Truck Helper

Concordia University

Position Number: 50001846 / P1471
Department: Transport, Mail and Distribution Services
Grade: Truck Helper
Campus: Sir George Williams (Downtown)

Salary: $26.43 per hour
Union/Association/HR Policy: STT des métiers de Concordia-CSN

Posting deadline: December 5, 2022

Recognized as Canada’s top university under the age of 50, and one of Montreal’s top Employers, Concordia University is the place to be if you are looking to grow, contribute and innovate in a dynamic and multicultural environment.
Be part of a community that addresses society’s big challenges, supports your personal and professional growth, and makes a real impact in building a more sustainable world.
As a member of our community, you will have access to comprehensive benefits, a defined pension plan and numerous on site well-being facilities such as a state of the art gym and health clinic as well as a variety of educational and cultural opportunities.

NOTE: This is a permanent full-time position: 38.75 hours per week; (5-days workweek, working from 7:45am to 4:00pm)

Reporting to the Supervisor, Distribution, Transportation and Mail Services, the incumbent assists in the transport and the delivery of goods, materials, furniture, and equipment throughout the University.


  • Load and unload trucks, with or without the assistance of the Truck Driver.
  • Operate forklifts and other material-handling equipment.
  • Obtain proper documentation and signatures when picking up and delivering goods; sign the appropriate documents to acknowledge the receipt of goods.
  • Assist the driver in maintaining the truck logbook and help with the cleaning and the maintenance of the truck.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Supervisor, Distribution and Transportation Services.


  • High School Diploma (SSD) and two years of related work experience.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and other material-handling equipment highly desirable.
  • Basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken English and French interact with clients and to provide basic information. Basic knowledge (Level 3) of written English to fill out forms.
  • Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and of the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) regulations (chemical, biological and/or bio-hazardous materials) desirable
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills; client-service orientation.
  • Have physical ability to frequently lift/carry/move without assistance up to 11 kg (25 lbs.) and with assistance up to and over 45 kg (100 lbs.).
  • Have physical ability to Occasionally lift/carry/move without assistance up to 23 kg (50 lbs.).
  • Will require enrollment in the Hearing Conservation Program.

Due to the volume of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted by our Talent Team.

Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic and administrative functions of the university, proficiency in English and French, as indicated, is required.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Territorial Acknowledgement
Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

Employment Equity
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a diversity survey. This information is voluntary and any information collected for this purpose is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources employees. Results will be aggregated and used to help Concordia achieve its goal to see all members of our community not only reflected, but welcomed, included and supported in their efforts to contribute to all areas of university life.

Concordia desires to increase diversity among its community members and we strive to make our recruitment processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants. If you are contacted for an interview and anticipate needing accommodations during the process, please contact, in confidence, [email protected]

Immigration Status
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.

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