Since 1907, Purdy's Chocolates has been delighting chocolate lovers near and far with hand crafted, premium chocolates. Family-owned and operated since 1963, Purdy's Chocolates are still made in its famous Vancouver factory kitchen using only the finest ingredients from around the world - chocolate from Belgium, ginger from Australia, cashews from India and dairy products delivered fresh daily from farms across Western Canada.
With a reputation for premium quality chocolates, a culture of innovation, creativity and customer service, Purdy's Chocolates is Western Canada's largest and Canada's second largest retailer of specialty chocolate.
Does your organization have other locations besides Calgary?
By the end of this summer we will have 61 retail shops across BC, AB, and ON. Two Head Offices and our Production Factory are based in Vancouver, BC.
How many employees does your organization employ?
Year round about 700 employees.
What type of positions do you offer?
Full Time Retail Management Roles, Part Time Chocolate Sales Connnoisseur Roles, Seasonal Retail Positions.
What are some entry level career opportunities that your organization offers?
Seasonal Retail Positions - for details go to www.purdys.com
What is your hiring process?
Go to www.purdys.com.
How can one apply?
What do you look for in employees?
Passion for Sales and Chocolates. Full availability and flexibility to commit to a shop schedule.
What type of education/training/equipment do you require?
Previous retail experience.
How old does someone have to be to work for your company?
16 years of age.
How much will employees get paid?
Retail positions start at $10.75/hr.
How would someone find out about opportunities at your company?
Please list any diversity initiatives that your organization is currently involved in.
Please see www.purdys.com
Please list any corporate responsibility initiatives that your organization is currently involved in.
Green initiatives - we go green at our factory, offices, and all of our retail locations! For more examples, see www.purdys.com
Company Name: Purdy's Chocolates
Contact: Human Resources Recruiter
Address: 8330 Chester Street, Vancouver, BC