The Salvation Army - Metro Division Thrift Store Clerk in Leavenworth, Kansas
The Salvation Army Mission:The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Job Objective: Within store guidelines, prepares items for sale and assists customers with their purchases.
Operate cash register, total customer purchases, receive payment and give change
Keep accurate financial records, reporting discrepancies to store manager
Receive and select merchandise to be displayed for sale from donated items
Place items for sale
Price items within prescribed pricing guidelines as directed
Maintain merchandise displays in neat and orderly appearance
Transfer stock to maintain fresh marketing appeal.
Answer questions and assists store customers
Keep record of sales and inventory as directed
Assist in maintaining overall appearance, cleanliness and safe conditions in the store area
Report property maintenance needs or property safety concerns to management
Oversee volunteers and community service workers as directed
Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Experience: Prior sales experience or working with people in service capacity preferred; life experience (academic, prior work history, volunteer, etc.) will be considered in lieu of sales or service experience.
Ability to read and understand basic written material
Ability to communicate in English
Ability to communicate in Spanish preferred but not required
Ability to conduct basic math and cash transactions
Ability and sufficient figure aptitude to handle basic cash transactions
Ability to follow directions and work with minimum of supervision
Ability to demonstrate initiative
Ability to work as a member of a team and maintain positive / professional relationships with customers, donors, and the public
Supervisory Responsibility: None
Safe from Harm Level: Basic
Bloodborne Pathogen Level: 3
Physical Requirements:Include speaking, hearing and vision ability; manual dexterity; lifting, pulling and pushing materials up to 25 pounds; bending, squatting, and walking; standing for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
Travel: Donation pickups and deliveries
Driving:Yes. Must possess a valid driver’s license from the state of residence. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.
Working Conditions:Work is performed in a typical retail store environment
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
Job ID 2021-17263
of Openings 1
Category Thrift Stores
Type Regular Part-Time