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Employment Opportunity

Receiving Clerks (2)

Competition Number: 13-3061
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding
Start/End: Position 1: July 15 - Aug 28
Position 2: July 2 - September 13 and November 18 - January 10
May end early or be extended
Workload: 5 to 35 hours per week
Employment Group: Cupe 1
Position: 00552
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Assist Bookstore receiver by sorting, counting and processing all incoming and outgoing shipments of books and merchandise quickly and efficiently. Organize shipping documents to assist with data entry and pricing of goods. Move books and merchandise throughout the store using carts and dollies. Shelve books and merchandise on the retail floor. Pack shipments of outgoing goods, including filling in forms and processing paperwork as required. Maintain an organized workplace in order to facilitate the fast and efficient receiving of goods. Communicate receiving information to staff members. Maintain files and documents. Move store fixtures. Place price stickers on books and merchandise. Provide excellent customer service in the Bookstore. Assist with answering the phones and customer queries when required. Continuous moderate to heavy lifting on a daily basis. Use of equipment such as barcode labeler, paper shredder, shrink wrap machine, computer shipping system and pallet jack.
Required Qualifications: Some high school plus additional training of less than one year or high school diploma. Six months to one year recent experience in a retail receiving department. Knowledge of shipping and receiving procedures. Ability to work quickly in a busy environment. Proven ability to provide excellent customer service. Ability to read and record information accurately. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Excellent organizational skills, good interpersonal skills. Ability to move and lift heavy boxes and or fixtures on a daily basis. Entry level computer skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the Book Industry.
Please Submit: CV/Resume

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: June 13, 2013 - June 19, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.