Grocery Department Associate

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Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: May 16, 2022
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Grocery Department Associate

Petawawa, ON
$15.69 – $16.25 an hour

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Language training provided
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services’ (CFMWS) supports the Canadian Armed Forces members and their families wherever they are in the world through the provision of fitness, recreation and leisure activities, family and charitable support, retail as well as personal financial services. We offer our employees the opportunity to work with a purpose every day in an inclusive, healthy, respectful and rewarding work environment.


As a Grocery Department Associate, you help support the provision of retail services to a unique client base – members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and in assisting them, you are helping your community. You assist with merchandising and stocking sections of the grocery store, ensuring shelf label retail prices are correct. You assist in receiving stock, verifying shipments for damages or shortages. You record temperature readings on refrigeration equipment and inform your supervisor of any food spoilage or expired products.

The Grocery Department Associate assists with bagging customers’ groceries and carrying out of merchandise. You return shopping carts to the store interior and remove snow and ice from walkways and loading areas. You ensure shelves and grocery store areas are clean and merchandise in receiving areas and warehouse are secure.

This is a role where everyone works as one team using modernized technology and an understanding of the unique pressures and rewards of military service to provide the best customer experience for our members and to simplify and improve their lives. If you thrive in a customer focused environment and in a culture that is passionate about exceeding customer expectations, this is the opportunity for you.


Education, Certifications and Licenses

An acceptable combination of education, training, and experience


In a grocery store or similar environment

In food handling

Competencies, Skills and Abilities

Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership


English Essential


Health Benefits:
 Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage.

Work Life Balance: Paid/unpaid leave, including vacation pay, family related leave and personal days.

Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Group Savings Plans.

Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.

Perks: Discounts provided through CFAppreciation.


This unionized position is open to all interested parties. Preference will be granted in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

Perform heavy lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing (i.e. 50 lbs/23 kg or more)


As soon as possible


CFMWS is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who can help us build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. Accommodations are available to all candidates identifying a need during all or any parts of the selection process.

Job Reference: CFMWS02440

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