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

  • Order Picker Calgary

    2019-06-19 Calgary, Alberta Temporary $ 18.00 per hour

    Are you a certified Forklift Operator? Do you have recent experience and are certified to operate the order picker(cherry picker)? If you answered yes and are looking for an ...

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  • Forklift Operator Calgary

    2019-06-11 Calgary, Alberta Temporary $ 17.00 - $ 19.00 per hour

    Are you an experienced forklift operator? We have ongoing opportunities available in busy distribution centers, based in south east Calgary. Whether you are experienced in ...

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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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  • Order Picker Calgary

    2019-06-19 Calgary, Alberta Temporary $ 18.00 per hour

    Are you a certified Forklift Operator? Do you have recent experience and are certified to operate the order picker(cherry picker)? If you answered yes and are looking for an ...

    read more
  • Forklift Operator Calgary

    2019-06-11 Calgary, Alberta Temporary $ 17.00 - $ 19.00 per hour

    Are you an experienced forklift operator? We have ongoing opportunities available in busy distribution centers, based in south east Calgary. Whether you are experienced in ...

    read more