Employment

How to Apply

If this sounds like a great place to work, then we would love to hear from you.  You may apply using the following methods

  • Email: Start by filling in our online application. Save a copy, and then email it to Joe Chaput along with your resume. Our preference is for PDF.
  • In Person: You may drop off your résumé and cover letter to us in person at any one of our stores.  We will do our best to make the time to meet you.  However, please be respectful of how busy it may be in the store at the time you are applying.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Our customers are our business

If you see that it is busy and that there are several customers in the store, we ask that you please either just drop off your résumé with a staff member, or return again at a slower time.

We thank all applicants in advance for taking the time to apply

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted

Current Openings


Cheesemonger / Retail counter service

Are you passionate about food?

Are you a people person who loves helping customers and has great attention to detail?

Does spending your day tasting and talking about cheese sound awesome to you?

les amis du FROMAGE is an independently owned specialty cheese shop with two locations in Vancouver. We feature a selection of cut-to-order cheese, charcuterie, artisan grocery items and house-made prepared meals. We are committed to showcasing the products and makers we love and passing that passion on to our customers.

You must be motivated and able to multi-task and do a variety of roles. From cutting and wrapping cheese, answering the phone, preparing wholesale orders, keeping the place clean and tidy, to assisting with receiving deliveries, there is a lot happening every day. Most importantly, you must be capable and enjoy interacting with customers as our cheese counter and customer service are the most important aspect of our shop. les amis du FROMAGE strives to make people happy and to offer a friendly and professional experience to every customer that comes through our doors. We look forward to having you join our team!

We are looking for individuals that would like to grow with us at les amis du FROMAGE as we keep expanding our business. Cheese knowledge takes time. We need a commitment of 5 days a week, otherwise it can take a long time to get you fully trained.  Weekend hours are necessary to grow within this position in the company.

Duties will Include

  • Assisting customers with retail purchases
  • Cutting and wrapping cheese and charcuterie items
  • Stocking goods
  • Accepting and putting away deliveries
  • Answering the telephone
  • General cleaning and maintenance of the store

Qualifications:

  • Good physical shape. Able to lift 25 kg
  • Ability to work in cold storage areas
  • Courteous, organized and detail focused, striving to give excellent customer service.
  • Ability to self start, multi-task, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Spoken and written English

Bonus Points For:

  • Food Safe
  • Wine knowledge
  • Cooking knowledge
  • Valid BC Drivers License

What we can offer:

  • Fulltime daytime hours
  • Starting wage of $14 then $15 after 90 days
  • Employee Benefits after six months (must work 25+ hours per week)
  • 20% Discount on store products
  • A professional yet fun, friendly and respectful work environment

Delivery Driver

les amis du FROMAGE is looking for a keen individual to be our delivery driver.

Duties will Include

  • Deliver cheese and other wholesale goods to customers using our refrigerated Ford Transit van.
  • Deliver goods between our two stores
  • Communicate in a courteous manner with all customers and the general public
  • Handle all associated paperwork with customer
  • Work in the store as a retail clerk when not doing deliveries.

Qualifications:

  • Good physical shape. Able to lift 25 kg
  • Valid BC drivers license. Must provide copy of drivers abstract.
  • Courteous, organized and detail focused, striving to give excellent customer service.
  • Ability to self start, multi-task, and work with minimal supervision.

What we can offer:

  • Fulltime daytime hours
  • Starting wage of $15 then $16 after 90 days
  • Employee Benefits after six months (must work 25+ hours per week)
  • 20% Discount on store products
  • A professional yet fun, friendly and respectful work environment

Kitchen Helper

les amis du FROMAGE is looking for a keen individual to provide general help in our kitchen.

Duties will Include

  • Basic food preparation
  • Packaging of prepared meals, soups and more
  • Dishwashing and general cleaning in the kitchen

Qualifications:

  • Good physical shape. Able to lift 25 kg
  • Courteous, organized and detail focused, striving to give excellent customer service.
  • Ability to self start, multi-task, and work with minimal supervision.

Bonus Points:

  • Food Safe level 1

What we can offer:

  • Monday to Friday shifts, 11am-6pm
  • Starting wage of $14, then $15 after 6 months.
  • Employee Benefits after six months (must work 25+ hours per week)
  • 20% Discount on store products
  • A professional yet fun, friendly and respectful work environment