Program Clerk - General


Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 0H7 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3L 2C2



​Job category: Administrative
Job posting ID: 6110


​Employment status: Regular full-time
Number of positions available:


Classification: NSGEU 42
Salary/Rate of pay: $19.58


Application deadline: Posted untill filled 
Application requirements:

  • Your up-to-date resume.
  • We recommend you save a copy of the job posting for reference throughout the recruitment process.


Do you currently work for Canadian Blood Services? All employees must apply via the internal career page.


Together, we can make all the difference in the lives of others.


Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving lives. Thousands of patients depend on us every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues. 


If you are looking for a rewarding experience with a values and mission-driven team, join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference.


We acknowledge that the work of Canadian Blood Services spans many Territories and Treaty areas across the country, and we are grateful for the Traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who have guided us in this important work. We recognize the land and waters that have inspired our work and offer gratitude to those Indigenous peoples on whose territory we work, live and play.


About the role

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Regular full-time Program Clerk - General to join our dynamic Donor Relations & Collections East team. 


The Donor Relations & Collections East team is responsible for supporting Canadian Blood Services by providing administrative support to all program activities within the Supply Chain Team.  The Program Clerk will provide support in accordance with all regulations, standards and good manufacturing practice.

Formula for success


  • Leveraging your excellent customer service skills, you will provide clerical and administrative support to various departments as assigned.
  • Drawing experience in administrative skills, you will maintain and distribute departmental matrices, competency lists, controlled documents/binders and annual signature lists.
  • You will also provide support for records management including packing/shipping/retrieval of offsite storage records.
  • Utilizing your superior organizational skills, you will perform timekeeping functions, provide support to trainers and generate reports as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired education and skills


  • Completion of secondary education in related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of recent administrative office experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Microsoft Word and Microsoft, Excel and Outlook software.
  • SAP Payroll experience is an asset.
  • Effective communication in English (both verbally and in writing).
  • Exceptional strong attention to detail.

What we offer you


  • Paid vacation
  • Comprehensive group health, dental and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension plan. 
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, professional resources. 

What you can expect


  • Shift/hours - Typically Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1600, in Dartmouth with rotational Saturday and stat holidays at Bayers Rd. Halifax location. Hours at Bayers Rd. location are varied.
  • Physical requirements - ability to lift weight up to 20 lbs.

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


Canadian Blood Services requires that all employees be fully vaccinated (COVID 19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights considerations. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply by providing your up-to-date resume. This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.