Branch Manager (Cowley Retail)

October 6, 2016
Branch Manager (Cowley Retail)

The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 200 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Pincher Creek Co-op invites applications for the position of Branch Manager at our location in Cowley, Alberta.

Are you:

  • Looking for employment where you can build a career?
  • Interested in work that has a direct impact on local member owners?
  • A motivated and team oriented individual?
  • Passionate about serving people?

If you answered yes to the above – then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!  Pincher Creek Co-op is a dynamic co-operative with budgeted sales in excess of $35 million. Based on the fundamental principles of co-operation, we are locally invested, community-minded, and offer lifetime membership benefits.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Branch Manager will be responsible for the daily sales floors operations with sales in excess of one million dollars, including:

  • Leadership to 4 Team Members
  • Sales, margins, expenses, inventory and sales per employee hour
  • Ordering and receiving
  • Purchasing, budgeting and inventory controls
  • Employee recruitment, scheduling and development
  • Performance Management and employee recognition
  • Merchandising and presentation
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Asset protection and Health & Safety

This position ideally requires an individual with strong hardware and lumber experience, excellent communication, and organizational skills. We are looking for a highly motivated team leader with a focus on high operational standards and customer service.

Pincher Creek Co-op offers the following:

  • Full Benefits Plan including Extended Health Care, Dental, Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer Matched Pension Plan (5% Matched)
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • Competitive wages paid bi-weekly & Bonus Incentive Plan
  • Retail Purchase Rebate
  • Employee Referral & Service Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Assistance

We offer excellent opportunities for further development and advancement within in Pincher Creek Co-op and the Co-operative Retailing System.  To be a part of our exciting story, apply today!


Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before October 21, 2016 to:

Pincher Creek Co-operative Association Limited
P.O. Box 970, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0
1300 Heweston Avenue, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0