Cowichan Valley Regional District

Records Management Assistant

Job Locations CA-BC-Duncan
Competition Number
Closing Date
Temporary Summer
Corporate Services
Legislative Services
Location : Name
Head Office

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to work as a Records Management Assistant with the Legislative Services division for summer 2022. Reporting to the Corporate Records Coordinator, this position assists with: data entry, creating files, filing, and, scanning documents; classifying files and records in accordance with the CVRD Classification and Retention Manual; culling files for retention application; and developing educational materials on records management topics for presentation to CVRD staff.


  • Preferred candidates will be enrolled in a post-secondary program in records management, library science, information studies, or a related field.
  • Experience performing research, writing reports, and preparing presentations is required.
  • Successful candidates possess a sound working knowledge of classification and retention practices, and metadata capture/cataloguing.
  • The successful candidate will also possess:
    • The ability to accomplish tasks accurately and completely with great attention to detail.
    • The ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and databases.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • To qualify for this position candidates must be young people aged 15-30 years as per the Canada Summer Jobs Program through Service Canada.

Hours of Work

This position is available for a period of 17 weeks commencing May 2, 2022 and continuing until August 26, 2022, subject to funding. Hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.


This temporary position is unionized (CUPE Local 358), and is compensated at $21.88 per hour (2021 rate). Additionally, this position will receive 14% in lieu of benefits, statutory holidays and vacation, bringing the compensation to $24.94 per hour.

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date indicated above.


Successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory police information check and driver’s abstract.


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