Sales Clerk

June 9, 2021
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
North East Circuit - Melfort Thrift Store
Salary Range:
$11.79 per hour
Box 549, Melfort, SK, S0E 1A0
Posting Expires:
June 15, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Daisiree Decin, Email:, or Fax: (306) 752-9877.


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

This is a permanent part time position at 18 hours per week. Shifts will be scheduled between Monday and Saturday.


  • 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: You may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School/Grade 12.


The incumbent must have the following experience before hire:

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


  •  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.

Work Environment

The incumbent’s work environment is typically in the store.

The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

  • Garbage
  • Washrooms
  • Odors
  • Truck Fumes
  • Verbal abuse
  • Dealing with angry people
  • Work schedule may impact life (weeknights & weekends)

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 back injuries (throwing back out)
  • Other potentially dangerous situations (hold ups)

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

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

  • Background check consent
  • Education verification


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.