Laboratory Courier

Barbados Reference Laboratory
Contract Type
Healthcare & Medical, Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain
St. Michael
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Barbados Reference Laboratory is seeking a friendly individual with great customer service skills and a clean driving record for a laboratory courier.
Position Summary:

This individual is responsible for the collection and distribution of specimens from client locations to the laboratory in keeping with established timelines and according to a routine schedule. Distribution also includes delivering and picking up of internal and external mail, supplies, printed materials, and equipment. This position works under limited supervision and require an organization and service-oriented individual.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Safely transport laboratory specimens, medical records, laboratory supplies, interoffice mail, and related material in a timely manner
  • Conduct pre/post trip vehicle inspections and maintain a clean, neat, and orderly vehicle
  • Handle all specimens and lab samples in safe and efficient manner
  • Safely operate company vehicle and obey all traffic laws
  • Utilize handheld electronic device to manage daily pick ups
  • Evaluate traffic patterns and alternative routes as needed
  • Project a professional demeanour at all times ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Work with courier coordinator regarding route changes, feedback from clients, and any other important input from clients.



  • Secondary School graduate
  • Previous driver/courier experience is preferred
  • Customer service experience is a plus
  • Must have a Valid Driver's Licence and clean driving record
  • Very punctual and strong time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to problem solve customer issues
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position


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