Careers

Warehouse Associate

Who We Are

The GVFB is a proud winner of two prestigious awards: Canada’s Top100 Employers 2022 and BC’s Top Employers 2022! Recognized for our resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic and how our response was immediate, with the health and safety of our employees as the top priority. In addition to offering an exceptional workplace for our employees and providing the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Come and enjoy working in an award-winning workplace! We provide a modern and inclusive office environment, with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking. Our competitive benefit plans for this position include: extended healthcare and dental, 3 weeks accrued vacation leave, a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan where employees are match up to 7% of their contributions. Your birthday and two personal days are additional paid days off.

Position Overview

The Warehouse Associate handles, moves, loads, and unloads goods by hand and with a variety of warehouse handling equipment such as pallet jack, electric pallet jack or Counterbalance forklift. A solid understanding of inventory management; building/ filling orders and general warehouse options is key to being successful in this role. Opportunities for further development are available associated with gaining a higher-class driver’s license and assisting the Driver team with community deliveries and pickups. A positive attitude, willingness to learn, solid understanding of operations and the ability to act as a GVFB Ambassador are key elements to success in this role.

Key Responsibilities

Personal Attributes and Core Skills

Qualifications and Experience

Physical Requirements

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this opportunity!

Notes

Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.