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Thinking of starting a new chapter in your career?
Let VIRL be part of your story.

Vancouver Island Regional Library has over 370 employees and serves over 430,000 people through 39 branch locations on Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, Bella Coola on the central mainland coast, and through our eLibrary at www.virl.bc.ca.

We offer a challenging and supportive work environment that allows employees to make a real difference in their communities, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. You’ll interact with customers who value their library services, and colleagues who love what they do.

You’ll be part of a regional team that serves individuals and families through a variety of in-branch and online services. VIRL looks for team members with enthusiasm and dedication – professional librarians and staff who strongly believe in exceptional customer service, while balancing individual and group goals.

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)
  • Exempt

Permanent Full Time Employees

Employees who have been assigned to a regularly scheduled 35 hours per week position and who have completed probation.

Permanent Part Time Employees

Employees who have been assigned a regularly scheduled position of less than 35 hours per week and who have completed probation.

Casual Employees

An employee who has no permanently scheduled hours and is willing to work on call with or without notice.

Pages

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.

Current Vacancies

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Posting  Status*  Position
Type 
Branch  Posting
Number 
Posting
Date 
Closing
Date 
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Library Page Open Page Sidney / North Saanich P2019-41 Apr 8, 2019 Apr 23, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Sidney / North Saanich P2019-40 Apr 23, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Sidney / North Saanich P2019-39 Apr 23, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Sidney / North Saanich P2019-38 Apr 23, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Sidney / North Saanich P2019-37 Apr 23, 2019 Apply
Scheduling Assistant (Casual) Open Casual Nanaimo Harbourfront CUPE2019-16 Apr 4, 2019 Apr 19, 2019 Apply
Information Technician Open Permanent Full Time Nanaimo Harbourfront CUPE2019-24 Apr 19, 2019 Apply
Administrative Assistant Open Permanent Full Time Administration EX2019-34 Apr 19, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Tofino P2019-31 Mar 29, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 Apply
Library Page Screening Page Courtenay P2019-22 Mar 15, 2019 Mar 30, 2019
Screening
Library Page Screening Page Courtenay P2019-21 Mar 30, 2019
Screening
Shipper Receiver II Screening Permanent Full Time Nanaimo North CUPE2019-15 Mar 12, 2019 Mar 27, 2019
Screening
Manager, Scheduling & Data Analysis Interviewing Permanent Full Time Nanaimo Harbourfront EX2019-14 Feb 14, 2019 Mar 7, 2019
Interviewing
Information Technician Screening Permanent Part Time Campbell River CUPE2019-10 Mar 28, 2019 Apr 12, 2019
Screening
Library Page Interviewing Page Cortes Island P2018-150 Jan 28, 2019 Mar 12, 2019
Interviewing
Library Page Interviewing Page Ucluelet P2019-3 Jan 8, 2019 Jan 23, 2019
Interviewing
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Open
We are accepting applications until the closing date.
Screening
Posting has closed, applications are being short-listed.
Interviewing
Short-listed candidates have been contacted for an interview.
Filled
Competition is closed.
Cancelled
This posting has been withdrawn.

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