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Warehouse and Maintenance Technician

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Teslin, YT | Dawson City, YT | Watson Lake, YT | Fort Nelson, BC | Dawson Creek, BC
$19.38 - $24.22 / hour
Company Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Posted 9 days ago

Title : Warehouse and Maintenance Technician

Employee Working Location : Warehouse / Hub in person (Terrace, Northern Region)

Employment status : Casual

Salary band : $19.38 - $24.22 /hour

The CRC also offers :

  • Paid Vacation (6%)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees that include: professional counseling and online wellbeing resources, support for family, financial, career and legal issues and more.
  • Access to e-learning platforms.

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) - one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet and an awardee on the Forbes list of Canada's Best Employers 2024 - is seeking a Warehouse and Maintenance Technician our BC HELP Team.

We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.

Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons who share our values and want to contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace to apply.

The incumbent will support the BC HELP program and will work collaborating with the Medical Equipment Distribution Supervisor, and support volunteers and be responsible for the reprocessing, inspection, repair and delivery of basic mobility and bathing equipment to other HELP sites. Additionally, the Medical Equipment Advanced Technician will deliver and install advanced medical equipment in client homes.

In this role, you will :

  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and carry out repairs, following the manufacturer's specifications.
  • Document repairs and maintain up-to-date equipment records in the inventory management system.
  • Clean and disinfect health equipment, according to standards.
  • Transport equipment between HELP sites and deliver, install, and pick up equipment from clients' homes, as per established procedures.
  • Instruct clients and caregivers in the proper use and maintenance of equipment.

What we are looking for :

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge working with hand and basic power tools.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 80lbs.
  • Strong verbal communication skills; client service skills; and ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Successful completion of CPR/First Aid taken within past 2 years (or willing to take it within probationary period).
  • Considered an asset, but not mandatory:
    • Experience working with volunteers and diverse populations.
    • Commercial driving and delivery experience.

Working conditions :

  • 35-hour work week, Monday to Friday. Work varies from warehouse to other HELP sites, client homes and Assisted Living facilities.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods and safely operate a vehicle for deliveries, which can be up to 75% of the day.
  • A valid BC Class 5 Driver's License.
  • May be required to work out of other HELP locations.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications for candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in a job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
  • If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible - those who apply after the selection process has started may be held for a second review if needed OR reviewed for alternative roles. We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply and thank you in advance.

If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.


Salary Band:
$19.38 - $24.22

Competition Number: 11924
Company Website:
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About Canadian Red Cross

About Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross is one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations in Canada and around the world, and the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.

Why join the Canadian Red Cross?

Be part of a team that shares your passion.
Our organization is made up of diverse and dedicated individuals who share one common goal: to help people in times of need.

Use your skills for the greater good.
The Canadian Red Cross mission has never been more crucial than it is today. From field nurses to software and web developers, we are always looking for new talent with a wide range of skills to help us advance our humanitarian efforts.

Work for one of Canada’s top employers.
We value our employees as much as we value their work. That’s why after surveying over 10,000 Canadians, Forbes selected the Canadian Red Cross as one of Canada’s best employers.

Respectful and Inclusive Work Environment.
The Canadian Red Cross is deeply committed to its humanitarian mission and creating respectful and inclusive work environments for the people we serve and our personnel. We strive to develop a diverse organization that is representative of the people it serves and fosters a culture of inclusion and belonging.

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