Courier Driver / Maintenance Worker

County of Lambton

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Company Biography

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation’s seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 25 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

As a member of the Lambton County Library system, the Courier Driver / Maintenance Worker is responsible to deliver courier services to The Corporation of the County of Lambton. This includes the delivery and distribution of library materials, in addition to the delivery of mail, furnishings and other items.

The Courier Driver / Maintenance Worker is also responsible for performing light maintenance duties for preventative maintenance and during renovations. The Courier Driver / Maintenance Worker assists in the delivery of a library service that meets the strategic direction set forth by senior management and Lambton County Council.

Duties and Responsibilities
Courier Duties:

  • Deliver mail, books, furniture and other materials to library branches and County of Lambton facilities on a regularly scheduled basis
  • When required, deliver other items to identified locations such as lower-tier municipal offices, etc.
  • Sort large volumes of books from library exchanges
  • Secure cash and other valuables during deliveries
  • Load/unload and deliver mail and exchange of equipment and materials


  • Perform light maintenance duties for library locations including minor repairs, etc.
  • Ensure the safe operation of fleet vehicles, including monitoring vehicle maintenance records, etc
  • Participate in the renovation of workspaces including the removal / installation of shelving, workstations, furnishings, etc.

Customer Service / Communication Responsibilities:

  • Represent the library effectively in the community
  • Interact pleasantly and courteously with the public, community partners and staff, promoting a harmonious workplace

Health and Safety:

  • Ensure that all consultants and contractors retained under contracts and agreements administered by the Department are in compliance with the County’s Contractor H&S policy as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
  • Keep current and up to date with all requirements and provisions contained in the County’s Health and Safety Policies. Participate in employee health and safety training activities as required


  • Incumbents must keep up-to-date on all relevant legislation, collective bargaining agreements, County Policies and Procedures, etc. ensuring that these are implemented as prescribed
  • Incumbents must possess the physical ability to meet the duties and responsibilities of the job description and/or the requirements identified within the position’s Physical Demands Analysis

These describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all job duties in the classification. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Requirements
Direct Supervision: None
Indirect Supervision: None
Functional Authority: None

Minimum Formal Education:

  • Secondary school diploma with certification as a Utilities Systems Operator or Electrical Techniques


  • Minimum 6 months to 1 year experience relevant to the scope of service associated with the position
  • Computer experience including Microsoft Office products, Outlook, Internet, etc.
  • Incumbents must possess the physical ability to meet the duties and responsibilities of the job description and / or the requirements identified within the position’s Physical Demands Analysis


    • A valid Ontario driver’s license and use of a vehicle.
    • Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract