Thrift Store Lead Clerk

The Salvation Army Houston
February 8, 2019
Houston, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Tim Sharp,
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.


HOURS: 35 hours per week


• Contribute to meeting store sales budgets by maintaining customer service standards
• As directed by the store supervisor implement 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
• Opens and closes store
• Processes donated household items by unloading, sorting, packing, and price donated items based on supervisor’s directions
• Sorts donated clothing by judging the condition of items, hang and prices good condition clothing, take boxes of off season clothing to storage room
• Contribute to the control of inventory by rotation of store items
• Contribute 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 including sorting room, office, and storage room)
• Operate cash register/interact transactions accurately
• Record and provide the store manager with the end of day reports
• Look after the day to day Houston store operations and responsibilities
• Book appointments for food bank clients
• Performs other duties as assigned by 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
• Computer skills needed (Microsoft Office, word, Excel)

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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