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Library Page - Revelstoke Branch

Library Page - Revelstoke Branch

Sep 13, 2022
Competition Number:
22-139
Closing Date:
Sep 18, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page

The Okanagan Regional Library Revelstoke Branch currently has an opportunity available for a Library Page Permanent Part-Time position, Four (4) hours weekly.

Schedule: To be determined. 

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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Revelstoke
  • Filled
  • Revelstoke
22-139
Sep 18, 2022
Assistant Community Librarian - Revelstoke

Assistant Community Librarian - Revelstoke

Aug 30, 2022
Competition Number:
22-135
Closing Date:
Sep 9, 2022, 03:00 AM

Assistant Community Librarian
Permanent Part-Time (18 hours weekly)

REVELSTOKE  BRANCH

This position is NON-UNION

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Permanent Part-Time Assistant Community Librarians in our Revelstoke branch.

SCHEDULE:           Tuesday                            4:00 – 8:00
                                Thursday                        10:00 – 2:00
                                Friday                              10:00 – 2:00
                                Saturday                         10:00 - 5:00
    

Under the direction of the Community Librarian, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public, and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Community Librarian/Branch Head is absent for a short period of time. 

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.

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, jobs@orl.bc.ca

Please quote Competitions #22-135

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
22-135
Sep 9, 2022
Library Page - Kelowna Branch

Library Page - Kelowna Branch

Aug 24, 2022
Competition Number:
22-121
Closing Date:
Sep 18, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page

The Okanagan Regional Library Kelowna Branch currently has an opportunities available for a Library Page Permanent Part-Time positions.

12 Hour bi-weekly position 

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
22-121
Sep 18, 2022
Library Page - West Kelowna

Library Page - West Kelowna

Aug 11, 2022
Competition Number:
22-108
Closing Date:
Sep 18, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page - Westbank Branch

Permanent Part-Time position (year-round)

Schedule is 8 hours weekly:     Schedule to be determined

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!  

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Westbank
  • Filled
  • Westbank
22-108
Sep 18, 2022
Library Page - Kelowna OK Mission branch

Library Page - Kelowna OK Mission branch

Aug 11, 2022
Competition Number:
22-110
Closing Date:
Aug 21, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page

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

16 hours bi-weekly

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Mission
  • Filled
  • Mission
22-110
Aug 21, 2022
Library Page - Vernon Branch

Library Page - Vernon Branch

Aug 3, 2022
Competition Number:
22-98
Closing Date:
Aug 14, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page

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

8 Hour weekly position 

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Filled
  • Vernon
22-98
Aug 14, 2022
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:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Oliver
  • Filled
  • 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:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Summerland
  • Filled
  • 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:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
22-58
Jul 31, 2022
Library Page Kelowna

Library Page Kelowna

May 12, 2022
Competition Number:
22-57
Closing Date:
May 18, 2022, 03:00 AM

Library Page

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

8 Hour bi-weekly position 

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
22-57
May 18, 2022
Library Page - Vernon

Library Page - Vernon

May 12, 2022
Competition Number:
22-56
Closing Date:
May 18, 2022, 03:00 AM

Library Page

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

4 Hour weekly position 

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Filled
  • Vernon
22-56
May 18, 2022
Library Page - Vernon

Library Page - Vernon

May 12, 2022
Competition Number:
22-55
Closing Date:
May 18, 2022, 00:00 AM

Library Page

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

4 Hour weekly position 

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Filled
  • Vernon
22-55
May 18, 2022
Branch Head Librarian I

Branch Head Librarian I

Apr 20, 2022
Competition Number:
22-45
Closing Date:
May 1, 2022, 23:59 PM

Branch Head I Librarian - Rutland Branch
Temporary Part-Time (28 hours weekly)

Temporary Term ending May 9, 2023 (Dates subject to change)

Do you have a passion for exceeding customer expectations and the ability to build strong ties within the community through outreach?   Do you possess a commitment & understanding of meeting community needs? Do you enjoy supporting front line staff to assure exceptional service is delivered to library customers.    

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

This position is in the Rutland Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library. Located in beautiful British Columbia, the ORL regional library system stretches from Golden in the Rocky Mountains through the wine and fruit producing lands of the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys to the semi-desert Osoyoos at the US border. ORL is a vibrant regional library system, with 30 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees, and a service population of over 400,000 people. The city of Kelowna is the largest urban center in the region with a population of just under 135,000. Kelowna is known for hot sunny summers and mild winters. The region is full of opportunities for outdoor recreation from swimming and boating, to hiking and fishing, to cross-country and downhill skiing and snowshoeing. The city is vibrant and boasts a growing tech industry, both a college and university campus, and wonderful restaurants and wineries.

The Opportunity 

The successful candidate will be planning and organizing library branch resources and services to meet community needs and interests.  The individual will develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, customers, and the community; be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and stay aware of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in public library services.  

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education

Master's Degree from an accredited Library School or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Related Experience

  • Two years relevant public library experience.
  • Supervisory experience, including training and evaluation of staff
  • Experience with library technical services and/or systems

This position is 28 hours weekly.   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 e-mail to:

Human Resources
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Rutland
  • Filled
  • Rutland
22-45
May 1, 2022
Director of Public Services

Director of Public Services

Apr 12, 2022
Competition Number:
22-35
Closing Date:
Apr 30, 2022, 00:00 AM

Career Opportunity

Excluded Full time Director of Public Services

Okanagan Regional Library

Due to Early retirement, the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) is seeking a key senior leader to help shape the continuing transformation of public library services and the development of the library’s role as a learning organization, in alignment with the directions outlined in our current strategic plan (http://www.orl.bc.ca/about-us/policies-and-reports).

Based in Kelowna British Columbia which is often rated as one of the most desirable cities in Canada, the ORL serves a large geographical area stretching 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 one of the largest library systems in Canada, with 29 branches, over 250 employees, and serving a population of over 400,000 people.

Two excluded Directors of Public Service (DPS) share the responsibility of directing the public facing programs and services of the library. Both DPS report directly to the CEO, and are a key part of the senior management team. Each DPS takes on a portfolio of focus (currently these are ‘partnerships and programs’ and ‘the customer experience’) in addition to directly supervising each branch managers of either the Southern or Northern ORL branches.  The current vacancy will be assigned the Northern branches and the ‘partnerships and programs’ portfolio to start, though assignments can change over time and through collaborative strategy developed at the senior management table.

We are seeking a candidate who has a true vision for ensuring that library service creates a positive impact on both our communities and our users, and is proven effective in sharing and realizing such a vision.  The successful candidate will thrive in a team environment and be skilled in creating meaningful collaborations with outside groups. The DPS is highly skilled in staff development using a combination of engagement, coaching, directing and evaluation techniques to ensure staff are empowered and effectively deployed.

A person of integrity and self-direction, the DPS will be open, respectful, focused and possesses strong communication, problem-solving, decision-making and organizational skills.

The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited library science program, supplemented with a minimum of seven years’ experience in a public library, including three years in senior administrative and management.

If you are interested in exploring this career opportunity, please visit our website at http://www.orl.bc.ca/about-us/careers/current-vacancies for the job description and position requirements. 

Expressions of interest, including an up-to-date resume and covering letter, should be forwarded to jobs@orl.bc.ca indicating the individual’s date of availability to undertake the position as Director of Public Services.

This excluded senior management position is permanent full-time and offers a competitive salary in line with experience.  For more information including the complete job description, please refer to our website at http://www.orl.bc.ca/careers/current-vacancies.  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 e-mail with the title Director of Public Services to:

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
22-35
Apr 30, 2022
Library Page - Salmon Arm Branch

Library Page - Salmon Arm Branch

Apr 11, 2022
Competition Number:
22-28 & 22-29
Closing Date:
Apr 16, 2022, 00:00 AM

Library Page

The Okanagan Regional Library Salmon Arm Branch currently has two opportunities available for Library Page Permanent Part-Time positions.

4 Hour weekly position and an 8 hour weekly position.

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Salmon Arm
  • Filled
  • Salmon Arm
22-28 & 22-29
Apr 16, 2022
Library Page - Mission Branch

Library Page - Mission Branch

Mar 2, 2022
Competition Number:
22-15
Closing Date:
Mar 13, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page

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

4 hours bi-weekly

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Mission
  • Filled
  • Mission
22-15
Mar 13, 2022
Library Page - Vernon Branch

Library Page - Vernon Branch

Mar 2, 2022
Competition Number:
22-14
Closing Date:
Mar 13, 2022, 15:00 PM

Library Page

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

4 hours weekly:

Saturday                        10:00 - 2:00

This position are 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!

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Filled
  • Vernon
22-14
Mar 13, 2022
Technical Assistant - Revelstoke Branch

Technical Assistant - Revelstoke Branch

Mar 1, 2022
Competition Number:
22-18
Closing Date:
Mar 20, 2022, 15:00 PM

Technical Assistant
Permanent Part Time
Revelstoke Branch
15 Hours Weekly

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

Must have a valid Driver's License.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you!

Please quote Competitions #22-18, Open until filled.

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
22-18
Mar 20, 2022
Assistant Community Librarian - On call - Revelstoke Branch

Assistant Community Librarian - On call - Revelstoke Branch

Mar 1, 2022
Competition Number:
22-17
Closing Date:
Mar 20, 2022, 15:00 PM

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

Hiring for the Revelstoke Branch

The Okanagan Regional Library has vacancies for auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarians at the Revelstoke 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 #22-17. Will remain open until filled.

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
22-17
Mar 20, 2022
Community Learning & Assessment Coordinator

Community Learning & Assessment Coordinator

Feb 22, 2022
Competition Number:
22-13
Closing Date:
Mar 6, 2022, 15:00 PM

Community Learning & Assessment Coordinator
Maternity Leave – Temporary Full Time (35 Hours per week)
April 6, 2022 – May 5, 2023

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.

Under the general direction of the Director of Public Services the incumbent will provide system support for development of outcome-based programming and evaluation. The incumbent will act as a system resource for the development of programming with a focus on learning outcomes. This position will also develop methodologies for assessing the successes and impacts of those programs. This will include researching key literacy and educational needs, evaluating adult literacy and youth programs, making recommendations about best program design, and designing qualitative performance measures to evaluate library programming.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with post graduate degree or diploma in education and /or a master’s degree in Library Science.
  • At least one-year experience is required in designing and delivering programs for individuals and groups from varied experiential and educational backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with the BC school curriculum.
  • Experience with assessment, research, and evaluation is required.

This position is based out of our Administration Centre (1430 KLO Road) in Kelowna BC.

Please visit our website at http://www.orl.bc.ca/about-us/careers/current-vacancies for the job description and position requirements.

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
22-13
Mar 6, 2022

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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