Sales Clerk

The Salvation Army Melfort Thrift Store
June 12, 2019
Melfort, Canada
Job Type
$11.21 per hour - Pay Band 1
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Daisiree Decin - E-mail: - In person: Attn Capt. Jennifer Robins, Officer Northeast Circuit - 202 Saskatchewan Ave E, Melfort S0E 1A0
Closing date
June 21, 2019


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

This is a temporary full-time position starting on July 2, 2019 for approximately 2 to 4 months.  Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week.


  • 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.

Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications Or Requirements:

The successful applicant will hold/have:

  • N/A

Minimum Prior Related Experience:

The  incumbent must have the following experience before hire:

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

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 and 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
  • 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

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.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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