• Safeway-Operations
  • For over 85 years Safeway has been an active and thoughtful employer in Western Canada. From our stores to our offices, we offer careers that can build your skills and your future.

    At Safeway, we value integrity, personal excellence, lifelong learning, professional growth, and fairness in all we do. We hold ourselves accountable to our clients and customers by honouring our commitments, providing exceptional service, striving for results, and delivering only the best.

    Our goal is to be a great place to work where people are inspired to be the best that they can be – passionate about the needs of our customers, focused on fresh food and determined to build excellent operations that deliver valuePlan your future with Safeway.

  • Social Responsibility

      Community Investment

      Safeway has been providing support to Western Canadian communities for over 85 years – and we take our commitment to “proudly serving our communities” to heart. With the support of our employees, customers and vendor partners, we give back over $19 million annually towards hunger prevention, health and nutrition initiatives, support for people with disabilities and a variety of local community events.  Whether holding an in-store fundraiser, supporting the food bank or sponsoring a local festival, the entire Safeway team plays a role in how we invest in the ...

  • Learning & Development

      We consider our stores the “stage” of our operations and all functions or departments outside of the stores focused on strengthening the retail network.  Offices or support teams within Safeway are called “Backstage”.  This terminology reflects our combined goal of ensuring Safeway stores meet the needs and expectations of the customers we are proud to serve.


      Building a Career

      To support employees’ professional growth we provide development opportunities at all levels and areas.  Interested employees can pursue possibilities in entry-level training, careers in store management,  and professional development programs for leadership roles within the Backstage area of the business. ...

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

      This is an exciting time to become part of Safeway. We encourage our employees to succeed professionally and maximize their potential by becoming part of our dynamic team.

      We offer tremendous opportunities across the U.S. and Canada. From Marketing to Finance, from IT to Operations, from Real Estate to Construction, Safeway is where your career accelerates.

  • Company Culture

      “Our purpose – why we are in business – is to improve the lives of Canadians; by helping them eat better, feel better and do better.”

      Chuck Mulvenna, President, Safeway, Sobeys Inc.

      In November, 2013 Canada Safeway was acquired by Sobeys Inc.  This exciting new chapter combines Canada Safeway’s 85 year history with Sobeys’ 106 year history.  Proudly Canadian, with headquarters in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Sobeys has been serving the food shopping needs of Canadians for 107 years. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A), Sobeys owns or franchises approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as more ...

  • Competitive Benefits Package

      Benefits for TODAY and TOMORROW:

      Our comprehensive benefits are part of a total compensation package that helps you today — and helps you plan actively for tomorrow.


      Benefits that assist you TODAY:

      ·         Prescription drug coverage

      ·         Vision care

      ·         Dental and orthodontics

      ·         Employee Assistance Program

      ·         Company paid basic life insurance ...

  • Work/Life Balance

      We value our employees’ well-being and understand the importance of balancing a dynamic career with one's personal life.  We support employees in achieving this balance through:

      ·         Health and wellness programs and events

      ·         Employee Recognition Service Awards

      ·         Departmental flexibility in work day schedules

      ·         Superior Customer Service