Forklift Operator

Halifax Mid Harbour Nova Scotia Provincial Government, NOVA SCOTIA | about 1 year
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Job Description

Forklift Operator
Day & Ross Freight
The Day & Ross Transportation Group is currently seeking a full-time Forklift Operator for our Freight division in Bedford, NS.
With a focus on quality customer service that extends to our valued employees, Day & Ross has been continuously recognized as an honored recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2005. We offer our full-time employees a generous Benefits package and a company matched Pension plan
Day & Ross Freight is committed to an exceptional customer experience. We achieve this by being: authentic, committed, caring, trusted, and enthusiastic.
Please note: This position is tentatively scheduled for Monday to Friday, 8 hour shift normally between 6 am and 4:30 pm; may be required outside of these hours.
The Forklift Operator for Sable Warehousing is responsible for the safe operation of a forklift in a warehouse environment, as well as other tasks related to the receiving, picking, and loading orders.
To be successful in this role, you will exceptionally complete the following (not an exhaustive list of responsibilities):
  • Receiving incoming shipments for various clients, which includes the safe operation of a forklift as well as validating inventory accuracy and product condition
  • Legible and accurate preparation of warehouse receipt documents
  • Stacking and racking bulk orders in a safe and orderly fashion
  • Picking orders in a timely and accurate manner from Bills of Lading
  • Proofing work of orders picked to verify accuracy
  • Preparing and loading orders to meet client commitments
  • Counting and documenting inventory on regular cycles and as otherwise may be required
  • Ensuring safety procedures are followed and good housekeeping is maintained at all times
  • Other related duties as may be required.
To be qualified for this role, please ensure your resume clearly displays some or all of the following :
  • Minimum of high school.
  • Forklift training and valid certification
  • Minimum of three years’ experience operating a forklift in a busy warehouse or cross dock operation.
  • Previous experience picking orders a strong asset
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to read Bills of Lading and complete related documentation
  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Ability to work well and safely under deadlines and pressure
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work overtime on short notice
  • English, other languages an asset
Please apply directly on our website at or send your resume to and note the job title and location in the subject line.
Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment .
We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross Transportation Group fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.
Terminal Operations
Nova Scotia

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