Current Vacancies
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Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Assistant Community Librarian - Shuswap

Assistant Community Librarian - Shuswap

Jan 31, 2023
Competition Number:
23-14
Closing Date:
Feb 19, 2023, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian (Shuswap Branches: Salmon Arm, Sicamous, South Shuswap, North Shuswap, Silver Creek and Falkland)

Regional Recruitment

(No guaranteed hours)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km.  Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.

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 licence.

 

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

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: 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:
  • North Shuswap
  • South Shuswap
  • Silver Creek
  • Sicamous
  • Salmon Arm
  • Falkland
  • Open
  • North Shuswap
  • South Shuswap
  • Silver Creek
  • Sicamous
  • Salmon Arm
  • Falkland
23-14
Feb 19, 2023
Assistant Community Librarian - Enderby & Lumby

Assistant Community Librarian - Enderby & Lumby

Jan 31, 2023
Competition Number:
23-13
Closing Date:
Feb 19, 2023, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian (Enderby and Lumby Branches)

Regional Recruitment

(No guaranteed hours)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km.  Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.

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 licence.

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

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: 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:
  • Lumby
  • Enderby
  • Open
  • Lumby
  • Enderby
23-13
Feb 19, 2023
Assistant Community Librarian - North Okanagan

Assistant Community Librarian - North Okanagan

Jan 31, 2023
Competition Number:
23-12
Closing Date:
Feb 19, 2023, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian (North Okanagan Branches: Vernon, Armstrong,  Cherryville, Lake Country, Silver Creek, Falkland)

Regional Recruitment

(No guaranteed hours)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km.  Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.

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 licence.

 

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

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: 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:
  • Silver Creek
  • Falkland
  • Armstrong
  • Lake Country
  • Vernon
  • Open
  • Silver Creek
  • Falkland
  • Armstrong
  • Lake Country
  • Vernon
23-12
Feb 19, 2023
Assistant Community Librarian - Central Okanagan

Assistant Community Librarian - Central Okanagan

Jan 31, 2023
Competition Number:
23-11
Closing Date:
Feb 19, 2023, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian - Central Okanagan Branches (Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Mission, Rutland and Lake Country Branches)

Regional Recruitment

(No guaranteed hours)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km.  Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.

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 licence.

 

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

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: 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:
  • Westside Learning Lab
  • Westbank
  • Rutland
  • Mission
  • Lake Country
  • Peachland
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Westside Learning Lab
  • Westbank
  • Rutland
  • Mission
  • Lake Country
  • Peachland
  • Kelowna
23-11
Feb 19, 2023
Assistant Community Librarian - Similkameen

Assistant Community Librarian - Similkameen

Jan 31, 2023
Competition Number:
23-09
Closing Date:
Feb 19, 2023, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian - Similkameen Branches (Princeton, Hedley and Keremeos Branches)

Regional Recruitment

(No guaranteed hours)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km.  Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.

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 licence.

 

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

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: 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:
  • Princeton
  • Hedley
  • Keremeos
  • Open
  • Princeton
  • Hedley
  • Keremeos
23-09
Feb 19, 2023
Assistant Community Librarian - Summerland & Naramata

Assistant Community Librarian - Summerland & Naramata

Jan 31, 2023
Competition Number:
23-10
Closing Date:
Feb 19, 2023, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian - Summerland and Naramata Branches

Regional Recruitment

(No guaranteed hours)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km.  Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.

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 licence.

 

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

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: 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:
  • Naramata
  • Summerland
  • Open
  • Naramata
  • Summerland
23-10
Feb 19, 2023
Assistant Community Librarian - South Okanagan

Assistant Community Librarian - South Okanagan

Jan 31, 2023
Competition Number:
23-08
Closing Date:
Feb 19, 2023, 15:00 PM

Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian - South Okanagan Branches (Osoyoos, Oliver, Okanagan Falls, Kaleden, Keremeos Branches)

Regional Recruitment

(No guaranteed hours)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km.  Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.

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.

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

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: 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:
  • Keremeos
  • Kaleden
  • Okanagan Falls
  • Oliver
  • Osoyoos
  • Open
  • Keremeos
  • Kaleden
  • Okanagan Falls
  • Oliver
  • Osoyoos
23-08
Feb 19, 2023
Library Page - Sicamous Branch

Library Page - Sicamous Branch

Jan 17, 2023
Competition Number:
23-05
Closing Date:
Jan 29, 2023, 15:00 PM

Library Page - Sicamous Branch

Permanent Part-Time position (year-round)

Schedule is 4 hours weekly:     Saturdays 1:00 - 5:00pm

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:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Sicamous
  • Screening
  • Sicamous
23-05
Jan 29, 2023
Library Technician Cataloguing - Kelowna BC

Library Technician Cataloguing - Kelowna BC

Jan 17, 2023
Competition Number:
22-191
Closing Date:
Jan 29, 2023, 15:00 PM

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for a Library Technician for our cataloguing department.  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 a vibrant library system, with 30 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees and a service population of over 370,000 people.

ORL has centralized collection and technical services, and this position is based out of our Administrative Centre in Kelowna. Our cataloguing staff use a combination of copy and original cataloguing, to ensure all of the material acquired reaches our library shelves as efficiently as possible. The cataloguing department is lead by the Head of Support Services, and works collaboratively with the acquisitions, processing and allocations departments.

We are looking for an individual with experience in cataloguing and classification and authority work. This position works as part of a dynamic team, in a busy office environment. We are looking for someone with excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications include:

  • Library Technicians Diploma earned in the last 10 years, or if older with recent upgrading of cataloguing skills through professional development.
  • Minimum of 2 years current relevant cataloguing experience, including significant original cataloguing, classification and subject analysis.

This position is a permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. To apply, please provide a cover letter and resume and refer to the attached job description for additional information.

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

Job Status:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Screening
  • Headquarters
22-191
Jan 29, 2023

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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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