Sales Associate

September 13, 2021
Moose Jaw
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Moose Jaw Thrift Store
Salary Range:
$11.79 - $14.74 per hour
175 – 1st Av NE
Posting Expires:
September 17, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Lieutenant Lester Ward, Email:


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.


Position Purpose Summary

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.


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


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.


The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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

Internal Applicants, please advise your supervisor of your intentions as soon as you know your application is being considered- normally at the stage where you are being interviewed.

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