Warehouse Worker (Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), Canada, V6A 4K6)

Requisition ID: 31101 


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, BC’s Top Employers, and Canada’s Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose and Function

Performs materials handling function at the City of Vancouver’s warehouse facilities including; loading, unloading, sorting, storing, moving, and counting inventory; receiving and issuing materials; packing and labeling materials; and general warehouse maintenance. 

The Warehouse Worker reports to the Storekeeper position; frequently interacts with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Receiving Inbound Material

  • Unloads and inspects material for quality and quantity
  • Compares purchase order to packing slip, report and document any discrepancies
  • Records the receipt of all inbound materials in SAP

Storing Material

  • Labels  material by SKU number, barcode, material description, and / or bin number
  • Arranges and stock material on racks, shelves, or bins according to predetermined sequence, and restock shelves as required
  • Stores, distributes and / or disposes of returned material
  • Maintains accurate records of all in-stock material in SAP

Picking and Processing Orders

  • Accepts and reviews accuracy of outbound customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, and requisition forms
  • Picks ordered materials from warehouse stock, assemble and prepares ordered materials for shipping
  • Loads and/or delivers orders when required
  • Records outbound material movement in SAP

Inventory Management

  • Conducts scheduled inventory cycle counts, record count totals, and report any discrepancies between count and SAP record
  • Maintains accurate record of inventory movement in SAP

Customer Services

  • Reviews, corrects, and completes orders request and document in SAP
  • Resolves routine customer inquiries at the counter and over the telephone
  • Makes occasional offsite deliveries
  • Accompanies customers in the warehouses

Warehouse Operations

  • Adheres to the necessary safety methods and procedures, departmental processes, and corporate policies
  • Maintains warehouse cleanliness and organization
  • Operates motorized material handling equipment (e.g. vehicles, forklifts, order pickers etc.)
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Completion of grade 12 or equivalency
  • Related warehouse experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Forklift Operator Certificate is required, with preference given to candidates with at least 2 years experience operating a forklift
  • Current and valid Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of warehouse operations and materials movement
  • Ability to take directions, and follow instructions and regulations
  • Ability to perform thorough, complete, and accurate work
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability to build effective working relationships
  • Ability to use computer programs including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and scheduling programs
  • Ability to read, write, count, and speak English
  • Ability to lift, push, and carry heavy items
  • Ability to operate a vehicle, forklift, and order picker 
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to perform physical work in all weather conditions

Driver’s License and Record Checks:

  • A valid BC Driver’s license is required.
  • The license must not include any restrictions that would affect the ability to legally and safely carry out job responsibilities.
  • Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the department

Business Unit/Department: Finance, Risk & Business Plan (1150) 

Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks 

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time 

Position Start Date: July 2021 

Position End Date: September 2021 

Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-016: $27.43 to $32.23 per hour

Application Close: July 18, 2021

At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion

To be considered for this exciting and impactful career opportunity with a generous benefits package, please apply on our careers site.

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