I love how my career and my school schedule balance out. I really wanted a flexible schedule so I can study, attend classes and get my assignments completed so I was able to find a shift that works best for me and the company.

With so many job and career options, you are bound to find one that fits your lifestyle and life stage. Here are some of the perks – in case you need more convincing that Sobeys is a great place to work.

We recognize that the needs of every employee are different. Our YouFlex group benefits plan is designed to provide all eligible employees and/or their dependants with the opportunity and flexibility to choose the benefits that best meet their needs.

Core YouFlex coverage is available for eligible full-time and part-time employees including Health Care and Dental Care, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Basic Life Insurance and Basic Critical Illness Insurance. Short-term and Long-Term Disability is available for full-time employees. Dependant coverage for EAP, Health and Dental coverage is also included in the Core coverage.

The ability to upgrade your Health Care and Dental care coverage and choose a benefits package that best suits your needs. Choose Optional Insurance Coverage to supplement your Core coverage.

Full-time and part-time employees can use Flex Dollars to pay for additional coverage or use those Flex Dollars to pay for eligible expenses not covered under the plan.

Critical Illness Insurance and Parental Top-up Plans are difficult to find but we understand their importance to our employees and we are excited to offer these benefits to eligible employees.


We’re happy to offer training that will help you reach your aspirations in the company. We also believe in hiring from within so whether you’re looking to move up – or across the country there are lots of options available.

The Sobeys & Empire Work Experience & Scholarship Program recognizes and supports employees as they pursue their educational goals by awarding numerous scholarships. The program also offers Future Leader Awards which include tuition support of up to $10,000 in total over four years of full-time study and summer internship employment opportunities.

Want to take courses that will help you in your career? We’ll reimburse you for up to 100% of your tuition for eligible courses. The amount of coverage is based on both the need of the business and your career path.


With flexible shifts available at our stores and distribution centres, you're bound to find the right opportunity whether it’s in the morning, day or night, on weekends or full- or part-time.

We offer competitive annual paid vacations. The amount you receive is based on your length of service and full- or part-time status.

If you need help on anything from finances to health to legal advice we’re here to help and provide information and assistance.


Sobeys employees benefit from salaries that are competitive in the marketplace. Salaries are adapted to changing market conditions with the support of the National Compensation department.

Sobeys will help you reach your retirement financial goals. We’ll match your contributions up to a pre-defined level. You have the flexibility to increase your contributions and there are various plan options to match the stage of your career and investment objectives.

Save on products and services you need through the corporate discount program. You’ll find discounts on products like computers, accessories, motor vehicles and more.