Sales Associate

The Salvation Army B.C. Fernie
October 16, 2020
Fernie, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
October 31, 2020



  • Part time Temporary 40 hours bi-weekly MUST be available for Saturdays.
  • Hours are 9 to 5:30


Position Purpose Summary:

The Thrift Store Worker provides service to customers, sorts incoming products, and assists the manager in the maintenance of all 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
  • 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: 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.


  • Up to three months of prior related experience, including life skills.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

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


Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • 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

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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