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Volume Counter, Mail Operations

Job ID: J0417-1243
Category: Operations Support
Location: Sidney, BC
City / Province: Sidney, British Columbia
Employment Type: Term, Part-time
Open Positions: 5
Salary: $17.59 /Hour
Job Closing Date:
Language Requirement: English essential

Do you take pride in helping your community? Are you organized and attentive to detail? If so, there may be a great opportunity for you with Canada Post.

We require the temporary services of a Volume Counter, who will work under the direction of the Route Measurement Officer, to gather information about Letter Carrier routes.

The successful candidate will

• Assist in preparing offices for a volume count
• Count letter mail and oversized mail in letter carrier cases on a block basis and record the total
• Complete Letter Carrier Route sampling forms, obtaining the information from letter carriers
• Weigh mail for letter carrier delivery
• Assist with analysis, using a calculator

Job requirements (Education and Work experience)

• Grade 10 or Secondary 4
• Ability to read, write and communicate clearly and effectively
• Strong listening skills
• Basic math skills
• Able to lift up to 23 kilograms (50 lbs)
• Available to work for a minimum of 3 hours between the hours of 6:00 am to noon
• Attention to detail, punctuality, professional demeanour
• Ability to cooperate with others and follow direction well

As part of the selection process selected candidates will be required to complete a security screening process

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Our Leadership Behaviours and Corporate Values

Decision Making - A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability - An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation - A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution - A focused and self motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People - A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.

Other information about this job:

Salary: $17.59 per hour

TEMPORARY POSITION for 10 days - (3 hours per day / morning) + 3 hours training session.
Must be available from June 19 to June 30, 2017 (The training session will be on
June 15, 2017).

Canada Post offers

• Competitive pay
• Potential for permanent opportunities
• A strong community of employees: Our employees drive innovation and ensure that our business continues to evolve to meet our customers' changing needs
• The satisfaction of a job well done: You'll be part of a winning team that touches the lives of millions

Careers that deliver

If you're ready to make a difference and discover your full potential, Canada Post delivers a variety of exciting and challenging career opportunities across the country. As one of Canada’s largest employers we’re committed to attracting, retaining and developing a winning team to meet the evolving needs of Canadians and secure our future.

Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

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Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.