forklift operator jobs in calgary, alberta

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forklift operators in calgary

Last year, there were around 7,700 forklift operator jobs in Calgary, down 1.4% from the previous year. This is to be expected, as Calgary has been experiencing a slight economic decline recently, although a demand for skilled forklift operators is still present.

latest forklift operator jobs in calgary

  • Shipper Receiver - Permanent Opportunity in High River Calgary

    2019-04-16 Calgary, Alberta Permanent $ 21.00 - $ 22.00 per hour

    We have a fantastic permanent job opportunity for an experienced shipper receiver in High River, about 30 minutes south of Calgary. The pay is $21 to $22 per hour, and benefits are included. The role is with a market leading company who manufacture building materials. You will need to be very ...

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  • Logistics Coordinator and Forklift Operator Calgary

    2019-04-16 Calgary, Alberta Permanent $ 21.00 - $ 22.00 per hour

    We have a fantastic permanent job opportunity for an experienced logistics coordinator who can also operate a counterbalance forklift. The role is in High River, about 30 minutes south of Calgary. The pay is $21 to $22 per hour, and benefits are included. The role is with a market leading company ...

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forklift operator wages in calgary

Forklift operators in Calgary are paid noticeably more than their equivalents in other major Canadian cities. Even low-end starting wages are comparable to the highest starting salaries in cities like Montreal.

Entry level wages (hourly): $15.5 to $17.9
Intermediate wages (hourly): $16.5 to $19.3
Senior wages (hourly): $17.4 to $20.4

top industries for forklift operators in calgary

In Calgary, the top industries that require forklift operators are:

  1. warehousing
  2. employment services
  3. food wholesalers
  4. lumber & millwork
  5. specialized trucking

in demand skills in calgary

Companies in Calgary that hire forklift operators prioritize the following skills:  

  • forklift skills
  • lift truck skills
  • heavy truck skills
  • health, safety & environmental (HSE) certifications
  • preventative maintenance

next steps for forklift operators

As a forklift operator, you can opt to continue using a forklift and similar equipment and become more proficient, or seek out further training in different industry areas to further expand your skills.

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  • Shipper Receiver - Permanent Opportunity in High River Calgary

    2019-04-16 Calgary, Alberta Permanent $ 21.00 - $ 22.00 per hour

    We have a fantastic permanent job opportunity for an experienced shipper receiver in High River, about 30 minutes south of Calgary. The pay is $21 to $22 per hour, and benefits are included. The role is with a market leading company who manufacture building materials. You will need to be very ...

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  • Logistics Coordinator and Forklift Operator Calgary

    2019-04-16 Calgary, Alberta Permanent $ 21.00 - $ 22.00 per hour

    We have a fantastic permanent job opportunity for an experienced logistics coordinator who can also operate a counterbalance forklift. The role is in High River, about 30 minutes south of Calgary. The pay is $21 to $22 per hour, and benefits are included. The role is with a market leading company ...

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