Auxiliary Sales Associate
At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of 'Service. Relationships. Results.' is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.
The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol within the province, as well as the household retail brand of BC Liquor Stores.
We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have been named one of BC's Top Employers 13 times over for offering exceptional places to work rooted in values of fairness and respect, work-life balance, and inclusion and diversity. We believe that our people are our greatest asset. Being a reputable employer with programs of skills training and professional development are what attract candidates to BC Liquor Stores, while our progressive, forward-thinking culture is why employees with a growth mindset thrive.
Auxiliary positions are on-call, meaning hours of work are not guaranteed and subject to availability. Some auxiliary employees may not initially work a full 35-hour week, but with more hours worked and more seniority gained, more opportunities for more hours of work will follow.
Auxiliary positions are not permanent full-time, but can lead to permanent full-time opportunities with a very competitive total compensation package; including a comprehensive pension plan, medical and dental coverage (including massage and physiotherapy), tuition reimbursement and scholarship programs, and access to public service employee benefits including career support services, financial and legal services, and employee and family counselling.
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 Certificate
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 as of April 11, 2021: Auxiliary Sales Associate - $19.45 per hour.
A Criminal Record Check is required.
On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here: https://2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/careers-myhr/all-employees/safety-health-well-being/health/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination-policy-for-bc-public-service-employees