Job Opportunity – Tobacco Manager

Job Opportunity

Tobacco Manager

Closing date:  August 14, 2020

General Description:

This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the tobacco store located in the Sipekne’katik Band office. The Manager will report to the Executive Financial Officer, Director of Operations and Chief and Council upon request.


  • Oversee and direct tobacco store staff.
  • Monitor, track and reconcile daily sales.
  • Forecast inventory requirements and execute inventory purchases.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly inventory counts.
  •  and update inventory database as needed.
  • Execute local store orders and monitor compliance with regulations.
  • Order supplies as needed.
  • Monitor gross margins and determine selling price of individual products.
  • Report on Financial status of the Tobacco Store, Sales, quotas and expenses.
  • Complete daily bank deposits as required.
  • Act as the point of contact for inventory vendor and regulatory agencies.
  • Provide detailed reports to the EFO and ensure policy/process is being followed.
  • Provide updates to Director of Operations and Chief and Council as directed.
  • Perform other related duties as requested by supervisors.


  • Grade 12 education with at least 1 year of experience in a retail sales environment as well as in a supervisory role.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Skills in understanding, selecting, developing, motivating and communicating with people internally (staff) and with general public (customers).
  • Skills in people management, particularly with the degree of delegation and control required.
  • Strong business management skills and knowledge of accounting principles/procedures.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a professional manner with good conflict management skills.
  • Ability to use and learn computer software programs.
  • Must be bondable.

Please apply with a resume, cover letter, criminal records check and three work references to:

Human Resource Manager



Mail/drop off:  522 Church Street, Indian Brook, NS B0N 1W0

DEADLINE:  August 14, 2020

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. The Band will not assume any expenses related to any job application process, included but not limited to travel, relocation, and application development.  Please note certain positions come with mandatory employee benefits.  Only those screened in for an interview will be contacted.