General labourer (Heavy) & Record Center Specialist (Halifax, NS) in Halifax at Volt

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Halifax
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    8 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    1/13/2020
  • Job ID:
    213346
  • Pay Rate
    $15.52/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire a few Record Center Specialists- General Labourers to handle HEAVY lifting for our client in Halifax, NS for approximately a 2 months' assignment with the possibility of extension through our Company Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: an American Enterprise Information Management Services Company
  • Term: 2 months assignment with the possibility of extension
  • Shift: Day shift Mon-Fri from 9am - 6pm; Normal Work Schedule: 5 days a week, 9 hours a day including 30-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks.
  • Pay Rate: $15.52/hr (T4) + benefits available
  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C2, Canada

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

** Candidates Must be Eligible to work in Canada without Employment Sponsorship**

** Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information **

FLUENT in English (Written and Spoken)

Scope of the Role:

  • Record Center Specialists have to kneel, squat, reach, and bend forward frequently throughout their shifts.
  • Their primary tasks include the moving, arranging, lifting and loading of storage boxes, bins and totes. Boxes, bins and totes range in weight from 24lbs - 100lbs. Employees move boxes manually and via hand carts.
  • Selected Candidates MUST be able to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 100 lbs without assistance for prolonged periods. 

Description of position and job Requirements:

  • Employees process orders and move boxes of files, books, binders and other materials.
  • The work is very physical requiring the manual lifting, carrying, and moving/arranging of boxes while standing, stooping, crawling, kneeling and twisting.


Essential Functions:

  • Fluency in English is a MUST 
  • Employees must be able to lift and carry boxes ranging in weight from 10-100 lbs. on a regular basis, without assistance.
  • Employees must be able to load and safely operate hand trucks and pallet jacks while walking on uneven and concrete surfaces.
  • Must be able to walk, stand, kneel, squat, stoop and bend for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work without assistance in order to grip, lift, push, pull, and carry boxes including up and down inclines, stairs, and over changes in walking surface/elevation
  • Must be able to Read and write English fluently
  • Lift and move boxes, read labels, and process incoming and outgoing orders.
  • Must be able to operate a hand held scanner
  • Must be able to climb and balance on Ladder Carts (not step ladders)
  • Lift and carry boxes weighing up to 100 lbs. without assistance for prolonged periods
    Employee must be able to load, operate and move hand carts, pallet jacks and various other material handling aids
  • Must be able to load and shrink wrap pallets at ground level, or on carts
  • Must be able to load boxes onto pallets and load pallets onto trucks manually and with material handling aids
  • Protective Safety shoes 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”. Candidates must be able to purchase or have access to Steel toe Safety shoes for the position.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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