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BC Public Service

RSW G3 - Cannabis Consultant, Cannabis Operations - Abbotsford

Location
Abbotsford, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Salary
40,410 to 46,732 per year
Posting Title
RSW G3 - Cannabis Consultant, Cannabis Operations - Abbotsford

Position Classification
RSWG3

Union
GEU

Location
Abbotsford, BC V3G 2M3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$40,410.50 to 46,732.98 per annum

Close Date
6/24/2021

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Liquor Distribution Branch

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Job Summary

Cannabis Consultant, Cannabis Operations - Abbotsford
RSW G3


At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of 'Service. Relationships. Results.' is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province. The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of non-medical cannabis and beverage alcohol within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Cannabis Stores and BC Liquor Stores.

We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale, retail and corporate operations - from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC's Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.

The LDB has been assigned to distribute, wholesale and sell non-medicinal cannabis inclusive of a government owned online channel with a mandate to support government's key priorities of protecting children and youth, ensuring health and safety standards, and keeping the criminal element out of the supply chain. Following legalization, the BCLDB began distribution and wholesale of cannabis, and operating BC Cannabis Stores in a growing number of locations across the province. Since 2018 the BC Cannabis Stores chain has grown to 26 locations with more growth planned all across the province. Cannabis operations within the BCLDB includes the Distribution, Merchandising, Retail Operations, Supply Chain, and Marketing departments.

The Cannabis Product Consultants within the LDB cannabis stores are the first point of contact in developing customer relationships and are the cannabis subject matter experts for both customers and staff. The successful results of these relationships are loyal life-long customers who base their purchasing decisions on the suggestions of our Cannabis Consultants.

The person in this role must demonstrate a passion for transferring the knowledge of, and selling of, cannabis products. This role requires an individual who has excellent communication skills, is energetic, and has a willingness to learn, train others and achieve results.

An enhanced security screening check is required.

Successful completion of Selling it Right™ certificate 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 or temporary future opportunities may be established.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • A minimum of one year of recent (within the last five years), related experience working in a sales environment with a high level of customer interaction is required.

Preferred qualifications include:
  • Basic cannabis knowledge, as demonstrated through experience in the cannabis industry or through courses from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in a retail environment.
  • Experience working with a computerized retail system, including Point of Sale and Inventory Management applications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in delivering an Omni-channel/consumer experience.
  • Diploma or certificate in business or a related field.


How to Apply & Application Requirements:

In order 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.

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.

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 Evelyn Chen, HR Coordinator, Talent & Compensationat 604-252-6340.

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.

Job Category
Trades and Operational

Additional Information
Category
Government