programs and initiatives in areas such as performance management, rewards and recognition, training and development and employee communication. The HR Assistant is expected to update, maintain and report on all Human Resources systems. Compiles and analyzes reports for quarterly, annual and special projects, maintain and update Human Resources internal and external websites.   

Education
Diploma in related program with emphasis on human resources, human resources information systems, business and/or finance.

Payroll experience an asset.

Related Experience
Two (2) years’ experience working in an HR environment.  

Knowledge of HR practices and Collective Agreements

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC  V1W 3P6
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696
                 

Closing Date:   June 7, 2019
Closing Time:  3 p.m
Please quote: Competition #19-59

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

                            

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
Jun 7, 2019
Library Page

Library Page

May 9, 2019
Competition Number:
19-40
Closing Date:
May 22, 2019, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Lake Country Branch
4 Hours Weekly     - Wednesday 3:30 - 7:30

(This position is coverd under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Duties will include sorting and re-shelving library materials and other related assignments.

The successful applicant:

  • Must be a full time student at an educational institution, and
  • Must have or qualify for a Social Insurance Number

If you meet all of the requirements above, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references, via mail, fax or email to:

Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Competition Closes: May 22, 2019
Please quote Competition #19-40

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Lake Country
  • Filled
  • Lake Country
19-40
May 22, 2019
Library Page

Library Page

May 3, 2019
Competition Number:
19-50
Closing Date:
May 17, 2019, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Summerland Branch
15 Hours Bi-Weekly    

Week I - Tuesday 5:00 - 8:00, Thursday 3:00 - 6:00, Saturday 2:00 - 5:00
Week 2 - Tuesday 5:00 - 8:00, Thursday 3:00 - 6:00

(This position is non union)

Duties will include sorting and re-shelving library materials and other related assignments.

The successful applicant:

  • Must be a full time student at an educational institution, and
  • Must have or qualify for a Social Insurance Number

If you meet all of the requirements above, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references, via mail, fax or email to:

Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Competition Closes: May 17, 2019
Please quote Competition #19-50

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Summerland
  • Filled
  • Summerland
19-50
May 17, 2019
Head of Support Services

Head of Support Services

Apr 30, 2019
Competition Number:
19-47
Closing Date:
May 24, 2019, 15:00 PM

Head of Support Services
Permanent Full-time
Headquarters

(this position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for an innovative leader to oversee our centralized support services that consist of cataloguing, processing and allocation of all library materials. We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

Located in beautiful British Columbia, the ORL stretches from Golden in the Rocky Mountains through the wine and fruit producing lands of the Okanagan Valley to the semi-desert Osoyoos at the US border.  It is a vibrant library system, with 30 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees and a service population of over 370,000 people.

The ORL Head of Support Services leads the Support Services team in the efficient and effective management of ORL in the service of our library customers. The position is responsible for positively implementing organizational initiatives including developing goals and objectives, policies, procedures and services, using the library’s strategic plan as a guide, and fosters a supportive and collaborative working environment across the Support Services Department to enable agile adjustments to workflow as needed.

The Head of Support Services is an advisory role to the Sr. Management team in the development of  policies and is responsible for collecting, analysing and reporting data from our ILS databases, websites and external sources to support evidence based decision-making.  As well, they must be proficient in cataloguing standards and processes; budgeting; negotiation and vendor relations; and data collections and analysis. 

We are looking for an individual with strong leadership and human resources management skills and experience in having a diverse group of individuals reporting either directly or indirectly to it with the priority of fostering a great team environment.

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Library Sciences required and post secondary courses in management studies preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in positions of increasing complexity and supervisory responsibility. At least one year in a supervisory capacity with demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills.

This position is a permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. Please visit our website at http://www.orl.bc.ca/about-us/careers/current-vacancies for the job description and position requirements.  Please forward a covering letter and resume to: 

Human Resources Department
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC   V1W 3P6
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696

Closing Date: May 24, 2019 
Please quote Competition #19-47

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

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
19-47
May 24, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Apr 23, 2019
Competition Number:
19-30
Closing Date:
May 10, 2019, 15:00 PM

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

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Princeton branch.  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:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #19-30
Closing Date:  May 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Princeton
  • Filled
  • Princeton
19-30
May 10, 2019
Community Librarian II

Community Librarian II

Mar 21, 2019
Competition Number:
19-24
Closing Date:
Apr 3, 2019, 15:00 PM

Community Librarian II
Permanent Part-Time 
28 Hours Weekly
Golden Branch

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Community Librarian II at our Golden branch.  This position is permanent part-time with a salary range of $27.07- $28.49.

Education:
Grade 12 or equivalent
Two years post secondary education
CLTP courses include Supervisory Skills for Library Staff, Introduction to Reference & Information Services, Library Services for Children      

Qualifications:
Experience working in public library setting including demonstrated experience in  community relationships, outreach programming, including branch programming development and delivery and public speaking.
Basic knowledge of library procedures and services
Basic knowledge of cash procedures
Aptitude for detailed work
Good oral and good written communication skills
Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Physical ability to handle boxes of books
Ability to prepare and deliver storytime programs to children
Keyboarding 35 w.p.m.
Valid B.C. Driver’s License

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please apply as outlined below.

 Director of Human Resources
 Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
 Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6

E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696

Closing Date: April 3, 2019
Please quote Competitions #19-24

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Golden
  • Filled
  • Golden
19-24
Apr 3, 2019
Acquisitions Assistant

Acquisitions Assistant

Mar 20, 2019
Competition Number:
19-23
Closing Date:
Mar 29, 2019, 15:00 PM

ACQUISITIONS ASSISTANT
AUXILIARY/ON CALL - NO GUARANTEED HOURS
(this position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Acquisitions Assistant at our Headquarters location.  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:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #19-23
Closing Date: March 29, 2019

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
19-23
Mar 29, 2019
Office Assistant I

Office Assistant I

Mar 5, 2019
Competition Number:
19-21
Closing Date:
Mar 31, 2019, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
Headquarters Administration Building - Kelowna, BC

Okanagan Regional Library is looking for on-call office assistance to provide general clerical support including daily mail, couriers, photocopying, laminating, reception, purchasing, supplies, and record keeping.

We require Grade 12 plus an Office Administration Certificate, keyboarding speed 50+ wpm, and a minimum six months general office experience including working knowledge of Windows Microsoft Office Suite. This position also requires the physical ability to handle heavy boxes of paper and mail.

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement with a start rate of $21.35 per hour.

To apply, please e-mail or fax a cover letter and resume to:  

Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax# 250-861-8696

Please quote Competition #19-21
Closing Date: March 31, 2019

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
19-21
Mar 31, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Feb 14, 2019
Competition Number:
19-14
Closing Date:
Feb 28, 2019, 15:00 PM

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

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our South Shuswap Branch.  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:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #19-14
Closing Date: February 28, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • South Shuswap
  • Filled
  • South Shuswap
19-14
Feb 28, 2019
Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

Feb 8, 2019
Competition Number:
19-12
Closing Date:
Feb 22, 2019, 15:00 PM

Technical Assistant
Permanent Part-Time
Kelowna Branch
23 Hours Weekly

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Technical Assistant to work in our Kelowna branch. 

Under the general supervision of the Reference & Instruction Supervisor, the Technical Assistant’s primary 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.

Incumbents assist with program design and delivery as well as provide tech support for meeting/classroom spaces, 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.

Grade 12, plus 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.

2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.

Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.

Experience with 3D printers, sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

Experience with Social Media Platforms.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #19-12
Closing Date: February 22, 2019

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
19-12
Feb 22, 2019
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Feb 8, 2019
Competition Number:
19-13
Closing Date:
Feb 22, 2019, 15:00 PM

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN
Auxiliary/On-Call - No Guaranteed Hours
Kelowna
(This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Reference Librarian at our Kelowna branch.  On-Call/Auxiliary staff work on an on call basis to cover vacation/sick time with no guaranteed hours.

Under the direction of the Branch Head, the incumbent provides reference/information and readers advisory services to residents of the Okanagan Regional Library District. 

Qualifications include:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited Library School.
  • Considerable knowledge of reference materials in all formats, and of the methods and techniques related to the provision of reference/information and readers advisory services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and technological applications in library systems.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.Demonstrated knowledge of digital and technological applications in library systems.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the Internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and technological applications in library systems.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the Internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the Internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations.

If you meet all of the requirements above, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references, via mail, fax or email to:

Director of Human Resources Manager
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Competition Closes:  February 22, 2019
Please quote Competition #19-13

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
19-13
Feb 22, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Feb 1, 2019
Competition Number:
19-07
Closing Date:
Feb 16, 2019, 15:00 PM

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

This position is non-union.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Naramata branch.  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:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #19-17
Closing Date: February 16, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Naramata
  • Filled
  • Naramata
19-07
Feb 16, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jan 30, 2019
Competition Number:
19-06
Closing Date:
Feb 12, 2019, 15:00 PM

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

This position is non-union.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Revelstoke branch.  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:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #19-06
Closing Date: February 12, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Revelstoke
  • Filled
  • Revelstoke
19-06
Feb 12, 2019
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jan 30, 2019
Competition Number:
19-05
Closing Date:
Feb 12, 2019, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Permanent Part-Time
10 Hours Weekly (Tuesday 12:30 - 5:30 & Wednesday 1:00 - 6:00)
REVELSTOKE BRANCH

This position is non-union.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for permanent part-time Assistant Community Librarian at our Revelstoke branch.  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:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #19-05
Closing Date: February 12, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Revelstoke
  • Filled
  • Revelstoke
19-05
Feb 12, 2019
Library Page

Library Page

Jan 18, 2019
Competition Number:
18-169
Closing Date:
Jan 25, 2019, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Rutland Branch
12 Hours Bi-Weekly   (schedule to be determined)
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Duties will include sorting and re-shelving library materials and other related assignments.

The successful applicant:

  • Must be a full time student at an educational institution, and
  • Must have or qualify for a Social Insurance Number

If you meet all of the requirements above, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references, via mail, fax or email to:

Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Competition Closes: January 25, 2019
Please quote Competition #18-169

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Rutland
  • Filled
  • Rutland
18-169
Jan 25, 2019
Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst

Jan 15, 2019
Competition Number:
19-03
Closing Date:
Feb 28, 2019, 15:00 PM
 

SYSTEMS ANALYST
PERMANENT FULL-TIME
HEADQUARTERS

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Okanagan Regional Library has a permanent full-time vacancy for a Systems Analyst.

Under the general supervision of the Chief Technology Officer, and in conjunction with other Information Technology staff, the incumbent efficiently operates computer systems in a generalist capacity. This includes the computers, related equipment, and the wide-area communications network and associated systems.

This position is responsible for the efficient operation, maintenance and monitoring of the Okanagan Regional Library’s hardware, software and website. This involves providing user training and troubleshooting. Will also include responsibilities for the maintenance of the Website, Intranet, ILS (integrated Library system) system and other proprietary systems.

Duties include executing custom scripts, building SQL reports, monitoring system operation and maintaining records pertaining to these activities. The incumbent assists users to resolve hardware and software problems and will travel to the branches to complete these tasks. The incumbent also recommends changes and enhancements regarding this area of responsibility to the Chief Technology Officer. In addition, the incumbent documents and writes procedures related to work performed.

Education

Graduation from a two-year post-secondary diploma concentrating on the fundamentals of computer systems, networks and operation plus two certifications (ie: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)/Microsoft Certified Professional/Comptia A+ or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

 Related Experience

Three (3) years’ experience including the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and support of computer hardware and software, troubleshooting network connectivity, and web site administration.  Experience with SQL and MS PowerShell an asset.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC  V1W 3P6
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696

State Competition #: 19-03
Closing Date:  February 28, 2019

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

                            

 

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
19-03
Feb 28, 2019
Accounting Clerk I

Accounting Clerk I

Jan 11, 2019
Competition Number:
19-01
Closing Date:
Jan 25, 2019, 15:00 PM

Accounting Clerk I
Permanent Full-Time
HEAD OFFICE

The Okanagan Regional Library, Head Office, has an immediate opening for a permanent full-time Accounting Clerk 1.

This position performs accounts payable, cash entry and deposit preparation and other accounting and clerical tasks under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer.  The position requires focus and attention to detail, data entry, word processing/typing and will need to develop a thorough understanding of Library administration.

Grade 12 or equivalent is required, although completion of post- in a related field is preferred.

Minimum 3 years’ experience in accounting/accounts payable.

This is a CUPE union position with compensation and benefits in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Closing Date:   January 25, 2019
Closing Time:  3 p.m.
Please quote: Competition #19-01

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

                            

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
19-01
Jan 25, 2019
Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

Dec 13, 2018
Competition Number:
18-162
Closing Date:
Dec 21, 2018, 15:00 PM

Technical Assistant
Permanent Part-Time
Kelowna Branch
27 Hours Weekly

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Technical Assistant to work in our Kelowna branch. 

Under the general supervision of the Reference & Instruction Supervisor, the Technical Assistant’s primary 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.

Incumbents assist with program design and delivery as well as provide tech support for meeting/classroom spaces, 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.

Grade 12, plus 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.

2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.

Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.

Experience with 3D printers, sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

Experience with Social Media Platforms.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-162
Closing Date: December 21, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
18-162
Dec 21, 2018
Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

Dec 13, 2018
Competition Number:
18-161
Closing Date:
Jan 31, 2019, 15:00 PM

Technical Assistant
Permanent Part-Time
Kelowna Branch
23 Hours Weekly

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Technical Assistant to work in our Kelowna branch. 

Under the general supervision of the Reference & Instruction Supervisor, the Technical Assistant’s primary 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.

Incumbents assist with program design and delivery as well as provide tech support for meeting/classroom spaces, 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.

Grade 12, plus 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.

2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.

Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.

Experience with 3D printers, sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

Experience with Social Media Platforms.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-161
Closing Date: December 21, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

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

                         

Job Status:
  • Cancelled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Cancelled
  • Kelowna
18-161
Jan 31, 2019
Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst

Dec 12, 2018
Competition Number:
18-166
Closing Date:
Dec 16, 2018, 15:00 PM

Systems Analyst
6-MONTH TERM POSTIION

Eligibility Requirements for Interns

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship.
  • Have recently (within two years prior to the start of their internship) completed post-secondary studies. Graduates of degree or diploma programs from universities, colleges, post-secondary schools of technology, postsecondary institutes and CEGEP. These may be either publicly or privately funded institutions.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status.
  • Not in receipt of Employment Insurance during their internship.
  • Self-assess as underemployed, meaning they are employed below their level of education and/or hold part-time employments.
  • Has not previously participated in a YES Career Focus internship.

Job Description 

Under the general supervision of the Chief Technology Officer, and in conjunction with other Information Technology staff, the incumbent efficiently operates computer systems in a generalist capacity. This includes the computers, related equipment, and the wide-area communications network and associated systems. This position is responsible for the efficient operation, maintenance and monitoring of the Okanagan Regional Library's hardware, software and website. This involves providing user training and troubleshooting. Will also include responsibilities for the maintenance of the Website, Intranet, ILS (integrated Library system) system and other proprietary systems.

Duties include building SQL reports, monitoring system operation and maintaining records pertaining to these activities. The incumbent assists users to resolve hardware and software problems and will travel to the branches to complete these tasks. The incumbent also recommends changes and enhancements regarding this area of responsibility to the Chief Technology Officer. In addition, the incumbent documents and writes procedures related to work performed. The incumbent is expected to work additional hours as required.

Responsibilities

  1. Participates in the processing and resolution of open work orders. The support system is first priority for the Systems Analyst position. Works at maintaining a minimum threshold of support requests.
  2. In conjunction with other Information Technology staff, performs tasks and monitors system operations, such as system back-ups, executing and monitoring custom processes, SQL report generation, etc. Logs information related to system operations, statistics, crystal/SQL reports, etc. according to a predetermined schedule. Notifies Chief Technology Officer of unusual or difficult problems. Informs others regarding system failures and service interruptions.
  3. Maintains peripheral equipment such as printers/copiers, PC’s and servers. Performs other minor maintenance as required; assists in keeping the computer room/IT van are properly supplied, organized and clean.
  4. Maintains various logs and documentation for system operations, maintenance, trouble shooting and any other reports on system activities. Produces reports on hardware and software failures or any other problems encountered during a shift. Keeps computer documentation up to date.
  5. Analyses and troubleshoots complex problems relating to area of responsibility and keeps Chief Technology Officer informed of emerging problems and recommends solutions, changes and/or enhancements.
  6. Prepares and updates documentation relating to area of expertise. Trains other department staff in their duties as it relates to the successful operation of Information Technology systems.
  7. Attends and participates in Information Technology and other meetings where departmental priorities are decided. Ensures work schedule supports priorities and is communicated within the department.
  8. Performs other duties as may be assigned by Chief Technology Officer.

Branch and Headquarters Support Services

  1. Functions as the first point of contact for Website, Intranet, computer, ILS system and other proprietary systems, computer hardware and software related issues. Tracks and follows up on work in this area.
  2. Creates and monitors a schedule for maintaining and replacing software and hardware within the organization. Warranty RMAs for hardware.
  3. Provides network and system troubleshooting for the ORL including (but not limited to) Track-It inventory, VOIP phone System, wireless and other systems as required. Knowledge of PowerShell scripts for troubleshooting. Creates tickets and communicates with all vendors for bug fixes and complex issues. Consults with senior staff for more complex issues. Elevates more complex Network and System issues to the Network or System Administrators.
  4. Supports headquarters and travels to branch locations for the purpose of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of computers and other related equipment.
  5. Identifies critical spares and appropriate minimum and maximum levels for supplies and equipment and maintains these levels. Makes recommendations about what items are required to be stocked on site versus purchased as required.
  6. Makes recommendations on acquiring new equipment and/or supplies to the Chief Technology Officer

Training and Communication

  1. Assists in training other staff in the successful operation of computer equipment, software, website, intranet, ILS system and other proprietary systems. Builds and maintains FAQ documentation for staff on the intranet
  2. Participates in interdepartmental communication, ORL committees as assigned and department meetings.
  3. Stays current on industry trends as they relate to area of expertise, brings forward career development opportunities for Information Technology Manager’s consideration.
  4. Attends training sessions, workshops and conferences as assigned by the Chief Technology Officer.

Website and Intranet

  1. Researches information related to web site design and maintenance. Makes recommendations to the Chief Technology Officer and Virtual Branch Head on how changes may impact web resources.
  2. In conjunction with the Chief Technology Officer, the Virtual Branch Head and other staff, and following established ORL guidelines, participates in the design, maintenance, and implementation of appropriate web site processes. The incumbent uploads new and modified pages. Knowledge of various programing languages such as MS SQL, PHP and MS Visual Studio etc.
  3. Building interactive forms using ASP.NET and Adobe.
  4. Participates in ongoing projects to increase the effectiveness of website and intranet services.

Working Conditions

Works collaboratively with other Information Technology staff and vendor technical representatives to resolve computer, software and telecommunications related problems. This position demands attention to detail. Errors in judgment or inattentiveness can disable Library operations for a period of time and result in unexpected expenses. Frequently travels to branches and may work in closed areas or on ladders and around electrical equipment. May work alone occasionally but is usually in contact with others. Frequent use of computers for extended periods of time. Often includes long periods where repetitive motion and close attention to details are required. May be required to travel locally, regionally and internationally for career development opportunities

How to Apply

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references via mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC   V1W 3P6
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696
Competition #: 18-166
Closing Date:  December 16, 2018
Start Date:  January 7, 2019

 

 

Job Status:
  • Cancelled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Cancelled
  • Headquarters
18-166
Dec 16, 2018

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.
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