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Driver (Material Handler)

Location: 

Edmonton, AB, CA, T6G 2R8

 

Job category: Supply chain and logistics
Job posting ID: 3219

 

​Employment status: Casual
Possible schedule/FTE: 0.10 FTE 

 

Classification: HSAA - Transport
Salary grade: N/A
Salary/Rate of pay: $20.49

 

Application deadline: Posted until filled 
This position is open to: External applicants

 

Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   

 

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

 

Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.

 

About the role:

 

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a 3 Casual Drivers to join our dynamic Supply Chain team in Edmonton. Our Drivers do so much more than drive. Our drivers work very closely with our Collections team and donors - so an aptitude for customer service is imperative! Collaboration, respect and integrity are essential in this role.

 

Key responsibilities include:  

 

  • Operating and maintaining Canadian Blood Services’ vehicles, transporting blood products, supplies, employees, volunteers, donors and equipment  
  • Receiving, preparing and shipping packaged blood products/specimens 
  • As a member of the Collections team, you will be setting up and taking down equipment at mobile donor centres 
  • Understand and comply with all internal safety work instructions and procedures to ensure safety of our products 
     

Required Skills:

 

  • Minimum 24 months verifiable professional driving experience preferably as a commercial vehicle driver, within the last three years
  • Completion of a secondary school program
  • Must have a valid Class 4 Drivers License.  Clean drivers abstract within 30 days of application
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well in a team environment 
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch push and pull mobile clinic carts (may lift heavy carts up to 25 lbs supported by colleague) 
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work well under pressure  
     

Benefits:

 

  • Starting rate $20.49/hour plus cumulative shift premiums
  • Payments in lieu for vacation and holidays
  • Defined benefits or Defined Contribution pension plans
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, and much more 


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.  

 

To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds.

 

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! 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 (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.