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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 Page Open Page Qualicum Beach P2019-116 Aug 21, 2019 Sep 5, 2019 Apply
Library Page Open Page Qualicum Beach P2019-115 Aug 20, 2019 Sep 4, 2019 Apply
Customer Services Librarian – Adult Services Open Temporary Courtenay GEU2019-107 Aug 14, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 Apply
Library Page – CR Open Page Campbell River P2019-114 Aug 9, 2019 Aug 24, 2019 Apply
Library Page – SO Open Page Sooke P2019-111 Aug 7, 2019 Aug 22, 2019 Apply
Library Page – CR Open Page Campbell River P2019-110 Aug 6, 2019 Aug 21, 2019 Apply
Customer Services Librarian II Interviewing Permanent Full Time Gabriola Island GEU2019-94 Aug 1, 2019 Aug 16, 2019
Interviewing
Library Page – CR Screening Page Campbell River P2019-109 Aug 16, 2019
Screening
Payroll Technician Screening Permanent Full Time Administration CUPE2019-106 Jul 25, 2019 Aug 8, 2019
Screening
Library Page – CR Screening Page Campbell River P2019-104 Jul 24, 2019 Aug 8, 2019
Screening
Customer Services Librarian I, Casual Screening Casual Qualicum Beach GEU2019-103 Jul 23, 2019 Aug 7, 2019
Screening
Accounts Payable Clerk Open Temporary Administration CUPE2019-97 Jul 16, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 Apply
Library Page – MS Open Page Masset P2019-93 Jul 12, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Apply
Library Page – GI Open Page Gabriola Island P2019-89 Jun 28, 2019 Aug 25, 2019 Apply
Library Assistants – CW Filled Casual Cowichan CUPE2019-90 Jun 27, 2019 Jul 12, 2019
Filled
Library Assistant – SI Screening Casual Sidney / North Saanich CUPE2019-84 Jun 19, 2019 Jul 4, 2019
Screening
Library Page – BR Open Page Bowser P2019-82 Jun 14, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Apply
Library Manager Open Temporary Campbell River GEU2019-50 May 27, 2019 Aug 27, 2019 Apply
Library Page – TO Open Page Tofino P2019-31 Mar 29, 2019 Aug 22, 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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