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Vaccine Distribution Centre Assistant - BC Centre for Disease Control

Vaccine Distribution Centre Assistant

BC Centre for Disease Control, Delta BC, $22.35 to $24.55 per hour

What you’ll do

  • Perform duties such as counting vaccines, packing and labeling vaccines, repacking/ pre-packing into unit standards.
  • Produce labels, inputting data into computer programs, receiving and relaying phone & fax messages, packaging items for shipping/dispensing.
  • Monitor supplies and equipment, take inventories, consult with users, identify requirements, prepare order requisitions for signature, and maintain related stock control records. Liaise with supervisor regarding problems with inventory and related systems.
  • Receive and check orders, verify accuracy of invoices, stock shelves, check stored medication for proper storage and dating, and distribute supplies. Refer discrepancies to supervisor.
  • Transport stock and materials to all areas of the facility by methods such as operating material handling equipment including but not limited to forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Perform administrative support duties such as, completing forms, compiling information and statistics, word processing, internet searches, electronic mail and sorting and distributing mail.
  • Perform cleaning duties such as washing equipment and supplies, and cleaning work area.

What you bring

  • Secondary school completion with emphasis on chemistry and mathematics.
  • Completion of recognized pharmacy assistant program at a certificate level.
  • One (1) year recent and related experience.


You will have the ability to:

  • Type 50 words per minute.
  • Communicate clearly, effectively and professionally with co-workers and the public.
  • Use knowledge of pharmacy routines and applications to the work environment for acceptable practices. 
  • Use knowledge of pharmaceutical names and special storage requirements.
  • Perform work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Perform physical functions of the position.
  • Operate related equipment.

What’s in it for you


Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.



Regular, Full-Time
Wage: $22.35 to $24.55 per hour
Unit 10 – 7510 Hopcott Road, Delta
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday;
Requisition Number: 107454


What we do


BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable disease and promoting environmental health for the province.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:


PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.


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