Seafood Associate (Unionville Store, Markham)

February 25 2021
Industries Retail
Categories Retail, Retail, Store Operations - Associate
Markham, ON

Company Introduction

T&T Supermarket Inc. was found in 1993 with two stores in BC. Since then, it has expanded rapidly to become Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain with 29 stores across the country: 13 in Metro Vancouver, 6 in Alberta, and 10 in Ontario (8 in GTA and 1 in Ottawa, 1 in Waterloo).

The Role

Reporting to the Seafood Department Head (or his/her delegates), the Seafood Associate is responsible for preparing seafood products in advance for customers to choose from. The position also needs to stock seafood products onto the display cases in the sales area, follow FIFO concept, provide good service to our customers by fulfilling their requests, and maintain inventory and workplace cleanliness.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain inventory and product quality, follow FIFO concept, if applicable; ensure full display of various seafood products
  2. Follow procedures to process expired products and manage shrinkage
  3. Prepare various seafood products for sales activities, include but not limited to catch, gut, descale, cut, wash, pack and label various seafood products and display them in the display coolers
  4. Greet customers by providing good customer service with smile, friendly enthusiasm
  5. Assist customers in selecting seafood products and provide recommendations to them, as required
  6. Maintain workplace cleanliness, wash relevant work areas and fish tanks, and ensure working tools are clean and well-kept
  7. Keep storage area, display cases and walk-in coolers clean and tidy

Attitude Requirements:

  1. Demonstrate job commitment, accountable, reliable
  2. A good team player, able to collaborate with and assist other colleagues

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:

  1. Flexible to work in shifts, including weekdays, weekends, evening hours and statutory holidays
  2. Able to use seafood cutters and other tools in a safe manner
  3. Be prepared to stand long time and to hands on dealing with seafood products (live & frozen) and lifting of products of 40 pounds on a regular basis
  4. Be prepared to work in low temperature (0-4 ℃), freezing temperature (-18℃), and wet environment for long time
  5. Not allergic to seafood and seafood products
  6. Able to communicate in English and Chinese (Cantonese &/or Mandarin) an asset
  7. Knowledge of basic work safety
  8. Relevant experience in handling seafood products is preferred

Safety Statement

Safety continues to be T&T Supermarket’s top priority. We’ve established health and safety policies and measures to ensure our Stores, Food Processing & Production Centres and Warehouse & Distribution are as safe as possible.


  • Staff purchase discount
  • Paid annual leave, sick leave, marriage leave and bereavement leave
  • Discounted staff meals
  • Life and AD&D Insurance


  • Shift work is required
  • Weekday & weekend

T&T Supermarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, veteran status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

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