Career Fair Winter 2014
Pet Valu is a specialty retailer of pet food, treats, toys and accessories with stores located throughout Canada and the U.S. Our stores operate under the names Pet Valu®, Paulmac’s Pet Food® and Bosley’s, and together comprise the largest retail operation in Canada dedicated to providing families with food and supplies for dogs, cats, companion birds, wild birds, fish, reptiles and small animals.
Pet Valu offers over 7,000 products, including holistic, national and premium brands of pet foods and treats as well as a wide selection of essential and innovative pet supplies for all budgets, purchased from over 200 suppliers in 11 countries.
We pride ourselves on being pet experts and we want to use our knowledge and experience to help you find the right nutrition and other solutions for your pets. Most of our stores are involved in their community, teaming up with animal rescues and adoption programs, and fundraising for animal shelters. In 2012 we raised over one million dollars for various pet charities throughout North America! We work with animal rescues and shelters to host adoption special events at most of our stores, in addition to the 80+ locations with on-site adoption programs.
At Pet Valu, we’re pet experts, and we’re pet lovers, too.
Type of positions: New Graduate, Part-time
Recruiting for: A current list of our openings for stores and office is posted at
- Inventory Analyst
- Analyst, Lease Administration
- Category Coordinator
- Help Desk Analyst (Evenings)
Number of positions: 3-4 at Head Office at any given time
Skills required: Good interpersonal skills; Critical thinking ability; A good attitude and willingness to take on new things; As an organization we value Diploma's/Degrees/Post-grad Certificates in Business in general but it is not always a requirement
Related programs of study: Business; Supply Chain; Finance & Accounting; Marketing; HR; Legal
Where positions are posted: Pet Valu website
How to apply: Through our website, but resumes will also be accepted at the fair
How to prepare:
- Do your homework
- Come prepared to talk about yourself, not necessarily current openings
- Bring more copies of your resume to the event than you think you will need - people ran out in September because it was so busy (which is a good thing!)