Career Opportunities

Pareer Postings

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 Head of Jeddore - 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 - Head of Jeddore

    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, along with your resume to the Head of jeddore stoer (8990 Highway #7, Head of Jeddore)

    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

    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. Business Systems Analyst

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

    Business Systems Analyst


    Reporting to the Team Lead - Business & Technology Solutions, the Business Systems Analysts primary role is to provide solutions to business needs that merge business process and software configuration.  The Business Systems Analyst (BSA) will work in partnership with the business, external vendors and other team members to discover and document business needs, and to design, configure and test smart solutions using one or many of the integrated enterprise software solutions in use at the NSLC.

    As a qualified candidate you will have: 
    3 - 5 years of experience working as a Business Systems Analyst 
    A University degree or equivalent in IT or Business and/or relevant discipline
    familiarity with standard SDLC concepts and practices.
    hands-on experience in an integrated ERP environment
    experience in requirements gathering and documentation
    experience in functional and technical specifications definition and documentation
    experience in testing strategies and procedures and documentation

    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


    The successful candidate will enjoy a fast-paced project environment with a focus on teamwork and delivering results, and have a strong track record of effective client interaction. 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 December 23, 2016. Please include #16035 – Business System Analyst 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.

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