Warehouse Worker

juin 22, 2022
Westbank, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Renew Church Ministries Westbank Thrift Store
Salary Range:
$15.65 per hour
#101-3531 Old Okanagan Hwy, Westbank, B.C., V4T2V9
Posting Expires:
July 21, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Lenetta Parry. E-mail: lenetta.parry@salvationarmy.ca. Please mention the 'Job Title' in the subject line of your email.


The Warehouse Worker assists in all areas of the Thrift Store’s operation including the efficient and effective reclamation, processing or distribution of warehouse goods; & provides quality customer service.  They may also participate in the maintenance of effective and attractive display merchandise in order to maximize the profitability of the store.


  • On-call Casual


  • Receives, sorts, stores and prices donations as per directions and standards
  • Process donated items by unloading, sorting, packing, storing, bailing and reloading the donations
  • Lifts and relocates bags and boxes to determined areas as required.  Assists with heavy lifting as required
  • Climbs ladders and stores seasonal product in overhead storage bins
  • Separates recycling and garbage, and processes both according to the direction given, including into truck for removal
  • Meets assigned daily targets; counts, weighs and record incoming and outgoing donations
  • Maintains general cleanliness along with the safety and functionality of warehouse and property in accordance with all safety policies and guidelines
  • May operate the forklift to move goods as necessary after sufficient training
  • Shares janitorial duties in common spaces such as washroom and kitchen
  • Ensure work stations for volunteers are clear and ready before they arrive
  • Provide positive and courteous service to customers
  • May process customer transactions at the sales counter including cash and debit/credit sales ensuring accuracy and in accordance with policies and procedures
  • May assist with accurate opening and closing of store procedures when required, including POS terminals and till
  • Assist in keeping the general sales floor neat & clean and assure product displays are kept full and are tidy
  • Keep stock rotated as per schedule or as directed by the supervisor
  • May implement store layout plans to attract customers including window displays and merchandise displays; Arrange and display sales items
  • Work with volunteers as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • The incumbent will have completed Public School


  • The incumbent must have the following experience before hire:
    • Up to three months of prior related experience including experiences with warehouse receiving/processing/distribution of goods, and customer service
    • Knowledge of lifting guidelines are an asset

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Physical Effort/Dexterity Required
    • The performance of the job requires frequent standing for long periods of time, twisting, bending, crouching, reaching overhead, pulling and pushing, kneeling & lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Concentration Required
    • The performance of the job requires frequent safety awareness and sorting of donations
    • Attention to detail, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics and a balanced sense of fairness and flexibility

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

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean driver's abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

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. 

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

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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