Thrift Store Associate

The Salvation Army B.C. Powell River - Powell River, BC (29 days ago)

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HOURS:
Part Time: 28 hours per week
The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility. Hours will be on Saturdays with the possibility of extra hours.
Responsibilities
Contribute to meeting store budgets by maintaining customer service standards.
Accurate opening and closing of store procedures when required.
Replenish inventory levels based on supervisor’s directions.
Process customer transactions at the sales counter including cash and debit/credit sales ensuring accuracy
Assist with store layout plans to attract customers, which include window displays and merchandise displays; ensures attractiveness of the store through “Tidy Maintenance”.
Replenish inventory levels based on supervisor’s directions.
Contribute to the control of inventory by receiving, sorting, and pricing as per directions.
Process donated items by unloading, sorting, and packing, storing, loading and baling the donations: protects the integrity of the donations.
Be knowledgeable regarding product pricing and featured sale products.
Inform the Thrift Store Manager/Family Services Coordinator of all donor/customer complaints, comments and concerns regarding customer service etc.
Pay attention to store security, by monitoring activity in the store.
Maintain an attractive organized appearance of the store and back area. i.e. sweep, vacuum and dust as necessary.
Work with volunteers as assigned.
Contribute 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.)
Assist with upkeep of donation bins
Perform other position related duties as required.
Replenishes inventory levels based on Supervisor's instructions
Qualifications
Cash handling experience is required and Knowledge and experience using a cash register, POS, Interact and/or credit card processing.
Brand awareness and retail experience would be a definite asset
Able to stand for long periods, there is frequent twisting, bending, crouching, and reaching
Ability to lift/move on a regular basis up to 25 pounds
Self-motivated and disciplined.
Good listening, interpersonal and customer service skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
With direction and support, become part of a productive team
Provide an original copy of a Background Check that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.
Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
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