Part-Time Stores Clerk

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$17.41 an hour
Job type
Shift and schedule
Weekends as needed
Day shift
Monday to Friday

Branch: Purchasing & Supply
Rate of Pay: $17.41
Hours of Work: 24 hours per week
Number of Positions Open: 1

Looking for a career with a dynamic organization that is committed to protecting wildlife? We are interested in dedicated individuals who are positive, enthusiastic and passionate about connecting people, animals, and conservation science to fight extinction. Your Toronto Zoo makes animal well-being a priority in all operations and shows respect for all wildlife.

Apply Online by October 9, 2023

Basic Function: Reporting to the Supervisor of Purchasing & Supply is responsible for Zoo courier service and various organizational, clerical, and processing duties of moderate complexities within the Purchasing & Supply – Stores Unit. This position will assist and provide support in implementing the Strategic Plan.


  • Providing courier service on various deliveries and pick-ups, as requested.
  • Performing mailroom duties including distribution of Zoo inbound and outbound mail
  • Logging outgoing and incoming laundry service (cleaning & repair); distributes incoming laundry to individual staff lockers.
  • Assisting as required with:

– receiving of incoming goods
– checking all goods received for condition and quantity and crosschecking with actual purchase order
– distribution/shelving of received goods to appropriate areas and/or to various stock bins
– third party courier requests
– filling out appropriate courier slips (FedEx, Priority, Purolator, etc) and making the necessary
– telephone calls to ensure prompt pick up
– issuing, recording and maintaining of uniform issues to staff

  • Assisting in year-end inventory count.
  • Operate vehicle for the delivery of mail and supplies.
  • Providing customer service by giving required information to Supervisors and other staff.
  • Performing other relevant duties as requested by Supervisor.


  • Previous experience in stock control and stock room procedures, or equivalent, preferably in a computerized environment.
  • Familiarity with various inventory items including hardware would be an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Greater Toronto Area and vicinity streets and various public and government building.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written with various level of staff, public and outside vendors in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written with various level of staff, public and outside vendors in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Must bring in positive outlook and flexibility and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks and deal with large volumes, interruptions, and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of WHMIS and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job and be able to work with minimal supervision.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate may be required to provide a police reference check and/or driver’s abstract, at their own expense as a condition of employment. Candidates may be required to take a written and/or practical examination relevant to the position.

The Toronto Zoo values the importance of inclusive recruitment practices and strives to create a workplace that reflects and celebrates the rich diversity of our city. Please let us know if you require specific accommodations to be in place before you begin the interview process.

The Toronto Zoo respects the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion and seeks to model these principles in all that we do. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workforce where all employees feel respected, supported and valued. We strive to create an environment that represents the rich diversity of our guests and our community and encourage applications from all qualified individuals who can contribute to enhancing our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Applications are especially encouraged from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and women.

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Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 24 per week

Salary: $17.41 per hour

Day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • Day shift

Work Location: In person

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