Sales Clerk

The Salvation Army Tisdale Thrift Store - Tisdale, SK (30+ days ago)

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

This is a part-time position at 10 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:

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:

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.