Assistant Liquor Store Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Mid Island Co-op (

  Parksville, British Columbia

Mid Island Co-op is hiring an Assistant Manager at our Corfield Liquor Store located in Parksville, British Columbia.

Who we are:
Mid Island Co-op is a different kind of business. If you’re a member, you’re an owner. We don’t have a head office somewhere else or shareholders who aren’t members, and all our profits stay right here on Vancouver Island. We support and invest in our community because we live here too. Last year alone, we gave back over $250,000 to local charities, community organizations, and education award programs. With 16 gas bars & 12 liquor stores located throughout Central and Northern Vancouver Island, we pride ourselves on providing quality services and products to our customers. Come in and see what we’re all about!

What you’ll do:
The Assistant Manager, Liquor is responsible for assisting the Liquor Store Manager in the overall operation of their liquor store location. This includes scheduling, appraisals, budgeting and attaining financial results. Other responsibilities include managing the image, standards, implementation and adherence to company programs, policies and procedures.

  • Assists the store manager with oversight of the daily store management ensuring operations and management in accordance with Mid Island Co-op policies, procedures and programs, including providing supervision and direction to store employees.
  • Provides customer service and maintains positive customer relations through the proper handling of questions, comments and complaints.
  • Performs and follows all aspects of cash handling policies and procedures.
  • Oversees the ordering of all merchandise and supplies; oversees receiving, including reviewing/verifying and authorizing appropriate invoices, returns transfers, claims and proper storage of products.
  • Develops and maintains schedules, including inputting and editing as required with Team Leader approval.
  • Participates in the development of work plans and yearly budgets.
  • Participates in interviews as required and may conduct reference checks.
  • May organize and conduct inventory.
  • Assists with training/orienting new Customer Service Representatives.
  • Performs all aspects of opening and closing duties.
  • Sells memberships.

Who you are:
You are looking for a career in Retail Store Operations and:

  • You have a Grade 12 education or acceptable combination of education and experience
  • You have a minimum two years of liquor experience with strong product knowledge
  • You have basic receiving ordering and merchandising skills
  • You have strong math skills and basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • You are a team player with strong communication skills
  • You are able to physically lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Your Serving it Right Certification is current
  • You may have some supervisory experience and your WSET 1
  • You align with Mid Island Co-op’s values of Community, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork.
  • You believe in building relationships and collaborating to deliver solutions that matter most, and you recognize the value that different perspectives bring to meet shared objectives.

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and an employer-matched pension plan. We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

At Co-op, we embrace diversity and inclusion, and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows all to bring their whole selves to work.

Please note that all positions require a criminal background check and our safety-sensitive positions will require pre-employment alcohol and substance testing.

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