BAND 2 – Shipping Manager, Delta Distribution Centre

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City : Delta

Category : Other

Industry : Government

Employer : BC Public Service

Shipping Manager, Delta Distribution Centre
Wholesale Operations, Liquor
Management, Band 2  

Regular, Full-Time

Salary Range: $65,600.24 - $90,900.08 annually

There are two (2) vacancies available for this position.

The Liquor Distribution Branch is one of Canada’s largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol. At the Liquor Distribution Branch we are driven by innovation and have a passion for the future and are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team.

The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of Government responsible for the wholesale distribution and retail sale of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis. In 2018/19 the LDB recorded gross sales of $3.6 billion, generating a net income of $1.104 billion that supported vital public services including health care and education. It has a workforce of approximately 4600 full- and part-time employees working across 197 BC Liquor Stores, 15 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, subject to direction from the Minister. 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.

The Shipping Manager leads the development, implementation, and administration of an integrated transportation system to effectively manage the physical movement of beverage alcohol and related products from domestic and international suppliers through LDB warehouses, distribution centres, private and public retail stores, to the consumers in the Province. The position manages all outbound retail shipments and hospitality customer pick up area.

The position entails a high degree of relationship building/management. Actively cultivating relationships, obtaining support and driving results to exceed customer service and on-time targets. The Manager is responsible for resolution of customer service related logistical issues such as on time delivery of customer orders and customer communication of challenges regarding product receipt or delivery. 

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.

An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established. This position is excluded from union membership.  

A criminal record check is required. Applicants must be prepared to work in a multi-shift facility (including overnight shifts). 

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Renate Coyle, HR Advisor, Talent and Compensation by phone at 604 252 8509.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

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Education and recent, related experience

  • A degree or diploma related to distribution, business administration, supply chain, or a related discipline and a minimum of 3 years, recent, related work experience.*  

*Recent, related work experience must include:

  • Leading and managing distribution operations for a large, distributed wholesale/retail operation.
  • Experience in a multi-facetted and changing environment providing leadership and development of staff.
  • Experience working with a warehouse management system.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment preferred. 

A combination of education, training and experience may be considered; more than 5 years of recent related experience may be considered equivalent to the education requirement.

Knowledge of:

  • Supply chain/logistics, warehouse management, and e-commerce systems.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health, Safety and WCB regulations.
  • Knowledge of financial practices and budgets.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to link long-range visions and concepts to daily work.
  • Excellent issue management skills.
  • Proven ability demonstrating good judgement and organizational skills and possess effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to changing environments and possess expertise and confidence to lead change.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a diverse work group of supervisors/managers and staff.

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