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Library Page- Lake Country Branch

Library Page- Lake Country Branch

Oct 14, 2021
Competition Number:
21-112
Closing Date:
Oct 21, 2021, 15:00 PM

Library Page

The Okanagan Regional Library Lake Country Branch currently has an opportunity available for a Permanent Part-Time, 4 hours weekly, Library Page position. 

Schedule: 

Saturday     1:00 - 5:00

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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Lake Country
  • Open
  • Lake Country
21-112
Oct 21, 2021
Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Oct 5, 2021
Competition Number:
21-111
Closing Date:
Oct 24, 2021, 15:00 PM

Chief Financial Officer

The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) is one of the largest library system in Canada, serving over 400,000 people.  It covers some of the most beautiful territory in BC, stretching from Golden in the Rockies to Osoyoos in the heart of the Okanagan wine and fruit growing areas.  The system is staffed by energetic and committed people who have begun the shift to a more learning and technology focused service.

The Okanagan Regional Library has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate in the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role on their leadership team.

We’re looking for a solution focused, creative thinker with exceptional communication skills to lead our financial team.  The incumbent will perform complex administrative, supervisory, and professional accounting work at the senior management level, including  planning and directing fiscal administration for the Library, delivering leadership and direction to assigned financial and administrative support services (accounting, property acquisition and maintenance, wage and benefit administration), and preparing the annual budget and overseeing expenditure control. 

In addition, the incumbent negotiates and administers leases and facility maintenance contracts, oversees repair and maintenance for all library buildings and develops annual operating and capital budget estimates for the maintenance of library buildings.   

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and collaborative leader with exceptional communication and leadership skills.  The individual will hold a CPA designation and have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a senior financial management position and some experience working successfully with a large political Board.   

A criminal record check is a condition of employment. This position is 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.  

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, including the compensation and benefits package, please contact Leslie Brecht @ 250-860-4033. 

Expressions of interest, including an up-to-date resume and cover letter should be forwarded in confidence to jobs@orl.bc.ca indicating the date of availability to undertake the position as CFO.  

E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca 

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
21-111
Oct 24, 2021
Van Driver II (Delivery Driver)

Van Driver II (Delivery Driver)

Sep 29, 2021
Competition Number:
21-109
Closing Date:
Oct 10, 2021, 15:00 PM

The Okanagan Regional Library

Requires a

DELIVERY DRIVER (Van Driver II)

Auxiliary On-Call (no guaranteed hours) 

Competition #21-109

The successful applicant works out of the  Administration Centre building on K.L.O. Road and uses the Okanagan Regional Library’s 5 ton truck.  Deliveries are based on an established schedule that covers branches throughout the Okanagan Regional Library system.  The Driver is responsible for the efficient and accurate delivery of books, materials, furniture and equipment to branches as well as the pre trip inspections of the assigned vehicle in accordance with road safety requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 plus completion of an Automotive Mechanics Entry Level Program
  • Minimum three years commercial driving experience with vehicles of 10,000 kg. GVW
  • Valid B.C. Drivers’ License and proof of a clear drive record
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local, provincial and federal traffic regulations
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical safety of a commercial vehicle
  • Physical ability to handle heavy materials

For further information please refer to the Job Description below.  This position is available immediately.

To apply, please forward resume, two references and a copy of your current driving abstract

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, due to the anticipated volume of applicants, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

 

 

Job Status:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Screening
  • Headquarters
21-109
Oct 10, 2021
Assistant Community Librarian - On Call Summerland Branch

Assistant Community Librarian - On Call Summerland Branch

Sep 29, 2021
Competition Number:
21-106
Closing Date:
Oct 10, 2021, 15:00 PM

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

Summerland Branch 

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for auxiliary/on-call a Assistant Community Librarian at our Summerland Branch. On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff.

Requirements:

Education Grade 12 or equivalent

Other Requirements

1. Basic knowledge of library procedures and services.

2. Basic knowledge of children’s literature

3. Good oral and written communication skills

4. Demonstrated knowledge of Internet

5. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel

6. Demonstrated knowledge of e-Readers and other electronic tools

7. Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

8. Aptitude for detailed work.

9. Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.

10. Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks

11. Basic knowledge of cash procedures

12. Keyboarding speed minimum 35 wpm

13. Commitment to continuous learning.

Please visit our website for more information and to view the job description for current job requirements and position details.

Please quote Competitions #21-106

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Summerland
  • Open
  • Summerland
21-106
Oct 10, 2021
System Analyst - ORL Headquarters

System Analyst - ORL Headquarters

Sep 17, 2021
Competition Number:
21-99
Closing Date:
Sep 23, 2021, 15:00 PM

SYSTEMS ANALYST

PERMANENT FULL-TIME

HEADQUARTERS, Kelowna, BC

(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. 

E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca

State Competition #: 21-99
Open until filled

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

 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
21-99
Sep 23, 2021
Library Page - Osoyoos Branch

Library Page - Osoyoos Branch

Aug 25, 2021
Competition Number:
21-92
Closing Date:
Sep 26, 2021, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Osoyoos Branch

2 Hours Weekly  - Schedule is Tuesday 6:00 - 8:00 

(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
  • 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 

Please quote Competition 21-89

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

Job Status:
  • Final Process
Job Branch:
  • Osoyoos
  • Final Process
  • Osoyoos
21-92
Sep 26, 2021

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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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