Driver I
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton, AB
Your Opportunity:
Alberta Health Services has an employment opportunity for 2 casual Driver 1. Casual drivers provide support to the regular driving base and are responsible for the timely delivery of medical supplies and orders to sites within the Greater Edmonton Region, as well as performing other driving related functions as directed by the Lead Transportation Edmonton and North zone. The transportation of medical supplies is conducted by utilization of cargo vans and single axle 1, 2 and 5 ton trucks. Due to the variance of shifts and hours of work, AHS casual drivers are most likely to succeed if they have exceptional flexibility to accept assignments on short notice and/or be able to work several days in a row with some periods on inactivity. This position is located at the Material Distribution Center, 18604 – 111 Ave, Edmonton and is subject to shift work.

Description:
As a Driver I, you will transport a range of products including, but not limited to, mail, packages, medical supplies, equipment, food and linen, in accordance with AHS standards, regulations and policies. Working independently, you must adhere to scheduled routes, as well as ad hoc requests, in a safe and courteous manner. You will be expected to perform a series of routine duties such as logging mileage, cleaning vehicles, performing pre and post vehicle inspections and reporting defects and malfunctions to management.

Classification: Driver I
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: EDM Mat Man Transport Services
Primary Location: Materials Distribution Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.00
Posting End Date: 15-OCT-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 25-OCT-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $21.49
Maximum Salary: $24.02
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

Required Qualifications:
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Must hold a valid Class 5 Alberta Operator's Licence. Completion of valid Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certificate.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Must know commercial vehicle operating regulations, such as trip inspection, hours of service, vehicle weights and dimensions, City of Edmonton Truck routes and TDG regulations. Must be work shift friendly including weekends and major statutory holidays. Shifts start at 4:30, 6:00 and 7:30 AM, 5:30 PM and 8:00 PM. Knowledge of, and be physically capable of using Material Handling Equipment (motorized pallet jack, hand jack, wheelers, carts and hydraulic lift) is necessary. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and make simple mathematical calculations. Must demonstrate a courteous and cooperative attitude when dealing with customers, other AHS staff, and members of the public. Must be mature, stable and able to work within established routines. Must be prepared to submit to a driver assessment check ride and be prepared to answer specific questions related to commercial vehicle operations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Recent driving and delivery experience and knowledge of City of Edmonton routes and regulations. Must have legible handwriting. Previous history of commercial vehicle operation with an established safe driving history.