Drake General Store

We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. The Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of working the Drake team. Join our team and share in our future.


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We thank all applicants for your interest in working with The Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • SEASONAL WAREHOUSE SUPPORT

    The Drake General Store continues Drake’s mandate for providing a community based hotbed for culture, an energetic hub for visual and performance art, dining, hospitality and, now, treasure hunting.

    The Drake General Store is seeking motivated and experienced SEASONAL WAREHOUSE SUPPORT to join our WAREHOUSE team for short term positions during the HOLIDAY SEASON. This role is located at our Drake General Store Warehouse located at Eglington + Keele. If you are design savvy, up to date with current trends, comfortable with books, clothes, jewelry, curios and most importantly, people, we are looking for you.
    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Warehouse Operations
    - Receiving, organizing, labeling, packaging products
    - Shipping and Receiving of goods -- matching to purchase orders; sending out/back old or erroneously sent stock; scheduling couriers for weekly/bi-weekly store drop-offs
    - Assisting drivers with larger items; ensuring there isn't a build-up of skids
    - Ordering warehouse supplies, restocks etc.
    - General maintenance support (space/stock, garbage/recycling)

    Store-Support Tasks
    - Pricing individual units and dividing according to transfer slips
    - Inventory accuracy

    Desired Skills:
    - Hard working, industrious attitude
    - Very independent worker -- will take the initiative
    - Comfortable with PC and basic Office applications

    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and please list "SEASONAL WH SUPPORT" in your subject line to jobs@drakegeneralstore.ca

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role at The Drake Hotel, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

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  • SEASONAL SALES ASSOCIATE- HBC QUEEN

    The Drake General Store continues Drake’s mandate for providing a community based hotbed for culture, an energetic hub for visual and performance art, dining, hospitality and, now, treasure hunting.
    The Drake General Store is seeking motivated and experienced SALES ASSOCIATES to join our HBC QUEEN team for short term positions during the HOLIDAY SEASON. If you are design savvy, up to date with current trends, comfortable with books, clothes, jewelry, curios and most importantly, people, we are looking for you.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Minimum of 2 years in a retail or customer service environment
    • Demonstrated abilities with sales and customer relationship building
    • Must be able to work well and remain motivated within an independent, unsupervised environment
    • Experience in a supervisory or “key holder” function within a retail store would be considered a strong asset
    • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule, and availability for weekend shifts and Holidays

    If you are interested in this role, please respond with your resume and cover letter via EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakegeneralstore.ca with the subject line "DGS HOLIDAY HBC QUEEN" or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.
    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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