The Pet Valu family of stores includes Pet Valu, Paulmac's Pet Food, Bosley's, Tisol and Total Pet and together we are one of the largest retail operations in North America dedicated to providing families with food and supplies for dogs, cats, companion birds, wild birds, fish, reptiles and small animals.
All of our stores are dedicated to helping local pets in need, and we partner with local shelters, rescues and charities for adoption events, in-store adoption (select stores only) and pet food bank programs, as well as through our national donation drives and fundraising campaigns.
At Pet Valu, we're Pet Experts, and we're pet lovers, too.
As a Sales Associate you will use your knowledge and experience to help Pet Parents find the right nutrition and other solutions for their pets. You will be part of a team of passionate Pet Experts and enjoy the perks of helping Pet Parents every day. If you are enthusiastic about learning and growing with one of the top pet retailers in North America, this position is for you!
What you get:
- Staff Discounts
- Retail Training
- Competitive Wages
- Pet Care Knowledge
- Flexible Scheduling
What you do:
- Cashier and customer sales
- Preparing merchandise orders, banking and other miscellaneous paperwork
- Placing small items (under 10 lbs) including pet supplies, household items, etc. into stock in the sales area of the store
- Sweeping, dusting and other general store maintenance functions
- Assist in unloading delivery vehicles of cases and bags of pet food and supplies and putting these into stock (items up to 50 lbs.)
- Other duties and tasks as required
What you bring:
- Previous retail or customer service experience
- Working knowledge of POS system
- Possess outgoing and friendly personality with strong customer service skills
- Ability to lift 50lbs repetitively
- Ability to work as scheduled to meet attendance requirements, which will include weekends and evenings
- Ability to have reliable means of transportation to and from the store
- At a minimum, you're a high school grad. We're sorry but we don't hire high school students. But we will look at applicants who are university or college students.
Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 20-25 per week
Salary: $15.00-$16.00 per hour
- Casual dress
- Discounted or free food
- Store discount
- 8 hour shift
- Weekend availability
We take precautions to be as Covid-safe as possible, for both our team and customers. Mask wearing is encouraged for both, as is screening, vaccines, boosters and letting managers know when you're not feeling well or have been exposed to Covid.
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Toronto, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Please tell us about your experience with family pets and animals. Did you grow up with a pet? If so, what pets? Do you currently own a pet?
- sales: 2 years (preferred)
- English (required)
- Day Shift (preferred)
- Night Shift (preferred)
Expected start date: 2022-10-03