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.
|Information Technician – SC||Open||Permanent Part Time||South Cowichan||CUPE2021-48||May 4, 2021||May 19, 2021||Apply|
|Library Assistant – BC||Open||Casual||Bella Coola||CUPE2021-44||Apr 12, 2021||May 13, 2021||Apply|
|Library Page – NN||Screening||Page||Nanaimo North||P2021-42||Apr 9, 2021||Apr 24, 2021|
|Information Technician – CC||Open||Temporary||Creativity Commons||CUPE2021-29||Apr 8, 2021||Apr 23, 2021||Apply|
|Information Technician – SC||Canceled||Temporary||South Cowichan||CUPE2021-35||Apr 6, 2021||Apr 21, 2021|
|Library Page – HA||Screening||Page||Port Hardy||P2021-33||Mar 19, 2021||Apr 3, 2021|
|Digital Marketing Specialist||Screening||Permanent Full Time||Nanaimo Harbourfront||CUPE2021-22||Apr 3, 2021|
|Library Page – PV||Screening||Page||Parksville||P2021-32||Mar 16, 2021||Mar 31, 2021|
|Library Page – PV||Screening||Page||Parksville||P2021-31||Mar 31, 2021|
|Library Page – PV||Screening||Page||Parksville||P2021-30||Mar 31, 2021|
|Executive Director||Screening||Permanent Full Time||Administration||EX2021-20||Mar 15, 2021||Apr 14, 2021|
|Library Page – CR||Filled||Page||Campbell River||P2021-23||Mar 9, 2021||Mar 24, 2021|
|Library Page – QI||Screening||Page||Quadra Island||P2021-16||Feb 24, 2021||Mar 11, 2021|
|Library Assistant – SO||Screening||Casual||Sooke||CUPE2021-15||Feb 19, 2021||Mar 6, 2021|
|Facilities Support Clerk III||Screening||Permanent Full Time||Administration||CUPE2021-11||Feb 18, 2021||Mar 5, 2021|
|Information Technician – CC||Filled||Casual||Creativity Commons||CUPE2020-124||Feb 4, 2021||Feb 19, 2021|
|Shipper Receiver II (Driver)||Filled||Casual||Administration||CUPE2021-9||Feb 3, 2021||Feb 16, 2021|
|Library Assistant – AL||Screening||Casual||Port Alice||CUPE2021-10||Feb 2, 2021||Feb 17, 2021|
|Library Assistant – CI||Screening||Casual||Cortes Island||CUPE2020-98||Nov 26, 2020||Dec 11, 2020|
|Catalogue Technician||Canceled||Casual||Administration||CUPE2020-75||Nov 24, 2020||Dec 9, 2020|
|IT Project Manager||Interviewing||Permanent Full Time||Administration||EX2020-43||Dec 22, 2020||Jan 12, 2021|
- 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.