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*Edit: This position is now filled!* We're Hiring - Pasteurizing Technician!

Updated: Feb 28

*Edit: This position is now filled!*

NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank is hiring, and we are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Pasteurizing Technician who thrives in a fast-paced environment. If you have a passion for breastfeeding mothers, recognize the value of human milk, and would like to work for a charity to make a difference, then we invite you to apply. Instructions for applying are located at the end of this post.


Located in Calgary and reporting to the Lab Supervisors, NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank is seeking a Pasteurizing Technician. You will be responsible for the organization of milk coming into the milk bank as well as the distribution of the milk to various hospitals as well as other laboratory duties.


  • Weigh in and log milk as it is received from donors and Milk Drops

  • Prepare and package milk to be shipped to hospitals and individuals throughout Alberta, as well as other provinces

  • Provide support as required based on volume of donor milk, including pasteurization, inventory management, and update of statistical information

  • Develop working knowledge of Timeless Medical System (TMS) computer tracking program

  • Other duties that support the strength and growth of the organization

Work Schedule

NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank is open to the public from 730 – 430, Monday to Thursday with ½ days on Friday. Lab hours are approximately 700 – 330 pm. The work environment of NMMB is very welcoming in nature. As a result, our staff is reflective of that environment.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • This position requires an individual who has demonstrated or experience of being a team player

  • A highly motivated and empathetic individual with a passion for their work and the mission of the organization are required

  • Will consider disciplines from various health care, science or food backgrounds

  • Computer proficient with ability to work with Microsoft, Excel and Word

  • The ideal candidate has a demonstrated proficiency as well as a high capacity for working in a multi-task focused environment, and can work independently with minimal supervision. Strong verbal and communication skills are required

Remuneration for the position

The successful candidate will be paid $19-$22/hour based on experience and qualifications.

Health care benefit plan available.


Start date: February 13, 2023

Contact Information & Application Process

For more information or to submit a resume for the position, contact:

Jannette Festival

Executive Director

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