About the Library
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)
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.
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.
|Library Page – HI||Open||Page||Hornby Island||P2020-13||Jan 23, 2020||Feb 7, 2020||Apply|
|Customer Service Librarian I – CC||Open||Permanent Full Time||Creativity Commons||GEU2020-01||Jan 22, 2020||Feb 6, 2020||Apply|
|Internal Communications Specialist||Open||Permanent Full Time||Nanaimo Harbourfront||CUPE2019-166||Jan 21, 2020||Feb 7, 2020||Apply|
|Accounting Clerk||Open||Temporary||Administration||CUPE2020-07||Jan 13, 2020||Jan 28, 2020||Apply|
|Library Assistant – PA||Open||Casual/On Call||Port Alberni||CUPE2020-06||Jan 10, 2020||Jan 25, 2020||Apply|
|Library Assistant – PV||Screening||Casual||Parksville||CUPE2020-04||Jan 8, 2020||Jan 23, 2020|
|Divisional Manager of Information Technology||Open||Permanent Full Time||Administration||EX2019-180||Dec 16, 2019||Jan 15, 2020||Apply|
|Library Assistant – CR||Interviewing||Casual||Campbell River||CUPE2019-177||Dec 12, 2019||Dec 27, 2019|
|Information Technician – CC||Screening||Temporary||Creativity Commons||CUPE2019-171||Jan 3, 2020||Jan 18, 2020|
|Library Page – CW||Screening||Page||Cowichan||P2019-174||Dec 16, 2019||Jan 23, 2020|
|Customer Services Librarian I – CO||Interviewing||Casual||Courtenay||GEU2019-173||Nov 28, 2019||Dec 13, 2019|
|Library Page – SA||Screening||Page||Sayward||P2019-163||Nov 6, 2019||Jan 11, 2020|
|Library Page – QB||Interviewing||Page||Qualicum Beach||P2019-116||Aug 21, 2019||Nov 20, 2019|
|Library Page – QB||Interviewing||Page||Qualicum Beach||P2019-115||Aug 20, 2019||Nov 20, 2019|
|Library Page – TO||Open||Page||Tofino||P2019-31||Mar 29, 2019||Feb 8, 2020||Apply|
- We are accepting applications until the closing date.
- Posting has closed, applications are being short-listed.
- Short-listed candidates have been contacted for an interview.
- Competition is closed.
- This posting has been withdrawn.