Delivery/Materials Handler

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Position covered by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1334

Delivery/Materials Handler

Physical Resources

Temporary full-time from June 2021 to October 1, 2021
Temporary absence of the regular incumbent
Hiring #: 2021-0285

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

Reporting to the Stockroom Supervisor, the Delivery/Materials Handler (Materials Handler) works individually or as a member of a team, generally picking up, transporting and delivering a variety of materials throughout campus, as well as off-campus. Specific responsibilities include: Ensuring fitness of delivery vehicle(s); operating material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet truck, and dollies; operating a five-ton truck with hydraulic tailgate, cube vans, vans and pick-up trucks; loading, delivering and unloading a variety of materials (e.g. furniture, office equipment, boxed items, audio visual equipment etc.) throughout campus, and occasionally to off-campus locations; picking up, transporting and setting up equipment, tables, chairs, staging and similar materials for a variety of events such as convocation, exams, Homecoming, and Alumni Weekend, for example; collecting large-capacity fine paper recycling bins and e-waste; assisting snow clearing crews in the Grounds department as needed during significant snow events; and other associated duties as assigned.

Requirements of the position include: A grade 12 diploma preferred; a valid class "DZ" driver’s license, and forklift certification, together with a minimum three months’ previous related experience driving and performing deliveries. A clean driver’s abstract is required. Candidates must be physically able to repeatedly conduct the diverse range of motions (primarily bending, lifting and carrying) on a sustained basis as required to perform the core duties of the position. Also required are: excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service and teamwork skills, together with the ability to be effective working with minimal supervision.

Classification CUPE Band 3
0-3 month rate $23.41 per hour
Job Rate $24.64 per hour
Vacancy Consequential
Work Location Potentially anywhere on the Guelph campus and occasionally off-campus

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2021 06 09
Closing Date: 2021 06 16