Logistics Attendant (Shipper Receiver)


Vancouver, BC, CA, V6H 2N9

​Job category: Supply chain and logistics
Job posting ID: 4873


​Employment status: Casual
Possible schedule/FTE: 0.1 


Classification: HEU 180
Salary/Rate of pay: Grid 14 $25.17


Application deadline: posted until filled 


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 Casuals to join our dynamic Logistics Team.


The Logistics team is responsible for supporting Canadian Blood Services by utilizing best practices to ensure the safe transportation of personnel, donors, equipment, blood products and supplies.  Our Logistics  Attendants ensures that all consumables, equipment and transportation supplies are ready to go for our Mobile Clinics.  Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail are essential in this role.


Formula for success


  • Verifies shipping and receiving of products / resolves discrepancies with buyers efficiently.
  • Performs Quarantine / Lot Acceptance of critical supplies / electronic containment of Quality Events.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and databases (SAP / eProgesa).
  • Organizes and maintains warehouse and dock area for efficiency / cleanliness.
  • Daily documentation for resupply of fridges / freezers and monthly cleaning.
  • Maintains documentation of critical supplies batch numbers / quantities received.
  • Performs physical inventory counts / stock rotation as per expiry dates / product recall.
  • Completes Good Receipt / Goods Issue of clinic supplies and allocation (as required).
  • Completes clinic kitting / requisitions and performs departmental mail deliveries.
  • Ensures Preventative Maintenance / replacement (of faulty) Equipment / Calibration (as required).
  • Facilitates the return of soiled linen / redistribution to clinic teams.
  • Ensures the proper handling / accurate accounting of biohazard containers for off-site removal and destruction.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Desired education and skills


  • Grade 12 plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment, such as forklift.
  • Ability to keyboard 35 w.p.m.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Lifting supplies and equipment that may exceed 10 kilograms, sitting, standing, stooping, kneeling and crouching.


What we offer you

  • Defined benefit pension plan.
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, professional resources.


What you can expect

  • We operate Monday to Sunday from 07:00 to 17:00, and require our casual staff to be available for all shifts. Start and end times: 0700 - 1500 or 0900 - 1700. 

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! 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.