Sales Associate

May 13, 2024
Vernon, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Salary Range:
3303 32 AVE Vernon BC V1T 2M7
Posting Expires:
May 21, 2024
Applications Accepted By:
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with subject line of Thrift Store Sales Clerk (Casual) Attention: Christine Please no phone calls.


Thrift Store Sales Associate provides service to customers, sorts incoming products, and assists in the maintenance of  Salvation Army Thrift Store operations.


  • 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
  • Processes donated household items by unloading, sorting, pacing and loading donated items
  • Sorts donated clothing by judging the condition of items, hang and prices good condition clothing
  • 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. snow removal, clear fire exits, no obstacles inside/outside store, cleans spillage and maintains store cleanliness)
  • Takes responsibility for the accurate completion of all customer transactions including visa, debit, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • Completion of High School (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada


  • Up to three (3) months prior experience, including life skills

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Heavy lifting: able to lift up to 25 pounds repeatedly
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Universal precautions

HOURS: Casual – on call basis - no Sunday work.

 The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

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