The Shipping and Receiving Officer is responsible for all shipping and receiving activities, including biological specimens, and must do so in compliance with health and safety rules and regulations. The incumbent is responsible for organizing, sorting, and delivering goods to laboratories and offices. The incumbent is also responsible to maintain and update crucial inventory management systems.
Knowledge of administration normally acquired through postsecondary education or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Minimum two (2) years of demonstrated experience in a similar role
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Temporary assignment or contract of 24 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. The University also accepts external applications; they will be selected in second place. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Requirements related to skills and experience are determined by the University of Ottawa, and all positions are subject to relevant laws, collective agreements, and regulations. Please note that we will only communicate with candidates who are chosen for a preselection test or for an interview. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).
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Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation:
Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
Knowledge of Federal and Provincial Environmental Health and Safety Legislations (WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Radiation Safety) would be an asset;
Knowledge and/or experience with handling scientific supplies, chemicals and equipment in a biomedical environment would be an asset;
Ability to lift a load weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to work in a team;
Ability to work under pressure and adapt to priorities;
Strong organizational skills;
Experience in customer service;
Great attention to details;
Experience using Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet and other software systems;
Interpersonal and communication skills;
Bilingualism (spoken and written).