ADS LEVEL 4 – SHIPPING/RECEIVING AND MAIL ROOM CLERK - PROCUREMENT SERVICES OFFICE

Competition Number: 
33E12
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Date of Posting: 
April 15, 2012
Competition Eligibility: 
Restricted Competition
Department: 
PROCUREMENT SERVICES OFFICE
Position: 
ADS LEVEL 4 – SHIPPING/RECEIVING AND MAIL ROOM CLERK
Contract: 
FULL-TIME PERMANENT POSITION
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Salary: 
$35,029 - $38,542 per annum, as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review)

The Procurement Services office invites applications from qualified individuals to provide Shipping/Receiving and Mail Room services for the UPEI campus. This position will be part of a combined Shipping/Receiving & Mail Room unit with assigned duties in both areas. The successful applicant will report to the Manager of Procurement Services, and be under the supervision of the Shipping/Receiving & Mail Services Supervisor.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will have shared responsibility for receiving, sorting, and distribution of all mail for UPEI campus via postal mail boxes and a specified mail route on campus; receiving and posting all outgoing mail via Pitney Bowes post meter, including registered mail and special deliveries; providing detailed accounting for all postal transactions. Provide back-up and part-time service in Shipping/Receiving with regularly scheduled weekly shifts in the Shipping/Receiving area; perform all duties of S/R clerk including: receive and process all incoming goods at central receiving as per various responsibilities; process and ship all outgoing goods with duties such as preparing computerized documents; assist and advise campus staff on proper packing & labelling procedures and best-ship method options; ensure dangerous goods are properly labelled, categorized and packaged according to Federal Transportation of Dangerous Goods ( TDG & IATA) regulations; ensure shipping authorization form is complete including allocation of charges and proper signing authority; operation of loading dock equipment; moderate & constant lifting. Other duties and responsibilities applicable to both Shipping/Receiving and Mail functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Grade XII education, relative clerical training and minimum one (1) year progressive related work experience in Mail and Shipping/Receiving environments; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have basic computer skills; organizational abilities; initiative and flexibility; ability to work independently and with others; effective interpersonal, oral and written skills; good knowledge of the campus environment; current certification in TDG - Transportation of Dangerous Goods - for land and air shipments or ability to acquire the same; good physical condition; must have vehicle for off-campus deliveries. Incumbent must be bondable.
 

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

C. Peters

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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