Thrift Store Clerk

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The Salvation Army St. Thomas Thrift Store
March 5, 2018
Job Type
$14.00 per hour
Competition #
TS Clerk CA
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Mail: The Salvation Army St. Thomas Attn: Captain Nyree Bond 380 Elm St St. Thomas, ON N5R 1K1 or E-mail: Attention: Captain Nyree Bond Please no phone calls.
Closing date
March 12, 2018


This is a permanent casual/relief position with no standard weekly hours of work.    There are no guaranteed hours;

work will be offered as per the Thrift Store hours of operation, Monday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and includes a

½-hour unpaid meals break where applicable.

Please include the competition number with a cover letter and resume.


Provide service to customers and greet them when entering the store.

Maintain customer service standards.

Responsible for the accurate completion of all customer transactions, including cash and debit sales

Contribute to the control of inventory by retrieving, sorting and pricing as directed.

Replenish inventory levels based on supervisor’s directions.

Be knowledgeable regarding product pricing and featured sale products.

Remove inventory from sales floor as directed.

Maintain store opening and closing procedures as required.

Contribute to meeting store sales targets.

Inform the Thrift Store Manager of all customer complaints, comments and concerns regarding customer service, prices,

merchandise, etc.

Pay particular attention to store security, by monitoring activity within the store.

Maintain an attractive, clean and organized appearance of the store. Tidy, restock shelves, clean, sweep as necessary.

Janitorial duties to include cleaning lunch room, washroom and other common areas on a rotational basis.

Handle the merchandise in a safe and organized manner; assist in stock rotation.

Assist donors with their contributions and place stock in appropriate warehouse locations.

Maintain the proper sorting and processing of all donated goods, ensuring compliance with quality standards.

Work with volunteers as assigned.

Adhere to store policy and procedures.

Perform other position related duties as required.


Completion of High School

Minimum of three (3) months of prior related experience

Strong oral and written communication skills

Cash handling experience is required.

Knowledge and experience operating cash register and interact/credit card processing.

Experience with entering transaction data

Able to stand for long periods; there is frequent twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, pushing and pulling.

Ability to lift/move on a regular basis up to 40 pounds

Self-motivated and disciplined.

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

Ability to work as part of a productive team and/or independently as required.

Provide an original copy of a Background Check with that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is

required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Policy Information Centre (CPIC) or through a

local police detachment.

May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

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 throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you require accommodation, please inform us of your requirements.

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

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