Types of Employment
VIRL hires the best qualified candidates. Selections for bargaining unit positions are conducted in accordance with the provisions of the appropriate collective agreement. Depending on the job description and the location of the position, employees will be classified in one of the following groups:
• Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
• BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU)
There are various employee classifications within VIRL. The most common hired are:
Permanent Full Time Employees – 35 hours per week
Employees who have been assigned to a regularly scheduled position and who have completed probation.
Permanent Part Time Employee – less than 35 hours per week
Employees who have been assigned a regularly scheduled position of less than 35 hours per week and who have completed probation.
An employee who has no permanently scheduled hours and is willing to work on call with or without notice.
Employees who are classified as Pages must be a minimum of 15 years old and be registered and attend school on a full time basis.