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Yard Vehicle Shifter - YVR Location

Permanent Primary Location: RICHMOND, British Columbia - Canada Job ID R23008879 Date posted 05/24/2023 Zip Code V7B 1M6

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Richmond, British Columbia Canada

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Job Description:

Vancouver Hub Vehicle Yard Shifters - Multiple Shifts


We are currently looking for Part Time Vehicle and Yard Shifters for our Vancouver Hub Operations (near YVR).

UPS Yard Shifters performs the coupling and uncoupling of tractor trailers. They move and maneuver tractor trailer equipment into position for the tractor trailer and package handling operations. This position will include other work as directed. Selected candidates will be trained for this position.

  • Location:5960 Ferguson Road, Richmond BC

  • Shift:Monday - Friday (multiple shifts available)

These are permanent and part time opportunities that offer:

  • Full Medical and Dental Benefits

  • Pension Benefits

  • Training and Career Growth

  • Guaranteed Wage Progression

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Move/shift containers and trailers within a defined area.

  • Adhere to and follow company established safety rules and procedures.

  • Follow and execute company-established safe/defensive driving methods.

  • Drive with and reverse dollies, 28’ trailers and 53’ trailers (extensive training will be provided).


  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License

  • Clean Driver’s Abstract

  • Full availability to work Monday to Friday

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment and staying longer than the usual shift hours depending on the operational needs and package shipment volume

  • Ability to lift and push up to 70-lbs.

  • Able to assist with extra weekend work occasionally.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Guaranteed wage progressionas per the existing Union Collective Agreement with top rate above $30.00¹ per hour upon completion of wage progression

  • Health and dental benefitsafter 12 months of employment (commences on the first day of the month after meeting the requirement)

  • Two weeks of paid vacationafter one year of service

  • Employee Discountsand immediate access to UPS' Employee Discounts’ upon hiring

  • Training and Development.UPS provides full training for this position to ensure safety and compliance to policies and regulations

  • Opportunity for advancementwithin a Fortune 100 Company

Working Conditions:

  • Exposed to changing/extreme temperatures while working in a warehouse environment and/or trailer yard/outdoors.

  • Working in loud environments.

UPS is a Federally Regulated Workplace


¹Based on Guaranteed Wage Progression. Current effective wage is based on regular wage plus rate premiums. Speak with the Talent Acquisitions team for more information on how these rate premiums enhances your pay.

UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions. At UPS, we discover how to combine endless opportunities, innovation and rewards to create a truly unique career experience. With our unique promote-from-within culture, you’ll always find new opportunities at every level of the organization. From training and education, to growth and empowerment, you have the freedom to forge a career path that can take you anywhere you want to go.

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. If you require a workplace accommodation, please advise our Talent Acquisitions representatives. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

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