Sales & Service

Summary

Whether you are buying food, clothing or other necessities, putting gas in the car, picking up supplies for a do-it-yourself project, getting a new pair of glasses, or simply browsing in a mall, you are using the services of establishments in the wholesale and retail trade sector. There are untold employment opportunities in this sector.

Wholesalers and retailers are in the business of re-selling goods that have been purchased from suppliers. They bring goods produced in the province or imported from other regions and countries to the market place, where they can be purchased by consumers. Retailers are responsible for the display and sale of new or used goods to consumers for personal, business or household consumption. Wholesalers distribute goods to retailers and other businesses, and are the middle person who supplies goods to industrial or business customers, such as retailers, restaurants, manufacturers, or construction companies. They are the key link between manufacturers and the marketplace. They typically operate from a warehouse or office space that is not necessarily designed for walk in customers.

Job Charts

wdt_ID NOC Job Title Job Description Wage Range Estimate Skills Knowledge Tools & Technology Other Training and Education routes
1 6313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of hotel accommodation service clerks, casino workers, reservation clerks and other travel and accommodations workers. $28,080 to $64,000 Teamwork, Customer service, Communication skills English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act, First aid Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word Attention to detail, Fast-paced Setting, Self-starter / Self-motivated Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, University of Regina
2 6332 Bakers Prepare breads, rolls, muffins, pies, pastries, cakes and cookies in retail and wholesale bakeries and dining establishments. $24,960 to $45,760 Teamwork, Customer service, Communication skills English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act, First aid n.a. Fast-paced Setting, Attention to detail, Work under pressure North West College, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council
3 6512 Bartenders Mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in restaurants, hotels, bars, taverns, private clubs, banquet halls and other licensed establishments. $23,550 to $41,600 Teamwork, Customer service, Communication skills English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Business intelligence Point of sale POS systems and software Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility, Work under pressure Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council, On The Job Training
4 6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale Includes carcass breaking, primal cuts, sub-primal cuts, counter-ready cuts, packaging and labelling, and the merchandizing of meat and poultry. $23,550 to $45,760 Customer service, Teamwork, Communication skills English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act Power tools Fast-paced Setting, Attention to detail, Flexibility North West College
5 6611 Cashiers Operate cash registers, optical price scanners, computers or other equipment to record and accept payment for the purchase of goods, services and admissions. $23,550 to $35,360 Customer service, Communication skills, Teamwork English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act Point of sale POS systems and software Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility, Attention to detail Dumont Technical Institute
6 6533 Casino occupations Operate gaming tables, assist patrons using slot machines, accept keno wagers, pay out winning jackpots and collect losing bets. $26,520 to $43,680 Teamwork, Communication skills, Interpersonal skills English language n.a. Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility, Work under pressure On The Job Training
7 6321 Chefs Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities; prepare and cook meals and specialty foods in restaurants, hotels, resorts, health care institutions, food commissaries, clubs and similar establishments. $27,040 to $50,130 Leadership, Teamwork, Communication skills English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Budgeting Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility, Work under pressure Many Chefs are graduates of Cooking and Culinary programs. Typically, the title of Chef is earned after several years of experience in the Food Service Industry.
8 6315 Cleaning supervisors Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of Light Duty Cleaners (6731), Specialized Cleaners (6732), and Janitors, Caretakers and Building Superintendents (6733). $29,120 to $66,560 Communication skills, Interpersonal skills, Customer service English language, Budgeting, Occupational Health and Safety Act Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility, Work under pressure Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council
9 6322 Cooks Prepare and cook a wide variety of foods, cut meats and learn basic baking and pastry cooking methods. $23,550 to $41,600 Teamwork, Organizational skills, Communication skills English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Budgeting n.a. Fast-paced Setting, Attention to detail, Work under pressure Carlton Trail College, North West College, Northlands College, Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council, Southeast College
10 6314 Customer and information services supervisors Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of Customer Service Representatives - Financial Institutions (6551) and Other Customer and Information Services Representatives (6552). $28,270 to $74,670 Customer service, Teamwork, Communication skills English language, Budgeting, Key Performance Indicators Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word Fast-paced Setting, Attention to detail, Self-starter / Self-motivated University of Regina
NOC Job Title Job Description Wage Range Estimate Skills Knowledge Tools & Technology Other Training and Education routes

Education Routes

Below are the post-secondary institutions in Saskatchewan for Sales & Service

Carlton Trail College

Carlton Trail College is one of Saskatchewan’s leading training and educational institutions. From the programs we offer, to the services we provide, we are dedicated to help you achieve your education, career and training goals.

Cumberland College

Whether you are looking for a career change or wanting to upgrade your skills, Cumberland College can help you reach your goals!  Choose from a wide array of programs such as, university, skills training, adult upgrading, English language, and business training to help prepare for a rewarding future.

Dumont Technical Institute

Dumont Technical Institute (DTI) provides adult education programs and post-secondary technical education and skills training including certificate, diploma, trades, and trade-related programs to Métis throughout communities across Saskatchewan. Helping Build Brighter Futures!

Great Plains College

Great Plains College is focused on meeting the needs of learners, employers and communities in western Saskatchewan. We build stronger leaders, careers, partnerships and communities.

Lakeland College

Lakeland College’s programming seeks to meet the needs of learners, communities, business and industry. Programming includes agricultural and environmental sciences, apprenticeship and industry training, energy, fire and emergency services training, wellness and human business and university transfer.

Northlands College

Northlands College provides courses and programs in several campuses across northern Saskatchewan. Each campus offers specific programs and courses, with many programs offered in multiple locations.

North West College

North West College serves northwestern Saskatchewan with campuses in Meadow Lake and the Battlefords. Committed to rural and Indigenous education, programs are offered at over 20 rural and First Nation communities. North West acts as a brokering agent for Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan programming, preparing students for numerous career paths.

Parkland College

Parkland College is focused on getting you ready for the world of work. That means giving you in-demand hands-on skills with the theory and knowledge to back it up. Learn more at www.parklandcollege.sk.ca

Sask Indian Institute of Technologies

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nations-governed educational institution, one of only four credit-granting post-secondary institutions in the province- and the only credit granting Indigenous institution. SIIT provides adult learners with academic, vocational and technical training as well as services and supports for employment and career growth.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is Saskatchewan’s primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise and innovation.

Saskatoon Business College

Saskatoon Business College provides short (9-12 month) diploma programs for students seeking professional training to work in a variety of business or administrative environments.

Southeast College

Southeast College operates campuses in six communities throughout Saskatchewan. Our students receive valuable hands-on post-secondary education and are expertly trained for careers in a wide variety of fields, with an emphasis on trades and technology.

University of Regina

The University of Regina offers 10 faculties, 25 academic departments and schools, 18 research centres and institutes, and three federated colleges (Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College), bringing excellence and diversity to the educational experience.

University of Saskatchewan

USask offers undergraduate and graduate programs in over 150 fields of study. Tour our website to find information about the program of your choice.

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