Delivery Driver

Delivery Driver


Central Library 800 3 Street SE Calgary

Job Type

CUPE Part Time

Job Number

2023-00044 (Ext)



Opening Date


Closing Date

2/28/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

Bargaining Unit


Total Number of Hours Worked in Week 1


Total Number of Hours Worked in Week 2


Week 1 Sunday

9:00-5:00 (7 hours)

Week 1 Thursday

10:00-6:00 (7 hours)

Week 1 Friday

10:00-6:00 (7 hours)

Week 1 Saturday

8:30-4:30 (7 hours)

Week 2 Sunday

9:00-5:00 (7 hours)

Week 2 Thursday

10:00-6:00 (7 hours)

Week 2 Friday

10:00-6:00 (7 hours)

Week 2 Saturday

8:30-4:30 (7 hours)



Position Details

A friendly team member is required to ensure that all deliveries are managed in a timely and safe manner. Aside from an impeccable driving record, strong customer service, time management and excellent communication skills are necessary to thrive in this position.

Job Summary

Bringing Calgary Public Library’s strategic plan to life, the Delivery Driver provides a full range of support services that shape positive user experiences by ensuring Library materials are transported efficiently and safely.
Duties include driving a company vehicle in a responsible and professional manner to transport and handle library system materials to all locations including loading, unloading and sorting totes; communicating effectively and respectfully with library staff at all locations; preparing paperwork, and performing light vehicle maintenance to ensure the vehicle functions safely.

Reflecting Calgary Public Library’s commitment to continuous improvement in the name of meeting the community’s ever evolving needs and expectations, the Delivery Driver contributes positively to change and works collaboratively and constructively in a dynamic team environment.  

The hourly rate for this position is $23.94 plus 17% in lieu of benefits. 

Responsibilities and Activities

1.    Create a Welcoming Environment
•    communicating positively with team members, identifying concerns, and proposing solutions
•    anticipating and respond positively to the needs of internal customers, including other team members
•    applying best practices and follow all applicable policies, procedures, and legislation e.g. Alberta Distracted Driving Traffic Laws, etc.  

2.    Apply Operational Procedures
•    completing all physical requirements for loading, transporting, and driving safely without assistance
•    performing daily and weekly maintenance checks of vehicle e.g. tire pressure check, vehicle cleaning, check fluid levels
•    reporting maintenance, safety, and security concerns
•    recording and tracking statistics of daily tote handling, as required

3.    Shape a Positive User Experience
•    sorting and preparing totes by location prior to loading into the company vehicle
•    delivering library system materials and mail according to the route schedule, accurately and on time
•    following safe loading practices to ensure contents do not get damaged or unorganized
•    maintaining focus when driving, parking and while wheeling carts and dollies

4.    Engage with Users
•    representing the Library in a positive, professional, and safe manner while following safe driving standards
•    engaging with members by being welcoming, friendly, and helpful, assisting members directly or referring them to others, as appropriate
•    communicating positively about the Library’s programs and services


  • General High School Diploma or GED 
  • Full Class 5 Driver’s License (not graduated) and clean 5-year Driver’s Abstract
  • Previous experience driving a 1-ton cube van is an asset
Pre-Employment Requirements: 
Offer of employment is conditional upon successful completion of the following requirements:
  • Physical Demands Test
  • AMA Driving Assessments:
    1. Vision Test
    2. Written Test
    3. Road Evaluation
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Computer Skills: Basic Technology Skills
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the position
  • Good verbal communication skills; strong attention to detail; ability to problem solve, use good judgment, and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and in a team, with people from all backgrounds, abilities, and age groups

Additional Information

Working Conditions:

  • Lifting, pushing, and pulling library materials, lifting and carrying over 20 kg 
  • Ability to squat, kneel, bend, raise arms above shoulders
  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Simultaneous and multiple priorities
  • Shift work required
  • Driving alone to various locations

Calgary Public Library offers a wide range of benefits. Read more about our organization. Benefits for Calgary Public Library employees.

Do you have any relatives employed by Calgary Public Library?
  • Yes
  • No
Do you have a valid full Class 5 Driver's License?
  • Yes - I have a full Class 5 Drivers License
  • In Progress - I have a graduated Class 5 Drivers License
  • No - I do not have any level of Drivers License
Do you have experience operating a 1 ton cube truck?
  • Yes
  • No

Required Question

Calgary Public Library
800 3 Street SE

Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2E7