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Job Details

Shipper-Receiver

Employer

Golden Spike Lumber Sales Ltd.

Date Posted

May 10, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $20.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 09, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Golden Spike Lumber Sales Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Retail/wholesale establishment/distribution centre
  • Retail business

Tasks

  • Determine method of shipment
  • Schedule distribution of goods
  • Prepare bills of lading, invoices and other shipping documents
  • Assemble containers and crates
  • Inspect and verify incoming goods against invoices or other documents
  • Maintain internal record-keeping system
  • Record shortages and reject damaged goods
  • Pack goods to be shipped
  • Unpack goods received
  • Oversee loading and unloading of goods
  • Supervise material handlers and helpers

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Forklift Operator Certification

Equipment and machinery experience

Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site amenities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
  • Supports social and labour market integration of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: facilitating access to community resources, language training, skills training, etc.)
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

Supports for visible minorities

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Shipper-Receiver is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Shippers and Receivers
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to maintain internal manual or computerized record-keeping systems; and in coding goods

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating computers to keep records; and in unpacking and routing goods to appropriate storage areas; may operate fork lifts, hand trucks and other equipment to load, unload, transport and store goods

directive

Interest in overseeing loading and unloading of goods from trucks and other conveyances

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Physical Abilities

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Manual Dexterity

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