Past Competitions

Assistant Community Librarian - On Call - Southern Okanagan Branches

Feb 17, 2022, 11:58 AM
Competition Number:
Mar 3, 2022, 15:00 PM

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

Hiring for our South Okanagan Branches:

Summerland, Naramata, Kaleden, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement (excluding Summerland and Naramata)

The Okanagan Regional Library has vacancies for auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarians at various Okanagan branches (listed above). On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff.


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.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Human Resources at the Okanagan Regional Library.

Please quote Competitions #22-10

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

  • Filled
  • Southern Branches

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.