Questions Asked and Answered
We would like to be able to provide you with all of the information you need to apply for employment with Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®. Here are some of the more commonly asked questions:
How do I apply for a job at Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® ?
This depends on the position you are applying for.
All current open jobs are available to browse and view at shoppersdrugmart.ca/careers, or you can go straight to our Retail management jobs, such as Front Store Manager and Cosmetic Manager positions, our part-time or full-time Retail Store jobs, or for all Central / Regional office jobs (such as category management, IT, marketing, finance, HR and other functions.
Where are jobs advertised?
Open positions at Central and regional offices and store management positions are always advertised on our site at shoppersdrugmart.ca/careers, and can also be found on job search engines like Eluta and Indeed, and on some job boards and social networks. All part-time and full-time in-store positions are also advertised at the store.
Should I call Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® to ask about the status of my application?
Once we receive your resume, it will be entered into our database so our Recruiting team can easily access your information and see how your skills best fit our current hiring needs. Don’t worry if you don’t hear from us right away; we’ll keep your resume active for up to 6 months. If there’s a match, we will contact you immediately.
How old do I have to be to work at Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®?
This depends on provincial legislation. Please visit your province's legislative web site for more information.
What are the qualifications, pay scale and types of opportunities available for a Pharmacy Assistant or regulated Pharmacy Technician (in applicable provinces)?
You should visit a Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® pharmacy in your area and speak with an Associate/Owner or Pharmacist about the role.
My son/daughter will be attending his/her first year of university this fall. Do you have a scholarship program for first-year Pharmacy students and how does he/she apply?
Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® is committed to supporting the development of Pharmacy students and from time to time offers a scholarship program during their studies. Meet with our Pharmacy Recruitment Specialists when they are on campus, or send them an email.
How do I find out about summer student opportunities in my area?
Each of our stores is independently owned and operated by a Pharmacist called an Associate/Owner. The Associate/Owners make their own hiring decisions. Please find and visit the Shoppers Drug Mart® or Pharmaprix® store that you are interested in and contact the Associate/Owner personally.
I am a staffing firm. How can I work with Shoppers Drug Mart?
Shoppers Drug Mart does work with a select group of staffing firms from time to time. Please visit shoppersdrugmart.ca/en/Careers/staffing-firms.aspx to learn more.