Sales Associate

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Published
août 4, 2022
Location
Moose Jaw
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Moose Jaw Thrift Store
Salary Range:
$11.91 - $14.88 per hour
Address:
175 – 1st Ave NE
Posting Expires:
August 12, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
E-mail: Lester.ward@salvationarmy.ca - Attention: Lieutenant Lester Ward

Description

MISSION AND VALUES:

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:
Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

The Sales Associate provides customer service, sorts incoming products, and assists in maintaining store operations.

  • Full-time
  • 30 hours weekly (Variable shifts)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contributes to meeting store sales budgets by maintaining customer service standards
  • Implements store layout plans to attract customers including window displays and merchandise displays; ensures attractiveness of the store through “Tidy Maintenance”
  • Replenishes inventory levels based on Supervisor’s directions
  • Contributes to the control of inventory by retrieving, sorting, and pricing as per directions; protects the store from inventory shrinkage by close visual monitoring
  • Contributes to the safety of staff and customers (e.g., Clear fire exits, no obstacles inside/outside store, cleaning spillage, and maintaining store cleanliness)
  • Takes responsibility for the accurate completion of all customer transactions including visa, debit, cash, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education Level Attained:

The successful job applicant will have completed High School/Grade 12 or equivalent experience.

Minimum Prior Related Experience:

  • Prior retail experience over 3 months would be an asset
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to handle challenging customers
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic English skills, both written and oral

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

Physical Effort/Dexterity Required:

The performance of the job requires continuous standing for long periods, frequent twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, kneeling, and entering data for transactions.

Concentration Required:

The performance of the job requires visual monitoring and frequently working with numbers.

Work Environment:

The incumbent’s work environment is typically in the store.

The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

  • Garbage
  • Washrooms
  • Odours
  • Truck Fumes
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Dealing with angry people
  • Work schedule may impact life (weekends & weeknights)
The Salvation Army will provide reasonable accommodation upon request. Please let us know if you have a need for any accommodation.
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Internal Applicants, must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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