Position Id
Gatineau QC
Job Type
Contract Full-Time
Robertson Ottawa is proactively recruiting on behalf of our Elections Canada Client and awarded contract to supply temporary resources during the upcoming Electoral Event.


Government of Canadas Security is Required: Enhanced reliability
Languages: English or French essential; Bilingualism an asset
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Start Date: May 16, 2019 (Tentative)
End Date: September 30, 2019
Daily Hours*: From: 8:00am to: 4:00pm

The inventory of election supplies consists of publications and forms used by returning officers to conduct an election as well as documents for distribution to political entities (including candidates). Election supplies include individual items as well as items that are assembled into kits and lots, which must be prepared and delivered to the 338 returning officers in time for an election. During a general election, more than 800 tons of supplies must be sent to the offices of returning officers. Election supplies are warehoused at the ECDC.

Job Description

The main tasks of Stores Services Personnel may involve commercial moving, packaging, shipping and receiving, inventory and order control, material handling, printing, mailroom, forklift operations, office installation, quality control, and other industrial duties. As such, the Resource will be required to wear safety footwear.

Duties include the performance of routine, repetitive tasks of varying complexity involving a limited number of clearly defined procedures and instructions. Work will be closely supervised and directed.

What you will achieve in this role

  • Moving commercial or government materials;
  • Performing warehouse duties involving packaging, shipping and receiving, inventory and order picking, wrapping, mailroom, moving material, restacking;
  • Operating computers;
  • Operating basic tools, hand tools, wrapping equipment, electric pallet lifts, manual pallet lifts, cherry pickers, forklifts;
  • Lifting and carrying items up to 50lbs;
  • Working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines;
  • Shift work and overtime with little or no notice; and
  • Availability to work six days

What you must bring to this role

Safety training or current certification in any or all of the following may be required - WHMIS, manual material handling, counter balance equipment personal protective equipment, rights of workers, laceration protection, housekeeping and first-aid at the emergency level.

Languages: Unilingual - English or French - Intermediate

Only those who are qualified will be contacted

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