Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc
  • 14-Aug-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Valparaiso, IN, USA
  • 8.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Store Discount, Vacation, Holidays, Insurance & Retirement Savings Options


JOB OBJECTIVE

 

To receive, sort, price, tag and stock donations keeping the flow of donations moving quickly from drive-thru to the sales floor, and to generally aid in the smooth operation of a fast-paced retail store.  Position reports to Store Management and/or Production Supervisor.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Knows and understands the Goodwill Mission: "Strengthen communities by empowering individuals and families through education, training and job placement".

 

  • Cashiering:

 

  • Accurately count money and make change.

 

  • Accurately ring register being aware of proper pricing.

 

  • Know Visa and MasterCard procedures, all forms of payment and discounts including Goody Bucks, Good Points and MGB.

 

  • Properly bag merchandise.

 

  • Alert management regarding altered tickets.

 

  • Communicate specials to customers.

 

  • Acknowledge all customers and contributors in a helpful & friendly manner

 

  • Refer customers to management as warranted.

 

  • Watch for shoplifting, for ticket switching and for non-store people in unauthorized areas.

 

  • Maintain safe working and shopping environment.

 

  • Ask every paying customer if they would like to Round Up (their change goes to support our Mission)

 

  • Know how to properly use the overhead paging system and be able to make promotional announcements.

 

  • Production:

 

  • Keep retail floor well stocked, move merchandise to sales floor as requested in a timely manner while watching for exceptions to standard pricing.

 

  • Sort, price, size and tag for sale all donated clothing, wares, furniture, electrical items and new goods.

 

  • Empty donation box and process donations.

 

  • Empty trash into compactor as needed.

 

  • Keep furniture and electrical area in store well stocked and organized.

 

  • Maintain shop-ability and good store appearance

 

  • Remove outdated stock in a timely manner.

 

 

  • Attend the Donation Drive Thru:

 

  • Answer the door as soon as the buzzer rings and politely greet the donor.

 

  • Promptly unload donations for donor.

 

  • Be able to refuse unacceptable items politely.

 

  • Keep a tally of Drive-Thru customers.

 

  • Answer all telephone calls in a professional manner by at least the 3rd

 

  • Assist callers if possible.

 

  • Direct all other calls to management.

 

  • Log truck as requested by management.

 

  • Prepare stock by sorting, sizing, pricing and hanging as necessary.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Must be well groomed and personable.

 

  • Must have good eyesight, speech and hearing.

 

  • Ability to distinguish colors.

 

  • Must have good physical stamina and moderate mobility as well as the ability to walk, lift, bend, stoop, reach and work on feet for 8 hours a day.

 

  • Ability to move filled boxes, barrels and Z racks weighing no more than 50 pounds.

 

  • Some familiarity with current clothing, shoe styles, furniture, toys, wares, brand names, materials, prices, etc,

 

  • Ability to read, write and do simple math functions.

 

  • Ability to make quick correct decisions.

 

  • Ability to deal with the public and co-workers in a tactful manner.

 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.

 

  • Must have effective communication skills.

 

  • Ability to follow standard retail practices.

 

  • Follow the dress code and wear designated identification as provided.

 

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

 

  • Standard retail environment with significant dust.

 

  • Back room processing, light industrial area.

 

  • Outside of retail store.

 

 

EQUIPMENT USED

 

 

  • Flat Cart.

 

  • Dump Carts.

 

  • Poly Carts.

 

 

  • Z-Racks.

 

 

  • Tagging Gun.

 

 

  • Cash Register.

 

 

 

  • Wooden Crates.

 

 

  • Office Supplies.

 

  • Stickers and Tags.

 

  • Forklift, must be 18 with certification.

 

  • Pallet Jack.

 

  • Pallet Stacker.

 

  • Compactor, must be 18 to operate.
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