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Data Entry Specialist 1 in Ottawa at Volt

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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Job Description

Data Entry Specialist

Volt is looking to hire a Data Entry Specialist for a Client in storage and information management services in Concord, ON. This role is offered on a 1-month contract, with the possibility of extension.

Job Title: Data Entry Specialist

Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions

Location: Kanata, ON (K2V)

Term: 1-month contract

Tentative Start Date:: October 26th 2018

Pay Rate: $15.15/hour

Shift: 5 days a week. 8:30am – 5:00pm


The Data Entry Specialist pulls individual medical files from the storage box, identifies required data fields from each file, and enters that information into the database for the client. One box at a time is carried to the workstation, where individual files are pulled, and data is entered. When all files have been reviewed, they are returned to the box, which is in turn carried back to the pallet. Maximum storage height on each pallet is 5 boxes. Except for the periods when boxes are physically being moved (5% of time), work is performed from a seated position (95% of time). Performance is measured based on the number of key strokes.

Most work is seated but involves intensive and constant keying of information into data system. The Data Entry Specialist carries one carton of documents to/from pallet to computer workstation on average every 5-7 minutes. Carton weight ranges from 30-50lbs. Carry distance may be up to 15-20 feet.

Protective footwear is required and shall meet ASTM F2413-11 “Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Protective (Safety) Toe Cap Footwear” and have a slip-resistant rating designated as “Better or Best”


  • Must maintain consistent high frequency of keystrokes (10,000 kph), with 100% accuracy confirmed by ‘double key’ verification;
  • Carry cartons ranging in weight from 30-50lbs for distances up to 20 feet on a frequency of one box every 5-7 minutes;
  • Lift and lower cartons from/to pallet and from/to workstation. Cartons range in weight from 30-50lbs, with lift heights ranging from13” to 45”, on a frequency of one box every 5-7 minutes.

 ** Attire must be presentable and appropriate for the working environment**