Thrift Store Clerk

The Salvation Army Houston
February 8, 2019
Houston, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
Feb 22, 2019


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.


• 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
• Processes donated household items by unloading, sorting, packing, storing, and loading donated items,
• Price donated items based on Supervisor’s directions
• Sorts donated clothing by judging the condition of items,
• hangs and prices good condition clothing
• 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 and outside store, cleans spillage, and maintains store cleanliness)
• Takes responsibility for the accurate completion of all customer transactions including credit, debit, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned by Houston Store supervisor or by the Bulkley Valley Ministries Director.


• Completion of High School (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)
• Up to three (3) months of prior related experience including life skills
• Heavy lifting: able to lift up to 25 pounds repeatedly
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Universal precautions

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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