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Shipper Receiver A Casual

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Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 24AC0010
Position Title Shipper Receiver A Casual
Pclass # SS042
Who We Are
We acknowledge that Vancouver Community College (VCC) is located on the traditional unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples who have been stewards of this land from time immemorial.

For over 55 years, VCC has been a leader in innovative, experiential post-secondary learning. We’re one of B.C’s top employers and we are proud to inspire students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce.

At VCC, we respect and celebrate our differences, and are committed to the work of decolonization, accessibility, and inclusivity for all. Be a part of creating an inclusive community that provides equitable opportunities for Indigenous and diverse representation, participation, and success for everyone.

We value lived experience and encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. Come join the VCC community as we shape the future together.
Position Summary
This position is responsible for receiving, inspecting, recording, and distributing all incoming supplies, materials, and equipment to the College. Sets up, removes and delivers furniture, paper stocks and equipment and processes incoming and outgoing mail. Works as assigned at a college campus with occasional travel between sites.
Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Primarily responsible for directing or distributing all shipments to the originator or other appropriate campus locations.
  2. Receives, checks, and signs for all incoming supplies, materials, equipment and other goods using a log book and all college designated software (eg: Banner, FoodTrak, FAST, etc.).
  3. Prepares and maintains a variety of clerical records for shipping/receiving transactions.
  4. Notifies suppliers regarding overages, errors or shortages in deliveries, maintains records of such errors and follows up until resolved.
  5. Picks up (if required) and dispatches all departmental outgoing goods via an approved courier company or Canada Post. Upon sending the parcel out of the college, email all tracking information to client and store all tracking information for the shipment in Shipping/Receiving.
  6. Receives and distributes incoming post and interdepartmental mail. Prepares outgoing mail for dispatch, operates the letter inserting and sealing machine, and on a monthly basis records chargebacks (in a pre-existing MS Excel spreadsheet) and submits chargeback reports to Finance department for processing.
  7. Provides basic assembly of furniture from packaging and delivers as required.
  8. Delivers, paper, envelopes, toner, and other stocked supplies as requested.
  9. Replenishes appropriate racks with VCC marketing material on a continuing basis as/when needed. Delivers bundles of VCC marketing material when requested to appropriate locations (if needed will ship to off campus locations).
  10. Keeps the receiving area safe and secure by keeping it clean, organized and free of clutter.
  11. Monitors shipping and receiving area and loading bay visually and via live monitor. Reports issues of safety and security to security and supervisor.
  12. Manages the storage of Hazardous and Bio-hazardous materials until removed for disposal including management of all associated records.
  13. Manages the storage of batteries, cell phones, and used toner tubes/cartridges until packaged up for shipping to an appropriate recycling facility.
  14. Oversees the receiving bay parking spaces.
  15. Trains Receivers when required.
  16. Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience
  • Grade 12, including English and Mathematics and up to 1 year of specialized training in materials handling and over 6 months’ related experience. Equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be substituted for the required qualifications.
  • Proficiency in the operation of Microsoft Office Suite (specifically MS Word & MS Excel).
  • Proficiency in the operation of college applications – specifically Banner, FAST, and FoodTrak software.
  • Forklift 1-4-5 certification required.
  • WHMIS certification required.
  • Food Safe Level 1 required.

Skills and Abilities
  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty, vendors, contractors and the general public.
  • Working knowledge of record-keeping practices and procedures.
  • Experience with and knowledge of computer systems for record-keeping and communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately and completely follow through with established practices and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strength and agility to handle heavy objects safely and efficiently and be able to lift a minimum weight of 25lbs.
  • Ability to safely operate loaded manual and electric pallet jacks.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE
PAYGRADE 18 – $23.2219 – $26.9368 hourly
Posting Detail Information

Employment Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Type of Position Casual
Employment Type On Call
Primary Location - This position may require you to work at all VCC locations. Broadway
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change 02/20/2024
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week According to the needs of the department
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
According to the needs of the department
Eligible for Fortnight No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.
Posting Open Date 01/18/2024
Posting Close Date
Is this a pooled posting? Yes

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Applicant Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents