British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch
A staff member at a BC Liquor Distribution store walks by   (Photo credit: Alastair Bird)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2018):

  • BC Liquor Distribution provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments for its new moms (to 85% of salary for 17 weeks, followed by 75% of salary for 35 weeks) as well as parental leave top-up for new dads and adoptive parents (to 75% of salary for 35 weeks) -- head office employees also have access to onsite daycare when they are ready to return to the workplace
  • Varying by position, BC Liquor Distribution employees can balance their work and personal lives through flexible hours and telecommuting work options, as well as an earned days off program and a 35-hour work week
  • BC Liquor Distribution helps its employees plan for life after work with retirement planning assistance services and generous contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
BC Liquor Distribution employees participating in Bike to Work Week

Highlights

Industry Liquor Distribution and Retail
Established in Canada 1921
Parent company Government of British Columbia
Parent company head office Vancouver BC
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Kamloops BC
Full-time employees in Canada 2,139
Part-time employees in Canada 2,035
Average age of employees in Canada 45 years
Longest serving employee 45 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
BC Liquor Distribution employees participating in a VQA Advocate Educational Experience in the Okanagan region

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Liquor Distribution and Retail
Parent company Government of British Columbia
Parent company head office Vancouver BC
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Kamloops BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,000 to 2,500
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Sales Associate, Corporate Office Assistant
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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