Spare Express Freight Services Worker

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:                Spare Express Freight Services Worker 

REPORTS TO:          Supervisor Express Freight

DEPARTMENT:         Passenger Services

LOCATION:               Cochrane

REFERENCE:           500-35-21


  • Maintains timely and accurate inventory records for Yard, Train & Express activities based on communication with operating crews and other external and internal customers
  • Communicates with customers through personal contact and telephone, providing rates, shipping details and timelines including the preparation of waybills/reports and their subsequent delivery
  • Performs warehouse duties ensuring local freight is placed for delivery and transship freight is dispatched to correct outbound cars (weighing up to 75 pounds)
  • Weighs outgoing traffic at scale and ensures these details are correctly entered on waybills
  • Loads and unloads customers’ prepaid vehicles on designated flat cars secured in accordance with current standards and collects revenue as required
  • Loads and unloads customers’ baggage in designated baggage/line cars and baggage kiosks
  • Customer Service Unit duties as required
  • Janitorial responsibilities at the Cochrane Station, Express and Yard offices
  • Performs above and such other duties as required by Management



  • Grade 12 diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent
  • Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are fluent in (English, French and Cree)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills 
  • Sound working knowledge of computers and appropriate keyboarding skills.
  • Available for shift work
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized warehouse equipment
  • Committed to Company Health and Safety standards and practices
  • Railway experience would be an asset

CLOSING DATE: July 20, 2020 no later than 11:59 p.m.

Qualified individuals are invited to apply by submitting a current resume and covering letter (provided in one document) quoting:  Reference 500-35-21 to:

Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.