Material Logistics Clerk (Shipping and Receiving)

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Job ID: J1121-1197
Classification: SEN-04
Job Type: Indeterminate (Permanent) Full-Time
Location: Gatineau, Quebec
Minimum Salary: 49976/Year
Maximum Salary: 63236/Year
Closing Date: December 6, 2021

About the Senate

The Senate plays a unique role in shaping our country's democracy. As members of the upper house of Parliament, senators examine legislation, study public policy, champion causes and conduct interparliamentary diplomacy.

As a workplace, the Senate is composed of dynamic people representing our nation's diverse talents, backgrounds and perspectives. Build and advance your career by joining a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to excellence in support of senators and the institution.

How will you contribute?

The Material Logistic Clerk is accountable for the daily shipping and receiving of all Senate assets (incoming and outgoing) and related waybill registration and materiel handling activities conducted in a distribution center environment, to support the ongoing business requirements of Senators and the Senate Administration. There is also a responsibility for the moving and handling of assets and their storage across the warehouse facilities.

Open to

The general public to staff one (1) permanent (indeterminate) opportunity. This selection process may be used to staff other similar positions.


• Successful completion of a secondary school education or an acceptable combination of on-the-job training and experience;
• Minimum of one (1) years’ experience working in a warehouse environment where you were safely and efficiently conducting shipping and receiving tasks;
• Experience preparing outgoing shipments, producing shipping documents, and moving packaged shipments to the loading dock for shipping;
• Good computer skills with a minimum of one (1) year of experience working with a computerized asset-tracking system or warehouse management system (WMS);
• Experience in processing and tracking data to prepare reports and/or summary findings;
• Ability to lift up to 35kg to stock shelves as well as load and unload trucks;
• Experience using bar code readers and a valid forklift certification would be a strong asset.

Linguistic Requirements



Action Management
Teamwork and cooperation


As per the new Senate Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination, Senate employees must provide proof of their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to verify your vaccination status.

Organizational Needs

The Senate of Canada is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace where all employees are provided full and equal access to employment, development, and advancement opportunities.

Conditions of Employment

Candidates must consent to supply personal information and obtain a security accreditation in order to be eligible for appointment.

How to apply

Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.

The use of masculine gender in the text includes feminine and is used without discrimination.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. You must consent to receiving e-mails from our system in your online profile.

The Senate of Canada reserves the right to retain a determined number of candidates who best meet the essential requirements of the position.

The Senate of Canada is a separate and distinct employer from the federal public service and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act.

We thank all those who apply to this selection process.

The posting closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date stated above.