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BC Liquor Distribution Branch

MGR 18R - Store Manager - Vancouver/North Shore **Amendment**

Posted 7 days ago

Job Details

Location

Canada

Salary

dollar sign64,123 to 72,674 per year

Job Description

Store Manager
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About the BCLDB:

Amendment(April 26, 2024): updated Questionnaire

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of government that provide oversight for the beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis industries in the province. The LDB is responsible for the wholesale distribution of liquor and cannabis and operates the retails brands BCLIQUOR and BC Cannabis Stores.

The LDB is committed to government's goals of making life better for people in B.C., improving services, and ensuring a sustainable province for future generations. The revenue generated by the LDB helps fund essential public services like health care, education, and community programming. Learn more on the LDB careers page.

BC Liquor Stores is a fiscally responsible retailer of beverage alcohol that provides exemplary customer service, delivers social responsibility programs and upholds BCLDB's core values of service, relationships and results. Working in this vibrant, creative and supportive team environment will see your knowledge and skills thrive to unparalleled levels.

About this role:

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Store Manager is responsible for the management of a major retail operation with sales in excess of $5 million. This includes providing leadership and direction, controlling costs and maximizing revenue. Additional responsibilities of this position include good customer relations skills, supervision of staff, developing teamwork, maintaining good staff morale, 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 by providing support to all Branch policies. The Manager is responsible for the hiring, training and development of staff, scheduling assignments and any labour relations matters.

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. Successful completion of Serving It Right™ certification will be required prior to confirmation of any appointments of this position. Work is performed in a multi-shift retail operation.

A criminal record check is required.

There are two (2) vacancies.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

An eligibility list for permanent future opportunities may be established.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalent certificate.
  • A minimum of 1 year of recent experience* as an Assistant Manager or Supervisor in a customer-facing, service environment.
  • Experience must include direct accountability for achieving and driving sales.

Preference may be given to those candidates with any of the following:
  • Supervisory experience in a retail or hospitality environment.
  • Experience in an environment with annual sales in excess of $1 million.
  • Experience with visual presentation standards and KPIs.
  • Degree, diploma or certificate in business or retail management or successful completion of a supervisory/leadership course.

*Recent experience is defined as occurring within the past 5 years. Experience must be in a confirmed position and not in a relief capacity.

Application instructions:

To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the position requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description. Applicants must meet the requirements as described below to be considered:
  • A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. Your cover letter must contain information detailing how your qualifications meet the position requirements as listed in the job posting.
  • Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Evelyn Chen, HR Advisor at Evelyn.y.chen@bcldb.com .

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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

Working for the BC Public Service:

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

Job Category

Administrative Services

Additional Information

Store Manager

About BC Liquor Distribution Branch

In British Columbia, there are two branches of government that have responsibility for the liquor industry: the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB) and the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB). Both of these branches currently report to the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General. The LCLB issues licences for making and selling liquor and supervises the service of liquor in licensed establishments. To learn more about the LCLB, visit their Web site at http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/lclb. The LDB, under the authority of the Liquor Distribution Act, has the sole right to purchase beverage alcohol, both in and out of British Columbia, in accordance with the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (Canada). The LDB is responsible for the importation, distribution and retailing of beverage alcohol in British Columbia. The LDB with over 3,500 employees operates approximately 200 government liquor stores throughout the province; two distribution centres, one in Vancouver and one in Kamloops; and a head office facility in Vancouver. The LDB also authorizes the sale of liquor in rural communities by Rural Agency Stores. The LDB was named one of BC's Top 50 Employers by for 2009 by Mediacorp Canada Inc.

Industry

Retail

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-11

Current Openings

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