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Career Opportunities


We’re fun, friendly and family.

Star West is a team you can trust. We invest in each team member at a personal level, ensuring their training is up-to-date and the quality of our service is unparalleled. Safety of our staff, and yours, is the top priority.

Star West Petroleum brings fuel, lubricants and storage solutions to customers all over BC and Alberta. We are a progressive company whose biggest value is family. By joining our family, you join a company culture where people come first. Star West staff enjoy annual bonus and a staff recognition program. We promote staff from within, making your position a gateway to sales or management if you so choose. Staff turnover is very low at Star West.


If you’re interested in joining the Star West Team please email your resume and cover letter to info@swpetroleum.ca  and indicate the position of desire in the subject line.


The Shipper/Receiver is responsible for the direct management and handling of designated warehousing and distribution functions at the organization’s warehouse facilities. This includes accountability for inbound and outbound freight, as well as adherence to legislative, safety, and organizational policies and procedures. The Shipper/Receiver will accomplish effective logistical oversight through strong leadership and decision-making skills.

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability / Flexibility
  • Decision Making and Judgement
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethics and Integrity

Work Conditions

  • Exposure to a noisy environment and outside weather conditions.
  • Overtime as required.

Job Duties/Responsibilities Include

  • Adhering at all times to company health and safety protocol.
  • Serve customers on an “as needed” basis.
  • Preparation of waybills, packing slips, and invoices for shipments.
  • Shipping and receiving of all product in and out of warehouse.
  • Delivering product to customers.
  • Physically lift product to load and unload for deliveries.
  • Communicate with freight companies.
  • Ensure shipped and received product meets quality and customer expectations.
  • Maintain a clean and organized warehouse.
  • Self-starter requiring limited supervision and desire to work within a team environment.


  • Drivers licence
  • Clean drivers abstract.
  • Strong knowledge of warehouse documentation, with good writing skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both written and verbal
  • Organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills, diplomacy, and tact.
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision
  • Excellent planning, problem solving skills and ability to follow instructions.


Star West Drivers will operate a tandem or tri-drive truck & trailer unit to transport and deliver petroleum product to customers. Drivers will be required to work safely and efficiently, keep a daily drivers log as well as report any equipment issues. Drivers require Class 1 drivers’ license as well as clean drivers abstract.

Core Competencies

  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Decision making and Judgement
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations

Work Conditions

  • Will be required to work outdoors year-round
  • Overtime as required
  • Weekend work may be required
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Job Duties/Responsibilities Include

  • Equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and regulations
  • Check vehicles and perform trip inspection on truck(s) before driving them to ensure that safety and roadworthiness of mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, driver’s hours of service, occupational health and safety and transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Record and maintain logs of working hours, vehicle servicing and repair status and other required documentation including driver logbook, bills of lading, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with the public, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form
  • Assist in loading and unloading of trucks
  • Provide feedback to supervision regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems
  • Basic maintenance of the trucks overall service and wash when needed.
  • Complete and hand in all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift.  May include, but not limited to, daily logs, inspection logs, delivery receipts, vehicle inspection, hours of service, etc.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Certification from recognized Truck Driving School
  • Class 1 driver’s license
  • Air brake endorsement
  • Clean Drivers abstract
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident, consistent decisive personality
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed


Accounts Receivable / Data Entry Clerk

The Date Entry clerk is responsible for a wide variety of clerical office duties in support of company administration. The incumbent is responsible for the accurate and timely entering and posting of Vendor AP invoices, posting of AR payments and preparing bank deposit information. As well as performing various clerical and accounting tasks such as data management, daily bank recs, answering phone calls. The incumbent must have attention to detail, understanding of excel, the ability to work closely with the staff in Prince George, Vancouver, Valemount and Nanaimo and the capability of meeting daily deadlines. Other duties will be assigned as necessary.

Core Competencies

  • Must be able to work within a Team Environment
  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Daily Balancing
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ethics and Integrity

Job Duties/Responsibilities Include

  • Answering and directing phone calls.
  • Taking customer phone in payments.
  • Entering payments (cash, cheque, online bill payments, EFT, debit & credit card) in the cash sheet and posting and allocating them to the customer’s account.
  • Investigating discrepancies with the credit person.
  • Preparing the bank deposit(s) for scan and deposit.
  • Balancing the cash sheet to the bank as well as making sure payments are applied correctly and minimize month end balancing duties.
  • Filing – Keeping tidy and up to date files.

Monthly duties

  • Balancing the AR, monthly process, printing statements and closing off the month end.
  • Folding and mailing the cardlock statements.

Other duties as required:

  • Cross training of the monthly Automatic credit card payment process.
  • Processing and applying the weekly cardlock and automatic credit card payments for weekly accounts.


  • Work day is 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday with 30 minute unpaid lunch break.
  • Overtime only as required and approved by manager.
  • High school diploma with preference given for practical experience is AR & customer service.
  • Strong knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office, including Excel – spreadsheets, Word, and Outlook – emailing and scheduling
  • Good time management – Highly organized and flexible.
  • Ability to multitask and meet changing deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and problem solving skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Work well in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Must be self directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision. Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Able to maintain confidential customer information as well as staff confidentiality.


In an effort to control the spread of Covid-19 Star West Petroleum Ltd has initiated the following Safety Policies for the Coquitlam Branch.

Customer Access to our building:

  • Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  •  Limit of two people at any one time in our reception area to conform to the 2 meter physical distancing requirements.
  • Warehouse access is restricted to employees only.  Entering warehouse through office and outside bay door has been blocked.
  • Delivery Companies must complete Covid-19 questionnaire prior to arrival.

Employee Protection

  • Employee workstations have been modified to allow for safe work distances between co-workers. 
  • Employees must always maintain the 2 meter “safe distance” requirement between themselves and co-workers/customers.
  • Facility lunchroom is limited to two people at a time to maintain safe distance.  Use and wash your own dishes, cutlery etc.  When using fridge microwave, coffee maker etc. protect yourself by either wearing gloves or disinfecting handles /controls etc. prior to use.
  • Star West Petroleum Ltd staff has been assigned a specific vehicle for their exclusive use: Delivery Trucks Pickups etc. will not be shared among co-workers.  All truck interiors (steering wheels, dashboards, gearshifts, door handles etc.) will be disinfected at the end of each work day.
  • Absolutely no sharing of any personal or company-issued items.  (e.g. PPE, pens, phones etc.)
  • Forklift in warehouse is the only “shared equipment.”  Disinfect after every use.  In an effort to ensure safety operators must disinfect before use as well.


  • Star West Petroleum delivery staff will respect all customer facility protocol e.g. (physical distancing, completion of health questionnaires etc.).
  • Star West Petroleum personal will only remain onsite as long as required to complete delivery safely.  
  • Avoid contact with customer personal and if you are approached avoid handshakes and keep your 2 meter distance.