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The North West Company Supervisor hourly salaries in Canada

Salary estimated from 4 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.
Average salary
$18.67 per hour
Meets national average
Salary Distribution
$14.02
$24.86
Job openings matching Supervisor in The North West Company
Canada
Supervisors play an important role in the day-to-day operations of the retail store, which provides valuable service to the community and its people.
11 days ago
Canada
“Must be able to relocate to Iqaluit, Nunavut.”. Ready to embrace your direction? Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion to bring our communities…
11 days ago
La Ronge, SK
We are looking for an individual with a passion for retail who wishes to build their management skills. Reporting to the Store Owner, you will be involved in…
30+ days ago
Thompson, MB
We are looking for an individual with a passion for retail who wishes to build their management skills. Reporting to the Store Owner, you will be involved in…
30+ days ago
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Great way to experience Canada but it'll cost you
I spent 4 years with this company in a lower management role, and while it was a great opportunity to experience northern remote locations of Canada, I worked like a dog - often 50+ hours a week with no additional compensation. Housing and a food subsidy are provided but in turn you basically earn minimum wage. I also made very little pension while with the company. This company has a terrible reputation with many communities. I have seen 400-600% markups in pricing, received inferior quality freight for stock and the only thing this company cares about is profits at the local communities' expense. I compare it to working on a cruise ship. If you are young, adventurous and have no assets then you can use this opportunity to your advantage.
Pros
travel
Cons
long hours, working short-staffed
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Be warned
NWC sugar coats the entire hiring process. They tell you that you will make so much money... no rent...no food expenses... Well, that's is true, to a certain extent. It is added on to your pay as taxable income and you don't get much back at the end of the tax year.. So because your gross income is so much, you are taxed so much.

Another point: if you aren't working at the moment, you will be.


Expect very long hours. High turnover rate for regular part time and full time employees. Nobody shows up on time. Be expected to work short staffed and do the work of 4 people.


Mental health wise, you really should reconsider it if you have some issues. You will be alone. You will be homesick. You will be sad.


Health services is very scarce and most of the time in the communities, they only will see you if it is an emergency only. If you are not a local or a band beneficiary, you will not be able to see the physician or dentist.


If you do make a request to the company for something, expect a very long delay in getting an answer. And also expect to get a vague, probably diverted answer.


The workplace is also a major factor in this. What a lot of people do not realize, is that a lot of the more mature management with the company have substance abuse issues (i.e. alcoholism). This company disregards its employees and does not have any trust in them when they are in need of medical services or for personal reasons.



The good things about working with NWC is that you will make money. If you are SINGLE, NO CHILDREN OR DEPENDENTS, ARE OKAY WITH BEING
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Great Benefits, No Work-Life Balance
Extremely challenging job in some of the most interesting parts of the country. Good opportunity for advancement, great benefits such as housing and food allowance. Free flights home for vacation.

Difficult environment, challenging communities with lots of social and financial hardships. Work-life balance often non-existent despite company's best efforts.
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How much does a Supervisor make at The North West Company in Canada?
Average The North West Company Supervisor hourly pay in Canada is approximately $18.67, which meets the national average.
Salary information comes from 4 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.
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