New job at BC Liquor Stores (via |

Store Manager

June 12 2019
Industries Retail
Categories Retail, Store Operations - Management
Chilliwack, BC

Store Manager Upper Lower Mainland
Store Manager R18

An eligibility list may be established.

STEP into a career with one of BC’s Top Employers since 2009.

The Liquor Distribution Branch is one of Canada’s largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol.

At the BC Liquor Stores we are driven by innovation and have a passion for the future and are looking for a dynamic retail professional to join our team.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Manager is responsible for the management of a major retail operation, by providing leadership and direction, controlling costs and maximizing revenue through the achievement of sales targets. Responsibilities include providing excellent customer service and the implementation of in-store marketing as directed by Head Office. The Manager is also responsible for control of the operation, building and contents, supervision of staff, developing teamwork and maintaining good staff morale, developing and implementing operational plans, developing annual store budgets, controlling employment costs, and analyzing and producing reports. In addition, the Manager is responsible for controlling stock levels and stock variance control and is accountable for ensuring acceptable levels of security in the store for both staff and physical assets. The Manager is expected to contribute to improve the Branch image through the implementation and maintenance of policies. The Manager is responsible for the hiring, training and development of staff, scheduling assignments, participating as required in all store duties as well as handling labour relations issues for the work unit.

This position may require lifting liquor cases up to 50 lbs. to varying heights, standing at a cash register for extended periods of time and performing warehouse duties including frequent bending and standing. Incumbents may also operate a variety of mechanical and hand-operated equipment. Contact with the public and clerical duties are also critical components of this position.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. Please note that a cover letter is a requirement for this competition.

This posting is for various Grid 18 positions in the Upper Lower Mainland which may cover the following areas: Vancouver, North Shore, Richmond, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows and Ladner.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Maria Putney by phone at 604-252-8563. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

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To be considered for this position, applicants must clearly indicate that they have the following:

  • Preferred: Diploma or certificate in Business, Retail Management, Leadership OR Supervisory course.

  • Required: One year recent confirmed experience as an Assistant Manager or Supervisor of a customer facing retail operation with annual sales in excess of $1 million.

  • Experience with KPI’s and Visual Presentation Standards

"Recent" is defined as occurring within the last five years of the closing date of this competition.

“Confirmed” is defined as an appointed position, not in a relief capacity.

In addition to the above required and preferred qualifications, applicants must have:

  • Working knowledge of a computerized “retail system”, including Point of Sale and Inventory Management applications.

  • Excellent training skills.

  • Excellent communication skills and experience in dealing with the public.

  • Completed supervisory courses, preferred.

  • Successful completion of Serving it Right ™ certification.

A criminal record check will be required.

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