Job Posting

Petroleum Manager

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: None
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Retail Trade Managers (0621)
NOC Job Title: Branch Manager - Retail
Expires in 11 days
Expires: 2019-02-27
Last Updated: 2019-02-11

Job Number: 544055

Job Location(s)

2900 Hamblin Road
Houston, British Columbia
V0J 1Z0, Canada

Job Description

Four Rivers Co-op is currently recruiting for a Petroleum Manager for our Bulk Petroleum sites in Houston/Terrace.

This position will promote the sale and use of Co-op petroleum and lubricants for the Northwest region. The Petroleum Manager will be based out of Houston and will oversee operations from Burns Lake to Terrace with 6 full time direct reports. Our co-operative also operates a Convenience Store/Gas Bar in Prince George, a Food Store, Home Centre and a Gas Bar/Convenience Store, ands Bulk Petroleum site in Vanderhoof and an Agro/Convenience Store in Quesnel. Along with our Houston location we have three other bulk petroleum locations (Prince George, Quesnel and Vanderhoof) with a fleet of 16 petroleum delivery units and 17 cardlock locations.

Four Rivers Co-op has 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. We have ambitious plans to continue growing our business in the North Central area of British Columbia.


  • Maintaining Four Rivers Co-op’s vision and values
  • Knowledge of truck inspections, log books and national safety code in the industry is a must
  • Developing a strong workplace culture, business development, customer contact, and brand initiatives
  • Promote the sale and use of Co-op petroleum and lubricants
  • Developing delivering efficiencies
  • Maintaining health and safety programs and asset protection
  • Consistently adhere to standard procedures, policies, rules, regulations, and guidelines
  • Developing and achieving operating plans and budgets
  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Executing efficient buying, inventory management and pricing strategies to achieve optimum sales and margin
  • Hiring, training, coaching and performance management
  • Working co-operatively with other departments and suppliers
  • Receive fuel, balance litres, approve invoices and other associated petroleum paperwork
  • Schedule and dispatch drivers to appropriate locations
  • Keep knowledge current with changing market products
  • Ensuring high standard of cleanliness and maintenance of cardlocks and delivery units


  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of people
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Knowledge of petroleum and lubricants
  • Knowledge of regional industries and area
  • Knowledgeable about the industry, inventory, basic accounting and business trends
  • Mechanical understanding of our trucks and equipment
  • Appropriate computer skills and technical knowledge
  • Experience with planning, budgeting and operating statements
  • Experience in retail in a similar position would be an asset

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

How to Apply

Expiring: Feb 27, 2019

Contact: Erica Moser
Fax: 1 250 567 4355