WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL FULL TIME PERMANENT POSITIONS AT OUR AWESOME LOCALLY OWNED STORES
We are hiring for all our Kingston locations. Some of our staff work at one location, some prefer to work at multiple locations!
Full Time Availability? We are looking for qualified candidates who are available to work between 32 and 44hrs per week.
YOUR AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS!
All applicants must be available to work a combination of days, evenings, and weekends. Please note that this is not a seasonal position. Only candidates that have days, evenings, and weekends available will be considered for a Full Time Position. Part Time Candidates should have flexible availability including both Saturdays and Sundays.
DETAILS OF THE JOB!
Our stores are fun to work at!
We are dedicated to helping Pet Parents find the best food and supplies for their animals. We also partner with local shelters, rescues and charities for adoption events, pet food bank programs, as well as through our national donation drives and fundraising campaigns and more.
At Pet Valu, we're Pet Experts, and we're pet lovers, too.
Join our Locally Owned Storesand our team of ACE's (Animal Care Experts) and make a difference to the livelihood of pets and our customers who are devoted pet lovers!
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!
While prior pet industry, rescue and retail experience is an asset, we also have one of the industry’s best training programs. Using a combination of hands on and online video training we are dedicated to helping you gain the knowledge you need to be able to confidently help Pet Parents with many common pet issues.
As part of the application process, you will be asked some applicant screening questions durint this Indeed job application. Preference will be given to those candidates that answer all our screening questions, especially why you want to work for us!
What you get:
- Pet care knowledge!
- Opportunity for advancement!
- Retail training!
- Competitive wage!
- Staff discounts!
- Flexible scheduling!
- Paid breaks!
- Satisfaction from helping Pet Parents care for their valued family members!
What you do:
- Help pets, customers, broader pet community
- Work with pet lovers
- Greet customers and their pets shopping in our stores and make them feel welcomed!
What you bring:
- Reliability to work all scheduled shifts
- Enthusiasm for learning & growth in pet care industry
- Ability to lift 40lbs repetitively and stand on your feet for long periods
- Able to work days, evenings, weekends
- Industry experience an asset
Successful candidates are being recruited to work a rotation of shifts at the following Pet Valu Kingston locations:
Store #2081 Gardiners Town Centre
488 Gardiners Road | Kingston, Ontario | K7M7W9
Store #2084 Kingston Centre
1036 Princess Street | Kingston, Ontario | K7L1H2
Store #2377 - Riverview Shopping Centre
1206 Highway #15 | Kingston, Ontario | K7L0C3
NEW! Store #2418 - Midland Gate Shopping Centre
1093 - 1117 Midland Avenue Kingston | Kingston, Ontario | K7P 2X8
Preference may be given to those candidates that can work at multiple locations in Kingston.
Pet Valu supports the full inclusion of persons with disabilities as set out in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Disability related accommodation is available on request. Please advise us if you have any questions or should you require any of our materials in an alternative format. Please do not use the Accommodation Request feature in Indeed, this feature does not allow us proper visibility to your request. Please send us an email or call us instead of using the Accommodation Request feature.
Thank you for applying. We will contact candidates that we are interested in interviewing. If you are not contacted before or after the job ad is closed, we would like to wish you luck on your search and invite you to apply to any future postings.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: From $16.85 per hour
- Store discount
- 4 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Evening shift
- Night shift
- Specialty store
- Are you available to work a combination of Day, Evening and Weekend Shifts
- What motivated you to apply with us and/or what interests you about this job?
- Are you looking for Part Time or Full time work?
- Secondary School (preferred)
- Retail sales: 1 year (preferred)
- Pet industry, rescue or volunteer: 1 year (preferred)
Work Location: In person