New Job Inspiration Lab Technician In British Columbia

Inspiration Lab Technician
Inspiration Lab Technician

Inspiration Lab Technician

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $30.29–$35.66 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Requisition ID: 38238

Company: Vancouver Public Library
Worksite: Programming & Learning


The Vancouver Public Library (VPL) is the third largest public library system in Canada, with 800 staff members offering services at 21 branches across the city. VPL values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly service. Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive, and rewarding workplace.

Job Requirements:


  • Completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by courses in the use of digital creation technologies or equivalent experience. Completion of some library related courses would be an asset.


  • Two years related experience providing customer service in a library or technology environment. Strong hands-on experience with digital creation technologies such as audio and video recording equipment, audio and video editing software, ebook publishing software, and digitization equipment.
  • Experience providing instruction in one-on-one and group learning environments

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment involving varied digital technologies.
  • Ability to effectively instruct users in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Experience using a range of digital creation software such as Microsoft Photos, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe PremierePro, Audacity, Reaper, Sigil and Adobe InDesign, or equivalents.
  • Experience with audio and video recording equipment such as sound booths, green screens, video cameras, LED lighting, audio mixers and microphones.
  • Experience with digitization equipment such as flatbed photo/slide/negative scanners and tape to-digital cassette equipment for audio, VHS, and 8mm media
  • Ability to plan, organize and carry out assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Works collaboratively with staff within the Programming & Learning team and from a variety of departments.
  • Working knowledge of the objectives, organization, procedures, services and resources of the Library; actively seeks information about current trends and leading practices in areas of responsibility.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as analytical and problem solving skills Strong commitment to serving clients; open, pragmatic and responsive to clients and community
  • Innovative and flexible in a rapidly changing library environment with the ability to assist staff to participate in and be open to change.
  • Ability to actively promote the service of the lab to the patrons and work with them to meet their needs and expectations

Affiliation: CUPE 391
Employment Type: Posted Part Time
Salary: $30.29 to $35.66 per hour
Work Schedule:

Week 1 and 3:

Monday 11am – 7pm, Thursday 12pm – 4pm, Friday 1pm – 5pm, Sunday 1:10pm - 6:10pm

Week 2 and 4:

Thursday 12pm – 4pm, Friday 1pm – 5pm, Saturday 10:10am - 6:10pm, Sunday 1:10pm - 6:10pm

Note: Work schedules may change with reasonable notice

Closing date: Thursday, March 23, 2023 11:59pm

While the Library thanks you in advance, only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

Vancouver Public Library is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds including Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQ+, all genders, ethnicities, and persons with disabilities. Should you be shortlisted and require an accommodation during the selection process, please provide details to the hiring committee.

Applicants must be prepared to work at any location in the VPL system. As VPL is responsible for the well-being of its patrons, a Police Information Check clearance is a condition of employment. All Vancouver Public Library employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and ongoing employment. Candidates who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a Human Rights Code ground (such as disability) can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. Please refer to our policy for further information. Personal information collected is used in accordance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.