Banknote Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Bank of Canada - Mississauga, ON (26 days ago)

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The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in a diverse and inclusive organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.

Find out more about the next steps in our Recruitment process.

What you will do
As a Banknote Shipping and Receiving Clerk, you are part of the Agency Operations Centre of the Currency Department. The team’s purpose is to meet the public demand for good-quality banknotes in a cost-effective and timely manner. The team is responsible for the replenishment, receipt, transfer, processing and destruction of all denominations in the custody of the Bank’s processing centres. The team also collaborates closely with financial institutions to detect counterfeit notes and counterfeiting trends.

Under the direction of the team leaders and production coordinators, you provide dual custody and control of banknotes at the Toronto Agency Operations Centre (TAOC).

Specifically, you will:
prepare, ship and receive banknotes
process and reconcile banknotes on high-speed equipment, and participate in their destruction
examine parcels, and address and solve various operational problems
maintain the security and integrity of the assets of the team and the Bank
enter data into various operating systems
make a positive contribution to the continuous improvement process

What you need to succeed

ability to learn and follow custody and control procedures with a strong sense of attention to details as well as accuracy
good oral communication skills, with the ability to be tactful and be a strong team player
able to set priorities efficiently and to respond positively to fluctuations in daily work flow
able to be flexible regarding task rotation and work schedules, and ability to work overtime when required
be self-motivated and to work independently and in a team environment and ability to show initiative as well as innovation to improve work processes
capacity to work standing for prolonged periods and to perform physical tasks, including bending and lifting parcels (weights range from approximately 5 to 24 kg)


knowledge of ISO standards
experience in processing and handling banknotes
knowledge of high-speed banknote processing systems

Your education and experience
This position requires a high school diploma with strong mathematics skills and relevant experience (i.e. handling cash, banking and/or retail experience, shipping/receiving experience).

What you need to know

Language requirement: English or French essential
Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
Security level required: Secret
There will be no relocation assistance provided
Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process. All interviews are conducted via Skype.
The official title for this position is “Operations Agent ”

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team.

Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $23.36 to $25.96 (job grade 10)

We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.