Pharmacy Assistant II (FT) - Central Fill & Long Term Care

Requisition ID:  183090 
Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 
Job Category:  Pharmacy 
Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%
Job Type:  Full-Time
Country: Canada (CA) 
Province: Nova Scotia  
City: Dartmouth
Location: 2348 Central Fill Pharmacy 
Postal Code: B3B 0M6 
Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Sobeys Inc. is a growing Canadian company. We are a market leader in grocery and pharmacy that operate under multiple banners spanning over 1,600 stores in communities across the country. Our family of over 131,000 teammates and franchise affiliates are on a mission to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our teammates. 

Our national pharmacy team is proudly Canadian, with pharmacies from coast to coast in our various banners. Depending on your province you would recognize us as Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, Lawtons Drugs or FreshCo. 

Ready to Make an impact?


Sobeys Central Fill Pharmacy is looking to hire a pharmacy assistant to join the dispensary team to help with blister packing using a VBM machine. Computer efficiency and positive attitude are imperative for this position. Experience preferred however, not required as we are willing to train the right individual. We are looking for someone who is confident with their skills and can learn quickly in a fast paced environment.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

  • Using technology to automate blister card preparation and prescription vials
  • Using computer systems to generate stock lists and labels
  • Ordering supplies/drugs
  • Maintaining and counting inventory
  • Receiving, loading, unloading deliveries
  • Answering questions by phone
  • Preparing, pre-packing, assembling and labelling medicines
  • General cleaning and housekeeping
  • Referring problems or queries to the pharmacist
  • Additional duties when necessary

What you have to offer:


  • Undergraduate degree, Pharmacy Technology Certificate or other Pharmacy recognized program is preferred
  • Experience with Sobeys National Pharmacy Group Computer systems, comfort level working with Kroll software is preferred
  • Above average communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, ability to effectively multi-task
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, as well as collaborate within a team

We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally. 


Our Total Rewards programs goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, as well as life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance*.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform* and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings*.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable*.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Paid Vacation
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Friendly and welcoming environment;
  • Proximity with senior management and openness to new ideas;
  • Possibility of advancement;
  • Company involved in its community

* Eligible only after working a set number of hours/days worked.


We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.