March Employer Spotlight
The Youth Employment Centre (YEC) asked Brewers Distributor Ltd. to answer a few questions about their company:
How long have you been in business?
Over 25 years as BDL.
How many locations do you have in Calgary and nationally/internationally? What locations are hiring locally in Calgary and area?
1 location in Calgary, multiple locals (Ontario to BC)
How many people does your organization employ? How many locally?
7500 for the organization, 70 in Calgary.
What type of positions do you offer? (ex. Full time, part time, seasonal, contract etc.)
Currently part time.
What are the benefits of working for your company? Staff discounts, incentive programs, scholarships etc.
Scholarship program yearly.
Describe opportunities for advancement.
We have many ways to advance in the company.
List any corporate responsibility initiatives that your organization is currently involved in.
With alcohol being a controlled substance, social responsibility to safe consumption is at the highest.
How would someone find out about opportunities at your company? How can a candidate apply?
Our website located here.
Describe your hiring and interview process?
- Review application/CV
- Interview candidates
What do you look for in an employee?
- Hard Working
What type of education/training/equipment do you require?
- High school preferred
- We provide Health & Safety and Equipment training
What is the minimum age required to work for your company? Are there different age requirements for different positions?
18 yrs or older.
Provide a wage range for entry level positions.
Starting wage (April 1st) - $17.13
What are the hours of the business and general shift times? Are there a minimum number of hours someone needs to work per week? Is there flexibility regarding school schedules?
We offer day shift: 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and afternoon shift: 2:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Preferred to have open schedule, we do work with the employees after being employed (during school) usually need 2 shifts a week (16 hours available).
In the fall, we are pretty volume based hours vary.
Is a uniform provided or do employees have to pay for it?
We have an allowance for uniform.
For more information about Brewers Distributor Limited please visit their website at www.BDL.ca.