Job Posting 88101

Technician, Health Equipment Loan Program
Canadian Red Cross
Southern Alberta
closes in 14 days (Wed, 19 Oct)
full time  •  $34,575 - $43,219 / year

Title: Technician, Health Equipment Loan Program

Location: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Employment status: Permanent Full Time

Salary band: $34,575 - $43,219 /year


The Canadian Red Cross (CRC), an iconic brand and one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet, is seeking a Technician to join our Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) team in Lethbridge. 

You have a passion for helping others, and want to work with other dedicated individuals? By applying, you are taking a big first step to be part of an exciting organization.

At the CRC, we are guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.  

Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, particularly Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized people, and people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.  

The incumbent will clean and repair non-mechanized health equipment and support HELP technical volunteers in collaboration with the Provincial Lead, Warehouse and Distribution.   


In this role, you will:

  • Inspect and maintain HELP equipment, including advanced equipment, according to established standards.
  • Ensure that HELP medical equipment is cleaned, repaired and maintained according to CRC standards.
  • Dispose of surplus or unusable equipment in HELP depots.
  • Unpack, assemble and label new equipment.
  • Enter and track equipment repairs in data base.
  • Record and report product incidents to the Warehouse and Distribution manager.
  • Provide recruitment, onboarding, training, coaching and feedback to volunteers regarding equipment reprocessing.


What we are looking for: 

  • The minimum qualifications for this job are completion of Grade 12 and some post- secondary education in a related field. Training regarding medical equipment repair is preferred. This position requires the satisfactory completion of a Canadian criminal record check, a valid standard first aid certificate (or an ability to complete the course), a full (non-GDL) Class 5 licence and an acceptable driver`s abstract.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including handling interactions with the public, clients and colleagues.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, including telephone etiquette.
  • Ability to physically lift up to 37 kg  (80 lbs) is required.
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and inventory databases.
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and an understanding of cultural diversity.
  • General knowledge and understanding of health equipment.

Working conditions: 

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).


If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.

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