General Labourer - Multiple Openings - Summer Students Welcomed

Express Employment Professionals - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Our client, a lumber products wholesaler located in the South West End of Ottawa, is growing and currently looking to hire multiple Shop Labourers to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. The ideal candidate is dependable, has a positive attitude and doesn’t mind physical labour working both indoors and outdoors. SUMMER STUDENTS WELCOMED!

Why work for this organization:

  • Health and dental benefits after probation (premiums fully paid by the company)
  • Working both indoors and outdoors
  • Full-time weekday hours / no weekend shifts
  • Friday’s off every other week
  • Opportunities for advancement and learning new skills
  • Family like atmosphere
  • Year-round work
  • Free parking

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year experience doing physical / general labour
  • Previous experience in construction or carpentry considered a strong asset
  • Previous experience with hand tools and power tools an asset
  • Must have Own Vehicle (location not bus accessible)
  • Ability to read a measuring tape
  • Ability to work independently / in a team
  • Capable of lifting up to 50lbs
  • Safety Conscious
  • Must be willing to work both indoors and outdoors

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Picking, stacking, wrapping, and strapping lumber product orders
  • Cutting pieces of wood to different measurements
  • Hammering nails into wood as part of the manufacturing processes
  • Loading wood pieces onto machines for processing
  • Could be trained to operate a forklift in the future
  • Maintaining a clean warehouse and yard, free of safety hazards
  • Helping maintain accurate inventory in stock
  • Other duties as assigned

The wage for this position starts at $17.00/hr, with opportunities for growth based on performance and skills.

Monday to Thursday – 6:30am to 5:00pm
Every 2nd Friday – 8-hour shift

If you are interested and believe you meet the specified qualifications, please reply to this ad with your Resume. Must be able to provide 2 work related references from previous Supervisor, Manager, etc.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Express Employment Professionals; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Express Employment Professionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $17.00 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Overtime pay


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Application question(s):

  • Do you currently live in the Ottawa area?


  • General Labour: 1 year (preferred)
  • Warehouse: 1 year (preferred)
  • Manufacturing / Assembly: 1 year (preferred)
  • Tools: 1 year (preferred)


  • English (required)
  • French (preferred)


  • Own Vehicle (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No