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Manager Ass't Deli SW

Requisition ID:  89881 

Career Group:  Store Careers 

Job Category:  Alberta Store Operations 

Travel Requirements: 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta (CA-AB) 

City: Edmonton

Location: 8892 Northgate Centre Safeway 

Postal Code:  

Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.


The Assistant Deli Department Manager supports and assists the Deli Manager in the efficient and fiscally responsible operation of the department. In absence of the Department Manager, the Assistant Manager will supervise, coach, motivate and train staff to achieve the highest level of customer service, adherence to all Food Safety Protocols, Standard Operating Procedures, corporate policies and Health and Safety, and other programs and initiatives.
The Assistant Department Manager will foster customer loyalty, fulfill customer needs and actively contribute to an environment of employee and customer engagement.

Job Description


  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with previous Retail Meat Cutting experience
  • Knowledgeable of various cuts of meat. Safeway specific training will be provided

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service to exceed customer needs
  • Supervise Deli personnel in the absence of Deli Manager
  • Promote an employee culture of coaching and development
  • Complete customer deli orders
  • Merchandise Deli Department service cases
  • Prepare and merchandise Deli programs
  • Maintain sanitation standards
  • Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards
  • Perform administrative duties as required
  • Available to work flexible hours
  • Must be available to be scheduled anytime on Sunday (Alberta Only)
  • Other duties as required
Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Passionate about food and eager to learn more about it
  • Team Player who builds strong genuine relationships with co-workers and customers
  • Proactive problem-solver with the ability to identify inefficiencies, suggest improvements and has the confidence to action them
  • Maintains a positive can-do attitude in the face of change and multiple priorities
  • Committed to delivering their best every day
  • Above average oral and written communication skills
  • Good work ethic and ability to multi task
  • Able to coach and mentor others

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.