Temporary Help Services


Services you can purchase

Short-term, temporary positions and auxiliary referrals for the following job classifications:

  • Clerk 9
  • Clerk 11
  • Clerk Stenographer 9
  • Clerk Stenographer 11
  • Office Assistant 6
  • Office Assistant 7
  • Stockworker 6
  • Stockworker 7

Use this supply arrangement

Step 1: Check if your organization is authorized. Organizations that may use this supply arrangement are:

  • B.C. government ministries
  • B.C. broader public sector organizations on the CSA Users list

Step 2: Potential users should read and understand the terms and conditions (PDF, 350KB) prior to contacting a supplier as specific terms and conditions under the BCGEU Collective Agreement apply to the use of temporary help services.

Step 3: Review pricing and contact the supplier. When you contact them, provide this information:

  • Organization you work for
  • The supplier's CSA number
  • Classification of worker you are looking for
  • Anticipated start and end dates of the assignment
  • Name of the manager for the temporary worker

Step 3: Complete your purchase. Work with the supplier to complete the purchase documentation required by your organization. Ministries may use the purchase document template (PDF, 888KB).


Information about this supply arrangement

  • Download a copy of the complete terms and conditions (PDF, 350KB)
  • This supply arrangement expires January 31, 2021, with no additional one-year options to extend
  • Only services outlined on the price lists are available; other services need to be obtained in accordance with CPPM 6 - Procurement Policy
  • This supply arrangement does not facilitate the hiring of a candidate into a permanent position
    • Ministries are required to conduct an appropriate meritorious process to fill any permanent position
  • Temporary positions may include bargaining unit or excluded positions
    • Bargaining unit positions must not exceed 30 calendar days.
    • This limitation does not apply to excluded positions
  • For bargaining unit positions:
    • No individual will be permitted to work on a subsequent appointment without the elapse of a period of 30 days since the expiry of that individual's most recent appointment of less than 30 days
    • A ministry may not use an individual from a temporary help agency in succession to perform the same duties for a period in excess of 30 days within a period of 90 days
  • A retained hire fee will be paid to the supplier if the manager hires the worker as an auxiliary employee
  • For auxiliary referral services, the hire rate will be paid upon successful hire of an auxiliary referral candidate and is paid per hire
  • Overtime is regulated by provincial government legislation and not provincial government collective agreements 
    • For the purpose of calculating overtime, the week begins on Sunday
  • Overtime in the Province of British Columbia means either:
    • Overtime rate #1: Time worked in excess of 8 hours per day or 40 hours in any week
    • Overtime rate #2:  Time worked in excess of 11 hours in any day

Pricing and supplier contact information

Pricing information is confidential and must not be shared. To access pricing, you will need a:

  • B.C. government IDIR, or
  • BCeID that is registered with the Procurement Services Branch

Pricing is dependent on the job classification and differs for each supplier. Pricing lists show the total breakdown of all costs. Each supplier has different hourly rates and a separate fee for retained hires.

  • Additional information can be obtained by contacting the supplier directly

Angus One Professional Recruitment

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000707

1800-777 Hornby St.
Vancouver, BC  V6Z 1S4

Contact: Janice Borsholt
Phone: 604-609-7190
Toll-free: 1-888-682-8367


Better Choice Staffing Ltd

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000704

1124 Blanshard St.
Victoria, BC  V8W 2M7

Contact: Anna Smith
Phone: 250-590-5120


Design Staffing Group Inc. dba Agilus

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000705

1124 Fort St.
Victoria, BC  V8V 3K8

Contact: Rose Arsenault or Karen Russell
Phone: 250-381-3254 (Rose) or 250-381-3254 (Karen)

Adecco Employment Services Ltd.

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000712

304-700 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1G8

Contact: Todd Holowchak
Phone: 604-669-1203

Adecco Employment Services Ltd.

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000712

304-700 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1G8

Contact: Todd Holowchak
Phone: 604-669-1203

Altis Human Resources (Vancouver) Inc.

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000710

400-905 West Pender St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1L6

Contact: Lynda Connerty or Chris Squeo
Phone:  604-408-8862 ext. 260 (Lynda) or 604-408-8862 ext. 5224 (Chris)


Design Staffing Group Inc. dba Agilus

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000705

1210-333 Seymour St.
Vancouver, BC  V6B 5A6

Contact: Nicole Bradfield or Charlotte Hollingsworth
Phone: 604-630-5608 (Nicole) or 604-308-8751 (Charlotte)


Hunt Personnel/Temporarily Yours

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000711

760-789 West Pender St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1H2

Contact: Marni Coates
Phone: 604-689-8558 ext. 121

 

Angus One Professional Recruitment

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000707

1800-777 Hornby St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1S4

Contact: Janice Borsholt
Phone: 604-609-7190
Toll-free: 1-888-682-8367


Randstad Canada

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000578

420-730 View St.
Victoria, BC  V8W 3Y7

Contact: Louise Ward or Raj Sra
Phone: 250-383-1389 (Louise) or 250-383-1389 ex. 3367 / 250 294-8040 (Raj)


StaffQuest Placement Group (formerly Express Employment Professionals)

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000709

3-2025 Bowen Rd.
Nanaimo, BC  V9S 5W6

Contact: Melodi Wood
Phone: 250-751-2717

 

Adecco Employment Services Ltd.

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000712

304-700 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1G8

Contact: Todd Holowchak
Phone: 604-669-1203

Adecco Employment Services Ltd.

Pricing/Schedule B (XLS, 45 KB)
CSA Number: CS-000712

304-700 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1G8

Contact: Todd Holowchak
Phone: 604-669-1203

 


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Contact Information

Phone: 250-387-7300

Email: Procurement@gov.bc.ca