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Inventory: Helper - Packaging and Shipping (temporary positions)

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    Job Type: Part Time
    Location: Ottawa

    SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Under supervision and within the policies and procedures of the Royal Canadian Mint, performs material handling duties, picking and packing of orders in shipping using scanners. Ensure shipping orders are processed properly through shipping product examination, packaging and assembly operations.  Assists in the operation, set-up, adjustment of production machines and related equipment and maintenance of these machines.


    Education and Experience:

    • Completed high school diploma or equivalent experience;
    • Previous experience working in a warehouse or shipping environment is an asset;
    • Bilingualism is an asset;
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds on a continuous basis.

    Abilities and Skills:

    • Ability to interpret and apply safety information;
    • Ability to communicate clearly and with tact;
    • Ability to always strive for perfection in a high volume, detailed environment;
    • Ability to assert him/herself as required;
    • Demonstrated skill to follow instructions and prioritize multiple activities and tasks;
    • Demonstrated skills with light industrial work; 
    • Demonstrated skill to prepare samples and generate reports accurately and in a timely fashion;
    • Demonstrated skill to work cooperatively and effectively with supervisors / peers; 
    • Demonstrated skill in the operation of material-handling and shipping equipment;
    • Demonstrated good judgment and initiate skills.


    Knowledge: Understands the appropriate compliance principles, standards and techniques to determine the quality of RCM products  including  the appropriate inspection instrumentation and sampling procedures.  Possesses a sound knowledge of the fundamentals of shipping process and procedures. Possesses basic knowledge of the Health and Safety principles and best practices.  Basic knowledge of mechanical concepts, reading comprehension and mathematics. 

    This opening is to be filled on a temporary operation and/or shift work.


    If you qualify for the mandatory requirements, and if the above describes your abilities and interests, please forward your resumé and cover letter in confidence to:
    Royal Canadian Mint, Human Resources,
    320 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0G8
    Fax : (613) 998-0272
    e-mail :

    While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    The Royal Canadian Mint promotes equity in employment: As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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