Safeway Canada

Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.'s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.

Does your organization have other locations besides Calgary?

We have locations from Vancouver, BC to Thunder Bay, Ontario. In Calgary and the surrounding area, Safeway operates 32 Stores.

How many employees does your organization employ?

At Safeway we have over 15,000 team members in our Alberta operating area.

What type of positions do you offer?

At Safeway we have part time positions available. We offer a number of fantastic advancement opportunities in Retail, Retail Management, RSC (Retail Support Centres, or Warehouses) and Corporate.

What are some of the entry level career opportunities that your organization offers?

Customer Service, grocery carry outs, price checks, bagging groceries, sweeping floors, retrieving shopping carts, etc. No previous experience is necessary and training is provided.

Customer Service, checking groceries, handling of cash, bagging groceries. Experience is not necessary and training is provided.

GENERAL CLERK (Grocery/Produce):
Customer Service, stocking shelves, displaying merchandise, rotating product, loading and unloading of product for the sales floor, sanitation, etc. Experience is not necessary and training is provided. Extensive heavy lifting may be required.

Customer Service, bakery counter sales, stocking bakery product onto the sales counters, slicing bread, packaging product, cleaning relating to bakery counters, price changes, etc. Experience is not necessary and training is provided.

Customer Service, daily production of baked goods, icing, finishing, and decorating fancy specialty bakery product. Experience is an asset but not required. Basic training may be provided.

Customer Service, use of mixer, commercial oven and donut fryer. Cleaning and sanitizing of equipment. Safeway specific training will be provided. Extensive heavy lifting may be required. Must be registered in the Alberta Bakery Apprenticeship Program.

Customer Service, operation of cash register, maintenance of inventory of fresh and potted product, receiving, stocking, and merchandising of product, etc. Training is provided. Knowledge of plant care and floral design an asset.

Customer Service, ordering and stocking merchandise, completion of associated paper work, light cleaning related to the shelving in the variety area, etc.

Customer Service, use of commercial power equipment, order writing, receiving and rotating product, filling showcases, etc. Knowledgeable of various cuts of meat an asset. Safeway specific training will be provided.

Customer Service, use of hand wrapper, and scale, pricing meats, order writing, filling counter and showcases, cleaning and sanitizing, etc.

Customer Service, use of commercial meat slicer, BBQ oven and hand-wrapper, pricing and weighing product, filling showcases, sanitizing deli area, etc.

Customer Service, operating cash register, stocking shelves, light cleaning, gas pump maintenance etc.

Customer Service, prepare hot and cold beverages, preparing the work area, stocking and ordering product and supplies, light cleaning and operating cash register.

What is your hiring process?

We encourage candidates to apply online at
Each store has an In-Store Recruiter that looks after any vacancies at their location. You can always ask to speak with the In-Store Recruiter at each store.

How can I apply?

We encourage candidates to apply online at

What do you look for in employees?

If you like to interact with a people - have fun at work - enjoy a team environment - this is the job for you! Other individuals may not have those skills yet; we offer a great environment to learn communication skills and other valuable abilities.

What type of education/training/equipment do I need?

At Safeway - no experience is needed - we will provide you with the training you will need to succeed at your job.

How old do I have to be to work at your company?

At Safeway we hire 15 years and older.

How much will I get paid?

Your pay in based on the position you apply for, and our collective agreement.

How would I hear about opportunities at your company?

We post Career Opportunities on the job board at your local Safeway Store and online at