Stores and Transportation Attendant

Work Area: 
Joint Logistics
Base Site: 
Mt St Joseph Hospital
Job Category: 
Support Services
Acute Care Hospital
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


Under general supervision of the Supervisor Stores, performs various stores and receiving duties and transports stock and materials within the facility and externally between hospital locations.


Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.


Grade 12, plus one years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid motor vehicle license required.


1. Receives, inspects, unpacks, counts and checks received goods against purchase orders. Ensures goods are delivered to appropriate destination. Enters information, prints receiving reports and maintain files for Accounts Payable.
2. Stocks shelves and ensures appropriate stock rotation.
3. Assembles and issues supplies and maintains records for charging appropriate unit, based on requisitions from user areas.
4. Identifies receiving incorrect and damaged goods and contacts supplier, obtains returned goods memo from Purchasing and packs damaged goods for return. Completes appropriate documentation.
5. Coordinates distribution function by prioritizing the delivery of goods and equipment to end users and ensuring Plant safety checks are completed as required prior to delivery.
6. Prepares write-off documentation for the return of stale-dated inventory and charges to specific account.
7. Supplies information about stock items to departments/nursing units as required.
8. Collects, sorts, and delivers mail, and performs photocopying and duplicating as required.
9. Transports a variety of supplies and/or materials within the facility and externally between hospital sites.
10. Assists central stores and physical inventories as required.
11. Keeps records relating to the work performed and maintenance performed on transportation vehicle.
12. Keeps stores areas and transportation vehicle in a clean and tidy condition.
13. Performs other related duties as assigned.