Human Resources Recruitment Specialist Nanaimo , BC


Human Resources Recruitment Specialist

Be part of an energetic and dynamic Human Resources Team committed to making the Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) an outstanding place to work! The Human Resources - Recruitment Specialist is responsible for the full cycle of recruitment activities including but not limited to advertising, screening, assessing qualifications, development of interview packages for the recruitment team, ensuring reference and background checks are completed, coordinating job offers, ensuring transfer and or promotion letters are completed prior to onboarding to ensure all proper documents are on file in a timely fashion. This is a unique opportunity to learn and participate in many aspects of an HR Recruitment Specialist role.

The Vancouver Island Regional Library is the fifth largest library system in BC, the ninth largest in Canada with 39 branches serving a population of 430,000. Our unique service area includes Vancouver Island, small coastal communities located in Haida Gwaii and Bella Coola on the central mainland coast and a “Virtual Library”.

If you are looking to apply your outstanding recruitment skills and work in a very busy environment, this is the place to be. Due to the diversity of responsibilities of the role, the ideal candidate will be a competent and resourceful individual with a passion for HR.

Highlights of the Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent level of education, training and experience.
  • Five (5) years (full-time) progressive experience in a Human Resources role; experience in a public sector setting, is preferred.
  • Three (3) years corporate recruitment experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of Human Resources administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both oral and written.
  • Strong understanding of provincial and federal legislation.
  • Experience administering recruitment and onboarding initiatives.
  • Experience working in a multi-union work environment.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience working with applicant databases and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience working with ADP or similar Human Resources information system.
  • Human Resources (CPHR) designation is an asset.
  • Valid BC Driver’s license.

If these requirements match your career profile and you would like to actively contribute to the continuing success of this highly respected community resource, we would love to hear from you.

This excluded position offers a competitive salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience and a comprehensive benefits package. As per BC Legislation requirements, a criminal record check must be conducted before employment can be confirmed.

To apply: Please forward a single pdf document including your cover letter and resume describing how your qualifications and experience match the job requirement to: Please include Job Posting #EXEMPT2017-034 in the subject line.

This job posting will close at 4 pm on 4 April 2017. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest however, only those applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

For further information, please refer to our website:

Vancouver Island Regional Library
Nanaimo, BC

Closes: 4 April, 2017

Vancouver Island Regional Library
Nanaimo , BC