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Shipper, Receiver and Storesperson

Priority may be given to the following designated employment equity groups:  women, Indigenous peoples* (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), persons with disabilities and racialized persons*.


* The Employment Equity Act, which is under review, uses the terminology Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. 


City: Ottawa 

Organizational Unit: Real Property Planning and Management 

Classification: AD-2 

Tenure: Term 

Duration: 1 year 

Language Requirements: Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB 


The NRC Advantage

Great Minds. One Goal. Canada's Success.


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.


We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.


At the NRC, we know that diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, a safe and respectful work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system.  We welcome all qualified applicants and encourage you to complete the employment equity self-declaration questions during the job application process.


Please let us know of any accommodation measures required to help you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Please note that the information you provide will be treated confidentially. 

Your Challenge

Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.


We are looking for a Shipper, Receiver and Storesperson to support our Real Property Planning and Management Branch. The Shipper, Receiver and Storesperson would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.


The ideal candidate would be an individual who is flexible, adaptable, and great at multi-tasking in order to perform the variety of tasks that may be assigned to them. The incumbent would be responsible for the accurate, timely and efficient provision of customer service in the areas of stocked item counter service, shipping, receiving, inventory control, stock rotation, in conjunction with an inventory management system and mailroom duties. 


The incumbent may be reassigned on a temporary or permanent basis to other stores as and when required to meet service requirements.

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:


High School diploma or equivalent.


For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency


  • Basic* experience serving customers in a store environment.
  • Basic* experience in shipping, receiving, verifying accuracy of shipments and inventory control. 
  • Basic* experience in data entry. 
  • Basic* experience working with an inventory management database such as SAP or any other similar programs. 


*Basic – a few months and up to 2 years



  • Experience with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods.
  • Experience as a mail clerk. 

Condition of Employment

Reliability Status


To have and maintain the physical abilities to perform the duties of this position including the ability to lift/carry up to 45lbs, to twist, bend, and reach.


All employees of the National Research Council are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Language Requirements

Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of stores shipping and receiving best practices, policies and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of material management methods.
  • Knowledge and health and safety guidelines.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Management services - Client focus (Level 1)
  • Management services - Communication (Level 1)
  • Management services - Initiative (Level 1)
  • Management services - Results orientation (Level 1)
  • Management services - Teamwork (Level 1)

Competency Profile(s)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Management Services


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Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.


From $40,275 to $51,610 per annum. 


In addition, the incumbent who meets the language requirements will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.


NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of competitive benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.


  • On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced the launch of a mandatory vaccination policy across the federal public service. The Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the National Research Council requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and that you attest to your vaccination status prior to the date of your appointment unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act. You can find more specific information on the collection and use of your personal information when you submit your attestation.
  • A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
  • Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
  • The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
  • We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (16653) to:


Telephone: 819-431-8570 

Closing Date: 30 May 2022 - 23:59 Eastern Time 



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*If you are currently a term or continuing employee at NRC, please apply through the SuccessFactors Careers module from your NRC computer.


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