SPV 11R – Supervisor, Upper Lower Mainland ***POSTING AMENDED***

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SPV 11R – Supervisor, Upper Lower Mainland ***POSTING AMENDED***

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Author pmnationtalk
Date April 19, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $44,389.12 - $50,132.681 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations
Category Business / Management
Client BC Public Service
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SPV 11R – Supervisor, Upper Lower Mainland ***POSTING AMENDED*** – (59820)

Posting Title: SPV 11R – Supervisor, Upper Lower Mainland ***POSTING AMENDED***
Position Classification: Supervisor R11
Union: GEU
Location: Burnaby, BC V8J 1O1 CA
Coquitlam, BC V8K 4H1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
New Westminster, BC V3M6G2 CA
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3M7 CA
Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2P8 CA
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 4W6 CA
Port Moody, BC V3H 5C9 CA
Richmond, BC V7E 5T2 CA
Vancouver, BC V8W 2S8 CA
West Vancouver, BC V7T 1B9 CA
Salary Range: $44,389.12 – $50,132.681 annually effective April 14, 2019
Close Date: 5/6/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Liquor Distribution Branch
Ministry Branch / Division: BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Job Summary

Supervisor – Upper Lower Mainland
Supervisor R11

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.

Under the general supervision of the Store Manager, assists in all facets of the management of a major retail operation, by providing leadership and direction, controlling costs and maximizing revenue.  Responsibilities include good customer relations skills and demonstrating initiative in merchandising techniques in order to provide exemplary customer service.  The Supervisor is also responsible for assisting in the control of the operation, building and contents, supervision of staff, developing teamwork and maintaining good staff morale, developing and implementing operational plans, controlling employment costs, and analyzing and producing reports. In addition, the Supervisor is responsible for assisting in controlling stock levels and stock variance control and ensuring acceptable levels of security in the store for both staff and physical assets.  The Supervisor is expected to contribute to improve the Branch image by assisting in providing direction in support of Branch policies.  The Supervisor is also involved in the training and development of staff, scheduling assignments, participating as required in all store duties, and will be actively involved in 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.

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications, and competencies. 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 11 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

A criminal record check will be required. An eligibility list may be established.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Human Resources by phone at 1-604-252-8565.  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 [email protected], 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.

Visit Careers at http://www.bcldb.com/about/careers

I certify that all information submitted is true, complete and correct. I understand that any information provided by me in my application, any assessment documents or processes and/or an interview that is found to be false or misrepresented in any respect, may eliminate me from further consideration for employment or may result in my dismissal.


  • One year retail experience with three months supervisory experience (or relief experience) in +$1.0 million retail sales environment in the last five years.


  • One year retail experience in +$1.0 million retail sales environment in the last five years and completed supervisory courses.

Retail experience involves provision of excellent customer service and a positive contribution to the presentation standards of the retail environment.

Supervisory experience involves the supervision of people and the management of assets.

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

  • Working knowledge of a computerized “retail system”.  This includes Point of Sale and Inventory   Management applications.
  • Ability to train and motivate others; work under pressure and meet deadlines; establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to sell and provide superior customer service; excellent communication skills.

To be short listed, candidates must clearly state how they meet the specific components listed for Retail experience and Supervisory experience. This includes outlining the annual sales volume they were responsible for in their previous retail experience.

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

  • Working knowledge of ‘retail systems’. This includes Point of Sale and Inventory Management applications.
  • Excellent training skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in dealing with the public.

Successful completion of Serving It Right™ certification will be required prior to confirmation of any appointments of this position.

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