Warehouse Logistics Officer

Thompson Rivers University
November 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:$31.18 - $34.65
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Application Restrictions

For Internal Candidates Only

Job Type

Support Staff (CUPE)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Closing date for internal CUPE applicants


Applications will be reviewed commencing the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” and may continue until the position is filled.

Internal CUPE applicants must submit their application by 4pm on the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” for their Seniority to be recognized. Applications received after the "closing date for internal CUPE applicants" will be considered alongside external applicants.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Support Type


Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)

The Hours of work are subject to change depending upon departmental requirements


The hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 7 hours a day, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Schedule Description


Coordinates receiving and shipping of a variety of goods in the Materials Distribution Centre. Responsible for related stores duties such as unpacking, checking orders and monitoring inventory. Coordinates pick-up and delivery of short-term storage items and assets for disposal, distributing goods and safely operate all required Warehouse equipment.


  • Receives, unpacks, checks and stores incoming materials ensuring that goods are delivered according to specifications; completes documentation such as signing delivery slips and performs data entry for goods received.
  • Picks, packages, ships, receives and distributes internal and external OL packages/materials, and process any returned course packages.
  • Responsible for maintaining Warehouse inventory, short-term storage and completing physical inventory counts.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of all shipping/receiving documents; gather and maintain all data and records relative to shipping/receiving activities; liaise with clients and stakeholders while responding to related shipping/receiving inquiries; resolve any discrepancies; identify, document and return damaged goods.
  • Checks goods to be shipped and evaluates most cost effective and efficient method of transportation; prepare appropriate shipping documentation.
  • Coordinate operating logistics for TRU capital asset identification/tag process.
  • Coordinate operating logistics for TRU Reuse site.
  • Maintains filing systems for documents such as packing slips, courier way-bills, capital assets and Open Learning student orders.
  • Prepares records, statistics and documents.
  • Accountable for maintaining organized work stations and warehouse operating space.
  • Assists Warehouse Supervisor in coordinating processes, procedures and improvement initiatives as they relate to Warehouse operations.
  • Coordinates pick-up/delivery and load/unload of TRU assets for disposal and/or short-term storage.
  • Supports Warehouse Supervisor with coordinating daily Warehouse operating logistics, including assigning tasks and work to Warehouse staff.
  • Delivery/pick up of furniture, stock and equipment on campus as required.
  • Coordinates sales and order materials for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Performs duties of Mailperson.
  • REPORTS TO Warehouse Supervisor



  • Grade 12, plus ITA Partsperson 3 Red Seal Certification or equivalent
  • Current Forklift, Reach Truck, Narrow Aisle Picker, Powered Pallet Truck Certification
  • Current Fall Restraint Certification, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certification
  • Class 5 drivers' license

  • Four years' related experience in a computerized warehousing environment

  • Ability to plan and coordinate warehouse logistics with clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients and stakeholders
  • High level organization skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to operate related equipment such as a fork lift and delivery truck
  • Intermediate knowledge of electronic receiving, inventory, storage and shipping systems
  • Demonstrated ability to be progressive and innovative in material handling activities
  • Ability to lift boxes in excess of 25 kg.

  • Exposed to heat and cold with the seasons
  • Some dangerous goods, dust/dirty conditions and fumes from equipment (trucks, forklifts)
  • The salary for the above position is determined by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4879, as it presently exists.

    Pay Band

    $31.18 - $34.65 ( CUPE Grade 09 (90% - 100%) )

    Salary rate

    This Position is not subject to a 90% start rate for new Employees.


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Finance -> Warehouse

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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