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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 Assistant – NA Screening Casual Nanaimo Harbourfront CUPE2020-36 Mar 13, 2020 Mar 28, 2020
Screening
Library Assistant – CW Screening Casual Cowichan CUPE2020-35 Mar 28, 2020
Screening
Library Page – SC Screening Page South Cowichan P2020-34 Mar 6, 2020 Mar 21, 2020
Screening
Customer Services Librarian I, Adult Services Screening Temporary Nanaimo Harbourfront GEU2020-22 Mar 21, 2020
Screening
Library Page – CR Screening Page Campbell River P2020-32 Mar 21, 2020
Screening
Library Assistant – HA Screening Casual Port Hardy CUPE2020-29 Mar 5, 2020 Mar 20, 2020
Screening
Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Screening Permanent Full Time Administration EX2020-30 Mar 25, 2020
Screening
Library Page – GI Open Page Gabriola Island P2020-27 Mar 3, 2020 Apr 27, 2020 Apply
Library Page – SI Screening Page Sidney / North Saanich P2020-26 Mar 18, 2020
Screening
Library Page – SI Screening Page Sidney / North Saanich P2020-25 Mar 18, 2020
Screening
Information Technician – CO Open Permanent Full Time Courtenay CUPE2020-12 Feb 28, 2020 Apr 20, 2020 Apply
Library Page – CR Screening Page Campbell River P2020-23 Feb 24, 2020 Mar 10, 2020
Screening
Library Page – GI Screening Page Gabriola Island P2020-21 Feb 18, 2020 Mar 4, 2020
Screening
Library Page – HI Open Page Hornby Island P2020-13 Jan 23, 2020 Apr 27, 2020 Apply
Library Assistant – PA Screening Casual/On Call Port Alberni CUPE2020-06 Jan 10, 2020 Jan 25, 2020
Screening
Library Page – SA Screening Page Sayward P2019-163 Nov 6, 2019 Jan 11, 2020
Screening
Library Page – TO Open Page Tofino P2019-31 Mar 29, 2019 Apr 14, 2020 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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