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Wine Advisors

Reference ID: 92378

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Delta, BC
Tsawwassen, BC
Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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  • Do you want to use your passion for wine in your career?
  • Join one of BC's Top Employers
  • Come work for an industry leader that is committed to sustainability and supporting local communities
  • Enjoy an excellent salary and benefits package with the potential for full time hours!

About Save on Foods

Save On Foods, a division of the Overwaitea Food Group, operates supermarkets across BC and Alberta with new locations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.  

At Save On Foods, we are committed to our customers – in fact, we go so far as to pledge that we’ll go the extra mile, each and every day. We work together to be the best by delivering quality food, health, and home solutions. Our business is underpinned by five core values - Service, People, Innovation, Fun, and Integrity.

About the Opportunities

Save On Foods currently has multiple opportunities available for Wine Advisors in Tsawwassen, BC. 

Reporting to the Wine Department Team Leader, you will work in our Wine department to create an exciting and legendary customer service experience with prompt service, product knowledge expertise, and quality local wine products, all while maintaining a clean and comfortable store environment. 

A typical day in this role may look something like this:

  • Creating great customer experiences by offering friendly, prompt, efficient, and courteous service
  • Ensuring that wine products are appropriately stocked, attractively displayed, and rotated to ensure quality and freshness
  • Providing customers with information about various specially selected wines and making recommendations on tastings and food pairings (when required)
  • Ensuring a clean and sanitary environment

This is an exciting opportunity for a customer first team player who is driven by contributing to a positive work environment and who takes pride in working for a leader and innovator in the grocery industry.

Qualified candidates will have previous experience in a retail or hospitality environment with excellent customer service skills. A post-secondary education in food/beverage/hospitality studies is considered an asset. In order to qualify for this role, you must be 19 years of age or older and be willing to undergo a criminal background check. 

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate: 

  • Comprehensive wine knowledge to educate customers and their preferences
  • The ability to make suggestions and recommendations regarding wine and food pairings
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective oral and written communications skills
  • WSET certification (asset)
  • Serving It Right certification (asset)

Please note that you must be available to work a minimum of 16 hours per week, and must have flexible availability including weeknights and weekends

About the Benefits

At Save on Foods, we attribute our success to our qualified, motivated, and dedicated team, and we are committed to recognizing and rewarding their efforts. When it comes to grocery standards, we set expectations as an industry leader. It is thededication and camaraderie of our staff that really makes the difference.

Don't miss this great opportunity to work with a close knit team of individuals who are driven by a sense of accomplishment and a sense of ownership. Our staff take pride in what they do and often recommend their friends to join us.

Upon joining Save On Foods, you will:

  • Receive a competitive remuneration package that is commensurate with your skills, qualifications, and experience
  • Have access to our group benefits plan, including medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and pension plan
  • Enjoy working in a fun and exciting environment where we often get together for social events
  • Have the opportunity to give back to the communities in which we serve through volunteering and fundraising for organizations such as BC Children's Hospital

Save on Foods is committed to supporting the growth and development of our team and there are opportunities for career progression within the organization. Many of our team members have started in part-time roles and worked their way up into other supervisory and management roles.  

Don't miss this unique opportunity to grow your career with a highly respected, Canadian organization - Apply Now!

Posted: October 23, 2017
Closes:December 22, 2017