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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 Bowser P2019-82 Jun 14, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Apply
Customer Service Librarian I, Adult Services Open Permanent Full Time Campbell River GEU2019-68 Jun 29, 2019 Apply
Buyer Open Permanent Full Time Administration CUPE2019-26 Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Apply
Library Assistant(s) Open Casual/On Call Sooke CUPE2019-80 Jun 11, 2019 Jun 26, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Parksville P2019-77 Jun 26, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Nanaimo North P2019-78 Jun 26, 2019 Apply
Community Support Technician Open Temporary Masset CUPE2019-79 Jun 10, 2019 Jun 25, 2019 Apply
Catalogue Technician Open Permanent Full Time Administration CUPE2019-48 Jun 5, 2019 Jun 20, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Port Hardy P2019-75 Jun 4, 2019 Jun 19, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Chemainus P2019-74 Jun 19, 2019 Apply
Customer Service Librarian I, Adult Services Open Permanent Full Time Nanaimo Harbourfront GEU2019-54 May 31, 2019 Jun 15, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page South Cowichan P2019-71 Jun 15, 2019 Apply
Assistant Director, Experience & Engagement (Central) Open Permanent Full Time Administration EX2019-70 May 27, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 Apply
Library Manager Screening Temporary Campbell River GEU2019-50 Jun 28, 2019
Screening
Library Page Interviewing Page Cowichan P2019-67 May 24, 2019 Jun 8, 2019
Interviewing
Library Page Interviewing Page Cowichan P2019-66 Jun 8, 2019
Interviewing
Library Assistant Screening Casual Hornby Island CUPE2019-65 Jun 8, 2019
Screening
Library Assistants Screening Casual Courtenay CUPE2019-64 Jun 8, 2019
Screening
Library Assistants Screening Casual Qualicum Beach CUPE2019-62 Jun 8, 2019
Screening
Library Page Interviewing Page Cowichan Lake P2019-61 May 23, 2019 Jun 7, 2019
Interviewing
Library Page Interviewing Page Gabriola Island P2019-59 May 22, 2019 Jun 6, 2019
Interviewing
Library Assistant Interviewing Casual Nanaimo Harbourfront CUPE2019-56 May 15, 2019 May 30, 2019
Interviewing
Library Page Interviewing Page Campbell River P2019-55 May 30, 2019
Interviewing
Information Technician Interviewing Permanent Part Time Nanaimo Wellington CUPE2019-25 May 2, 2019 May 20, 2019
Interviewing
Divisional Manager, Facilities Screening Permanent Full Time Administration EX2019-44 Apr 26, 2019 May 20, 2019
Screening
Library Page Screening Page Sidney / North Saanich P2019-41 Apr 8, 2019 Jun 12, 2019
Screening
Scheduling Assistant (Casual) Open Casual Nanaimo Harbourfront CUPE2019-16 Apr 4, 2019 Jun 25, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Tofino P2019-31 Mar 29, 2019 Jun 21, 2019 Apply
* Legend
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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