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Material Handler Distribution

Requisition ID: 9876 

Position Number: 20030856

Posting End Date: July 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Grace Hospital

Department / Unit: Stores 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE-1599(204)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: Casual

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174


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Position Overview

Assigned duties are performed accurately and effectively with minimal supervision. Hospital and Departmental policies and procedures are understood and followed. Sterile supplies are handled and stored in a manner that protects integrity of the sterility. Good distribution techniques, such as proper location, rotation (first in - first out), identification, documentation and organization, are utilized. Accurate filing and inventory records are maintained. Ability to priorize workload assignments is demonstrated. Ability to assess problems and initiate problem-solving techniques is demonstrated. Time deadlines for the completion of work assignments are met. Quality Improvement is understood, and a commitment is made to achieve goals and Objectives. Departmental equipment is operated in accordance with established guidelines.  Neat and tidy work habits are maintained.


  • Previous experience with receiving, storage, linen, and distribution of supplies is desirable. 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Works closely and co-operatively with other staff members of the Materials Management Department.
  • Has contact and communicates with staff members of other Hospital departments and the Regional Laundry System.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to accurately read write and understand English.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical ability to tolerate constant standing, walking, bending, and heavy lifting which includes repetitive lifting and pushing or pulling.


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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