• Sobeys-Inc.
  • 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.

    Focused on Food. A commitment to serivce.

    Our five core retail food formats are designed to ensure that we have the right offering in the right-sized stores for each individual market we serve — from our full service format to the convenience format, each tailored to satisfy the unique occasion-based food shopping needs of our customers.

    A proudly Canadian company with more than 100 years in the food business, Sobeys Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.

    Our 97,000 employees and franchise affiliates are committed to building sustainable worth for each of our customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders through our focus on food, innovation and superior customer service.

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  • Career Advancement Opportunities

      Advance your career

      We're happy to offer training that will help you reach your aspirations in the company. We also believe in hiring and promoting from within so whether you are looking to move up - or across the country there are lots of options available.

      • Educational Assistance

      The Sobeys & Empire Work Experience & Scholarship Program recognizes and supports employees as they pursue their educational goals by awarding numerous scholarships. The program also offers Future Leader Awards which include tuition support of up to $10,000 in total over four years of full-time study and summer internship opportunities. ...


  • Competitive Benefits Package

      Benefits that Fit Your Life

      We recognize that the needs of every employee are different. Our YouFlex group benefits plan is designed to provide all eligible employees and/or their dependants with the opportunity and flexibility to choose the benefits that best meet their needs.

      • Core Coverage

      Core YouFlex coverage is available for eligible full-time and part-time employees including Health Care and Dental Care, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Basic Life Insurance and Basic Critical Illness Insurance. Short-term and Long-Term Disability is available for full-time employees. Dependant coverage for EAP, Health and Dental coverage is also included in the Core Coverage. ...


  • Learning & Development

      Our organization is committed to lifelong learning. We believe that the strength of any organization is the people involved and we provide our employees with the opportunity for professional and personal development.

      • eLearning from Home

      In keeping with our environmental commitment and our commitment to learning, Sobeys is pleased to offer you the option of completing your paid eLearning orientation courses at work in our Learning Centre or in the comfort of your own home – the choice is yours!

      • CA Training Program

      At Sobeys, we offer career opportunities across the country in retail stores, retail support centres and corporate offices, all requiring an array of skill and education levels. We believe in training and promoting our employees from within our organization. This is why we are very proud to be one of the first companies in Canada and first grocery retailer to be approved as a CA Training Office in industry. ...


  • Social Responsibility

      Greener Communities

      Building sustainable worth in an environmentally friendly manner.

      Sobeys Inc.'s focus on community is further shaped by our commitment to improving environmental performance through reasonable, practical, environmentally responsible business practices that are in the long-term best interests of our customers, employees, suppliers and communities.

      We've introduced initiatives like the reusable Green Bag for Life, in-store conservation programs, using LEED standards to guide our stores and distribution centres construction and we continue to look for ways to reduce our environmental impact. ...


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    Sobeys Careers - Eva
    Meet Eva. She is a Shipping Clerk at one of our Sobeys distribution centres. Here's what she has to say about her career: I was lucky to be hired for the start up of the new hi-tech facility. It has been a challenging and rewarding year. I look forward to learning more and developing new skills.
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    Sobeys Careers - Kristy
    For more information about working for Sobeys or to apply, visit http://www.sobeyscareers.com
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    Sobeys Careers - Niluka
    For more information about working for Sobeys or to apply, visit http://www.sobeyscareers.com
    Sobeys Careers - Tanya
    Sobeys Careers - Tanya
    Meet Tanya. She is a Pharmacist at one of our Sobeys store locations. Here's what she has to say about her career: Helping customers with their healthcare needs, whether big or small, is rewarding. Everyday is a new day with new challenges -- which keeps the job interesting.

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