Thrift Store Clerk

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The Salvation Army
Published
April 15, 2019
Location
Summerside, Canada
Category
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Captain Neil Abbott: Neil_Abbott@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
May 3rd, 2019
Street Address
79 All Weather Hwy

Description

JOB PURPOSE:

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

Responsibilities

CHARACTERISTIC JOB DUTIES:

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

NOTE:  Not all incumbents perform all of the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties.

Qualifications

The successful job applicant will have completed High School.

NOTE:  An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.

 

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 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.

 

Working Conditions:   One year contract

  • 8:30am to 5:00pm / 40 hours per week

                                

CLOSING DATE: May 3rd, 2019

Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Hiring Committee

Email:  Neil_Abbott@can.salvationarmy.org

 

Please note any offer of employment will be conditional upon a background check.

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

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS

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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