Production Worker

Physical & Environmental Resources
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Closing date: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 


Under general direction, you will perform room readiness, post-function details, basic custodial tasks and minor furnishing and equipment repair; receive and deliver University purchases and relocate university assets, and maintain the Asset Inventory System.

You will be responsible for the physical event coordination, “set up/tear down” and appearance of the University facilities for use by the internal and external clients; the physical relocation of University assets, and the maintenance of a professional ‘front door’ image presented by the University.

You must be capable of periods of high intensity and physical work, and have the ability to work flexible hours and weekends as this position will be working mostly weekends and shifts to meet the needs of our clients. You will be required to lift, carry and place heavy loads as a routine requirement of the position, being ever mindful of the historical facility and potential damage to the structure while providing quality, customer service at all times. 

This is a regular part-time position within the CUPE Local 3886 Bargaining Unit and we cannot guarantee a set number of hours per week.  The hourly rate is $18.79 and as per Article 27.08 and subject to the group benefits plan policy, the University is pleased to offer a comprehensive health benefits and pension package.



To be well suited to the role you will possess the following required qualifications and competencies:

Required Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 graduation certificate
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 driver’s license in the province of BC
  • Ability to push, pull, maneuver, and lift heavy objects
  • Physically able to perform repetitive tasks: physically demanding, bending, crouching, kneeling, weight handling
  • Experience disassembling and reassembling furniture and equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to operate equipment and machinery related to the duties and work performed (Hand truck, pallet jack, fridge dolly, pressure washer)
  • Work independently and as part of a team.  Able to take instructions and complete tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing and by email.
  • General knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in the work performed
  • Ability to work in inclement weather
  • Understanding for work related safety and able to follow and adhere to safety processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and the use of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Policy and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications
  • One (1) year experience performing related duties in an institutional environment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
Application submission information: 


To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

16-058-C0055 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on July 13, 2016 and will close on July 25, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until successful candidates are found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.