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Shipper & Receiver (6 week term)

We Are Game Changers

Alberta Innovates is a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the most compelling challenges facing Albertans. We do this by building on our province’s research and technology development strengths in the core sectors of health, environment, energy, food and fibre, and platforms such as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and omics. We are working with our partners to diversify Alberta’s economy, improve our environmental performance and enhance the well-being of Albertans through research and innovation.

We have two subsidiaries. C-FER works with the global energy industry to advance safety, environmental performance and efficiency with full-scale testing and specialized engineering consulting services.  InnoTech Alberta offers a range of science, engineering and technological research talent and testing capabilities, and the facilities that can help accelerate technology development serving both the private and public sector.

 

Reporting to the Manager, Warehouse & Distribution, the incumbent will be responsible for the receipt and shipment of incoming mail, materials, supplies, and products. This position receives goods, verifies items against the record of shipment, and inspects condition. Other responsibilities include gathering, verifying, and packing items for shipment according to specifications and the transportation method used; recording received and shipped items according to established procedures; and unloading, delivering and/or distributing goods to appropriate department promptly.

 

Are you our next Shipper & Receiver? You would be a good fit for this position if you:

  • Are a good team contributor  
  • Enjoy working with clients
  • Have good time management

Intrigued? Here’s some more information about the position:

 

The incumbent will be responsible for, but not limited to:

 

  • Shipping, receiving and delivering materials throughout the building
  • Providing mail distribution services and warehouse duties
  • Operating company vehicles for maintenance, cleaning, and positioning
  • Liaising internal and external clients, delivery and transportation companies to ensure timely in-coming/out-going shipments and deliveries

 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Three years of experience in shipping and receiving
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 50 lbs, on a consistent basis.
  • Experience in shipping internationally and shipping dangerous goods
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to follow direction
  • Computer proficiency
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

 

Why Alberta Innovates?

We offer our employees opportunities to work on projects that will expand their skill sets while witnessing the visible impacts of their efforts. We value the development of our employees and create opportunities for working in capacities that allow new skills to be learned. 

 

This position is included in the bargaining unit. The final candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance. All interviewees must be able to meet the requirement specified in the Physical Demand Analysis. This document will be supplied during the interview process to the successful candidate. This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

ALBERTA INNOVATES IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUITY IN EMPLOYMENT AND ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. WE WISH TO THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST. HOWEVER, ONLY THOSE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Employment Status: Casual

Hours bi-weekly: As needed

Classification: CB

Pay Grade: 03

Hourly Wage: $21.36 - $28.30

Posted
10/05/2020
Salary Range
$22,000.00 - 26,000.00
per Year
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Location
Edmonton – Research Park, AB T6N 1E4, CA