Sales Associate

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Published
October 12, 2021
Location
Fort Frances
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Fort Frances
Salary Range:
$14.35 per hour
Address:
353 Scott Street
Posting Expires:
October 20, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Email: arthur.heathcote@salvationarmy.ca

Description

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.

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

This is a full-time CANADA SUMMER JOBS position – Monday thru Friday, 9:45 am to 5:15 pm for 8 weeks.  Eligible applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 30 yrs of age.

The Salvation Army requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide proof of full vaccination. Requests for exemption from the policy due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by provincial human rights legislation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cash handling experience is required. Takes responsibility for the accurate completion of all customer transactions including visa, debit, etc.
  • Contributes to meeting store sales budgets by maintaining customer service standards
  • Contributes to the control of inventory by retrieving, sorting, and pricing. Brand awareness would be a definite asset
  • Handle the merchandise in a safe and organized manner; assist in stock rotation – “baling” items in the store
  • The performance of the job requires visual monitoring and frequently working with numbers.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School/Grade 12.
  • Minimum of three (3) months of prior related experience in retail sales
  • Must provide a Criminal Record Check that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion is required.

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

  • Basic math skills required to calculate discounts and percentages as well as reading skills
  • Ability to work independently and participate as an active and responsible team member in a cooperative team environment.
  • Ability to stand for long periods with frequent twisting, bending, crouching and reaching is required.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Represent the organization in a positive, professional and engaging manner
  • Exhibit good listening skills, have strong oral/written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability
  • Develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities
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, must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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