New job Warehouse Supervisor in Alberta

Warehouse Supervisor

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,402 - $5,424 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 12004

Ministry: Agriculture & Forestry

Location: Fort McMurray

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: June 14, 2021

Classification: Operational Services 5

About Us


Do you thrive in a busy environment and like new challenges? Are you ready for the next step in your warehousing career? If so, we have an exciting opportunity that may be what you are looking for! Come and join our wildfire family as the Warehouse Supervisor at our Fort McMurray location.

Reporting to the Wildfire Operations Officer, this key position is responsible for providing leadership to the Warehouse Services Section ensuring the highest standards of warehousing are provided to the Forestry Division and, specifically the Wildfire Management Branch. As the Warehouse Supervisor, you will be responsible for areas such as fire logistics support, staff supervision, planning, training, inventory management, equipment management and allocation, and related administrative/financial components. Additionally, as part of the leadership team, you will provide oversight to the Provincial Warehouse Service Centre and respective Provincial Wildfire Management programs as well as other Government staff and Partner Agencies and GOA Contractors in the area who may utilize the warehouse and yard. More specifically, duties will include:

  • Supervising and overseeing warehouse assistant and stock keeper staff including; all warehousing activities to ensure that there is an adequate supply of materials, supplies and equipment to support wildfire management activities in the Province,
  • Manage Inventory through the Inventory Management Information System (IMIS) including; collaboration with the Purchasing Section and participation in the development of Inventory Management systems
  • Coordinating of the movement of equipment and consumable items
  • Oversight of Receiving and Shipping activities
  • Assisting the Forest Area Fleet Manager with the proper branding and monitoring and maintenance of the Area fleet
  • Participating on provincial task teams dealing with items like inventory management systems and protocols, and
  • Maintaining and organizing the warehouse yard and associated infrastructure and remote facilities inventory.
  • Active member in committees related to fire line and warehouse network within the Division

The ability to work both independently and as part of a team while demonstrating the APS Values of respect, integrity, accountability and excellence in everything you do is essential to your success.


A High School diploma plus a minimum of three years of related warehouse experience is required. ICS training, experience or qualifications or Wildfire Incident Support Logistic experience (i.e.. Supply Unit Leader, Ordering and Receiving Distribution Manager) is preferred. Supervisory experience in a warehouse environment will be considered an asset, as well as training in IMIS or a similar Inventory Management System. Equivalencies will be considered.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:

If you haven’t included competency information in the “Role” section, you can include the critical competencies with examples of how they relate to the role being recruited to in this section; below is a list of the APS Competencies to assist you:
• Agility
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving


$2,200.89 - $2,712.02 bi-weekly
($57,443 - $70,783 annually)


This position requires a 40 hour work week. The successful candidate must be available to be on shifts for standby to be called back to work throughout the wildfire season. You must also be capable of lifting objects up to 50 lbs. in weight.

Applicants must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s license, either unrestricted or GDL, and a suitable driving history with no more than 8 demerits (4 demerits for a GDL). The successful candidate may be asked to provide a 5 year Commercial Driver’s Abstract.

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower salary and level.

Please note this competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies at equal or lesser classifications across the Government of Alberta.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan:
  • Pension plan:
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Tips for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, please contact Kristen Dobri at

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check

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