Past Competitions

Technical Assistant

Sep 28, 2018, 12:58 PM
Competition Number:
Oct 12, 2018, 15:00 PM

Permanent Full-Time
Rutland/Vernon Branches

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Technical Assistant to work primarily in our Rutland and Vernon branches.  This position will include travel and be expected to deliver programs outside of their primary branches.

Under the general supervision of the Branch Head Librarians, 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.

Human Resources 
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Closing Date:   October 12, 2018
 Closing Time:  3 p.m.

Please quote: Competition #18-123

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




  • Filled
  • Vernon

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.