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Our Northstar Access yard in Campbell River, BC is where we house and store all of our gears and equipment. Our Yard Scaffolders play a very important role in facilitating the movement of our scaffolding gear to our customers who rent the material or have us build it for their project. We are looking to expand our yard team through an opening for a full time Yard Scaffolder. This is a permanent, full-time position. 

The ideal candidate will have strong, self-directed work ethic and work well with others. You must be able to work in various environmental conditions as this position is mainly outdoors. There is also heavy lifting involved due to the nature of our products. Ultimately, we are looking for a reliable and motivated individual who won’t shy away from hard work.

Job Duties for Our Yard Scaffolder:

  • Assisting customers in the yard
  • Entering customer orders into the computer
  • Tracking inventory; gear coming to and from the yard and to the various job sites
  • Working as a material handler at various job sites when required.
  • Loading/unloading delivery vehicles in a safe manner.
  • Order picking, ensuring accuracy
  • Counting, stacking, bundling and organizing scaffold gear
  • Making orders and processing incoming equipment.
  • Safety checks of gear and equipment
  • Keeping yard clean and organized
  • May operate company vehicle to deliver gear to customer or project sites
  • Understand and adhere to the company’s and provincial and company safe work practices and regulations

Job Requirements:

  • Driver’s license is a must for any yard scaffolder on our team
  • Forklift experience is a must, with a licence preferred.
  • Previous work experience in an Order Picker or Material Handler role preferred
  • Strength and ability to lift items in excess of up to 75 lbs
  • Punctual and reliable with reliable means of travel to/from work
  • Must be able to work 5 days (40 hrs) per week and overtime if necessary.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to various job sites and work as a material handler
  • Be a quick learner and take direction from others
  • Work well with others
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Scaffold knowledge or forklift license not necessary but an asset
  • MUST join the Yard Union

What We Offer:

  • Supportive team environment
  • On-the-job training
  • Opportunity for advancement

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent, Days, 5 days (40 hrs) per week, MUST join the Yard Union




  • Group Health and Dental, Life, Vision
  • RRSP with Employer match
  • Annual Safety boot allowance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Weekly pay


Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Location:  primarily at the yard located at 1390 Homewood Road, Campbell River, BC with the occasional work on various job sites.

About the Company:

“Northstar Access has been a trusted provider of scaffolding, shoring, swing stages, and other access solutions in Canada for over 50 years. Northstar’s customers depend on them for high-quality products, exceptional installation services, industry-leading experience, and a dedicated focus on safety. Since 2012, Northstar has expanded from its original location in Southern Ontario, and now operates from 5 branches across Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia, employing more than 250 experienced professionals.”

You’ll love working at Northstar Access because:

The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, smart, supportive, and passionate teams – people you can be proud to work with.

The Business. Northstar Access Inc is an industry leader in access solutions in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia.

Management & Ownership. Northstar’s ownership and management team are long-term focussed. We are focused on making the right long-term decisions for the business and bringing in values-orientated individuals who can grow with the company over the long term. Being privately-owned and Canadian focussed, we are not focused on quarterly financial results or short-term objectives.

COVID-19 Protocols in Place:
To keep our employees safe we practice social distancing, masks, hand sanitizer, daily monitoring, and safety awareness talks. You can read more about our COVID-19 policies here.

Northstar Access is an equal opportunity employer. We value and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agency, please.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: North Vancouver Island

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