Air Cargo Screener Jobs in Ottawa


Air Cargo Screener

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Explore your next opportunity at a Fortune Global 500 organization. Envision innovative possibilities, experience our rewarding culture, and work with talented teams that help you become better every day. We know what it takes to lead UPS into tomorrow—people with a unique combination of skill + passion. If you have the qualities and drive to lead yourself or teams, there are roles ready to cultivate your skills and take you to the next level.

Job Description:

Air Cargo Screener

This is a permanent part time position in which you’ll help us keep our people, aircrafts, facilities and packages safe.


This important role will see you assess and screen packages to prevent and mitigate possible threats. Making your difference in security control, you’ll use various screening technology, processes, and procedures to screen packages and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. It’s also about working efficiently to ensure a smooth running of operation and meeting tight and critical deadlines.

Your general activities will include:

  • Taking part in and verifying daily equipment inspections
  • X-ray packages and perform secondary searches
  • Safeguarding the air cargo network
  • Escalating quality and process issues to ensure they are handled appropriately
  • Monitoring general work areas
  • Online and in person continuous training

What does it take to keep one of the world’s biggest and best shipping and logistics company running smoothly – and most importantly, safely?

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Basic literacy & numeracy
  • Professional interest in safety and security
  • The ability to successfully pass security checks, e.g., background, criminal records which includes an extended 5-year background check
  • Good judgement, decision making and good communication skills
  • Diligence and a keen eye for detail
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency


What’s in it for you? The professional challenges, a friendly team, as well as a working environment that puts your safety first – so you can safeguard that of others. But what else makes this role such a great opportunity?

  • Part-time work
  • Monday – Friday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM (approx.) Some flexibility with start and finish times required during high volume, peak holiday season
  • $17.00 per hour
  • Defined company pension plan (DCPP)
  • Health, dental, vision care benefits after 60 days
  • Discounts at major retailers
  • Full training to help you perform at your best
  • Opportunities to progress – thanks to our ‘promotion from within policy’


Delivering all over the world, 24/7 means we’re a busy business. We deliver almost anything virtually anywhere in the world. Every package that comes into our care is on a journey. And when it comes into your hands, you’ll make sure it can safely continue on. Because together with your colleagues, you’ll put safety first.

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

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