AST MG 15R – Assistant Manager

BC Public Service

Posting Title
AST MG 15R – Assistant Manager

Position Classification
Assistant Manager R15

Union
GEU

Work Options

Location
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$59,015.56 – $66,905.48 annually

Close Date
7/1/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Job Summary

About the BCLDB:

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 Store Manager, the Assistant Manager assists in the management of a major retail operation. Responsibilities include ensuring good customer relations, supervision of staff, developing teamwork and maintaining good staff morale. The position may also assist in controlling stock levels and stock variance control and ensuring acceptable levels of security in the store for both staff and physical assets. The Assistant Manager is expected to contribute to improve the Branch image by assisting in providing support of Branch policies. The Assistant Manager is also involved in training staff, scheduling assignments, participating as required in all store duties, and may be involved in labour relations matters. Shift work is involved.

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.

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 one year of recent experience with 3 months as a supervisor, in a customer-facing, service-oriented environment.

Recent experience is defined as occurring within the last 5 years.

Preference may be given to those candidates with any of the following:

  • Experience working as a supervisor in a retail or hospitality environment.
  • Experience in an environment with annual sales in excess of $1 million.
  • Experience with accountability for driving and achieving sales.
  • Experience with visual presentation and KPIs.
  • Degree, diploma or certificate in business or retail management or successful completion of a supervisory/leadership course.

Candidates that are applying with relief time (i.e., supervisory experience in a relief capacity) must clearly state the number of hours of relief they have at the time of this posting. Relief time will be verified at the past work performance stage of the competition and must meet the minimum experience requirement as stated above for the candidate to be successful in the competition.

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 Doireann Melady, R/HR Advisor, at Doireann.Melady@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
Leadership and Management