Archivist/Records Coordinator

June 4, 2018
Closing Date: 
June 29, 2018 - 4:00PM

Competition No. 18-20

Internal/External Opportunity
This is a Union Position

Located adjacent to downtown Victoria, Esquimalt is a residential community (population 17,000) with extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities, schools and commercial services.

The Corporate Services Department is seeking a motivated individual to fill a regular full-time Archivist/Records Coordinator position. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Archivist/Records Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the collection, storage and preservation of historical and archival records relating to the Municipality and for coordinating the ongoing administration, implementation and maintenance of the Township’s records management system.

The ideal candidate will have a diploma in records management, archival, or library studies with a minimum of 3 years directly related experience, including responsibility for records management and archives (preferably with municipal or other government) plus experience working in an archives, library, or museum.  Other qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of archival principles and practice according to the Archives Association of BC (AABC) and Rules for Archival Description (RAD) and the ability to train and supervise Archive volunteers.
  • Sound knowledge of the principles, practices and legislative requirements of records management and knowledge of the Local Government Management Association (LGMA) Records Management System.

  • Experience with implementing and maintaining a records management program (both paper and electronic)
  • Ability to provide guidance and training to staff in records management policy and procedures, including the development of staff training materials

Prior to applying, please review the attached job description which provides a detailed outline of key duties and required qualifications, skills, and abilities.

Salary: $30.59 – $33.02 hourly (2016 rates) plus benefits

Hours per week: 35

Applications are to be submitted to

Please submit your resume and covering letter quoting competition No. 18 – 20 by 4:00 p.m. on June 29, 2018 to: [email protected].

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date posted: June 4, 2018