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Deli Bakery Associate - Peninsula Co-op

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Deli Bakery Associate - Peninsula Co-op
by Katherine Slingsby - Monday, 26 February 2024, 8:37 AM

Peninsula Co-op is a Vancouver Island-based co-operative with a mission to build strong communities and to benefit its member-owners. With approximately 470 staff, Peninsula Co-op operates 17 retail fuel and convenience centres, 9 liquor stores, 3 commercial card lock and home heating outlets, and a full-sized food store. The Co-op generates approximately $300 million in annual sales and donates over $500k each year to local charities. The business is highly regarded, financially strong, and has developed a loyal member following. The Co-op remains locally owned and proudly shares profits with its 116,000 member-owners, community, and staff.

Peninsula Co-op is inviting applications for the position of Customer Service Representative at our Deli / Bakery Department in our Food Centre located at 2132 Keating X Rd, Saanichton B.C. This is a part-time, permanent position providing 8 -16 hours each week. Our ideal candidate has flexible availability that must include weekdays’ evenings and weekends.


You are an individual that enjoys working effectively as part of that team; you have initiative, energy and enjoy working at a fast pace; you have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and work on your feet for most of your shift; appropriate computer skills and technical knowledge; you are reliable, accountable and a person of integrity; you look out for your own safety and the safety of othersWe are looking for an enthusiastic customer service professional who:

  • Always looks for ways to be helpful and go out of their way to assist others; consistently polite
  • Strives to provide an excellent customer service experience
  • Prepares, packages, stocks, and replenishes food items while consistently adhering to best practices and upholding food safety standards
  • Organizes shelves and food counters in an appealing way to ensure effective merchandising
  • Good with numbers and can handle cash and other basic numerical calculations quickly and accurately
  • Look out for their safety and the safety of others
  • Values integrity and honesty; someone to admire and emulate


In addition to a starting wage between $16.75 – $20.63 per hour (experience-based), Peninsula Co-op provides a competitive total compensation package that includes:

  • Great careers and long-term opportunity for personal and professional growth
  • Profit sharing paid four times a year!
  • 6% matched Pension
  • Excellent Group Health Benefits (Extended health, Dental, Disability, EFAP, and life insurance) for full-time employees
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements (gym membership, yoga class, art classes etc.)
  • 2 weeks’ vacation
  • Educational assistance & tuition reimbursement (100% covered)
  • Social events (Sporting events and concert tickets, company outings)
  • Volunteer opportunities supporting our local community events and charities!

Peninsula Co-op is an equal opportunity employer. We take great pride in being a safe and inclusive workplace, supporting and celebrating the diversity of our team. We are committed to every staff member enjoying their experience working with Peninsula Co-op. We reward hard work, commitment, and results.


Any way you like! On-line through INDEED, or at

Feel free to contact Debbie, the Manager at 778.426.8102 or Martha in Human Resources at 778.351.6538 or if you have any questions.