Store Associate
The Salvation Army Thrift Store
Markham
5d ago

Sales Floor

  • Acknowledge guests and assist with their shopping needs
  • Provide fast, efficient, and accurate checkout service
  • Promote upcoming sales or special fundraising events
  • Maintaining neat and orderly sales floor, dressing rooms and check out areas
  • Make brief announcements over the P.A. system
  • Answer the telephone in a professional manner
  • Replenish product
  • Production Area

  • Receive, assist, and thank guests for their donations
  • The ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. to lift and move boxes and bags of donated items
  • Sort through donations and evaluate items for quality and condition
  • Price items according to established guidelines
  • Meet assigned production targets for each shift
  • Place clothing on hangers and items on racks, distribute to the appropriate area on the sales floor
  • Ability to learn how to safely use a pallet jack
  • Store Associate Skills and Qualifications

  • Approachable with good interaction / people skills
  • Good written and oral English (French where required)
  • Eye for detail
  • Dependability
  • Minimum Grade 10 or equivalent
  • Ability to push, pull, bend, crouch, twist, lift and carry
  • Possess the ability to learn cash, pricing and sorting procedures, and product display and promotion guidelines
  • Flexible scheduling for part-time employees the ability to work daytime / Sundays is a requirement for this position
  • Minimum of one year of retail experience is preferred
  • Must be resident in and eligible to work in Canada
  • We provide a passionate fast paced community environment where you will be immersed in our operations and service. You will experience firsthand the impact of our work in our communities.

    Competitive compensation including :

  • Staff discounts
  • Employer paid RRSPs starting at 4% of earnings with additional contribution matching opportunities
  • Vacation time starting at 6% (3 weeks)
  • Paid sick time
  • The opportunity to learn new skills, job advancement, and recognition programs
  • You can expect :

  • To join a hands-on work environment where you will be required to physically move through our operation while adhering to daily goals.
  • We are operational 7 days a week and schedule our employees based on operational needs days, evenings and weekends (Please Note : Our stores are open for shopping Monday to Saturday and Sundays we are open to receive donations).
  • As part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for all of our employees, CSA approved footwear is required for all Retail and DRC positions within NRO.

    In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.

    The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date.

    The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial / territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

    Resumes are to be emailed to the Store Manager at

    by Wednesday, December 1st, 2021. In the email subject line please identify the location and position being applied for.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Salvation Army Thrift Store National Recycling Operations (NRO) supports the mission of the Salvation Army by generating funds and influencing positively the communities in which it operates.

    As part of one of Canada’s largest national charitable organizations, we adhere to the core values of Hope, Service, Dignity and Stewardship.

    By working with us, you help support The Salvation Army’s programs, services and emergency relief efforts by recycling and selling donated goods.

    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.

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