Library Assistant, Port Alberni (Casual)

Job Type: 
Competition #: 
Number of Openings: 
Closing Date: 
Nov 23, 2017
Casual On Call
Union Status: 
CUPE 401
Port Alberni

Library Manager: Michael deLeur

Email: HR [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca (

Job Description: 

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking a Library Assistant to join our Port Alberni Branch. This Casual on Call opportunity would be available for all scheduled and unscheduled employee absences.

The Ideal Candidate

You are an outgoing individual who takes pride in providing excellent customer service and has a passion for learning and sharing information. You have good communication skills; the proven ability to work with people of all ages; knowledge of various computer applications; and proficiency in the use of a wide variety of informational tools such as web-based research products.

You have a demonstrated commitment to the highest quality library service and enthusiasm for innovation.

Routine tasks include carrying out clerical duties related to library circulation, information service, computer support, collection maintenance, routine facility maintenance and appearance, equipment maintenance, financial routines, promotional and programming activities.

If You believe that you have the skills that we’re looking for and You want to work with us, submit your resume clearly identifying how your knowledge, skills and abilities would make you successful in this position.

We look forward to hearing from You!

Full Job Description: 
Job Requirements: 
  • Grade 12 Graduation (Dogwood Diploma or equivalent).
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work with the public (all ages).
  • Working knowledge of books and print and online informational material.
  • Basic knowledge of information services technology including the ability to use the Internet and standard electronic reference resources.
  • Basic knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, applications software and interfaces.
  • Criminal Record Check (Working with Children & Vulnerable Adults)
  • Please reference the Competition No.: CUPE2017-159 PA in the subject line of your email when submitting your cover letter and resume to

    VIRL thanks all applicants for their interest in working with us however only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

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