Edmonton Warehouse & Service Centre

Do you want to be a key part in the coordination and supply of fireline equipment to forest area warehouses and wildfires? Do you have what it takes physically and mentally to withstand working long hours supporting wildfire operations?

If so, a warehouse position at the Edmonton Warehouse and Service Centre may be the ideal seasonal position for you.

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Job Classification: Operational Services (OS) 2

Salary Range: $21.55 to $26.32 per hour

Length of Employment: As needed by the department, but generally May to December

Deadline for Application: February 28 of each year

Do you want to be a key part in the coordination and supply of fireline equipment to forest area warehouses and wildfire incidents? Do you have what it takes physically and mentally to withstand working long hours supporting wildfire operations?

If so, an Operational Service position may be an ideal seasonal position for you.

An Operational Services position is required to perform a variety of duties, providing essential warehouse support to the Warehouse and Service Centre.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • High school diploma
  • 18 years of age

Education & Experience Preferred/Required

  • Valid First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015)
  • Valid Transportation of Dangerous Goods; Ground and Air
  • Valid Forklift Operator Training Certificate
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Experience with Adobe/PDF documents
  • Organized individual with excellent keyboard, computer and communication skills
  • Knowledge or equipment and supplies used in Wildland Fire Suppression activities
  • Physically able to perform the manual duties found in the position assignment

Roles and Responsibilities

Inventory Management

  • Properly receive materials and supplies into the warehouse inventory system (Inventory Management Information System – IMIS)
  • Brand all equipment/goods properly before adding to inventory
  • Operate forklift to load and unload delivery trucks
  • Build kits in accordance with the provincial kit lists and equipment standards. 
  • Ship inventory in a timely and efficient manner and ensure bill of ladings and TDG papers are correctly completed
  • Store goods by determining storage location and space requirements, and ensure they are properly packaged and stored safely
  • Ensure that all inventory paperwork is accurately completed
  • Complete cyclic counts of inventory as requested by supervisor
  • Participate in annual inventory count
  • Reconcile inventory through consumable adjustments as required
  • Maintain inventory movements on IMIS accurately and in a timely manner.

Safety

  • Ensure a safe work environment in the shipping/receiving, warehouse, cold storage and yard areas is maintained at all times
  • Ensure forklifts are maintained in a safe and serviceable condition.
  • Ensure tools, racking and shelving is maintained in a safe and serviceable condition.
  • Maintain a neat and tidy warehouse and yard facility.
  • Ensure appropriate PPE is worn at all times
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses or any workplace safety related issues to the supervisor
  • Ensure standard operating procedures, hazard assessments and any/all other applicable safety procedures are followed at all times

Miscellaneous

  • Complete additional training as required
  • Work in accordance with the Government of Alberta Respectful Workplace Policy
  • Complete other duties assignment by supervisor as required
  • Willingness to be placed on a set standby schedule during Fire Season
  • Opportunity to be exported to other area warehouse/fire incidents within Alberta depending on operational need

Job Classification: Maintenance Service Worker (MSW) 1

Salary Range: $19.40 to $23.33 per hour

Length of Employment: As needed by the department, but generally Mid May to December

Deadline for Application: February 28 of each year

Do you want to be an integral part of a team who is responsible for the refurbishment of equipment used for wildfire suppression? Do you have what it takes physically and mentally to withstand working long hours supporting wildfire operations?

If so, a Maintenance Service Worker position may be an ideal seasonal position for you.

A Maintenance Service Worker position is required to perform a variety of duties, providing essential refurbishing support to the Warehouse and Service Centre.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • High school diploma
  • 18 years of age

Education & Experience Preferred/Required

  • Valid First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015)
  • Valid Transportation of Dangerous Goods; Ground and Air
  • Valid Forklift Operator Training Certificate
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Experience with Adobe/PDF documents
  • Organized individual with excellent keyboard, computer and communication skills
  • Knowledge of equipment and supplies used in Wildland Fire Suppression activities
  • Physically able to perform the manual duties found in the position assignment

Roles and Responsibilities

Equipment Refurbishment

  • Inspect, repair, test, clean and sort fire and other non-powered fire-line tools and equipment
  • Repair equipment as per the fire-line equipment standards manual
  • Repackage refurbished items to restock warehouse

Safety

  • Ensure a safe work environment in the refurbishing areas at all times
  • Maintain specialized tools and equipment used in refurbishing including retoolers, parts washers and sharpeners
  • Ensure racking and shelving is maintained in a safe and serviceable condition.
  • Adhere to maintenance manuals and schedule used for forklifts, crane operations etc.
  • Maintain a neat and tidy refurbishing section
  • Ensure appropriate PPE is worn at all times
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses or any workplace safety related issues to the supervisor
  • Ensure standard operating procedures, hazard assessments and any/all other applicable safety procedures are followed at all times

Miscellaneous

  • Complete additional training as required
  • Work in accordance with the Government of Alberta Respectful Workplace Policy
  • Complete other duties assigned by supervisor as required

How many hours are in a typical workweek?

The typical workweek is 40.0 hours (8 hours per day), Monday to Friday. You may also be required to work overtime depending on operational requirements.

Are there living accommodations available?

No, there are no living accommodations available for this position.

What type of training is available?

Both on-the-job and specific software training is available. If you are required to complete any tasks requiring specific training, it will be provided by the employer.

Jobs with Alberta Wildfire will now be posted on the Government of Alberta jobs website. Please visit regularly for our seasonal job ad postings.

Disclaimer: This web page was built using information believed to be accurate at the time of construction and is for information purposes only. For specifics on the job position, please contact the location/person in charge of the position you wish to apply for.


Updated: Oct 28, 2020