Think outside the box. Think Monk.

So you’ve met our team and think you’ve got what it takes to stand out at Monk (no wallflowers here!). We are go-getters, difference-makers, and action-oriented people who think and act outside the box. In pursuit of answering the eternal question “Why Monk?”, we are creative with our approach, time and ideas and obsessed with getting it right for the customer, every time. If you’d like to work for a tight-knit, community-minded, award-winning team, apply today.

Current opportunities

Retail Sales - Victoria area F/T & P/T

Monk Office is Vancouver Island’s Office Outfitter™. Since we opened our doors 68 years ago, we’ve been outfitting offices, both personal and professional and creating amazing customer experiences along the way. Monk Retail has 9 locations on Vancouver Island:

  • Victoria – Tuscany, Royal Oak, Downtown x 2, Oak St.
  • Sidney
  • Up Island – Duncan, Courtenay, Port Hardy

 Retail Sales – F/T and P/T

As a member of the Retail Sales Team you’re responsible for engaging and connecting with our customers by providing an amazing customer experience. You are dedicated to becoming an expert in our products and willingly will educate, inform and inspire others. Every day is an opportunity for you to turn another visitor to the store into a loyal and happy Monk customer.

As a Monk Retail Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office offers:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

Send your resume, cover letter and your ideal choice of Monk location to joanne.boyer@monk.ca and tell us how you’ve created an amazing customer experience! Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Warehouse Team Member - Victoria

 What you will do:

  • Pick and pack orders
  • Receiving product inventory as required
  • Work in a warehouse environment
  • General warehouse duties

What you will bring:

  • Keen attention to detail
  • A great – ‘do it right the first time’ attitude
  • Responsibility and self-motivation
  • Warehouse experience an asset
  • Availability Monday to Friday – overtime and weekend possibilities

As a Monk Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office provides:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

Starting salary $14.50/hour with a review in 3 months.

Send your resume and cover letter to jenn.edgington@monk.ca. Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information Technology Leader - Victoria

Purpose of Position:  To ensure the optimum maintenance and support of all aspects of Monk Office computing hardware and software including head office systems, retail POS systems, network infrastructure and the internal telephone system. To ensure all internal customers have a professional, timely and pleasant experience when they rely on the services of the Information Systems Team. The Information Systems Leader will identify opportunities for system security and efficiencies.  Success in this role will result in well maintained Monk Office systems and infrastructure, while providing a high degree of internal customer satisfaction through exceptional leadership.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Managing the IT Team responsible for the day-to-day operations, support and maintenance of the Monk Office network system and infrastructure by training and coaching, communicating job expectations and appraising performance
  • Ensuring optimal support to team member needs relating to computer and/or software use and configuration
  • Running system jobs such as backups and end-of-day processes
  • Ensuring the maintenance and support of the companies Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system
  • Managing the telephone system for all Monk Office locations
  • Ensuring timely hardware, software and telephone system set up and training for new hires and office moves
  • Providing ongoing education and upgrading of computer skills to the IT Team
  • Ensure infrastructure availability meets committed service levels; minimize the impact of incidents by ensuring appropriate support response times
  • Identify and share opportunities to better service our systems and participate in solutions
  • On-call weekend and evening work required

 

The Information Technology Leader is responsible for:

 (1)  Living our Core Values with Customers, fellow Team Members and in the Community

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences
  • Thirst to Learn
  • Respect the Team
  • Make a Difference
  • Listen & Act
  • Love our Planet

(2)  Initiating action to prevent problems and contributing to problem solutions

(3) Contributing to our environmental sustainability by being conscious of energy use, water consumption, paper use and recycling programs.  If there are any environmental concerns, individual staff members must report these concerns to their Leader and, where applicable, address the concern at the time they see it happen.

Qualifications:

Education:  Post-secondary education in computer technology or equivalent experience.

Skills:  Experience supporting users in an IT environment that includes: Office 365, VPN networking with multiple locations, VMware, Veeam backup and replication, active directory, Cisco Meraki, retail POS, and e-commerce. Excellent knowledge of computer hardware and software systems and network administration and installation. SQL knowledge is beneficial. Self-starter, motivated and with proven problem-solving abilities, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. An avid learner committed to keeping up to date with the latest technologies.

Experience:  5+ years leadership experience in a computer systems environment managing all aspects of infrastructure operations.

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca.

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Furniture Warehouse Team Member - Victoria

The primary focus of this position is to assist with receiving, organizing and picking furniture orders in a warehouse environment.

Do you . . .

  • Have experience in warehouse receiving and picking orders or an eagerness to learn?
  • Have a proven track record of attention to detail?
  • Have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement?
  • Take pride in maintaining a clean and safe work environment?

As a Monk Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office offers:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca.

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.