Current Vacancies
Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Library Page - Oliver Branch

Library Page - Oliver Branch

Jun 9, 2022
Competition Number:
22-74 / 22-75
Closing Date:
Jun 19, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page

The Okanagan Regional Library Oliver Branch currently has an opportunity available for 2 Permanent Part-Time, 4 hours weekly, Library Page positions.

Schedule: 

Saturday     10:00 - 2:00

or 

Wednesday     3:00 - 7:00

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Are you organized and enjoy working with the public?

As a Library Page, you are working in a library environment and may have contact with the public. A Library Page handles various duties around the sorting and organizing of books and materials on the shelves.

Duties:

  • Sorts, organizes and prepares library materials for shelving
  • retrieves and shelves materials as required
  • assists with preparation of displays of library materials
  • may be asked to assist with seasonal/event/holiday displays
  • answers directional questions and refers to informational questions to appropriate staff
  • tidies public areas of library as required
  • other duties and projects as required

Requirements:

  • Must be a full-time student (provide enrollment verification)
  • Must qualify for a Social Insurance Number
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction
  • Aptitude for detailed work
  • Ability to accurately file numerically and alphabetically
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to communicate with courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public
  • Physically able to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks

If you meet all of the requirements listed above, then we would like to hear from you!

Please forward your resume and references by email to:

Human Resources - Okanagan Regional Library

Email: jobs@orl.bc.ca

Job Status:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Oliver
  • Interviewing
  • Oliver
22-74 / 22-75
Jun 19, 2022
Library Page - Summerland Branch

Library Page - Summerland Branch

May 31, 2022
Competition Number:
22-69
Closing Date:
Jun 13, 2022, 03:00 AM

Library Page

The Okanagan Regional Library Summerland Branch currently has an opportunity available for a Library Page Permanent Part-Time position.

Schedule:

Wednesday 3:30 - 5:00 and Saturday 3:00 - 5:00

Hours: 4 hours weekly

Are you organized and enjoy working with the public?

As a Library Page, you are working in a library environment and may have contact with the public. A Library Page handles various duties around the sorting and organizing of books and materials on the shelves.

Duties:

  • Sorts, organizes and prepares library materials for shelving
  • retrieves and shelves materials as required
  • assists with preparation of displays of library materials
  • may be asked to assist with seasonal/event/holiday displays
  • answers directional questions and refers to informational questions to appropriate staff
  • tidies public areas of library as required
  • other duties and projects as required

Requirements:

  • Must be a full time student
  • Must qualify for a Social Insurance Number
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction
  • Aptitude for detailed work
  • Ability to accurately file numerically and alphabetically
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to communicate with courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public
  • Physically able to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks

If you meet all of the requirements listed above, then we would like to hear from you!

Please forward your resume and references by email to:

Human Resources - Okanagan Regional Library

Email: jobs@orl.bc.ca

Job Status:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Summerland
  • Interviewing
  • Summerland
22-69
Jun 13, 2022
Reference Librarian - Kelowna (27 hours per week temporary 1 year term)

Reference Librarian - Kelowna (27 hours per week temporary 1 year term)

May 12, 2022
Competition Number:
22-58
Closing Date:
Jul 31, 2022, 03:00 AM

Reference Librarian

Temporary Part-Time
May 24, 2022  May 13, 2023
Kelowna  Branch

This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Reference Librarian in our Kelowna Branch,
Temporary Part-time - 27 Hours Weekly

Under the direction of the Reference Supervisor or the Branch Head, the incumbent provides reference/information and readers advisory services to residents of the Okanagan Regional Library District. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement and action within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures and practices.

Performance is evaluated by Branch Head and/or Reference Supervisor in terms of achieving mutually established objectives; the administrative and professional services provided; and the quality of judgement, communications, human relations and team work developed.

Education requirement:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited Library School.

Other Requirements:

  • 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.
  • An interest in and respect for people of all ages, combined with a willingness to approach people in an open, non-condescending and non-judgemental way.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations techniques
  • Good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to handle the above duties and responsibilities with a high level of courtesy and tact when dealing with staff and the public.
  • Interest in developing and improving communications with community organizations, service clubs and individuals in connection with reference/ information programs and library services.
  • Keyboarding skills, minimum 40 wpm.
  • Ability to read and speak a second language.

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

OPEN until filled

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
22-58
Jul 31, 2022
Reference Librarian - Salmon Arm Branch

Reference Librarian - Salmon Arm Branch

Apr 28, 2022
Competition Number:
22-49
Closing Date:
Jun 30, 2022, 15:00 PM

Reference Librarian

Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
Salmon Arm Branch

This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Reference Librarian in our Salmon Arm Branch. Auxiliary / On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff.

Under the direction of the Reference Supervisor or the Branch Head, the incumbent provides reference/information and readers advisory services to residents of the Okanagan Regional Library District. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement and action within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures and practices.

Performance is evaluated by Branch Head and/or Reference Supervisor in terms of achieving mutually established objectives; the administrative and professional services provided; and the quality of judgement, communications, human relations and team work developed.

Education requirement:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited Library School.

Other Requirements:

  • 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.
  • An interest in and respect for people of all ages, combined with a willingness to approach people in an open, non-condescending and non-judgemental way.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations techniques
  • Good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to handle the above duties and responsibilities with a high level of courtesy and tact when dealing with staff and the public.
  • Interest in developing and improving communications with community organizations, service clubs and individuals in connection with reference/ information programs and library services.
  • Keyboarding skills, minimum 40 wpm.
  • Ability to read and speak a second language.

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

Open Until filled

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Salmon Arm
  • Open
  • Salmon Arm
22-49
Jun 30, 2022
Reference Librarian On-Call: Kelowna & Vernon Branches

Reference Librarian On-Call: Kelowna & Vernon Branches

Jan 5, 2022
Competition Number:
22-01
Closing Date:
Jun 30, 2022, 15:00 PM

Reference Librarian

Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
Kelowna & Vernon Branches

This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Reference Librarian in our Kelowna & Vernon branches. Auxiliary / On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff.

Under the direction of the Reference Supervisor or the Branch Head, the incumbent provides reference/information and readers advisory services to residents of the Okanagan Regional Library District. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement and action within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures and practices.

Performance is evaluated by Branch Head and/or Reference Supervisor in terms of achieving mutually established objectives; the administrative and professional services provided; and the quality of judgement, communications, human relations and team work developed.

Education requirement:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited Library School.

Other Requirements:

  • 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.
  • An interest in and respect for people of all ages, combined with a willingness to approach people in an open, non-condescending and non-judgemental way.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations techniques
  • Good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to handle the above duties and responsibilities with a high level of courtesy and tact when dealing with staff and the public.
  • Interest in developing and improving communications with community organizations, service clubs and individuals in connection with reference/ information programs and library services.
  • Keyboarding skills, minimum 40 wpm.
  • Ability to read and speak a second language.

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

Open Until filled

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Vernon
  • Open
  • Kelowna
  • Vernon
22-01
Jun 30, 2022

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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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