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Does a store career fit your life? Whether working with customers or behind the scenes, store careers offer flexible schedules, training and the opportunity for advancement. Whatever your interests, there’s a store career for you. Explore our departments and learn more about delivering fresh food and great service.

The bakery department

Do you love baking, the smell of freshly baked
cookies or cake decorating? Consider a career in our bakery department.

From making bakery essentials to creating the perfect special occasion cake, the bakery has jobs from entry level to experienced.

Held to the highest safety and food quality standards, our bakery incorporates “from scratch” recipes – so you can learn and perfect your skills everyday.

The Seafood Department

If you have a love for a great fillet or even for the sea, join Sobeys Seafood department and share your knowledge of fish and seafood preparations ideas with customers.

With Sobeys rich Atlantic heritage, we take pride in our seafood departments’ range of fish and seafood options. As part of the department, you’ll be able to add your creative flare to seafood displays as you serve and advise customers. With continued training, you’ll find many opportunities to grow and advance.

The Grocery Department

You’re energetic, organized and have a passion for people – you’re perfect for the grocery department! Whether you’re helping a customer find exactly what they’re looking for or setting up a display, members of the grocery team are responsible for products from cereal to ice cream to pet care. We offer training to help you develop great product knowledge and a part-time position can lead to promotion and other opportunities.

The Deli department

Are you outgoing with a passion for food? The deli might be your perfect fit. This fast paced department is highly customer service driven.

You’ll give advice and offer ideas to customers on creating wholesome, healthy meals as well as serving meals to-go and traditional delicatessen meats and cheeses.

We offer training and as a part of the team you can work towards a promotion to full time, management or beyond.

The produce Department

You always pick the perfect pineapple, you can tell the difference between kale and rapini or perhaps you’re looking for a fresh, new career. Try the
produce department.

As a produce employee, you’ll learn about supply chain management, the safe handling of perishable goods and help us continue to “out-fresh” the
competition.

As your career grows, learn other aspects of the
business that will help you reach new heights.

The Floral Department

Let your creativity and green thumb come together as a part of our floral department. No experience? We’ll provide training to help you develop an eye for design and colour in our floral department that’s filled with top-quality products.

In the floral department you’ll provide customers with expertise on vibrant fresh-cut flowers, seasonal house and garden plants, products and accessories. As your career flourishes, discover opportunities to grow and explore other aspects of our business.

The meat department

To you, meat isn’t just steak. Your knowledge of cuts of meat will make you a valuable resource as you assist customers and offer preparation instructions and ideas.

Sobeys began as a supplier of quality meat over one hundred years ago and we’re still committed to
providing superior cuts to our customers. So whether you’re experienced or just starting out, you’ll find training and tools to help you advance your career.

Customer sevice Department

Sometimes, it’s the last impression that counts.
If you have a passion for people and have strong
communication skills, a position in our customer service department may be perfect for you.

As a customers last point of contact before they leave the store, you’ll ensure they can make their
purchases quickly and efficiently while handling any concerns or questions they may have. You’ll develop a wealth of knowledge in customer service that will help you grow into other areas of our business.

Healthcare

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can balance work and play? Have the flexibility to transfer locations if your life’s path changes? Make a
difference in a customer’s life? A career in our
HealthCare department may be for you.

Our HealthCare departments include Pharmacy, Dietitians, Home HealthCare, Rehab and Cosmetics. If one of these positions matches your area of
expertise, we have a career that will fit your life. Are you looking for a career in one of our pharmacies? Check out the pharmacy section for more
information.

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What Our People have to Say

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At Sobeys, we’ve elevated a trip to the grocery store to an enticing shopping experience. A proudly Canadian company with more than 100 years in the food business, we combine the helpful service and variety of delicious fresh and prepared foods you’d expect from a farmer’s market with all the conveniences of the modern one-stop grocery store. From skilled in-store bakers to knowledgeable fishmongers and butchers, Sobeys team members are dedicated to creating a friendly and appealing environment where the customer comes first and sustainability is at the heart of what we offer.
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Part of the Sobeys family from 2013, Safeway has been serving Canadian communities since 1929. Today there are Safeway stores from Vancouver to Thunder Bay, Ont. Our in-store bakers make artisan breads, pastries and cakes from scratch, and our deli offers hot and cold quick meal solutions, as well as freshly brewed Starbucks® and Tim Hortons® coffees. Our team is dedicated to selecting the highest quality products for our customers. Safeway florists create custom and ready-to-buy flower arrangements, and our butchers, fishmongers and grocers are always on hand to offer friendly in-store advice. We’re committed to community involvement, hunger prevention and environmental sustainability.
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Thrifty Foods grocery stores proudly serve communities across Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland British Columbia. As your greener grocer, we operate around the core values of corporate social responsibility, which include supporting B.C. farmers, protecting the oceans and partnering with vendors that use sustainable business practices. We offer hundreds of certified organic products and a range of Fair Trade and Rainforest Alliance items. At our in-store bakery, The Hearth, we make artisan baked goods in our stone-hearth oven. And in the spirit of offering you quality and convenience, groceries can be ordered online for home delivery. We at Thrifty Foods are committed to helping build the kind of world we’d like to live in—today, tomorrow and in the future
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Since 1957, IGA has been dedicated to providing communities with farm-fresh produce and products at affordable prices. In over 30 convenient locations across Western Canada, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always available to provide customers with the highest level of service. We proudly serve the communities we work in and strive to support our local producers. At IGA, we are on a mission to help Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.
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Foodland stores provide a warm and friendly shopping experience in over 140 communities across Ontario. We offer customers a wide selection of fresh food, including local and internationally sourced produce, Butcher Cut meat, in-store bakery, deli, Food to Go and grocery products. We work hard to earn a special place in the hearts of our neighbours and customers. Our staff is friendly and informed, and we provide a clean and welcoming environment, making Foodland a trusted neighbourhood place to shop.
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Foodland and our family of select Co-op stores provide a clean and welcoming full-service shopping experience to customers in smaller communities in Atlantic Canada. We offer customers a wide selection of fresh produce, meats, deli meats and cheeses, and freshly baked breads and sweets. With our assortment of grocery products and frozen food, you’ll find everything on your grocery list. Locally owned and operated, we work hard to earn a special place in the hearts of our customers and neighbourhoods, too. We care about you and about making our community a better place for everyone. Our customer service is friendly, informed and eager to provide you with the best service in town, making Foodland a trusted neighbourhood place to shop.
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FreshCo offers shoppers in Ontario the quality and variety they look for in a discount grocery store—at great savings. Our grocery store is simple and inviting, with spacious aisles and an array of fresh, frozen, deli, bakery and grocery favourites, as well as international staples. We’re committed to supporting Ontario farmers and stocking local meats and seasonal produce whenever possible. The FreshCo banner lets customers stick to their budgets without having to compromise on choice or shopping experience. In fact, we offer price matching to ensure we’re guaranteed to have the lowest prices in your neighbourhood.
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Lawtons Drugs has been helping customers Look better, Feel better and Live better for more than 100 years. We are committed to the health and well-being of both our customers and our employees. We pride ourselves on having a positive and engaging environment that allows you to pursue your interests and grow with us. We have something for everyone who wants to build a successful career. With more than 79 retail locations across Atlantic Canada specializing in solutions to help our customers lead better lives, there are many opportunities for growth within the pharmacy, home health care, cosmetics, retail store, corporate office and wholesale areas. Wherever your interest lies, we all share a common goal with our parent company, Sobeys Inc., to help Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. Won’t you be part of our team?
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