What it takes to be a Store Supervisor
Our Supervisors are ultimate multi-taskers. Whether they are merchandising shelves, running the till, or helping customers; our Store Supervisors can do everything and anything.
You will need to be flexible, have a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude to be successful in this role. We are looking for self-motivated people; who are naturally friendly, respectful of others, and who thrive in an ever-changing environment.
You will also need to have empathy and respect for the various communities we serve across northern Canada.
You take pride in doing a great job, and like to help others deliver great standards effectively and efficiently in their work.
If this sounds like you, APPLY TODAY!
Our Supervisors are often the face of our stores, as you will be active in the store all day; so it is important you are able to remain positive and respectful of our customers all through your shift. Our store teams are supportive of each other so you will have support along the way.
You will be on your feet for most of the day as you work through different tasks; so it does require you to be physically fit and flexible. In return you will never be bored as no two days will be the same and you will be able to master many skills to support you as you learn and grow. With confidence comes accountability. When you feel ready to take on more, we are always happy to provide it to you.
Joining our team as a Supervisor allows you to quickly make a difference in the day-to-day operations of our Stores and help us continue to provide a customer-focused environment to our communities.
We offer training, the opportunity to work in a dynamic retail environment and numerous opportunities to progress, develop new skills, and build a career within a stable organization.
In return you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wage, and depending on location, food and housing allowance.
Are you a couple? Friends, siblings, or just two colleagues that get along really well? We are always willing to support enthusiastic and highly motivated retail professionals who are seeking the opportunity to join us as a team. You can enjoy working and exploring a new community and culture with your friend or spouse while developing and growing your career in retail.
Our produce departments provide unique fruit and vegetables to the markets they serve. We get input from customers and order to their needs. Our value-added items are made in-house each day. Our customers love the fresh cut veggies and fruit packaged for quick and easy eating.
Our meat departments are very important to our customers. The team ensures that product is displayed and priced to sell to customers. Meat includes chicken, pork, and beef as well as fish and seafood in the fresh and frozen cases.
The grocery department is the largest in the store. It is where we display, price, and promote packaged items and dry goods such as can items, cereals, and non-refrigerated drinks. The grocery department also includes frozen and dairy items like milk, cheese, and yogurt.
C-Store & Gas Service
We offer our customers the chance to do a quick shop in our C-Stores. They can grab a snack or coffee and quick meals like sandwiches and pizza. Some locations offer fuel services as well.
Working in General Merchandise means you get to work with everything from small to big ticket items. Fishing gear to boats, clothing to appliances, and electronics to snowmobiles. You get to display, talk to customers about their needs, and learn about the new items coming to the store.
Our admin department provides many important services to our customers. Some locations have Canada Post outlets and process all mail for the community. Other locations have lottery. All stores provide money transfer services, personal tax preparation, and provide financing for making big purchases like a new ATV.
Deli/HMR & Bakery
Deli & Home Meals
Our customers enjoy the convenience of prepared meals, sandwiches, and snacks we make in our deli. We have a variety of thaw and serve products and we cook hot items like chicken, pizza, and Chinese cuisine.
Tim Hortons & Branded Food Service
Many of our communities enjoy the connection to food brands they recognize like Tim Hortons, Pizza Hut, and KFC. These brands have their own recipes and products that they serve. Our associates learn how to prepare some of the most popular food brands in the country.
How to become one of our team
Preliminary Stage - Learning
After you have submitted your interest through an online application, if selected, you will be invited to attend an information session. Here you will learn who we are, where we are located, our unique business model, and what life is really like in our remote locations.
Assessment Stage - Who are you?
If you believe the opportunity is right for you, an online assessment called Wonderlic will be sent to you to complete as part of our pre-employment process. Our recruiters will also set up some time to speak to you remotely, to ask some practical questions about your background and experience. Selected candidates will need to submit reference contacts and complete a criminal record check.
Interview Stage - Showcase!
Once you have completed and passed our assessment stage, you will be scheduled to speak with one or more members of our Store Operations team ranging from Store Managers to Director of Sales and Operations. This is your chance to showcase your knowledge and experience in the retail industry. You will also be able to ask direct questions to our Store Operations team about life in northern Canada and what it is like to be a Northern or NorthMart employee.
Final Stage - New Adventure
If everything goes well, we would provide you with a formal employment offer before we complete the final process steps, which will include a fitness to work medical. Once this is all taken care of, we will book your flights and you will become a critical part of our Store Operations team!