Welcome to the VPS human resources department!

Vancouver Public Schools is a district of 24,000 students; 3,300 employees; and 37 schools and programs. We’re looking to hire the best employees to support our mission: providing an innovative learning environment that engages and empowers each student to develop the knowledge and essential skills to become a competent, responsible and compassionate citizen.


New and returning applicants (non-VPS employees only)computer-icon

computer-iconVPS employees only

Prior to applying for a position with VPS, you will need an email address.

If you do not have personal access to a computer, the human resources department provides computer kiosks. You may also use computers at the public libraries or at WorkSource.


Most Vancouver Public Schools employees have a comprehensive pay package dependent on the individual situation.

“I started employment with the district for the hours and benefits, but because of the opportunities I have been given, I wouldn’t want to work anywhere else.”
Terri Adams, kitchen manager
“VPS pays me to do what I am passionate about: working with kids and making a difference in their lives.”
Theo Mikaele, district resource officer
“I enjoy working with an energetic group of people who are focused on the education of students, and who are supportive of the advancement and education of their employees.”
Dawn Horner, special program clerk
“Everyone I have worked with has been helpful and professional, and this is a fun place to work.”
Vonda Day, enrollment clerk
“I’ve always appreciated the commitment the district shows its workforce and the corresponding benefit to the community.”
Pat Kelly, maintenance

VPS is hiring bus drivers!

Find out more about this opportunity and experience what it’s like to join the VPS team where we enhance student’s lives and support student learning.