Accepting Applications for Auxiliary Sales Associates!
The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of Government responsible for the wholesale distribution and retail sale of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis. In 2018/19 the LDB recorded gross sales of $3.6 billion, generating a net income of $1.104 billion that supported vital public services including health care and education. It has a workforce of approximately 4600 full and part-time employees working across 197 BC Liquor Stores, seven 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, subject to direction from the Minister. 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
Have a valid Serving It Right CertificateTM
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.
The Auxiliary Sales Associate opportunities are for year round on-call positions with a rate of pay starting at $19.06 per hour plus 77 cents per working hour in lieu of health and welfare benefits, up to a maximum of $53.90 per biweekly pay period plus 6% of regular earnings in lieu of vacation leave.
These rates are as of April 12, 2020.
Candidates are required to complete the Serving IT RightTM certification before commencing employment as an Auxiliary or Seasonal Sales Associate.
A Criminal Record Check is required.