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Casual work

There are many options working as casual staff at UVic. UVic Staffing Solutions (USS) delivers talented, casual on-call administrative support staff to departments at the University of Victoria. You can find other casual staffing opportunities in various university departments as listed below.

Applying for USS casual work

USS casual recruiting is done through a posting on our job board. To see if there are currently any opportunities available, please see our job board.

If we are not actively recruiting, you may still email us your résumé. We'll keep it on file for six months should any new opportunities arise.

Other casual jobs

There are casual opportunities at UVic with departments like Food Services, Residence Services, Facilities Management, Child Care and AV Services. For casual employment opportunities please see our job board.

Hiring & managing casual staff

Casual staff allow for more flexibility in the workplace. They can cover for vacations or sick leave or be hired to help with special projects.

Finding skilled casual staff to support your team can be a time-consuming process. UVic Staffing Solutions (USS) gives you access to a large candidate pool with diverse experience and skill sets. We interview, screen and check the references of all casual staff to make sure they meet your required qualifications.

To start the hiring process, submit a casual staff request form that clearly details your needs. We’ll select and assign the right casual staff member from our pool to meet your needs. We take care of all the administrative details.

Learn about managing your casual employee and submitting timesheets.

Please email the completed request form to

Hire a student

Work with Co-op and Career Services to hire UVic students and graduates. You can hire students either as part of UVic’s co-op program or through independent postings for full- or part-time positions.

You may also be able to supervise a work study student. UVic students are familiar with our campus, culture and work ethic, which can make them an ideal addition to your workplace.

Hiring your own casual staff

See our recruitment resources and tools.