Fumigator (Casual)

  • SGS
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 08, 2022

Job Description

Company Description

Make an impact with SGS! With more than 94,000 employees and 2,600 offices and laboratories across the world, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries. As the world's leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked the SGS Group as one of the world's top multinationals and one of the world's most innovative companies. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has also recognized the SGS Group for its sustainability processes. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.

Job Description

This position will perform a variety of container, tarp and vessel fumigations in a safe manner following SGS guidelines and SOP's.
  • Performing container fumigations, pre-shipment and quarantine
  • Generating documents for vessel and quarantined container fumigations
  • Accomplish inspection requirements according to the scope of job
  • Establish constant communication with operations
  • Keep full and accurate logs
  • Follow safety procedures
  • Maintain a professional manner while performing his/her duties
  • Delivers samples to laboratory for analysis
  • Support any other duties that may be assigned by his/her supervisor
  • Follow all requirements according to any government regulations pertaining to fumigation services.
  • May be assigned and coordinate special or ad hoc projects as needed (i.e. training for grain grading, lab analysis, H&S related tasks such as field risk assessments, etc)

  • A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 1 - 3 years of previous experience in a fumigating role is an asset.
  • Must obtain a valid training and licenses in the following: Pesticide Applicator Licence, Confined Space Training Level 1, First Aid Level 1, WHMIS, and Transportation of Dangerous Goods.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Detail orientated and has the ability to take accurate notes.
  • Candidates must be proficient in using various type of computer software (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
  • Ability to work well with others & independently.
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Extended hours may be required from time to time.
  • Possess and maintains a valid driver's license.
  • Travel to other SGS locations may be required from time to time.
  • Ensures full compliance with the company's Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.

Additional Information

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.