A recruitment effort is underway to find prospective employees for the BC Cannabis Store set to open later this year in Powell River.
The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is holding a job fair on Thursday, May 23, from 11 am to 7 pm at Powell River Town Centre Hotel. The event will serve as an opportunity for prospective BC Cannabis Store employees to speak to representatives from the LDB, which operates BC Cannabis Stores, and learn more about the positions available and experience required.
The BC Cannabis Store is looking for one store manager, two assistant managers, six full-time cannabis consultants, and eight part-time/auxiliary cannabis consultants.
While LDB recruiters will be collecting resumes at the event, all prospective candidates must submit their application via the LDB’s online portal at bcldb.com/about/careers to be considered. All employment opportunities for BC Cannabis Stores are posted at this site.
Successful candidates will receive extensive training, concentrating on social responsibility practices related to safety and responsible adult use, comprehensive product knowledge and customer service skills. Product knowledge and an understanding of the essential elements related to cannabis products and the industry are appreciated, but not required. Retail experience is also appreciated.
BC Cannabis Stores employees will be required to undergo an Enhanced Security Screening check, in accordance with the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act.
The Powell River store will be located at #115-7035 Barnet Street.