The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Thrift Store Worker

Thrift Store Worker

Job ID 
2017-4610
# of Openings 
2
Job Locations 
US-MN-Brainerd
Category 
Retail
Type 
Regular Part-Time

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Overview

Customer service position responsible for responding to customer requests and concerns, as well as assisting in the receipt/sorting of donations and sales of thrift store goods. Also, directs thrift store volunteers as necessary.

Responsibilities

• Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters and maintains positive relationships with co-workers and supervisors. This would include but not be limited to such actions: resolution of conflicts in a positive manner; courteous treatment of staff, clients and visitors; respect of others’ property and person, professional and appropriate communication to and about co-workers, supervisors and subordinates. Support the Mission of The Salvation Army by treating every donor, contact and colleague with respect and dignity, and without discrimination of any kind.
• Provides independent, courteous problem-solving services to thrift store customers in a timely, accurate and effective manner. Forwards concerns/suggestions/complaints to the appropriate individual.
• Operates cash register, accurately recording each sale and preparing daily sales reports.
• Provides receipts for donations and sorts as necessary.
• Directs volunteers as they complete tasks throughout the thrift store.
• All other duties as assigned by thrift store management.

Qualifications

The position requires a High school diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED) or equivalent education and experience. Customer service and/or cashiering experience preferred. Amiable, helpful, courteous, and respectful demeanor, with ability to work well with fellow employees and volunteers, take supervision from thrift store manager, and demonstrate concern for thrift store customers. The qualified candidate must be able to lift heavy objects; be able to pass the background check and drivers’ qualification. It must be understood by the incumbent that the provisions of Safe From Harm will apply upon commencement of employment and also understood that the required Safe From Harm training be satisfactorily completed within the first thirty (30) days of employment.