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Grow your career with us

Unleash your full potential at Calgary Co-op. Team members can:

  • advance to managerial positions,
  • transfer to larger centres to increase their clientele and earning potential,
  • learn and work in more than one department, or
  • try out a position on a temporary basis (parental leave, temporary manager) before taking on a full-time position.

The possibilities are endless! Jump down to see the types of roles available at Co-op Cannabis or look at current opportunities.

Our culture

Our team members create a culture that:

  • reflects a sense of pride and ownership in work and in the company,
  • demonstrates mutual respect for the team and our members and
  • shows care towards the community.

Our team members enjoy:

  • a safe, healthy work environment,
  • competitive wages and benefits and
  • the opportunity to learn and grow with us.

Become a Product Knowledge Specialist

Our Product Knowledge Specialists learn and maintain cutting-edge industry knowledge with privileged access to professional education, including in-house seminars, industry-specific training and external training sources. The Specialist will advance their knowledge of cannabis, oils and accessories and become experts at delivering valuable knowledge and exceptional customer service. They’ll benefit from product training provided directly from the vendors and take external training courses with our support.

You must be an AGLC-approved Qualified Cannabis Worker (QCW) to work in Alberta’s cannabis industry. To get approved:

  1. Complete the SellSafe Cannabis Staff Training
  2. Submit the QCW application package to AGLC

All QCW application forms must include a current, original criminal record check and must be provided by the RCMP or other local police agency. AGLC will not accept third-party criminal record checks. Photocopies or scanned documents will not be accepted.

Benefits & perks

We believe if we take care of our team members, our team members will take care of our business!

• Guaranteed hours for full-time and part-time positions
• Flexible hours for casual part-time positions
• Multiple locations for relocation options
• Paid vacations
• Full-time and part-time benefits and pension eligibility
• Competitive wages

Team members enjoy a 3% discount on all Calgary Co-op purchases (rebated at the end of the year). Starting in Fall 2023 purchases made through the mobile app get 5% off, added back into the app as bonus cash. This is in addition to your Calgary Co-op membership rewards.

Calgary Co-op understands the importance of teamwork and building relationships at work. One of the ways we do this is by having social committees that organize various events for team members throughout the year.

We invest in our team members so they have the skills they need to succeed and grow. You can grow your career with us, through advancement in your area or by exploring other department opportunities.

Calgary Co-op is committed to life-long learning: we offer a Career Development Assistance program to help team members and their families with academic aspirations.

 

Our recognition program acknowledges when our team members perform beyond expectations, accomplish difficult objectives and surpass goals.

Our EFAP offers confidential support by telephone, in person and online through a variety of issue-based health and wellness resources. Assistance is available in the following areas:

  • Personal well-being
  • Relationships and family
  • Legal
  • Financial
  • Child and elder care
  • Workplace challenges
  • Addictions
  • Nutrition and health

Our roles

The Store Manager is at the heart of leading and managing a successful overall operation of their Co-op Cannabis location. They are responsible for developing and maintaining a knowledgeable, highly motivated, positive and passionate workforce that provides exceptional customer service, along with leading program execution and contributing to overall company profitability.

Working closely with the Operations Manager, the Store Manager is also responsible for the management of the team’s image and standards, implementation and adherence to company programs, policies and procedures, as well as scheduling, appraisals, budgeting and attainment of financial results.

The Store Supervisor provides support to the Store Manager, leading the team in the development of effective sales strategies while emphasizing exceptional customer service. The Supervisor leads by example and motivates team members to continuously rise to their individual potential. In addition, this role provides support and feedback to the Store Manager to maximize store sales potential. They assist in meeting store budget objectives, ordering and receiving, store inventory, merchandizing and team performance feedback.

The Budtender provides front line customer service and maintains exceptional customer relations as part of a sales floor team. On top of operating the checkout, the Budtender maintains store appearance and cleanliness including neat and attractive product presentation.