Seasonal Sales Associate
The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of the largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol in Canada, generating a net income of approximately $1.104 billion on annual sales of approximately $3.6 billion in fiscal 2018/19. LDB has a workforce of approximately 4,600 full and part-time employees, operates 197 retail stores across the province, two BC Cannabis Stores (online and stand alone), a Head Office, three Wholesale Customer Centres and three Distribution Centres. The LDB is led by a General Manager and CEO who is responsible for administering the Liquor Distribution Act and the Cannabis Distribution Act. As part of BC's mixed-model retail system for liquor and non-medical cannabis, the LDB is committed to providing customers with an enhanced shopping environment, an expansive product selection and a high level of service.
We are dedicated to the highest quality of customer service, delivered with friendliness, individual pride, initiative, and retail passion! If you fit this description and you are prepared to work in a fast paced environment, we encourage you to apply to become a part of BC Liquor Stores.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following qualification requirements:
Be at least 19 years of age
Be able to legally work in Canada
Be able to provide excellent customer service
Be able to communicate effectively and professionally with the public
Be able to demonstrate aptitude for cashier and related duties, including calculations
Be able to perform physically demanding work, including lifting 20-25 kg boxes
BC Liquor Store Sales Associates may be required to operate a variety of mechanical and hand-operated equipment, in addition to handling large volumes of bottles as part of the LDB's recycling program.
Rate of Pay: Seasonal Sales Associate - $17.72 per hour.
Sales Associates must be available from July 1 through Labour Day and/or December 1 to 31 on an on-call basis. Shift work is required.
A Criminal Record Check is required.