Sales Associate

The Salvation Army B.C. Vanderhoof
January 13, 2020
Vanderhoof, Canada
Job Type
$13.85 - $14.16
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
January 27, 2020
Street Address
188 Stewart Street East



  • This position is 16:00 hours per week with a variety of shifts – Monday thru Saturday between the hours of 10:00AM – 6:00pm.


The incumbent is responsible for the following range of job duties characteristic, or typical of the job class:

  • 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 raw materials by unloading, sorting, packing, and storing donations while protecting the integrity of the donations.
  • Meets assigned daily targets; counts and records incoming and outgoing donations
  • Selects donations for store distribution meeting established standards of quality and distinguishing between discarded and good quality merchandise according to standards; contributes to the control of inventory by pricing as per directions of the Supervisor.
  • Protects the store from inventory shrinkage by close visual monitoring; complies with all safety procedures and in/outdoor tidy maintenance guidelines (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.
  • Stores product into/onto pallet shelving
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • May require to travel to Prince George Thrift Stores for training or annual Staff Development Day

NOTE: Not all incumbents perform all of the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties.



  • The successful job applicant will have completed Public School or equivalent
  • Experience with a Point of Sale Machine and cash handling

    NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.


  • The incumbent must have the following experience before hire:
    Up to three months of prior related experience, including life skills.
  • Experience with a Point of Sale Machine and cash handling
  • Providing Excellent customer service

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • The performance of the job requires continuously standing for long periods of time, frequent twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, reaching overhead, pushing and pulling, lifting, kneeling and entering data for transactions.
  • The performance of the job requires visual monitoring and frequently working with numbers.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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