BC Liquor Stores

Retail Openings

The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of the largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol in Canada, generating a net income of approximately $1.104 billion on annual sales of approximately $3.6 billion in fiscal 2018/19. LDB has a workforce of approximately 4,600 full and part-time employees, operates 197 retail stores across the province, two BC Cannabis Stores (online and stand alone), a Head Office, three Wholesale Customer Centres and three Distribution Centres. The LDB is led by a General Manager and CEO who is responsible for administering the Liquor Distribution Act and the Cannabis Distribution Act. As part of BC's mixed-model retail system for liquor and non-medical cannabis, the LDB is committed to providing customers with an enhanced shopping environment, an expansive product selection and a high level of service.

We are dedicated to the highest quality of customer service, delivered with friendliness, individual pride, initiative, and retail passion! If you fit this description and you are prepared to work in a fast paced environment, we encourage you to apply to become a part of BC Liquor Stores.

If you are looking for work in the following category click here:


Wholesale Customer Centre

Or select the regional district of the province where you’d like to apply for retail:

Career opportunities exist below for both seasonal and auxiliary sales positions throughout the province. Vacancies and ongoing opportunities will be divided into distinct Recall Areas. A recall area consists of either a single store or a number of stores grouped by geographical proximity.

Single Store Recall: If you are hired in a single store recall area, you will only be called to work in the store that hired you.

Multiple Store Recall Area (RA): If you are hired in a multiple store recall area, you will be told which location within that recall area you are expected to report to when you are called or pre-scheduled for work.

The Auxiliary Sales Associate opportunities are for year round on-call positions with a rate of pay starting at $19.45 per hour plus 79 cents per working hour in lieu of health and welfare benefits, up to a maximum of $55.30 per biweekly pay period plus 6% of regular earnings in lieu of vacation leave.

The Seasonal Sales Associates work on-call during Canada day through Labour Day and/or the month of December with a rate of pay of $18.08 per hour plus 6% of regular earnings in lieu of vacation leave.

These rates are as of April 11, 2021.

Candidates are required to complete the
Serving IT Right certification before commencing employment as an Auxiliary or Seasonal Sales Associate.


Cowichan Valley

Northern Rockies


East Kootenay


Capital (Victoria)

Fraser Valley

Peace River


Fraser-Fort George

Powell River

Central Coast

Greater/Metro Vancouver

Skeena-Queen Charlotte

Central Kootenay



Central Okanagan

Kootenay Boundary



Mount Waddington

Sunshine Coast

Comox Valley



North Okanagan