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Title:  Receiver (Full-time)-Dalhousie University

Requisition #:  419885

Halifax, NS, CA, B3H 4R2

Career Area:  Hourly & Seasonal

Job Description

At Aramark, we focus on enriching and nourishing the lives of millions all over the world, providing a wide range of services—food, facilities and uniforms—to a diverse group of clients in 19 countries. Our commitment to hiring, training and rewarding the right people ensures that our employees are more than just hard workers. They’re Service Stars! 


Aramark Canada Ltd. is currently seeking two Receivers to join the Dalhousie Food Services team at one of our Residence Dining Halls! Reporting to the Dining Hall Manager or their designate, the Receiver is responsible for actively receiving all product orders and assisting in product ordering. The hourly wage for this role $14.63 and for full-time union roles the wage is subject to increase based on union negotiation. 

Job Responsibilities

    Responsible for receiving and inspecting products, accurately labeling items and reporting any discrepancies in reconciliation of deliveries and invoices. 
    Responsible for organizing and storing all incoming products in assigned locations, applying FIFO (first in, first out) inventory controls for perishable products. 
    May require training and operation of a manual pallet jack, electric pallet jack, and/or forklifts.
    Picks inventory to assemble orders of product, supplies and equipment for requisitions or established par levels. 
    Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to meet accuracy and production standards. 
    Load, unload and transport products and materials to different areas of the warehouse and/or other client locations. May require use of carts, powered industrial vehicles (PIV), or motor vehicles.
    Responsible for conducting routine physical inventory counts based on established location schedules. 
    Accurately complete administrative duties including records such as inventory count documents, temperature and spoilage logs, equipment inspections, and any other relevant business records. This may be on paper or in a technology-based system (hand-held device or PC).
    Clean work areas as assigned, including but not limited to restrooms, break areas, loading dock, freight elevator and freight platform delivery areas when applicable. 
    Implement all location safety policies, OSHA requirements, SDS standards, and emergency procedures. Use all required safety equipment and personal protective equipment. 
    Takes appropriate measures to ensure the security of client and company assets. 
    Interact with clients, employees, vendors, customers, and guests about business-related activities and attend meetings, as required.

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.


Required Qualifications: 
    Must be over 18 years of age  
    High school education or equivalent is preferred
    2 years of previous warehouse experience is prefered
    Strong written and verbal communication skills 
    Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills 
    Basic computer skills
    Manual dexterity required for operating machinery 
    Able to lift up to 50 lb frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 35 lb 
    Some client locations require a current valid driver’s license. If this is required, an MVR will be run as part of your pre-employment screening process.

This role may have physical demands including, but not limited to, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and/or extended walking & standing.  This role may also require uniforms and/or usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 


About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.