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Retail

Our retail stores are staffed with friendly, knowledgeable, socially responsible and customer-focused employees. We look for qualified candidates who are reliable and available to work a variety of shifts. Typical retail opportunities include casual, part-time and full-time Store Clerks, full time Retail Product Specialists and Store Management positions. All casual retail applications are handled at store level; interested candidates are invited to submit a completed application to the specific store location they are interested in working in.

Current Opportunities

  1. Casual Retail Store Clerk Fall River - Now Hiring

    For over 80 years, the NSLC has been managing the safe and responsible sale of beverage alcohol in Nova Scotia, returning 100% of its profits to government to help fund key public services. As a true partner in our communities, the NSLC conducts its business with integrity and respect for the environment while supporting the sale of over $198 million in locally produced and bottled products every year.

    Casual Store Clerk - Fall River

    Casual Store Clerks are responsible for providing high quality customer service, effectively handling transactions, ensuring that the relevant provisions of the Liquor Control Act and Regulations are adhered to, and performing other responsibilities necessary for the efficient operation and maintenance of the store. The Store Clerk is expected to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the Purpose, Vision, and (KORE) Values of the NSLC.

    Once hired, qualified and trained casual employees will have the opportunity to apply for other retail positions including part time and full time Store Clerks, full time Retail Product Specialists, and the opportunity to enter into the Store Management stream.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 19 years of age
    • Must have your Grade 12 or GED
    • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Must be physically able to lift 23 kg (50lbs)
    • Must be willing to work shift work on an as needed basis
    • Must disclose all convictions for which you have not been granted a pardon under the Liquor Control Act and/or the Criminal Code

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous customer service experience
    • Relevant sales experience
    • Previous cash and/or Point of Sale system experience
    • Previous experience in the beverage alcohol industry

    NSLC offers an attractive package for casual employees that includes…

    • A starting hourly pay rate of $11.60
    • Progressive hourly pay rate increases based on hours worked (first increase occurs after 400 hours to $12.93/hr at which time you join the NSGEU bargaining unit)Additional pay in lieu of benefits after 400 hours worked
    • Additional pay benefits in lieu of benefits after 400 hours worked 

    How to Apply:
    If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please complete an application form by clicking HERE and bring your completed application along with your resume to the Fall River store (3290 Highway #2, Fall River)

    The NSLC is an equal opportunity employer.
    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  2. Casual Retail Store Clerk

    For over 80 years, the NSLC has been managing the safe and responsible sale of beverage alcohol in Nova Scotia, returning 100% of its profits to government to help fund key public services. As a true partner in our communities, the NSLC conducts its business with integrity and respect for the environment while supporting the sale of over $198 million in locally produced and bottled products every year.

    Casual Store Clerk

    Casual Store Clerks are responsible for providing high quality customer service, effectively handling transactions, ensuring that the relevant provisions of the Liquor Control Act and Regulations are adhered to, and performing other responsibilities necessary for the efficient operation and maintenance of the store. The Store Clerk is expected to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the Purpose, Vision, and (KORE) Values of the NSLC.

    Once hired, qualified and trained casual employees will have the opportunity to apply for other retail positions including part time and full time Store Clerks, full time Retail Product Specialists, and the opportunity to enter into the Store Management stream.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 19 years of age
    • Must have your Grade 12 or GED
    • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Must be physically able to lift 23 kg (50lbs)
    • Must be willing to work shift work on an as needed basis
    • Must disclose all convictions for which you have not been granted a pardon under the Liquor Control Act and/or the Criminal Code
    • Must be bilingual in French and English if you are working in the Arichat, Cheticamp, Meteghan or West Pubnico store

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous customer service experience
    • Relevant sales experience
    • Previous cash and/or Point of Sale system experience
    • Previous experience in the beverage alcohol industry

    NSLC offers an attractive package for casual employees that includes…

    • A starting hourly pay rate of $11.60
    • Progressive hourly pay rate increases based on hours worked (first increase occurs after 400 hours to $12.93/hr at which time you join the NSGEU bargaining unit)Additional pay in lieu of benefits after 400 hours worked

    How to Apply:
    If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please complete an application form by clicking HERE and deliver it to the specific store location(s) you are interested in working in.

    The NSLC is an equal opportunity employer.
    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Distribution Centre

Our Distribution Centre is located in the Bayers Lake Business Park, Halifax. The Distribution Centre receives, prepares, stores stock and ships product orders to our retail stores across the province.

The Distribution Centre also serves licensees within the Halifax and Dartmouth areas. It is staffed with productive, safety- oriented and customer-focused employees. Employment opportunities in our Distribution Centre are generally available on a casual basis. For these roles, we look for qualified candidates who are reliable and available to work a variety of shifts on an as-needed basis. Once hired, qualified and trained casual employees will have opportunities to apply for other Distribution Centre positions including regular part time and regular full time positions.

Current Opportunities

  1. Casual Warehouse Workers - Now Hiring

    For over 80 years, the NSLC has been managing the safe and responsible sale of beverage alcohol in Nova Scotia, returning 100% of its profits to government to help fund key public services. As a true partner in our communities, the NSLC conducts its business with integrity and respect for the environment while supporting the sale of over $198 million in locally produced and bottled products every year.

    Casual Warehouse Workers (Up to 48 hours per week) 

    We are currently accepting applications for Casual Warehouse Workers in our Distribution Centre located in Bayers Lake Business Park. The NSLC Distribution Centre (DC) receives, prepares, stores and ships product orders to NSLC retail stores across the province as well as to bars and restaurants in Halifax and Dartmouth. The Warehouse Worker picks product orders, moves stock, loads and unloads trucks and containers, and performs any other general utility duties required in the Warehouse in a physically demanding environment.

    We’re looking for productive, safety-oriented and customer-focused employees who have a positive attitude & practice teamwork. If you enjoy a fast paced environment, are reliable & available to work shift work on a regular basis, and meet the qualifications listed below we’d like to hear from you!

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 19 years of age
    • Must have your Grade 12 or GED
    • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Must be physically able to lift 23 kg (50lbs)
    • Must be comfortable working heights
    • Must be willing to work shifts including days, evenings and/or overnight (the DC is a 24 hour operation & typical shifts are 8 hours)
    • Must be willing to work up to 48 hours per week
    • Must disclose all convictions for which you have not been granted a pardon under the Liquor Control Act and/or the Criminal Code and willing to complete a Criminal Record check (cost covered by NSLC)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous Distribution Centre or Warehouse experience
    • Warehouse Management System experience using Radio Frequency scanners
    • Experience picking and operating powered material handling equipment such as an end rider and/or forklift

    NSLC offers an attractive package for casual employees that includes...

    • A starting hourly pay rate of $11.85
    • Progressive hourly pay rate increases based on hours worked. The first increase occurs after 400 hours to $13.33/hour at which time you join the NSGEU bargaining unit
    • Additional pay in lieu of benefits after 400 hours worked
    • Opportunities to apply for other DC positions including regular part time positions

    How to Apply:
    If you meet the above qualifications & are interested in applying for this opportunity, please complete an application form by clicking HERE and submitting your completed application with a resume, by email to: Recruiting@myNSLC.com. To complete the application, fill out all fields in the form, save it to your computer and close the form. Attach the completed application in your email along with your resume. E-mails that do not include a completed NSLC application form will not be considered. Please quote: DC Casual in the email subject line.

    The NSLC is an equal opportunity employer.
    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Head Office

Our Head Office is located in the Bayers Lake Business Park, Halifax. We have a variety of challenging and rewarding positions for experienced professionals and entry level graduates. NSLC business units include: Supply Chain, Operations, Marketing & Merchandising, Communications & Corporate Responsibility, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Audit and Development. Employment opportunities currently available at our Head Office are listed below. Please review career opportunities for detailed information and instructions on how to apply.

Current Opportunities

  1. Associate Category Manager

    For over 80 years, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) has been managing the safe and responsible sale of beverage alcohol in Nova Scotia and is the largest single-banner retailer in the province. With a focus on providing an engaging, innovative customer experience, the NSLC has evolved from being a place to buy something to a truly personal shopping experience.

    We are currently searching for an Associate Category Manager to join our team of dedicated professionals.

    Reporting directly to the Category Team Lead, Customer Strategy Team, the Associate Category Manager is responsible for the development of category fundamentals (MAPS – Merchandising, Assortment, Pricing, Shelving) based on analysis that delivers total top line sales and profit. The Associate Category Manager, in delivering organizational and divisional goals and objectives, is responsible for managing components of product categories and their performance as a distinct profit center, optimizing specific merchandise categories and programs, resulting in top line sales and gross margin dollars

    As the ideal candidate, you have five to seven plus years of retail and/or category management experience, preferably in a Tier 1 ERP environment (like SAP). You possess excellent knowledge of the retail environment/industry, consumer packaged goods or beverage alcohol industry, as well as outstanding organizational and problem solving skills. As a self-initiated highly motivated change advocate you enjoy working in a dynamic, cross-functional environment. With exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, you possess strong business acumen and are highly analytical by nature. A university education, preferably in business and/or marketing is required.

    The recruitment for this position is being managed by Meridia, an external recruitment firm. To be considered for this opportunity, To express interest in this opportunity,
    please view: http://jobs.meridiarecruitment.ca/Careers/11423/.

    For more information contact Brittany Beale, Recruitment Specialist at (902) 421-1141 or Scott McGaw, Senior Consultant at (902) 422-4601

    Meridia, a Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette company, is Atlantic Canada’s leading recruitment and human resource firm that is focused on providing high quality, fast turnaround contingency recruitment for intermediate to senior professional/technical positions.

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  2. Business Systems Analyst II

    The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation is seeking an individual to join the Information Technology team in the following role:

    Business Systems Analyst II

    Reporting to the Team Lead, Business & Technology Solutions, the Business Systems Analyst II will assist other IT team members and business stakeholders to define and design business processes and solutions. This is an entry position into the IT project delivery team.

    The team implements technology to meet the corporation’s annual and five-year business objectives, working with a variety of retail and business systems, including SAP ERP, Analytics, Point-of-Sale, warehouse management and online and mobile technologies.

    Please note that this role does not include development and coding activities. A development background may be helpful, but the role is focused on strong interpersonal skills and frequent interaction with business stakeholders.

    As a qualified candidate you will have:

    • University degree or equivalent in IT or Business and/or relevant discipline
    • 3 years of experience with software concepts in a business context
    • Knowledge in requirements discovery, technical and/or functional specifications or formal testing and testing procedures

    As an ideal candidate you will have supporting skillsets and knowledge in:

    • SAP or other ERP
    • Web-based enterprise solutions
    • Point-of-Sale and other retail technologies
    • B2B and e-Commerce solutions
    • Google Analytics and other forms of website analytics
    • Social media technologies
    • User stories and/or use cases
    • User experience and usability design
    • Business process modeling

    Salary Range: $51,023 - $58,312

    The successful candidate will have an analytical mind and a knack for problem solving. They will enjoy being a part of a busy retail organization and have strong written and oral communication skills, as group work and stakeholder management always a component of project life. The position will frequently include documentation and testing. If you possess the above attributes and are interested in exploring this exciting opportunity, we’d like to hear from you!

    Please merge your resume and cover letter in one document and submit it by email to: Recruiting@myNSLC.com no later than 4:00 pm on August 10, 2016. Please include #16023 – Business System Analyst II in your email subject line.

    For more information, please see the position description.

    Thank you for your interest in the NSLC. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    For over 80 years, the NSLC has been managing the safe and responsible sale of beverage alcohol in Nova Scotia, returning 100% of its profits to government to help fund key public services. As a true partner in our communities, the NSLC conducts its business with integrity and respect for the environment while supporting the sale of over $198 million in locally produced and bottled products every year.

  3. Manager - Employee and Labour Relations

    We are currently seeking a collaborative leader to join the human resources team in the position of Manager, Employee & Labour Relations.

    Reporting to the Director, Human Resources Services, the Manager, Employee & Labour Relations is responsible for developing and maintaining an effective labour and employee relations climate; managing and leading the recruitment and selection process including diversity and inclusion; providing professional advice, expertise and hands-on support to management and HR staff in a broad range of human resource management functions; and leading a team of HR staff providing consulting and functional services across the organization.

    As the ideal candidate, you have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with experience in labour relations and human resources management, primarily in a unionized environment. A strong communicator, you have excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships. You have significant experience in the administration and interpretation of collective agreements, along with leadership experience in collective bargaining and experience dealing with applicable provincial legislation. You have sound knowledge of techniques for planning, organizing, coordinating and conducting formal and informal negotiations with employee representatives. You are familiar with methods of investigating, analysing and resolving employee grievances or complaints arising out of collective agreements, policies and procedures, or legislation. A collaborative leader, you have the proven ability to coach and mentor with a tactful and diplomatic leadership style.  

    The recruitment for this position is being managed by Venor, an external recruitment firm. For more information please visit http://www.venor.ca/ or contact Shardeigh McGillivray at shardeigh@venor.ca or 902-405-8846.

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