Sales Associate

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The Salvation Army Swift Current Thrift Store
Published
July 28, 2020
Location
Swift Current, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
$11.32 - $14.03 per hour - Pay Band 1
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Major Charlotte Dean, Email: [email protected]
Closing date
July 31, 2020

Description

The Sales Associate provides service to customers, sorts incoming products, and assists in the maintenance of store operations.

This is a casual on-call position with variable hours.

Responsibilities

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
  • 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

Qualifications

Minimum Education Level Attained:

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

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

Physical Effort/Dexterity Required:

The performance of the job requires continuously standing for long periods of time, frequent twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, reaching overhead, 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)

Exposure to Hazards:

The job incumbent may be exposed to the risk of minor harm, injury or illness due to:

  • Physical attacks by others
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals
  • Moving objects
  • Risk of muscle strains/back injuries
  • Other potentially dangerous situations (robberies)

Precautionary Measures:

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal Precautions
  • Wear Gloves to sort
  • Use fatigue mats when required

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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