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Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Graphics Designer

Graphics Designer

Feb 22, 2024
Competition Number:
24-30
Closing Date:
Mar 3, 2024, 23:59 PM

Graphics Designer

Permanent Full-Time (1.0 FTE /35 hours weekly)

Okanagan Regional Library Headquarters location (Kelowna BC)

$27.50 - $28.91

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add a new position, a Permanent Full-Time Graphics Designer to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for a Graphics Designer that responsible for providing graphic design expertise to promote library services. Duties include: performing graphic design tasks; establishing formats and production methods; scheduling, coordinating and executing production; assisting in the developing of brand standards; evaluating techniques and recommending improvements.

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communications this position performs a variety of Graphics Design tasks including but not limited to:

  • Designs and illustrates to print readiness material such as program materials, promotional/marketing products, ad copy and signage.
  • Schedules, plans and implements graphics design workflow.Monitors the status of requests and projects to ensure they are completed on time.
  • Tracking and distribution of promotional and branch support materials.
  • Liaises with staff and provides consultative services, including advice, guidance and orientation on the development of graphic design concepts and best implantation methods.
  • Provides input on graphics standards and monitors quality assurance on graphics projects, reviewing content for completeness and accuracy.
  • Designs corporate material, such as but not limited to the annual report.
  • Creates digital images and monitors digital displays.
  • Liaises with library staff to ensure content and design meet internal and external customer needs.
  • Provides advice on the scheduling, evaluation and prioritizing of print jobs.
  • Sources new productivity work tools.
  • Performs basic equipment maintenance and resolves routine hardware and software problems.
  • Performs other duties of similar complexity and scope, as assigned.

The role requires exercising independent judgement and adheres to established Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) policies, procedures and practices.

Education

  • Grade 12
  • plus, Bachelor of Design or equivalent.

Related Experience

Minimum 3 years full time (or equivalent) in a Graphic Design and Print Production.

Other Requirements

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  2. Demonstrated proficiency in web and print publishing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite), including Microsoft Office Suite
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design principles
  4. Strong visual and artistic skills, including knowledge of printing and photo-reproduction.
  5. Demonstrated ability to edit and optimize images for the Internet.
  6. Demonstrated ability to use photo editing software and Cloud based software for remote digital displays.
  7. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  8. Strong organizational and time management skills.
  9. Aptitude for detailed work.
  10. Demonstrated ability to operate business machines (copiers, scanners, fax machines).
  11. Physical ability to handle heavy boxes.
  12. Valid BC Driver’s License.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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
24-30
Mar 3, 2024
Branch Head II Librarian Kelowna

Branch Head II Librarian Kelowna

Feb 15, 2024
Competition Number:
24-26
Closing Date:
Feb 29, 2024, 03:00 AM

Branch Head II Librarian
Temporary Full Time Term:  March 4, 2024 - November 4, 2024
This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement

ORL is seeking an experienced, passionate, visionary, and community-minded Branch Head II Librarian for our Kelowna branch.  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 It is a vibrant regional library system, with 29 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees, and a service population of over 370,000 people

Kelowna Branch is an exciting downtown library, located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District and Tech Centre.  Having recently undergone phase 1 of a multi-phase renovation, this signature library building is now connected on two floors to the new Okanagan Centre for Innovation, and features bright, large new meeting and teaching spaces which have been very popular in the community.  Kelowna Library is leading the ORL in developing new technical and STEAM programming for adults and children, and a fundraising campaign is underway to raise money for future phases of the renovation, which will include a Make Space and Recording Studio.  In recent years, Kelowna Library has developed strong partnerships in the city, situating the library at the heart of the community as an important component of the vibrant Cultural District.  It functions as an education centre with strong partnerships with both Okanagan College and the University of British Columbia, and as a key participant in community development initiative with the City of Kelowna.

The ORL Branch II Librarian is in a leadership role responsible for the effective administration and management of our Kelowna Branch Library. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to form and maintain vital community partners.  The Kelowna Branch Head leads a strong team who are dedicated to providing outstanding library service and to maintaining a supportive and collaborative workplace.  Under the general direction of the Director of Public Services.  The Branch Head II provides leadership, advocacy, administrative support, supervision and professional librarian perspective to a major branch library and will function as a senior advisor to the Director of Public Services.

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited library school.
  • Three year’s relevant public library experience including one year in a supervisory position.

This position is temporary full-time 35 hours weekly.  Salary range is $80,268.19 - $85,383.88.   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:

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:Open until filled
Please quote Competition #24-26

No phone calls please

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

 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
24-26
Feb 29, 2024
Maker Educator

Maker Educator

Feb 8, 2024
Competition Number:
24-23
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Maker Educator

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library various locations

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Maker Educators to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

Under the general supervision of the Branch Head (BH), Community Librarian (CL) or Reference & Instruction Supervisor (R&IS), the Maker Educator’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.

The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Education: 

Grade 12, plus successful completion of 2 three credit university or college courses in computer science, engineering, digital design, or audio / video recording.

Related Experience:

  • 2 years Teaching experience in formal or informal public education setting.
  • 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.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy and tact with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable with hands on approach, particularly an ability to improvise with audiences of varied ages, the use of hand tools, electronics, computer software, hardware and other various technologies. Effective for problem solving.
  • Demonstrated success building learning experiences and community relationships. Must have a strong desire to interact with the public and to educate.
  • Proficiency with a wide variety of software and hardware including mobile tech, Windows and Mac platforms with IOS and Android operating systems. Ability to learn quickly, both technical and software knowledge and technical skills as it applies to technology such as computer and digital equipment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated planning skills.
  • Aptitude for detailed work
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks.
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License.
  • Must have own vehicle.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Rutland
  • Kelowna
  • Westside Learning Lab
  • Vernon
  • Open
  • Rutland
  • Kelowna
  • Westside Learning Lab
  • Vernon
24-23
Feb 25, 2024
Assistant Community Librarian - Princeton BC

Assistant Community Librarian - Princeton BC

Feb 7, 2024
Competition Number:
24-22
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Assistant Community Librarian

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library Similkameen Branches (Princeton, Hedley)

$25.76 - $27.03 per hour

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarians to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Job Specification

Education: Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.

Other Requirements

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with mobile technology, ie; apple or android phones or tablets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks
  • Basic knowledge of cash procedures
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be available for training session April 29 – May 3, 2024: 8-4:30 in Kelowna.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Princeton
  • Open
  • Princeton
24-22
Feb 25, 2024
Assistant Community Librarian - Okanagan Falls BC

Assistant Community Librarian - Okanagan Falls BC

Feb 7, 2024
Competition Number:
24-21
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Assistant Community Librarian

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library South Okanagan Branches (Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos, Keremeos, Kaleden)

$25.76 - $27.03 per hour

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarians to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Job Specification

Education: Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.

Other Requirements

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with mobile technology, ie; apple or android phones or tablets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks
  • Basic knowledge of cash procedures
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be available for training session April 29 – May 3, 2024: 8-4:30 in Kelowna.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Okanagan Falls
  • Open
  • Okanagan Falls
24-21
Feb 25, 2024
Assistant Community Librarian - Central Okanagan

Assistant Community Librarian - Central Okanagan

Feb 7, 2024
Competition Number:
24-20
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Assistant Community Librarian

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library Central Okanagan Branches (Lake Country, Kelowna, Rutland, Okanagan Mission, West Kelowna, Peachland)

$25.76 - $27.03 per hour

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarians to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Job Specification

Education: Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.

Other Requirements

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with mobile technology, ie; apple or android phones or tablets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks
  • Basic knowledge of cash procedures
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be available for training session April 29 – May 3, 2024: 8-4:30 in Kelowna.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Rutland
  • Lake Country
  • Kelowna
  • Peachland
  • Open
  • Rutland
  • Lake Country
  • Kelowna
  • Peachland
24-20
Feb 25, 2024
Assistant Community Librarian - Enderby, BC

Assistant Community Librarian - Enderby, BC

Feb 7, 2024
Competition Number:
24-19
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Assistant Community Librarian

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library Branches (Enderby, Revelstoke, Summerland, Naramata)

$25.76 - $27.03 per hour

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarians to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

 Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Job Specification

Education: Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.

Other Requirements

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with mobile technology, ie; apple or android phones or tablets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks
  • Basic knowledge of cash procedures
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be available for training session April 29 – May 3, 2024: 8-4:30 in Kelowna.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Enderby
  • Open
  • Enderby
24-19
Feb 25, 2024
Assistant Community Librarian - North Okanagan

Assistant Community Librarian - North Okanagan

Feb 7, 2024
Competition Number:
24-18
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Assistant Community Librarian

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library Shuswap Branches (North Okanagan Branches: Falkland, Armstrong, Vernon, Cherryville, Lumby, Lake Country)

$25.76 - $27.03 per hour

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarians to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Job Specification

Education: Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.

Other Requirements

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with mobile technology, ie; apple or android phones or tablets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks
  • Basic knowledge of cash procedures
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be available for training session April 29 – May 3, 2024: 8-4:30 in Kelowna.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Falkland
  • Lumby
  • Cherryville
  • Vernon
  • Armstrong
  • Lake Country
  • Open
  • Falkland
  • Lumby
  • Cherryville
  • Vernon
  • Armstrong
  • Lake Country
24-18
Feb 25, 2024
Assistant Community Librarian - Shuswap Branches

Assistant Community Librarian - Shuswap Branches

Feb 7, 2024
Competition Number:
24-17
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Assistant Community Librarian

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library Shuswap Branches (Salmon Arm, South Shuswap, Sicamous, Silver Creek)

$25.76 - $27.03 per hour

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarians to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Job Specification

Education: Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.

Other Requirements

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with mobile technology, ie; apple or android phones or tablets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks
  • Basic knowledge of cash procedures
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be available for training session April 29 – May 3, 2024: 8-4:30 in Kelowna.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • South Shuswap
  • Salmon Arm
  • Silver Creek
  • Sicamous
  • Open
  • South Shuswap
  • Salmon Arm
  • Silver Creek
  • Sicamous
24-17
Feb 25, 2024
Assistant Community Librarian - Golden BC

Assistant Community Librarian - Golden BC

Feb 7, 2024
Competition Number:
24-16
Closing Date:
Feb 25, 2024, 23:59 PM

Assistant Community Librarian

Auxiliary On-Call

Okanagan Regional Library Golden Branch

$25.76 - $27.03 per hour

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarians to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.

As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.

Job Specification

Education: Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.

Other Requirements

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with mobile technology, ie; apple or android phones or tablets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word & Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with initiative, courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Physical ability to handle book bins, boxes of books and loaded book trucks
  • Basic knowledge of cash procedures
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be available for training session April 29 – May 3, 2024: 8-4:30 in Kelowna.

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

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Golden
  • Open
  • Golden
24-16
Feb 25, 2024
Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Assistant

Jan 23, 2024
Competition Number:
24-11
Closing Date:
Feb 26, 2024, 15:00 PM

Human Resources Assistant

Permanent Full-Time (1.0 FTE / 35 hours weekly)

Okanagan Regional Library Headquarters location (1430 KLO RD, Kelowna BC)

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add a Permanent Full-Time Human Resources Assistant to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

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 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for a Human Resources Assistant that works in a confidential capacity and is responsible for support to the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Assistant provides administrative support and coordination for various human resources department programs and initiatives.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Human Resources this position performs a variety of Human Resources administrative tasks including but not limited to

  • Maintain the HRIS database.
  • Schedule meetings and take minutes.
  • Collect, track, and record employee information.
  • Support all internal and external HR-related inquiries.
  • Create and maintain personnel files.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, scheduling and participating in interviews, performing reference checks, and issuing employment contracts.
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars.

The incumbent exercises, independent judgement, follows established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices and maintains the integrity and confidentiality of information communication within the organization.

Education

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management or Business Administration.
  • Payroll experience an asset.

Related Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years in a human resources environment, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 1 Year experience working in a unionized environment.

Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of Employment Standards
  • Understanding of Collective Bargaining and Collective Agreements.
  • Knowledge of WorkSafe regulations and protocols
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience and expertise with the use of Microsoft suite software.
  • Experience with virtual meeting platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience using a fully integrated Human Resources Information System
  • Well established time management skills
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Ability to communicate with courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Considerable knowledge of computer software applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.
  • Valid B.C. Driver's Licence.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

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
24-11
Feb 26, 2024
Library Page - Oliver Branch

Library Page - Oliver Branch

Jan 16, 2024
Competition Number:
24-03
Closing Date:
Feb 24, 2024, 15:00 PM

Library Page - Oliver Branch

8 hour position / week

Permanent Part-Time position (year-round) 

Pay Rate: $17.12 per hour

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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Oliver
  • Open
  • Oliver
24-03
Feb 24, 2024

Apply at jobs@orl.bc.ca

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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