Assistant Store Manager

The Salvation Army - NRO
December 29, 2017
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
February 1st, 2018
Street Address
310 Moodie Drive



Ottawa – Bell’s Corners

National Recycling Operations – Thrift Store adheres to its core values of compassion, respect, excellence, integrity, relevance, cooperation, and celebration. NRO supports The Salvation Army by recycling and selling donated goods which generate funds in support of its social service programs within our communities.


As an Assistant Store Manager you support the Store Manager through all operational areas of the retail store. In collaboration with, or in the absence of the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager will supervise store staff, ensuring targets are being met, promote all aspects of the business through showing, promoting and selling products and services while maintaining a variety of reporting and scheduling systems.

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).


Our ideal candidate has a Grade 12 education with 2-5 years of demonstrated retail experience in cash, pricing, sorting procedures and product display and promotion. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Our ideal candidate will drive results, motivate and direct others, manage and measure work/systems, and have superior process and time management skills. You possess excellent oral and written communication skills, strong people skills, and are proficient with Microsoft Office suite, internet, and have knowledge of basic office equipment and accounting procedures. A valid driver’s license would be considered an asset, in addition, the successful candidate will be required to provide Criminal Record Check satisfactory to the employer.

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.   We offer competitive compensation in addition to staff discounts, group benefits, RRSPs, vacation, paid sick time, as well as the opportunity to learn new skills, job advancement, recognition programs and in-store sales incentives.

Resumes can be sent directly to the Employee Relations Office by February 1st, 2018. Please indicate the store and position being applied for in the subject line of email.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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