Sobeys is 100% Canadian! We have over 1,300 locations in more than 800 communities. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, we have CAREERS that fit your life.

With over $16 billion in annual sales, Sobeys Inc. is one of only two national grocery retailers in the country. We offer retail careers under our grocery banners of Sobeys, IGA, Foodland, Thrifty Foods, FreshCo, and Price Chopper as well as healthcare careers within Lawtons Drugs and Sobeys Pharmacy Group. Our stores are supported by a community of dedicated, hard working employees in our regional offices and an industry leading distribution network.

Our employees take pride in aspiring to greatness. We achieve this through strong organizational skills, a team mentality to getting the work done and great product knowledge.

Does your organization have other locations besides Calgary?

Yes, we offer retail locations from coast to coast under our grocery banners of Sobeys, IGA, Foodland, Thrifty Foods, FreshCo., and Price Chopper as well as healthcare locations within Lawtons Drugs and Sobeys Pharmacy Group.

How many employees does your organization employ?

Sobeys employs over 95,000 individuals nationwide.

What type of positions do you offer?

We offer a variety of Full-time and Part-time positions at our store and corporate levels.

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

  • Supervisors & Managers
  • Customer Service
  • Cashiers
  • Bakery
  • Meat/Seafood
  • Produce
  • Deli Ala Carte
  • Grocery
  • Office Administration

What is your hiring process?

All job vacancies can be found on our career website ( and on multiple job boards on the internet. Once an application is received all qualified candidates are contacted for a pre-screen interview. From the pre-screen interview the number of successful candidates is narrowed down and these individuals are contacted for a face-to-face interview. After the interview process is complete the candidate is then invited back to participate in an interactive activity interview session, evaluating enthused selling, customer service and making a meal. If the candidate is selected, references are completed and an offer is made to the successful candidate.

How can one apply?

The best way to apply for a career at Sobeys is through our website, which is located at

What do you look for in employees?

Are you a passionate foodie? Do you appreciate food, engage in your work, focus on customers? Do you enjoy sharing your expertise with customers? Will you lead, enhance or deliver the experience of our customer Affordable Better Food Movement?

Are you an enthused seller, who shows drive and Initiative, and is readily adaptable? Do you consistently look for ways to improve the customer's experience? Do you have what it takes to "Make it Right" for the customer at all times, while demonstrating a 'can-do' spirit, a sense of optimism, ownership and commitment? Will you serve as a role model to others, readily adapting to different ways of doing things, seeking opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills? Can you respond to the needs of every customer and provide better food choices?

We look for employees who encompass our core values:

  • Always place the customer first
  • Get it done with passion and integrity
  • Stay real
  • Proudly serve our communities

What type of education/training/equipment do you require?

Each role requires different backgrounds and education. Training is provided and a full time or part time position can lead to promotion and other great opportunities in our business.

How old does someone have to be to work for your company?

Employees must be 15 years of age.

How much will employees get paid?

The rate of pay is dependent on experience and position.

How would someone find out about opportunities at your company?

All of our in-store and corporate opportunities can be found on our careers site at or on multiple job boards on the internet.