Shipper Receiver II (Driver)

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  • Posting Date:
    February 3, 2021
  • Closing Date:
    Feb 16, 2021
  • Salary:
    $25.30 per hour
  • Hours:
    Casual on Call
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Job Description:

Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is looking for a Shipper Receiver II (Driver) for a casual opportunity with our Administration Branch.

The Shipper Receiver II (Driver) is responsible for system-wide distribution and delivery of library materials and supplies for VIRL branches and for well-organized and efficient preparation and handling of incoming and outgoing materials.

These responsibilities are carried out in a team environment under the supervision of the Divisional Manager, Facilities.

Representative Duties:

  • Packs, unpacks and sorts library materials for rotation and supplies;
  • Delivers materials and supplies to/from branches using VIRL vehicles;
  • Prepares, packages and ships outgoing mail, receives and distributes incoming mail;
  • Transfers materials, including ILLs to designated branches or Central Services;
  • Maintains logs, daily journals and statistics of all activities;
  • Responsible for routine automated circulation functions to support branches;
  • Responsible for postage equipment and maintains statistics on use;
  • Responsible for routine maintenance of the VIRL vehicles;
  • Responsible for maintaining a current valid driver’s license;
  • Other related duties as required.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Completion of Grade 12;
  • One-year full time relevant working experience;
  • Valid BC driver’s license with a clean driving record;
  • Demonstrated completion of defensive driving course;
  • Working knowledge of integrated library system, accounting, Microsoft Office and database searching;
  • Demonstrated abilities to be work cooperatively in a team environment and be well organized and efficient;
  • Good math, oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to lift and carry cartons of supplies and library materials.
  • This position is required to drive a 4,200 kg truck with a lift gate

You are required to have a valid BC Driver’s License and will also be required to satisfactorily complete a Criminal Record Check (Working with Children & Vulnerable Adults).

This position closes on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Your cover letter should clearly identify how you have the knowledge, skills and experience to be successful in this position.

VIRL thanks all applicants for their interest in working with us however only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.