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Senior Estimator (Vanderhoof, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 195 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Four Rivers Co-op invites applications for the position of Senior Estimator for the Home Centre located in Vanderhoof, BC.

We have been proudly serving our member-owners since 1944 and is retail with a difference.  Being member owned we focus on giving back our profits to our members through yearly patronage allocations, by supporting many community events, groups and initiatives and by having competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including our employee bonus incentive program. 


  • Maintaining Four Rivers Co-op’s high standards for customer service
  • Working co-operatively with team members
  • Cost estimating for building projects – i.e. houses, garages etc.
  • Ordering product and inventory control
  • Helping customers/contractors with all their building needs
  • Keeping warehouse, yard and storage areas organized and clean


  • Must have knowledge of building materials industry and products
  •  Must have thorough knowledge of cost estimating
  • Adaptable, organized, efficient and committed
  • Be a team member with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands
  • Knowledge of construction
  • A commitment to quality and an eye for detail
  • Appropriate computer skills and technical knowledge
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Experience in retail in a similar position would be an asset

The Home Centre is open 7 days a week including most statutory holidays.  The successful candidate must be able to work weekends and statutory holidays on a rotational basis.  Experience the Co-op difference and apply today.  Please forward your resume to:


Human Resources

Four Rivers Co-operative

Box 560

188 E. Stewart Street

Vanderhoof BC  V0J 3A0

Phone: (250) 567-4414

Fax:  (250) 567-4355

Email:  hrmgr@vhfcoop.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before February 02, 2018 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
13232 – 170th Street, Edmonton, AB, T5V 1M7
Email: edm.hr@fcl.crs
Fax: (780)454-2153

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